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Motorhead’s Lemmy will be honoured with a Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood as part of Bass Player Magazine’s 8th annual event (Nov 8&9). Lemmy has just recovered from a lung infection which threatened to blow out the band’s touring schedule for the remainder of the year. However the band is back on track and will be touring through Europe until the end of February. Also being honoured on the night will be Nathan East and a posthumous award presented to the family of the late Louis Johnson. The two day celebration of bass includes exhibits by top gear manufacturers and clinics by world-class bassists including Nathan East and  Ben Kenney of Incubus. An All-Star Concert & Awards Show will be held on the evening of the 7th.

Artists attending include: Nathan East, Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Ben Kenney (Incubus), Rex Brown (Pantera), Alex Al (Michael Jackson), Mike Inez (Alice in Chains), Abraham Laboriel, Mike Watt, George Johnson, Andrew Gouche, Chuck Rainey, Armand Sabal-Lecco, James Gadson, Larry Nash, Juan Alderete (The Mars Volta), Steve Bailey, Rickey Minor, Mike Merritt, Hagar Ben Ari, Tal Wilkenfeld, Scott Reeder, Tony Franklin, Marty O’Brien, Brian Bromberg, Nik West, Sekou Bunch, Bill Dickens, dUg Pinnick, Blasko, Andre Berry, Oskar Cartaya, Rhonda Smith, Verdine White, Stu Hamm, “Ready” Freddie Washington, Janek Gwizdala, Jerry Jemmott, Bryant Siono, Jimmy Earl, Phil Chen, Bobby Vega, Sean Hurley, Steve Jenkins, Bunny Brunel, Rufus Philpot, Byron Miller, Mocean Worker, Josh Paul, Hussain Jiffry, Tim Landers and many more!

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