4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards: Complete Winners List
Thanks to everybody for voting in the 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards! After weeks of ballots and nearly 2 million votes cast, we've got your full list of winners!
Slipknot were the big winners of the 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards, picking up an unprecedented five honors. No band or act has even come close to Slipknot's record, with the masked maniacs being named Best Metal Act of 2014, Best Metal Album of 2014 ('.5: The Gray Chapter'), Best Metal Song of 2014 ('The Negative One'), Best Metal Video of 2014 ('The Devil in I') and Best Drummer of 2014.
Linkin Park also won multiple honors. This year, the band was voted Best Rock Band of 2014 along with Best Live Act of 2014.
Slash / Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy also made Loudwire Music Awards history by being voted Best Vocalist for the third year in a row. X Japan also became multiple-time winners. The visual kei pioneers snagged a victory in the Most Devoted Fans category, having earned the honor previously in the 2nd Annual Loudwire Awards.
Check out all the winners and the poll results from the 4th Annual Loudwire Awards below!
Best Rock Album of 2014: Islander, 'Violence & Destruction'
Best Metal Album of 2014: Slipknot, '.5: The Gray Chapter'
Best Rock Song of 2014: Three Days Grace, 'Painkiller'
Best Metal Song of 2014: Slipknot, 'The Negative One'
Best Rock Video of 2014: FFDP, 'Wrong Side of Heaven'
Best Metal Video of 2014: Slipknot, 'The Devil in I'
Best Rock Band of 2014: Linkin Park
Best Metal Band of 2014: Slipknot
Best Vocalist of 2014: Myles Kennedy (Slash / Alter Bridge)
Best Guitarist of 2014: Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)
Best Bassist of 2014: Todd Kerns (Slash)
Best Drummer of 2014: Masked Drummer (Slipknot)
Rock Goddess of 2014: Sharon den Adel (Within Temptation)
Rock Titan of 2014: Philip Anselmo
Best Live Act of 2014: Linkin Park
Best New Artist of 2014: BabyMetal
Most Devoted Fans: X Japan