Opeth, Candlemass, Entombed A.D., Etc. Nominated For Swedish Grammis

The nominees have been revealed for the 2020 Swedish Grammis awards. The event will take place at the Annexet in Stockholm, Sweden on February 6 and the following artists have been nominated in the “Best Hard Rock/Metal” category:

  • Candlemass – “The Door To Doom”
  • Entombed A.D. – “Bowels Of Earth”
  • Hammerfall – “Dominion”
  • Opeth – “In Cauda Venenum”
  • The Flower Kings – “Waiting For Miracles”

Lzzy Hale, Suzi Quatro, Linda Perry, Etc. To Be Honored At 2020 “She Rocks Awards”

The Women’s International Music Network have announced the honorees for next year’s “She Rocks Awards.” The event will take place on January 17 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA during the NAMM Show and Lzzy Hale, Suzi Quatro, Linda Perry, and more will be honored.

Here’s the list of honorees:

  • Gloria Gaynor, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, GRAMMY Hall of Fame inductee, and the legendary voice behind the iconic hit “I Will Survive”
  • Linda Perry, GRAMMY, Golden Globe, Critic’s Choice-nominated artist, Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, multi-platinum producer and former frontwoman for 4 Non Blondes
  • Lzzy Hale, GRAMMY Award-winning artist/songwriter and frontwoman for Halestorm
  • Suzi Quatro, pioneering bass player, singer, musician and actress who played the role of Leather Tuscadero on Happy Days
  • Beatie Wolfe, Singer-songwriter, pioneer of immersive music formats, UN Women role model
  • Suzanne D’Addario Brouder, Executive Director of the D’Addario Foundation
  • Tara Low, Music-based entrepreneur and editor and founder of Guitar Girl Magazine
  • Myrna Sislen, Owner of Middle C Music in D.C., classical guitarist, philanthropist, former music professor
  • Judy Schaefer, Marketing Director at PRS Guitars
  • Ebonie Smith, Founder and President of Gender Amplified, Inc, and Atlantic Records audio engineer and producer

More honorees and guests are expected to be added at a later date. Furthermore, the award show will also feature an opening performance by Japanese act D_Drive. More info can be found HERE.

Winners Revealed For 2019 Kerrang! Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards. The ceremony was held in London, England earlier today (June 19) and the list of winners can be found below.


Best British Breakthrough Act: IDLES

Best International Breakthrough Act: SWMRS

Best Song: Fever 333 – “Burn It”

Best Album: Ghost – “Prequelle”

Best British Live Act: Architects

Best International Live Act: Metallica

Best British Act: Bring Me The Horizon

Best International Act: Metallica

Kerrang! Hall Of Fame Award: Skunk Anansie

Kerrang! Inspiration Award: Motörhead

Kerrang! Icon Award: Jimmy Page

Nominees Announced For 2019 Kerrang! Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards. You can check those out below and vote for your favorites HERE. The ceremony will be held on June 19 (location TBA).


Best British Breakthrough Act:

1. Yonaka
3. Scarlxrd
4. Svalbard
5. Black Peaks

Best International Breakthrough Act:

1. Vein
2. The Interrupters
4. Simple Creatures
5. Angel Du$t

Best Song:

1. FEVER 333 – “Burn It”
2. Slipknot – “All Out Life”
3. Rammstein – “Deutschland”
4. While She Sleeps – “ANTI-SOCIAL”
5. Frank Iero – “Young And Doomed”

Best Album:

1. Architects – “Holy Hell”
2. Bring Me The Horizon – “amo”
3. Ghost – “Prequelle”
4. Behemoth – “I Loved You At Your Darkest”
5. Greta Van Fleet – “Anthem Of The Peaceful Army”

Best British Live Act:

1. Architects
2. Employed To Serve
3. Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes
4. Enter Shikari
5. Don Broco

Best International Live Act:

1. FEVER 333
2. Metallica
3. Parkway Drive
4. Ghost
5. Mastodon

Best British Act:

1. Architects
2. Enter Shikari
3. Bring Me The Horizon
4. Iron Maiden
5. Biffy Clyro

Best International Act:

1. Slipknot
2. Foo Fighters
3. Metallica
4. Panic! At The Disco
5. Rammstein

Winners Revealed For 2018 German Metal Hammer Awards

The winners of the 2018 German Metal Hammer Awards were revealed during a ceremony at the Kesselhaus in Berlin, GER yesterday (September 14). You can see who won in each category below.


Best Album: Powerwolf – “The Sacrament Of Sin”

Metal Anthem: Dimmu Borgir – “Interdimensional Summit”

Up And Coming: Cypecore

Best Debut Album: Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons – “The Age Of Absurdity”

Best German Band: Kissin‘ Dynamite

Best International Band: Arch Enemy

Best Live Band: Dirkschneider

Riff God: Alexi Laiho (Children Of Bodom)

Legend: Dimebag Darrell/Vinnie Paul Abbott (winners)

Maximum Metal (artist): David Draiman (Disturbed)

Maximum Metal (band): Judas Priest

[via The PRP]

Winners Revealed For 2018 Kerrang! Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 2018 Kerrang! Awards. You can check those out below. The ceremony was held at Islington Assembly Hall in London, England today (June 21).


  • Best British Breakthrough: Dream State
  • Best International Breakthrough: Code Orange
  • Best Song: Neck Deep – “In Bloom”
  • Best Album: Enter Shikari – “The Spark”
  • Best British Live Act: Architects
  • Best International Live Act: Foo Fighters
  • Best British Band: Biffy Clyro
  • Best International Band: Foo Fighters
  • Kerrang! Inspiration: Joe Perry
  • Kerrang! Legend: Corey Taylor
  • Kerrang! Icon: Tony Iommi

Winners Revealed For 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony was held today (June 11) at Indigo2 in London, England. Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta hosted the event, which also featured performances from Parkway Drive, Baroness, Meshuggah, Myrkur, and Carpenter Brut.


  • Best New Band: Lovebites
  • Best Underground Band: Wolves In The Throne Room
  • Best Live Band: Lacuna Coil
  • Best British Band: Judas Priest
  • Best International Band: Arch Enemy
  • Breakthough: Code Orange
  • Best Independent Label: Sumerian
  • Best Event: Download
  • Best Album: Myrkur – “Mareridt”
  • Defender Of The Faith: Parkway Drive
  • Riff Lord: Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit, etc.)
  • Global Metal: Kaoteon
  • Inspiration: Meshuggah
  • Icon: Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle, etc.)
  • Spirit Of Hammer: Jessica Pimentel (Alekhine’s Gun, “Orange Is The New Black”)
  • Golden God: Ozzy Osbourne