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Stone Sour Win Rock Band of the Year in the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards

Roadrunner Records Kudos to Stone Sour  for winning Rock Band of the Year in the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards. In a heavily competitive heat, Stone Sour emerged as the victor with just over 23 percent of the final tally. The band’s big year was bolstered by their most ambitious release to date — ‘House of Gold & Bones, Pt. 1,’ which is only the first half of a two-part album project. Could that lead to a repeat victory in 2013? We’ll have to wait and see. As we stated, Stone Sour had a tough road to emerge as the victor. Halestorm gave them all they had, finishing second with close to 19.5 percent of the vote. With 10 nominees in the category, it speaks highly of the respect of the fan bases that only two of the competitors earned under five percent of the final sum. Congrats to Stone Sour  for nabbing the honor of  Rock Band of the Year in the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards. See the full results below: [button href=”” title=”Next Winner: Metal Band of the Year” align=”center”] Voting Results: Sorry, you need to have javascript running to see this poll.

Dir En Grey Capture Gold Medal in Extreme Metal Olympics

Thanks so much to everyone who helped make our very first Extreme Metal Olympics so successful. After nearly three weeks and hundreds of thousands of votes being cast throughout, Japanese experimental metal band Dir En Grey defeated the legendary Death to capture the gold medal. Beginning the competition in Group 4, Dir En Grey were the only band representing Japan in the Extreme Metal Olympics, and were definite underdogs since

Down vs. Firewind – Cage Match

Down tripped up their opponents Mastodon in the last Cage Match, but will they be able to do it again with their new single ‘Witchtripper.’ Greek metal band Firewind heat up the ring with their new single ‘Wall of Sound’ off of their seventh studio album ‘Few Against Many.’ The band’s new disc earned them their first top spot ever on the Greek music charts. Firewind are currently on a

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