Rush and Lynyrd Skynyrd were among the acts honored at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards in London this past Tuesday, November 13. Classic Rock editor-in-chief Scott Rowley said: "You would never know it from listening to the radio or watching TV — but while you were all getting excited about PSY and fun. and Nicki Minaj, it's actually been a great year for new rock music. We've heard brilliant new albums from ZZ Top, Rush, Aerosmith, Kiss, [Bruce] Springsteen, Slash, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Van Halen...Classic Rock is proud to keep on supporting rock music, classic and brand new, and the Roll of Honour has become a office party for the rock industry."
Rush received the Band of the Year award, and their latest album, Clockwork Angels, was declared Album of the Year; Lynyrd Skynyrd got the Comeback Award.