Fan Choice Awards
Forget the Grammys and the American Music Awards! We're celebrating the artists in heavy metal and rock who made a big splash in 2011 with the inaugural Loudwire Music Awards. Instead of a panel of corporate suits, Loudwire wants the fans to vote and decide all of the winners in 10 different categories.
The music genres of heavy metal and rock are filled with talented bands, and many of them had big years in 2011. The following 10 acts are nominees in the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards category for Artist of the Year. Vote for your favorite below.
This year has certainly served up a feast of WTF moments. We've compiled five moments that left the rock and metal world screaming "WTF?!" for the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards' WTF Moment of the Year.
There were loads of heavy hitting metal albums this year, making it tough to narrow them down to five nominees in the Metal Album of the Year category for the for the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards.
An number of rock bands delivered excellent albums in 2011. Below are the five discs that earned nominations for the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards' Rock Album of the Year.
Stage dives, crowd surfing, wall to wall mosh pits, lots of sweat, and even a little blood -- it just doesn’t get any better than checking out a good rock or metal concert. Below are the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards nominees for Live Act of the Year.
Brace yourselves for the sexiest category of the 2011 Loudwire Music Awards. These ladies are not only smokin’ hot but they are some of the most talented vocalists in hard rock and heavy metal today. Chec