Slash was honored with the Les Paul Award at the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in Anaheim, California on January 24.
The guitarist was joined for a performance by Richie Sambora, Orianthi and Jeff “Skunk” Baxter.
The event honors individuals and companies for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production.
The Les Paul Award, named for the revolutionary inventor and esteemed musician, honors individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of audio and music technology.
Instituted in 1991, the honor has been awarded to influential artists including Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Todd Rundgren and Peter Gabriel.
Slash continues his world tour in support of his latest album, “World On Fire.”
He and the band will play shows in Japan next month before heading to New Zealand and then Australia for the Soundwave Festival.
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