Winners Revealed For 2022 Kerrang! Awards

The winners have been revealed for this year’s Kerrang! Awards. The ceremony took place at Shoreditch Town Hall in London, England earlier today (June 23) and the full list of winners can be found below.

Winners:

  • Kerrang! Icon: Green Day
  • The Disruptor Award: Mimi Barks
  • Kerrang! Hall Of Fame: Weezer
  • Grassroots Award: Janey Starling
  • Kerrang! Inspiration Award: Fall Out Boy
  • New Noise Award: Wargasm
  • Best British Breakthrough: Nova Twins
  • Best International Breakthrough: Amyl And The Sniffers
  • Best Song: Bring Me The Horizon – “DiE4u”
  • Best Album: Bob Vylan – “Bob Vylan Presents The Price Of Life”
  • Best British Act: Biffy Clyro
  • Best International Act: Poppy
  • Best Live Act: Twenty One Pilots
  • Best Festival: Download Pilot

Bring Me The Horizon, Ghost, Every Time I Die, Etc. Nominated For 2022 Kerrang! Awards

The nominees have been revealed for this year’s Kerrang! Awards. That event will be held on June 23 in London, UK and fans can vote for their favorite artists HERE.

Nominees:

New Noise Award;

* Heriot
* Pinkshift
* Pupil Slicer
* Static Dress
* Wargasm

Best British Breakthrough:

* Cassyette
* Higher Power
* Holding Absence
* Malevolence
* Nova Twins

Best International Breakthrough:

* Amyl And The Sniffers
* KennyHoopla
* Meet Me @ The Altar
* Spiritbox
* Stand Atlantic

Best Song:

* Bring Me The Horizon – “DiE4u”
* Fever 333 – “The Innocent”
* The Linda Lindas – “Racist, Sexist Boy”
* The Regrettes – “Monday”
* Rammstein – “Zeit”

Best Album:

* Bob Vylan – “Bob Vylan Presents The Price Of Life”
* Converge and Chelsea Wolfe – “Bloodmoon: I”
* Denzel Curry – “Melt My Eyez See Your Future”
* Every Time I Die – “Radical”
* Halsey – “If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power”

Best British Act:

* Biffy Clyro
* Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
* Loathe
* Neck Deep
* Venom Prison

Best International Act:

* Code Orange
* Ghost
* Ho99o9
* Måneskin
* Poppy

Best Live Act:

* Creeper
* Don Broco
* Twenty One Pilots
* Turnstile
* Witch Fever

Best Festival:

* Bloodstock
* Download Pilot
* Reading and Leeds
* Roadburn
* Slam Dunk

Watch Official Video Highlights From Download Pilot Festival

Organizers of the UK Download Festival have shared a video featuring highlights from the recent “Download Pilot” event at Donington Park. That festival, which was limited to 10,000 people, was put on as part of the UK government’s scientific Events Research Programme and all attendees were required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. The event featured performances from Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, While She Sleeps, Neck Deep, Skindred, Sleep Token, and more.

Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, Etc. Set For Download Pilot Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the upcoming “Download Pilot” festival. The event, which will serve as a reintroduction to live music in the UK, will be held at Donington Park on June 18-20. The festival will be limited to 10,000 people and all attendees will be required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. Here’s the daily lineups:

June 18: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Neck Deep, Sleep Token, Boston Manor, Holding Absence, Hot Milk, Malevolence, and Death Blooms.

June 19: Enter Shikari, While She Sleeps, Creeper, Stone Broken, Twin Atlantic, Yonaka, Those Damn Crows, A, Vukovi, Tigercub, Wargasm, The Hara, Bleed From Within, As Everything Unfolds, Conjurer, and Lotus Eater.

June 20: Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Skindred, The Wildhearts, Trash Boat, Massive Wagons, Elvana, Jamie Lenman, Lonely The Brave, Higher Power, Loathe, Chubby And The Gang, Employed To Serve, Cassyette, Saint Agnes, and Static Dress.

Download Festival Organizers Announce Limited Capacity “Download Pilot” Event

A smaller version of the UK Download Festival is set to take place at Donington Park on June 18-20. The event, which is being called “Download Pilot,” will be limited to 10,000 people and all attendees will be required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. Organizers commented:

“We’re hyped to announce we’re running a pilot event as part of the second phase of the government’s Event Research Programme. Download Pilot will be a 10,000 capacity camping festival in Donington Park on 18th – 20th June, featuring a line up of DL faves to be announced. All attendees will have been tested before entry, meaning you’ll be able to rock out with your fellow Downloaders without a mask or social distancing. 🤘 Line up lands Friday. Priority access for DL2022 ticket holders available on Tuesday 1st June. General on sale Thursday 3rd June…”