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SA Metal Award Winners!


SA Metal Award Winners!

                             Posted: Jul 05 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa: results for the SAMMA 2017 are out! Reporting directly from the South African Metal Music Awards ceremony at Rumours Rock City, we bring you:

SAMMA 2017 Best Music Video

Between the nominees of:

  • Last One Alive, with ‘Kiss The Ground’
    Nerve Zero, with ‘Till Death’
    Ratorbaby, with ‘The Group’
    Vulvodynia, with ‘Unparalleled Insubordination’
    Zombies Ate My Girlfriend, with ‘Jahan’

The Best Music Video goes to Last One Alive. The runner-up position is a tied result between Nerve Zero and Raptorbaby.

SAMMA 2017 Best Metal Single

Between the nominees of:

  • Black Math, with ‘Sunset’
    Megalodon, with ‘Dimorphism’
    Nerve Zero, with ‘Till Death’
    Raptorbaby, with ‘The Group’
    Vulvodynia, with ‘Unparalleled Insubordination’

The Best Metal Single goes to Raptorbaby. The runner-up position is filled by Megalodon.

SAMMA 2017 Best Metal EP

Between the nominees of:

  • All We’ve Known, with Human Nature
    FreeXMoney, with Bad Vibes
    Monolith, with Memory Palace
    Riddlebreak, with Collapsar
    Wildernessking, with Levitate

The Best Metal EP goes to Riddlebreak. The runner-up position is filled by All We’ve Known.

SAMMA 2017 Best Metal Album

Between the nominees of:

  • Deity’s Muse, with Convergence
    Juggernaught, with Full Grown Woman
    Mezzanine Floor, with Architecture of Aeons
    Raptorbaby, with Citadel
    Vulvodynia, with Psychosadistic Design

The Best Metal Album goes to Deity’s Muse. The runner-up position is filled by Raptorbaby.

SAMMA 2017 Best Metal Newcomer

Between the nominees of:

  • Aimed at You
    Deadline
    DevilSpeak
    FreeXMoney
    Last One Alive

The Best Metal Newcomer goes to Deadline. The runner-up position is filled by DevilSpeak.

SAMMA 2017 Best Live Act

Between the nominees of:

  • Boargazm
    Deadline
    Riddlebreak
    Vulvodynia
    Zombies Ate My Girlfriend

The Best Live Act goes to Boargazm. Remarkably, the runner-up position is filled by three-way tie between DeadlineRiddlebreak, and Zombies Ate My Girlfriend.

SAMMA 2017 Best Metal Event

Between the nominees of:

  • Emalyth Arts Expo 8 : Infinity
    Iron Maiden : Carnival City
    Krank’d Up 2016
    Ragnarok 2016
    Wacken Metal Battle Finals 2016

The Best Metal Event goes to Krank’d Up Music Festival. The runner-up position is filled by Iron Maiden.

SAMMA 2017 Best Black Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • Adorned in Ash
    Nebula Disrupt
    Spectral Realm
    Theatre Runs Red
    Wildernessking

The Best Black Metal goes to Theatre Runs Red. The runner-up position is filled by Spectral Realm.

SAMMA 2017 Best Death Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • Bleeding Spawn
    Maximum Carnage
    My Columbine
    SacriFist
    The Fallen Prophets
    Vulvodynia

The Best Death Metal goes to Bleeding Spawn. The runner-up position is filled by Maximum Carnage.

SAMMA 2017 Best Thrash Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • BloodBeast
    Deadline
    DevilSpeak
    Disarmageddon
    Junkyard Lipstick
    Killatoria

The Best Thrash Metal goes to Devilspeak. The runner-up position is filled by Deadline.

SAMMA 2017 Best Core Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • All We’ve Known
    Boargazm
    Red Helen
    Riddlebreak
    Zombies ate my girlfriend

The Best Core Metal goes to Zombies Ate My Girlfriend. The runner-up position is filled by Red Helen.

SAMMA 2017 Best Alternative Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • Black Math
    Dirty Moonshine
    Juggernaught
    Psordid
    Set for the Sky

The Best Alternative Metal goes to Juggernaught. The runner-up position is filled by Psordid.

SAMMA 2017 Best Progressive Metal

Between the nominees of:

  • Deity’s Muse
    Megalodon
    Mezzanine Floor
    Ohgod
    Raptorbaby

The Best Progressive Metal goes to Raptorbaby. The runner-up position is filled by Deity’s Muse.

The award was selected by a ballot sheet issued only to people who play in the nominated bands, and were not allowed to vote for their own band, thus encouraging a focus on others. The winners declared as result of this peer vote were: Riddlebreak.

(via https://metal4africa.com) 

 
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