(c) Iron Maiden
Nicko McBrain has been announced as compere for a huge night of celebrations to mark 50 years of Marshall Amps.
The Iron Maiden drummer will b joined by Whitesnaker sticksman Brian Tichy and a host of guitar heroes – from Zakk Wylde to Joe Satriani – in paying homage to the company at Wembley Arena on 22 September.
Nicko said: "This is truly a celebration of a British Icon - Marshall. Beyond doubt, Jim Marshall and the team have shaped the sound of rock music for eternity! Words cannot describe how pioneering Marshall is ! I feel more than privileged to be involved in this event. We're bringing together beyond-legendary artists for a moment in history. Expect pure rock n roll madness amplified to the max by Marshall! "
Tickets go on sale at www.livenation.co.uk on Friday 9 March.