Winners of The 1st Annual AudioInferno African Rock Music Awards

AudioInferno African Rock Music Awards

No plaques here. Not yet.

There are thousands of bands in Africa. Yes, thousands. The reason behind this 1st AudioInferno.com African Rock Music Awards (ARMA) was promotion, appreciation and acknowledgement. We all know there are bands in Africa, it’s probably time you saw them, heard them all. We promised not to hold on to the category winners for long and we plan on keeping that promise.

However, before we announce the winners, we have some honourable mentions here. This is us showing support and appreciation to bands that have shown AudioInferno.com the most support, retweeting our tweets, talking about us constantly, sharing our posts regularly or even promoting in their countries. Here are the bands that deserve our honourable mentions:

  1. DevilSpeak
  2. M’vula
  3. Last Year’s Tragedy
  4. Zombies Ate My Girlfriend
  5. Lust of a Dying breed
  6. Overthrust
  7. Metal Orizon
  8. Insomniac Diaries

We thank you guys, we love your work and we look forward to having you guys often on the website. Also, a special shout-out to Metal4Africa.com for continuing to slay in the African Metal scene after so long. And now, here are the Winners of every category you all voted on. We say at this point, may the best bands win…

 

BEST NEW BAND 2015

Best New Band ( African Rock Music Awards)

Winner: Above Atlas

 

AFRICAN ROCK GODDESS 2015

African Rock Goddess

Winner: Clay (AKA Clayrocksu)

 

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR 2015

Vocalist of the Year

Winner: Sonja of Terminatryx

 

BEST METAL SONG 2015

Best Metal Song

Winner: Bury Your Fallen Dreams by Last Year’s Tragedy

 

BEST METAL VIDEO 2015

Best Metal Video

Winner: Blinded by Persona

 

BEST METAL ALBUM 2015

Best Metal Album

Winner: Desecrated Deeds to Desease by Overthrust

 

BEST ROCK SONG 2015

best rock song

Winner: Turn Around by ParkingLotGrass feat. Clay

 

BEST ROCK VIDEO 2015

Best Rock Video

Winner: Sons of Robots by Rash

 

BEST ROCK ALBUM 2015

Best Rock Album

Winner: The Machine by Set For The Sky

 

BAND OF THE YEAR 2015

Band Of The Year

Winner: M’vula

And there you have it, the votes have been counted and the bands with the most votes won. This year 2016, we will be looking out for more bands and we will also be expanding on the categories, too. With all the awesome music we see here everyday, it’ll be a crime if we came back with the same categories again. We appreciate you following the awards faithfully, we hope you give every single band and song and album a listen (well, at least try anyway.)

Remember to support your local rock bands by attending shows, buying their music and merchandise and just making people aware that rock music not only exists in Africa but is very good!

Cheers and rock on \m/

AxlPif

Temet nosce. Author of the book: The Complication, Grim. http://bit.ly/1uijUll Speed/Thrash Metal enthusiast. Guitarist. #CFC. Sub-serial AudioInferno podcaster. Habitual fire starter, local troublemaker, I’m BATMAN (nana, nana, nana, nana, nana, nana, nana, nana, BATMAN!!!!!!!!)

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