Added on 04-May-2006
Queen to be saluted with several other bands on television in VH1's Rock Honors! An ode to the greatest musical groups who deeply influenced the flavour of rock music...(Article found on VH1.com)
VH1 debuts the first ever show to pay homage to the legends who influenced the sound of hard rock with the first annual “VH1 Rock Honors.” Hosted by Jaime Pressly of the hit sitcom "My Name Is Earl," this year’s celebration will honor the music and influence of KISS, Queen, Def Leppard and Judas Priest.
Premiering on Wednesday, May 31 at 9PM ET/PT, “VH1 Rock Honors,” will be taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 25 and will include tribute performances by Foo Fighters and The All-American Rejects. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.
The 2 - hour tribute will salute the groundbreaking bands of rock, the once in a lifetime events and the influential people who made a lasting mark on the history of hard rock. The influence of these honorees will be felt through spoken tributes, filmed packages and performances by some of today’s hottest rock acts as well as the legends themselves.
More info here: http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002313374