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Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler to Be Honored at Annual "Bass Player Live!" Awards Show

Image courtesy of GeezerButler.com (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of GeezerButler.com (via ABC News Radio)

Black Sabbath 's Geezer Butler is set to receive a special honor at the 2013 edition of the Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show, which will be held November 9 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California.  Butler also is scheduled perform at the event, alongside a star-studded lineup of musicians.

Among the other respected musicians who will hit the stage with Geezer will be The Stray Cats ' Lee Rocker , Dio / Blue Oyster Cult bassist Rudy Sarzo , ex- Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde , Megadeth 's David Ellefson , Anthrax 's Frank Bello , Slayer 's Kerry King , Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor and Jeff Beck bassist Tal Wilkenfeld .  In addition, Rocker and Wilkenfeld also will receive awards during the event.

The concert and awards show is held in conjunction with the annual Bass Player Live! conference, a two-day gathering of musicians, equipment manufacturers and fans that will take place November 9 and 10 at S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood.  Among the activities offered at the event are bass clinics, book signings and gear exhibitions.

Some of the well-known bass players who will take part in the clinics are Rocker, Ellefson, Bello, Toto 's Nathan East and the Gregg Allman Band 's Jerry Jemmott .

Visit BassPlayer.com/Live to check out the event's entire activity schedule.

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