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ZZ Top Set to Receive 'Living Legends' Award

Published 12 years ago on August 14, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

ZZ Top Set to Receive 'Living Legends' Award-

As they prepare to release their new album, the RickRubin produced 'La Futura,' Southern Rock iconsZZ Top are to be honoured at the Classic RockMagazine's Roll of Honour awards ceremony.

It means the Texan trio will now follow Iggy Pop,Jimmy Page, Alice Cooper,Lemmy, Jeff Beck and OzzyOsbourne as winners of the Living Legends award.

"ZZ Top band members are excitedly gearing up to attend the2012 Classic Rock Awards," guitarist BilyGibbons said,

"A celebration held in a timely manner following the longawaited release of the new ZZ disc, 'La Futura.'  Good timesfor sure…! We've stuck it out long enough to where this onceunpredictable style, which has no basis other than oddness, broughtus back into vogue."

However, the ZZ Top are also preparing to slugout with Black Sabbath, Guns N'Roses, Joe Bonamassa, LynyrdSkynyrd and Rush for the Band of the Yearprize.

The winners will be announced at London's Roundhouse on November13.


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