Amazon Fire TV, Roku, The Killer Movie Channel, and Apple TV, among other major streaming platforms have just released the video for the 2021 Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala, hosted by Cathy Rankin.
“Due to the brutal Covid 19 restrictions which did not allow live audience attendance, or in person events, the 2021 Annual Metal Hall of Fame Charity Gala and it’s streaming platform availability were extremely delayed,” says Metal Hall of Fame President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “Nevertheless, the Metal Hall of Fame still stood strong under these monumental restrictions, and found the best possible way to continue the annual event that Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Fans love, and look forward to every year.”
The 2021 Annual Metal Hall of Fame Charity Gala features special inductions for KISS and IRON MAIDEN, along with Inductions for STRYPER, TRIUMPH, photographer MARK WEISS, and guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN.
A Giant, All-Star Inductee presenter line-up includes: Paul Stanley, Dee Snider, Gus G, Jimmy Kay, Frank DiMino, Nigel Glockler, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Carrie Stevens, Charlie Benante, Keith Roth, Glam Rock Guy, Todd La Torre, Joey Vendetta, Roman Fernandez (Accepting for Bill Aucoin), Bobby Rock, Eric Singer, Lisa Lane Kulick, Jeff Scott Soto, Sara-Jean Bartky (Accepting for Eric Carr), and Chris Jericho, among others.
2021 METAL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES:
*Doc McGhee, Manager: 1995-Current
*Bill Aucoin, Manager: 1973-1982 (Posthumously)
*Eric Carr, 1981-1991 (Posthumously)
*Bruce Kulick, 1984-1996
*Paul Di’Anno, 1977-1981
*Blaze Bayley, 1994 -1999
*Derek Riggs (Artist / Creator of “Eddie”)
MARK “Weissguy” WEISS (Photographer)
Solo Artist, 1988-
In addition to the current airing of the 2021 Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala, The Metal Hall of Fame will be doing live on-stage induction ceremonies from April 2022, throughout the Fall of 2022, and will hold the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala in 2023, in California. All official updates for the upcoming 2022 Metal Hall of Fame Induction Tour, and other special events will be detailed soon at www.metalhalloffame.org and https://www.facebook.com/officialmetalhalloffame.
About the Metal Hall of Fame:
The Metal Hall of Fame (The Most Important Night In Metal!!) holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala. It is dedicated to forever enshrining the iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and heavy metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame is part of the 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). D.A.D. provides free therapy and advocacy services for special needs children, adults, and wounded veterans.