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PRONG to be inducted into the 2020 Metal Hall of Fame
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anaheim, CA, (December 20, 2019) – PRONG to perform and be inducted into the 2020 Metal Hall of Fame. Prong formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Tommy Victor drummer Ted Parsons and bassist Mike Kirkland. To date, Prong has released eleven studio albums, two live records, four EPs, one DVD and two remix records.
Award recipients are founding member singer/guitarist Tommy Victor, longtime bassist Jason Christopher, drummer Aaron Rossi, drummer Art Cruz and original members bassist Mike Kirkland and drummer Ted Parsons. Other notable members include guitarist Monte Pittman, bassist Paul Raven and bassist Troy Gregory.
The non-profit charity Gala takes place on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Marriott Delta Garden Grove in Anaheim, CA. Proceeds go to bringing free therapy services to special needs children at specific health facilities and community centers throughout the United States.
The 2020 Metal Hall of Fame Gala will be filmed live for Amazon Prime Movies, and will be aired in early 2020 to over 100 Million subscribers. Hard rock and Metal fans are invited to take part in the filming.
Other Inductees include Steve Vai, Geoff Tate, Don Dokken, Stephen Pearcy, Joe Satriani, Graham Bonnet, Chris Poland, long time Ronnie James Dio promoter Stone City Attractions and Metal Church. Various bands, Inductees and an All Star line up will be performing as well.
The Gala will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, and co-hosted by Ultimate Jam Night and Almost Fama Show Host Jes Fama.
Pat Gesualdo, Metal Hall of Fame President/CEO, says, “The 2020 Metal Hall of Fame Gala is going to be amazing!! As always, there will be numerous Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Idols, and many exciting performances!!"
45.00 at the Door / $35.00 in Advance.
About The Metal Hall of Fame: The Metal Hall of Fame holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity 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. It is part of the 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), which provides free therapy services for disabled children and their families in hospitals and community centers throughout the United States.
For more information, or for 2020 Metal Hall of Fame Tickets, please visit: www.thehallofheavymetalhistory.org or call 973-725-5150.