Tool, Chris Cornell, Etc. Win At 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards is currently being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA tonight (January 26) and the winners have already been revealed in the rock/metal categories. They include the following:

Best Metal Performance: Tool – “7empest“

Best Rock Performance: Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land”

Best Rock Song: Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land“

Best Rock Album: Cage The Elephant – “Social Cues“

The late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, etc.) also won an award in the Best Recording Package category for his posthumous career retrospective.

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

High On Fire, Greta Van Fleet, Chris Cornell, Etc. Win At 61st Annual Grammy Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 61st annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place today (February 10) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and the winners in the rock/metal categories can be found below:

  • Best Metal Performance: High On Fire – “Electric Messiah”
  • Best Rock Performance: Chris Cornell – “When Bad Goes Good”
  • Best Rock Song: St. Vincent – “Masseduction”
  • Best Rock Album: Greta Van Fleet – “From The Fires”

The rock/metal awards were handed out during the pre-telecast ceremony. It’s worth noting that Halestorm‘s Lzzy Hale was among the presenters for that part of the event.

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 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

Metallica, Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Etc. Win At 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards were held at the Forum in Inglewood, CA last night (March 11). Here’s who won in the rock categories:

Rock Artist Of The Year: Metallica

Rock Album Of The Year: Linkin Park – “One More Light”

Rock Song Of The Year: Foo Fighters – “Run”

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: Judah & The Lion

iHeartRadio Icon Award: Bon Jovi

Mastodon, Foo Fighters, Etc. Win At 60th Annual Grammy Awards

The winners in the rock/metal categories at the 60th annual Grammy Awards were officially revealed during the pre-show ceremony in New York today (January 28). You can see which artists won below:

Best Rock Performance: Leonard Cohen – “You Want It Darker”

Best Metal Performance: Mastodon – “Sultan’s Curse”

Best Rock Song: Foo Fighters – “Run”

Best Rock Album: The War On Drugs – “A Deeper Understanding“

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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!.

Winners Of Second Annual Alternative Press Music Awards

The second annual Alternative Press Music Awards were officially held at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH tonight (July 22). You can check out the list of winners below.


Icon Award: X

Vanguard Award: Rob Zombie

Artist Of The Year presented by Monster Energy Drink: Issues

Album Of The Year presented by Journeys: Black Veil Brides

Artist Philanthropic presented by Sub City / Take Action: Taking Back Sunday – American Cancer Society

Best Live Band presented by Macbeth: A Day To Remember

Breakthrough Band presented by Splat!: PVRIS

Song Of The Year presented by Epitaph Records: Sleeping With Sirens – “Kick Me”

Best International Band: The 1975

Best Music Video presented by Journeys: Bring Me The Horizon – “Drown”

Most Dedicated Fans presented by Fearless Records: All Time Low

Best Underground Band presented by Sumerian Records: Being As An Ocean

Best Vocalist: Hayley Williams (Paramore)

Best Guitarist: Tony Perry (Pierce The Veil)

Best Bassist presented by Razor & Tie Records: Zack Merrick (All Time Low)

Best Drummer presented by DW Drums: Rian Dawson (All Time Low)

Best Fandom: 5 Seconds Of Summer

Congratulations to all the winners!

Winners Of First Annual Alternative Press Music Awards

The first annual Alternative Press Music Awards Show took place at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, today (July 21). The award show featured performances from the Misfits, Body Count, Joan Jett, Asking Alexandria etc. and presented awards to many alternative rock and metal artists.


Alternative Press Vanguard Award (non-voted): Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins

Alternative Press Icon Award (non-voted): Joan Jett

Guitar Legend Award (non-voted): Slash

Artist Of The Year: Fall Out Boy

Album Of The Year: Bring Me The Horizon – Sempiternal

Artist Philanthropic Award: All Time Low — Skate4Cancer

Best Live Band: Pierce The Veil

Breakthrough Band: Crown The Empire

Song of the Year: All Time Low (feat. Vic Fuentes) – “A Love Like War“

Best International Band: Bring Me The Horizon

Most Dedicated Fans: Black Veil Brides

Best Vocalist: Brendon Urie (Panic! At The Disco)

Best Guitarist: Phil Manansala (Of Mice & Men)

Best Bassist: Jaime Preciado (Pierce The Veil)

Best Drummer: Mike Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)