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ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARDS Announce 2017 Award Show Categories & Nominees

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 2:08 PM


July 17, 2017 - Cleveland, Ohio - Quicken Loans Arena

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The Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, Fueled by Monster Energy, are coming to Rock n' Roll City on July 17 and the nominations are in! This year brings two new categories-Best New Artist Video and Best Hard Rock Artist-and features a multitude of rock stars and fan favorites, as well as plenty of buzzing newcomers. It's now up to you - the fans - to decide which artists will win a Skully! Voting is open now through June 30 at www.altpress.com/vote.

"This year's nominations are from a very diverse pool of artists, probably the most diverse we've ever had," says Alternative Press Founder and CEO Mike Shea. "We are representing genres from alternative to indie pop to hard rock to metal-all of whose nominations showcase the best in their fields as chosen by a pool of input from fans, music industry VIPs and the staff at Alternative Press. Now it'll be up to music fans worldwide to decide who takes home this year's Skullys!"

Alternative music heavyweights A Day To Remember, Blink-182, Fall Out Boy, Good Charlotte, Green Day, Machine Gun Kelly, Panic! At The Disco, Pierce The Veil, Sum 41 and The Pretty Reckless will battle it out for title of Artist Of The Year, which Twenty One Pilots claimed in 2016.

The fourth annual APMAs will broadcast live on July 17, 2017 from the Quicken Loans Arena in AP's hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, hosted by BLACK VEIL BRIDES frontman, Andy Black, mastermind and star of the upcoming film American Satan, Andy Biersack (who is also nominated for Album Of The Year and Song Of The Year). Before the big event, fans can watch as their favorite bands and artists walk the red carpet in their best APMAs attire.

Performances by All Time Low, Against Me!, Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Bone Thugs, Korn, Machine Gun Kelly, New Years Day, ONE OK ROCK, Pierce The Veil, The Pretty Reckless and Sleeping With Sirens have already been announced, with even more amazing performers to come! As fans have come to expect, rock's biggest night will be filled with special once-in-a-lifetime collaborations from their favorite musicians.

Tickets are officially on sale now at www.altpress.com/apmas along with VIP packages-including Monster VIP Table, Ultimate VIP and Premium Seating-that offer the best seat in the house.

Keep an eye on www.altpress.com/apmas for more details to be announced soon regarding 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards honorees, presenters, red carpet appearances, surrounding events and more.

See below for the official list of newly announced award categories and nominees, and visit www.altpress.com/vote to cast your vote.

Best Vocalist:

  • Ben Barlow, NECK DEEP
  • Cody Carson, SET IT OFF
  • Derek DiScanio, STATE CHAMPS
  • John O'Callaghan, THE MAINE
  • Keith Buckley, EVERY TIME I DIE
  • Lynn Gunn, PVRIS
Best Drummer:
  • Arejay Hale, HALESTORM
  • Aric Improta, NIGHT VERSES
  • Dean Butterworth, GOOD CHARLOTTE
  • Frank Zummo, SUM 41
  • Matt Mingus, DANCE GAVIN DANCE
  • JP "Rook" Cappelletty, MACHINE GUN KELLY
Best Bassist:
  • Alex Dean, ARCHITECTS U.K.
  • Chris Hinkley, I THE MIGHTY
  • Fat Mike, NOFX
  • "Fieldy" Arvizu, KORN
  • Ryan Scott Graham, STATE CHAMPS
  • Sergio Vega, DEFTONES
Best Guitarist Presented By PRS:
  • Ben Weinman, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN
  • Claudio Sanchez, COHEED AND CAMBRIA
  • Jordan Buckley, EVERY TIME I DIE
  • Reba Meyers, CODE ORANGE
  • Steve Menoian, I PREVAIL
  • Teppei Teranishi, THRICE
Most Dedicated Fanbase Presented By Fearless Records:
  • MELANIE MARTINEZ
  • MOTIONLESS IN WHITE
  • PARAMORE
  • PVRIS
  • SLEEPING WITH SIRENS
  • TWENTY ONE PILOTS
Song Of The Year Presented By Epitaph Records:
  • A DAY TO REMEMBER, "Paranoia"
  • ANDY BLACK, "We Don't Have To Dance"
  • PIERCE THE VEIL, "Circles"
  • MACHINE GUN KELLY, "Alpha Omega"
  • REAL FRIENDS, "Mess"
  • WATERPARKS, "Stupid For You"
Best Underground Band:
  • BROADSIDE
  • KNOCKED LOOSE
  • MOVEMENTS
  • PALAYE ROYALE
  • SILENT PLANET
  • WITH CONFIDENCE
Breakthrough Band:
  • AVATAR
  • CREEPER
  • ICE NINE KILLS
  • MOOSE BLOOD
  • ONE OK ROCK
  • WATERPARKS
Best Hard Rock Artist:
  • BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
  • HALESTORM
  • HIGHLY SUSPECT
  • IN THIS MOMENT
  • KORN
  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS
Best Live Band:
  • BEARTOOTH
  • DANCE GAVIN DANCE
  • FALLING IN REVERSE
  • IN THIS MOMENT
  • ISSUES
  • NOFX
Best Music Video Presented By Journeys:
  • HIGHLY SUSPECT, "Bloodfeather"
  • I SEE STARS, "Calm Snow"
  • KORN, "Insane"
  • MEMPHIS MAY FIRE, "This Light I Hold" (featuring Jacoby Shaddix)
  • STATE CHAMPS, "Losing Myself"
  • SUM 41, "Fake My Own Death"
Best New Artist Music Video Presented By Journeys:
  • K.FLAY, "Blood In The Cut"
  • PUP, "Sleep In The Heat"
  • SWMRS, "Palm Trees"
  • TINY MOVING PARTS, "Common Cold"
  • WATSKY, "Don't Be Nice"
  • WITH CONFIDENCE, "Voldemort"
Artist Of The Year Presented By Monster Energy:
  • A DAY TO REMEMBER
  • BLINK-182
  • FALL OUT BOY
  • GOOD CHARLOTTE
  • GREEN DAY
  • MACHINE GUN KELLY
  • PANIC! AT THE DISCO
  • PIERCE THE VEIL
  • SUM 41
  • THE PRETTY RECKLESS
Album Of The Year Presented By Journeys:
  • ANDY BLACK, The Shadow Side
  • TONIGHT ALIVE, Limitless
  • ARCHITECTS U.K., All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
  • ATTILA, Chaos
  • BEARTOOTH, Aggressive
  • EVERY TIME I DIE, Low Teens
  • I PREVAIL, Lifelines
  • MOOSE BLOOD, Blush
  • PIERCE THE VEIL, Misadventures
  • WATERPARKS, Double Dare
For more information on all the nominees and photos, visit www.altpress.com/nominees.


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