LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS OFFICIAL KICKOFF PARTY
MONDAY, OCTOBER 23
AT THE REGENT THEATER IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM 2017 BREAKTHROUGH BAND NOMINEES:
BEARTOOTH, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES, BLOODCLOT, ROYAL THUNDER, KING WOMAN & MORE
TICKETS AND VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE (HERE)
LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS—the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll award ceremonyand concert-has announced today (August 22) the performance lineup for the official kickoff party which will take place at The Regent Theater in downtown L.A. on October 23, the night before the LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS. The kickoff party will feature live performances from “Breakthrough Band Of The Year” nominees Beartooth, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Bloodclot, Royal Thunder, King Woman and more to be announced. Sirius XM’s“Octane”withDJ Jose Mangin will MC and broadcast livefrom the kickoff party. Tickets for the party will go on-sale this Friday, August 25 and are available for only $20.00 (HERE). For more information on the kickoff party, visit: LOUDWIREAWARDS.COM/KICKOFF.
“As the Leonardo DiCaprio of rock award shows, we in Beartooth are very excited to take part in the kickoff party for the Loudwire Awards,” says Beartooth bassist Oshie Bichar, adding, “So we can at least say we accomplished something!””
‘I cannot wait to fly the flag for British music at the Loudwire kickoff party!” chimes in Frank Carter, adding, “Our last US tour was carnage and this next trip will be just as crazy. It’s an honour to be nominated for two awards this year and be recognized among so many incredible bands! See you all soon!’
On the following night, as previously announced, WWE superstar Chris Jericho will serve as host for the first-ever LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDSceremony and concert with the GRAMMY Award–winning ROB HALFORD of JUDAS PRIEST receiving the “Lemmy Lifetime Achievement Award” — named in honor of late Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister. In addition, Black Sabbath guitarist and fellow heavy metal icon Tony Iommi will be presented withthe “Courage Award,” which recognize which recognizes not only his unparalleled musical output, but his absolute bravery in his battle with cancer. Some of the most exciting artists in rock and metal are slated to perform at the show, including Anthrax, Ice-T & Body Count, Halestorm, Starset, Nothing More and Power Trip, in addition to a special guest performance from Rob Halford, as well as others to be announced.
Tickets for the rock ‘n’ roll concert event on Tuesday, October 24 at The Novoin downtown Los Angeles are on-sale now at: AXS.COM.
Fans are now able to vote in all 14 Loudwire Music Awards categories at LOUDWIREAWARDS.COM/VOTE. Three of the categories – Breakthrough Band, Hard Rock Song and Metal Song of the Year – will be determined by Apple Music streaming data during the voting window.
LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS–the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll award ceremonyand concert—attracts the biggest names in the world of rock and will celebrate artists that have imprinted themselves on generations of rock fans and is proudly sponsored by Blacklight Media, BMG, Century Media, Entertainment One Music, Eagle Rock Entertainment, Eleven Seven Music, Fearless Records, Frontiers Records, Metal Blade Records, Musicians Institute, Razor & Tie, Rise Records, Roadrunner Records, Spinefarm Records, Fearless Records, Suretone Records and Indigo Hotels.
Watch the making-of the Tony Iommi “Hand Of Doom,” aka theLOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARD (HERE).
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