Winners Of 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards

The 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards were officially held at the Keybank State Theater in Cleveland, OH tonight (July 17). You can see the list of winners below.



Vanguard Award: Korn

Icon Award: Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace

Influencer Award: John Feldmann (Goldfinger)

Best Vocalist: Lynn Gunn (PVRIS)

Best Guitarist Presented By PRS: Jordan Buckley (Every Time I Die)

Best Hard Rock Artist: The Pretty Reckless

Best New Artist Music Video Presented By Journeys: With Confidence – “Voldemort”

Best Music Video Presented By Journeys: State Champs – “Losing Myself”

Best Underground Band: Silent Planet

Breakthrough Band: Waterparks

Best Bassist: Fieldy (Korn)

Best Drummer: Frank Zummo (Sum 41)

Best Live Band: Falling In Reverse

Most Dedicated Fanbase Presented By Fearless Records: Twenty One Pilots

Song Of The Year Presented By Epitaph Records: Andy Black – “We Don’t Have To Dance”

Album Of The Year Presented By Journeys: Pierce The Veil – “Misadventures”

Artist Of The Year Presented By Monster Energy: Panic! At The Disco

You can find various pictures and live footage from the event at You can also watch a few performance highlights below, including Pierce The Veil playing Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” in honor of the late Chris Cornell, New Years Day performing with Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), and Mina Caputo (Life Of Agony) performing with Against Me!.


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