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Full Nominees Of The 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards

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Hello my friends, its once again time to reveal the list of nominees for the Alternative Press Music Awards which also go by the APMAS in case you are following #hashtags out there on the Interwebs. I’ve been sharing this information for a couple of years now and its a blast to offer it up. With this years awards there are also two brand new categories and those are “Best New Artist Video” and “Best Hard Rock Artist”. Let’s take a look down below and when its all said and done I will add the voting link and offer up my own music scribe pontifications.

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 Presented By Guitar Center, Remo and SJC Drums:
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
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Full Nominees Of The 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

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Since we did this awards show rundown last year, I felt that it generated enough interest among our own readership to present it to you once again. Yesterday, the nominees for the Alternative Press Music Awards were announced and you can see the full rundown as culled from their resources down below. Let’s take a look together shall we?

Best Vocalist:
Alex Gaskarth – All Time Low
Caleb Shomo – Beartooth
Patrick Stump – Fall Out Boy
Lzzy Hale – Halestorm
Kellin Quinn – Sleeping With Sirens
Corey Taylor – Slipknot

Best Guitarist:
Kevin Skaff – A Day To Remember
JB Brubaker – August Burns Red
Kellen McGregor – Memphis May Fire
Chad Gilbert – New Found Glory
Misha Mansoor – Periphery
Jack Fowler – Sleeping With Sirens

Best Bassist Presented By Razor & Tie:
Ralph Sica – Being As An Ocean
Skyler Acord – Issues
Ryan Neff – Miss May I
Matthew Taylor – Motion City Soundtrack
Ahren Stringer – The Amity Affliction
Kelen Capener – The Story So Far
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Full Nominees Of The 2015 Alternative Press Music Awards

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Though its been a few days since the full run of nominees have been announced for the 2015 Alternative Press Music Awards, or APMAS, I still wanted to call them to your attention since there are quite a few bands that we discuss here on the PiercingMetal website. I culled all of these nominees from the Alternative Press website itself so the data is 100% legit. Let’s take a look and see who is up for the honor in the soon to come awards program.

Nominations for Best Vocalist
Tyler Carter (Issues)
Vic Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)
Lynn Gunn (PVRIS)
Adam Lazzara (Taking Back Sunday)
Jeremy McKinnon (A Day To Remember)
Hayley Williams (Paramore)

Nominations for Best Live Band presented by Macbeth
A Day To Remember
letlive.
Panic! At The Disco
Paramore
twenty one pilots
The Wonder Years

Nominations for Breakthrough Band presented by Splat!
Beartooth
Echosmith
Modern Baseball
Neck Deep
PVRIS
This Wild Life
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