Best Album

Albums must have been released in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Category Presented by

Selected:
Babymetal

Babymetal

Metal Galaxy

Ear Music • Produced by Kobametal

Selected:
Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon

amo

RCA • Produced by Oliver Sykes & Jordan Fish

Selected:
Dinosaur Pile-Up

Dinosaur Pile-Up

Celebrity Mansions

Parlophone • Produced by Larry Hibbitt

Selected:
Sleep Token

Sleep Token

Sundowning

Spinefarm • Produced by George Lever

Selected:
Slipknot

Slipknot

We Are Not Your Kind

Roadrunner • Produced by Greg Fidelman

Selected:
Tool

Tool

Fear Inoculum

Music For Nations • Produced by Joe Barresi

Selected:
While She Sleeps

While She Sleeps

So What?

Search & Destroy / Spinefarm • Produced by Carl Bown

Best UK Band

Bands must be based in the UK, and released a single, EP or album in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019, and/or played live in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Selected:
Architects

Architects

Epitaph

Selected:
Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon

RCA

Selected:
Bury Tomorrow

Bury Tomorrow

Music For Nations

Selected:
Employed to Serve

Employed to Serve

Spinefarm

Selected:
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

International Death Cult

Selected:
Venom Prison

Venom Prison

Prosthetic

Selected:
While She Sleeps

While She Sleeps

Search & Destroy / Spinefarm

Best International Band

Bands must be based outside the UK, and released a single, EP or album in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019, and/or played live in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Category Presented by

Selected:
Fever 333

Fever 333

Roadrunner

Selected:
Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive

Epitaph

Selected:
Rammstein

Rammstein

Universal

Selected:
Slipknot

Slipknot

Roadrunner

Selected:
Stray From The Path

Stray From The Path

UNFD

Selected:
The Interrupters

The Interrupters

Epitaph

Selected:
Tool

Tool

Music For Nations

Best Live Band

Bands can be from anywhere, but must have played live in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Category Presented by

Selected:
Amon Amarth

Amon Amarth

Metal Blade

Selected:
Behemoth

Behemoth

Nuclear Blast

Selected:
Brutus

Brutus

Sargent House / Hassle

Selected:
Fever 333

Fever 333

Roadrunner

Selected:
Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive

Epitaph

Selected:
Rammstein

Rammstein

Universal

Selected:
Slipknot

Slipknot

Roadrunner

Best UK Breakthrough Band

Bands must be based in the UK. They may have released any amount of singles or EPs, but no more than one album up to 31 Dec 2019

Category Presented by

Selected:
Cold Years

Cold Years

eOne

Selected:
Higher Power

Higher Power

Roadrunner

Selected:
Hot Milk

Hot Milk

Unsigned

Selected:
Ithaca

Ithaca

Holy Roar

Selected:
Lotus Eater

Lotus Eater

Hopeless

Selected:
Nova Twins

Nova Twins

333 Wreckords

Selected:
Pengshui

Pengshui

MVKA

Best International Breakthrough Band

Bands must be based outside the UK. They may have released any amount of singles or EPs, but no more than one album up to 31 Dec 2019

Selected:
The Hu

The Hu

Better Noise Music

Selected:
Jesus Piece

Jesus Piece

Southern Lord

Selected:
Polaris

Polaris

Sharptone

Selected:
Simple Creatures

Simple Creatures

BMG

Selected:
SKYND

SKYND

SKYND

Selected:
Stand Atlantic

Stand Atlantic

Hopeless

Selected:
Thornhill

Thornhill

UNFD

Best Album Artwork

Albums must have been released in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019. We are considering only the cover itself for this category

Selected:
Baroness

Baroness

Gold & Grey

Abraxan Hymns • Artwork: John Dyer Baizley

Selected:
Blood Incantation

Blood Incantation

Hidden History Of The Human Race

Dark Descent • Artwork: Bruce Pennington

Selected:
Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon

amo

RCA • Artwork: Darren Oorloff

Selected:
Cattle Decapitation

Cattle Decapitation

Death Atlas

Metal Blade • Artwork: Wes Benscoter

Selected:
Korn

Korn

The Nothing

Roadrunner • Artwork: Tension Division

Selected:
Rammstein

Rammstein

Rammstein

Universal • Artwork: Jes Larson

Selected:
Venom Prison

Venom Prison

Samsara

Prosthetic • Artwork: Eliran Kantor

Best Video

Videos must have been released in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019. We are considering only the video itself for this category

Selected:
Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon

In The Dark

RCA • Director: Oliver Sykes

Selected:
Creeper

Creeper

Born Cold

Roadrunner • Director: Oscar Sansom

Selected:
Don Broco

Don Broco

Action

Sharptone • Director: Benjamin Roberds

Selected:
Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari

Stop the Clocks

Ambush Reality • Director: Polygon

Selected:
Poppy ft. Fever 333

Poppy ft. Fever 333

Scary Mask

Sumerian • Director: Titanic Sinclair

Selected:
Rammstein

Rammstein

Deutschland

Universal • Director: Specter Berlin

Selected:
Slipknot

Slipknot

Unsainted

Roadrunner • Director: Shawn Crahan

Best Festival

May have taken place anywhere in the world between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019, hosting primarily artists playing heavy music

Category Presented by

Selected:
2000Trees

2000Trees

United Kingdom

Selected:
ArcTanGent

ArcTanGent

United Kingdom

Selected:
Bloodstock Open Air

Bloodstock Open Air

United Kingdom

Selected:
Hellfest Open Air

Hellfest Open Air

France

Selected:
Download Festival

Download Festival

United Kingdom

Selected:
Roadburn

Roadburn

Netherlands

Selected:
Slam Dunk Festival

Slam Dunk Festival

United Kingdom

Best Photographer

Photographers can be based anywhere but must have had images published in print or online by a publication or website in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Selected:
Sarah Louise Bennett

Sarah Louise Bennett

Selected:
Corinne Cumming

Corinne Cumming

Selected:
Paul Harries

Paul Harries

Selected:
Jennifer McCord

Jennifer McCord

Selected:
Jake Owens

Jake Owens

Selected:
Sabrina Ramdoyal

Sabrina Ramdoyal

Selected:
Ester Segarra

Ester Segarra

Best Producer

Producers can be based anywhere but must have had a production credit on an album released in the UK between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 2019

Selected:
Romesh Dodangoda

Romesh Dodangoda

Selected:
Greg Fidelman

Greg Fidelman

Selected:
Carl Bown

Carl Bown

Selected:
Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood

Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood

Selected:
Larry Hibbitt

Larry Hibbitt

Selected:
George Lever

George Lever

Selected:
Catherine Marks

Catherine Marks

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