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Heavy Music Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

February 28, 2020

The finalists for the fourth annual Heavy Music Awards have been announced, comprising 11 categories of 7 nominees, entirely based on the nominations of almost 700 individuals working across the music industry. We were lucky enough to weigh in on this and it is amazing to see some Noizze-championed bands and indivudals on the bill including:

 

Sleep Token for "Best Album" 

Employed To Serve and Venom Prison for "Best UK Band"

Cold Years, Ithaca, Nova Twins and Pengshui for "Best UK Breakthrough Band"

The Hu and Polaris for "Best International Breakthrough Band"

Wales' own Romesh Dodangoda for "Best Producer"

 

As in previous years, the field is wide open, with artists facing off from all sides of the heavy music spectrum. The categories include some returning winners, some huge artists being nominated for the first time, and as always, another glowing advertisement for the incredible emerging talent from all around the world.

 

Voting is open NOW and you can vote via this link - https://vote.heavymusicawards.com/

 

You can view the full list of the list of finalists below:

 

Best Album presented by Amazon Music

Babymetal - Metal Galaxy(Produced by Kobametal)

Bring Me The Horizon (Produced by Oliver Sykes & Jordan Fish)

Dinosaur Pile-Up - Celebrity Mansions (Produced by Larry Hibbitt)

Sleep Token - Sundowning (Produced by George Lever)

Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind (Produced by Greg Fidelman)

Tool - Fear Inoculum (Produced by Joe Barresi)

While She Sleeps - So What? (Produced by Carl Brown)

 

Best UK Band
Architects
Bring Me The Horizon
Bury Tomorrow
Employed to Serve
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Venom Prison
While She Sleeps

 

Best International Band presented by eOne
Fever 333
The Interrupters
Parkway Drive
Rammstein
Slipknot
Stray From The Path
Tool

 

Best Live Band presented by O2 Forum Kentish Town
Amon Amarth
Behemoth
Brutus
Fever 333
Parkway Drive
Rammstein
Slipknot

 

Best UK Breakthrough Band presented by Primordial Radio
Cold Years
Higher Power
Hot Milk
Ithaca
Lotus Eater
Nova Twins
Pengshui

 

Best International Breakthrough Band
The Hu
Jesus Piece
Polaris
Simple Creatures
SKYND
Stand Atlantic
Thornhill

 

Best Album Artwork
Baroness - Gold & Grey by John Dyer Baizley
Blood Incantation - Hidden History Of The Human Race by Bruce Pennington
Bring Me The Horizon - amo by Darren Oorloff
Cattle Decapitation - Death Atlas by Wes Benscoter
Korn - The Nothing by Tension Division
Rammstein - Rammstein by Jes Larson
Venom Prison - Samsara by Eliran Kantor

 

Best Video
Bring Me The Horizon - In The Dark (Directed by Oliver Sykes)
Creeper - Born Cold (Directed by Oscar Sansom)
Don Broco - Action (Directed by Benjamin Roberds)
Enter Shikari - Stop the Clocks (Directed by Polygon)
Poppy ft. Fever 333 - Scary Mask (Directed by Titanic Sinclair)
Rammstein - Deutschland (Directed by Specter Berlin)
Slipknot - Unsainted (Directed by Shawn Crahan)

 

Best Festival presented by Ticketmaster
2000 Trees

ArcTanGent

Bloodstock Open Air

Download Festival

Hellfest Open Air

Roadburn

Slam Dunk Festival

 

Best Photographer
Sarah Louise Bennett
Corinne Cumming
Paul Harries
Jennifer McCord
Jake Owens
Sabrina Ramdoyal
Ester Segarra

 

Best Producer
Carl Bown
Romesh Dodangoda
Greg Fidelman
Adam 'Nolly' Getgood
Larry Hibbitt
George Lever
Catherine Marks

 

When you submit your vote you will be entered into a draw to win tickets to the Heavy Music Awards 2020 at the O2 Forum Kentish Town, London, on Thursday 21 May 2020.

 

SEE YOU THERE!

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