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Joe Perry’s Rising Sun

Aerosmith mainman joins lineup for Classic Rock awards show in Japan

By Gary Graff
November 10, 2016

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry has joined a Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards show lineup that’s already rich with famous guitarists.

Perry is just off a South American tour with Aerosmith and will attend the ceremony on Friday (November 11) in Tokyo — the first time ever the awards, sponsored by the U.K.’s Classic Rock magazine, has been hold in Japan.

Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, Orianthi, Scorpions’ Rudolf Schenker, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Def Leppard’s Phil Collen and Cheap Trick are also on the bill, along with Perry’s Hollywood Vampires bandmate Johnny Depp.

Beck will receive a special honor that night and will perform with an all-star band that includes members of Stone Temple Pilots and Korn as well as Hollywood Vampires guitarist Tommy Henriksen.