The first-ever Loudwire Music Awards concert and ceremony is set to take place Oct. 24 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Among the bands performing are Anthrax, Halestorm, Body Count, Nothing More, Starset and Power Trip, with special performances by Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Judas Priest's Rob Halford.

In addition, Black Sabbath icon Tony Iommi, Van Halen legend Sammy Hagar and the aforementioned Rob Halford will receive special honors at the event, which will be hosted by WWE superstar Chris Jericho. Other acts set to appear include Zakk Wylde, Vinnie Paul, Steve Vai, Rex Brown, Steel Panther, Hollywood Undead and many more.

Just hours prior to the ceremony, Loudwire will host the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Summit at the Grammy Museum next door to The Novo. Panels will feature Halford, Hagar, Rex Brown, Steve Vai, Frank Bello and more.

Tickets to the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards are open to the public and available here.

Get more information on the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards here.

Learn about the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Summit panels here.

Find out about a special kickoff concert happening the night before the LMAs here.

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