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Inaugural Loudwire Music Awards To Feature Performances from ANTHRAX, ROB HALFORD, POWER TRIP, HALESTORM

Posted by on August 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm Follow on Twitter | Follow on Instagram

Loudwire is launching its own hard rock and heavy metal award show. It all goes down at The Novo in downtown Los Angeles on Oct. 24. The show will be hosted by Fozzy frontman and WWE superstar, Chris Jericho. They have also announced some of the performances scheduled for the show, which include Anthrax, Ice-T and Body Count, Halestorm, Starset, Power Trip, and Nothing More.

As for the nominees, Loudwire has taken a unique approach to the categories, separating hard rock and heavy metal into two separate sections. Here are the nominees:

HARD ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR
* In This Moment
* Korn
* Papa Roach
* Pretty Reckless
* Starset
* Stone Sour

 
METAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
* Avenged Sevenfold
* Body Count
* Code Orange
* Mastodon
* Metallica
* Power Trip
 
HARD ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
* At The Drive In "In*Ter * A*Li*A"
* Highly Suspect "The Boy Who Died Wolf"
* Papa Roach "Crooked Teeth"
* Royal Thunder "WICK"
* Starset "Vessels"
* Stone Sour "Hydrograd"

METAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
* Avenged Sevenfold "The Stage"
* Body Count "Bloodlust"
* Code Orange "Forever"
* Mastodon "Emperor of Sand"
* Metallica "Hardwired…To Self-Destruct"
* Power Trip "Nightmare Logic"

 
HARD ROCK SONG OF THE YEAR
* Foo Fighters "Run"
* Fozzy "Judas"
* I Prevail "Alone"
* Nothing More "Go To War"
* Of Mice & Men "Unbreakable"
* Starset "Monster"
 
METAL SONG OF THE YEAR
* Body Count "No Lives Matter"
* DragonForce "Ashes of the Dawn"
* Municipal Waste "Amateur Sketch"
* Obituary "Sentence Day"
* Pallbearer "I Saw The End"
* Power Trip "Executioner's Tax (Swing of the Axe)"

BEST LIVE BAND
* Amon Amarth
* Anthrax
* Behemoth
* The Dillinger Escape Plan
* Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
* Iron Maiden

 
MOST DEDICATED FANS
* Babymetal
* Blink-182
* Halestorm
* I Prevail
* Iron Maiden
* Rammstein
 
BREAKTHROUGH BAND
* Avatar
* Beartooth
* Bloodclot
* Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
* King Woman
* Royal Thunder
 
BEST NEW ARTIST
* Black Map
* Cover Your Tracks
* Ded
* Gone Is Gone
* Greta Van Fleet
* Zeal & Ardor
 
BEST VOCALIST
* Chester Bennington, Linkin Park
* Maria Brink, In This Moment
* Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden
* Myles Kennedy, Alter Bridge
* MLNY Parsonz, Royal Thunder
* Corey Taylor, Stone Sour
 
BEST GUITARIST
* Tosin Abasi. Animals As Leaders
* Synyster Gates & Zacky Vengeance, Avenged Sevenfold
* Brent Hinds & Bill Kelliher, Mastodon
* Dave Mustaine & Kiko Loureiro – Megadeth
* Mark Tremonti, Alter Bridge
* Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne/Zakk Sabbath
 
BEST DRUMMER
* Charlie Benante, Anthrax
* Brann Dailor, Mastodon
* Mario Duplantier, Gojira
* Tomas Haake, Meshuggah
* Matt Greiner, August Burns Red
* Vinnie Paul, Hellyeah
 
BEST BASSIST
* Frank Bello, Anthrax
* Derek Boyer, Suffocation
* Rex Brown, Rex Brown
* Matt Freeman, Rancid
* Steve Harris, Iron Maiden
* Mike Kerr, Royal Blood

There will also be two special honors. Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi will receive the Courage Award, "which recognizes his unparalleled musical output as well as his bravery during his cancer battle." The award will then be renamed the Iommi. Judas Priest‘s Rob Halford will receive a lifetime achievement honor known as the Lemmy, named in honor of the late Motorhead legend Lemmy Kilmister.

Voting for all of the above categories is now open here.

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