Rock fans had a chance to be part of history, when Uriah Heep was Inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History, May 16, 2019 at the Mohegan Sun Casino.
The Induction Ceremony took place onstage during the band’s live performance. Hall of Heavy Metal History Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo, was joined onstage by Legendary journalist/author Martin Popoff to induct the band.
The show was part of Uriah Heep’s current North American tour, their latest CD “Living The Dream,” and their North American tour with co-Hall of Heavy Metal History Inductees, Judas Priest.
“It’s just amazing to be inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History,” says Uriah Heep founder and Lead Guitarist Mick Box. “It’s the fans that put us there.”
“We are so proud to induct Uriah Heep into the Hall of Heavy Metal History,” says Hall of Heavy Metal History Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo. It was a great honor to have Judas Priest, Martin Popoff, the entire Mohegan Sun Team, and all the fans attending the show, join us in celebrating Uriah Heep’s 50th Anniversary.”
ABOUT URIAH HEEP
Uriah Heep have sold over 40 million albums worldwide. Over the course of their 50-year career, Uriah Heep have released twenty-five studio albums, eighteen live albums, and thirty-nine compilation albums. Twelve of the band’s studio albums have made the UK Album Chart.
ABOUT THE HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY
The Hall of Heavy Metal History is a non-profit organization dedicated to forever enshrining the iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and 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. The Hall of Heavy Metal History hosts the annual Metal Hall of Fame Awards Gala every January in Anaheim CA.
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