The Metal Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that enshrines forever, those Legendary musicians, artists, music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring fans throughout the world, from generation to generation.
The Hard Rock Café has joined with the Metal Hall of Fame as a branding partner to feature our high profile celebrity events in over 170 Hard Rock locations on a Global basis. With more than 40,000 employees, over 200 venues (including cafes, hotels, casinos and live music venues) in more than 70 countries, Hard Rock International is one of the most globally recognized companies. Our events are also part of Amazon Prime Movies, available to over 100 Million subscribers. This provides our sponsors with an unequalled, one of a kind opportunity to include their logo and products in promotional and sampling opportunities utilizing over 530 Hard Rock Screens and resort locations throughout the world. As a result, our sponsors are able to obtain a huge competitive and financial edge over their competition with these exclusive Metal Hall of Fame promotional and marketing outlets. In addition, our sponsors get a full community impact by working with us via our non-profit charity organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). Numerous Celebrities, Law Enforcement Agencies, Sports Stars, Doctors, Scientists, and world Governmental Agencies join with D.A.D. to implement our pioneering programs to help special needs children and adults in over 15 countries. Our Board of Directors is comprised of Accountants, Iconic Music Industry Executives, Law Enforcement Agents, Doctors, and Legendary Corporate CEO’s.
The Metal Hall of Fame Gala has included many historical memories. For example, joining with Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne to have Lee Kerslake accept his Platinum Record Awards for his Ozzy recordings after 38 years. Having Metallica Induct Megaforce Records founders Jon and Marsha Zazula. Inducting Judas Priest at Wacken Open Air. Having Don Airey’s surprise Induction for Black Sabbath co-founding member Bill Ward. Inducting Anthrax at Heavy Montreal. Having Kathy and Kelle Rhoads Induct their brother Randy Rhoads. Having Slayer’s Kerri King surprise Induction for Brian Slagel and Metal Blade Record’s 35TH Anniversary. These are some of our Iconic moments.