Slash was honored with the Les Paul Award at the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in Anaheim, California on January 24, and video of his award presentation and acceptance speech has surfaced.
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.
Hosted by comedian Sinbad, the 2015 event honored individuals and companies for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production.
On the road in support of “World On Fire”, Slash just completed a series of concerts in Japan and now heads to New Zealand for two shows next week before hitting Australia for the Soundwave Festival.
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