Wednesday, September 30, 2015

KMG Nets Airing Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards

For the second year, KMG Networks, a division of Krantz Media Group, and AdLarge Media will deliver exclusively produced radio programming and unique sponsorship opportunities associated with the Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards that take place on Wednesday, November 11 at the Roundhouse in London, U.K.  Presented by TeamRock and Classic Rock Magazine, this is the 11th anniversary of the highly respected Classic Rock Awards. Fan voting commenced on August 14.

KMG Networks is presenting a wide range of exclusive radio programming, including pre-event vignettes featuring this year’s nominees with tie-ins to the Classic Rock Radio Station of the Year competition, live coverage from the red carpet and backstage, and a post-event special.  Production services will be provided by Coletti Entertainment. AdLarge Media is responsible for the national radio advertising sales.

“iHeartMedia and our unmatched platform of Classic Rock stations are thrilled to be a part of the Classic Rock Roll of Honour again,” said Eric Wellman, Program Director, WAXQ Q104.3 New York and Brand Manager, Classic Rock for iHeartMedia. “Last year was a homerun in terms of star power, and we can’t wait to go to London on November 11th and do it again!”

"Classic Rock has needed a big annual event, said Dave Beasing, Program Director of Entercom’s 100.3 “The Sound”/Los Angeles.  Now we have one!  We’re thrilled to partner with KMG Networks again this year for the Classic Rock Roll of Honour!”

“Last year’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards was an A-List, star-studded event, featuring some of rock’s biggest legends,” said Gary Krantz, Founder and CEO, KMG Networks/Krantz Media Group.   “I am very excited to once again bring the excitement of this-one-of-a-kind awards show to U.S. Classic Rock radio stations and listeners. KMG will be offering must-have, multi-platform and social media content never before available in the U.S.”

“AdLarge’s national advertisers will have access to exclusive live radio coverage and programming that is built around one of the biggest annual classic rock events,” stated Gary Schonfeld, Co-founder and CEO, AdLarge Media.  “We have created unique opportunities that will place our sponsors at the center of the excitement across multiple platforms, on-site, on-air, online, and on social media.”

Once again, Classic rock fans can vote for their favorite nominee on participating Classic Rock radio station websites and at from October 5th through October 23rd.

Classic Rock radio listeners can also vote for their favorite Best Classic Rock Radio Station of the Year in Major, Medium, and Small Market Categories.  Last year’s Best Classic Rock Radio Station winners were:
  • Large Market. Bonneville/KSL Broadcast Division’s 100.3 “The Sound” – KSWD-FM, Los Angeles
  • Medium Market, Shamrock Communications’ 100.7 “The Bay” – WZBA-FM, Baltimore
  • Small Market, iHeartMedia, Inc.’s 104.7 WTUE¬FM, Dayton, OH. 
The 11th Annual Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards gala will include the Classic Rock Living Legend Award.  Previous honorees include Jimmy Page, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Iggy Pop, Jeff Beck, Lemmy Kilmister, and Greg Allman, along with a selection of other categories, many of them determined by a public vote.

Stations interested in the exclusive programming and live coverage may contact KMG Networks at 201-400-3682, emailing at

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