Heavy Music Awards 2018 Winners

The second ever Heavy Music Awards took place on 24 August 2018 and saw some live performances from Coldbones, Black Peaks, Milk Teeth and The Fever 333. The HMA’s celebrates the very best in the heavy rock and metal right now and here is the full list of winners from the night.

Best Album

Winner: While She Sleeps – We Are We

Code Orange – Forever
Converge – The Dusk In Us
Creeper – Eternity, In Your Arms
Enter Shikari – The Spark
Mastodon – Emperor Of Sand
The Mezingers – After The Party

Best UK Band

Presented by PPL

Winner: Architects

Arcane Roots
Enter Shikari
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
While She Sleeps

Best International Band

Presented by Indie Mixtape

Winner: Metallica

Code Orange
The Mezingers
Parkway Drive

Best Live Band

Presented by Jackson Guitars

Winner: Gojira

Enter Shikari
Every Time I Die
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
While She Sleeps

Best UK Breakthrough Band

Presented by Pirate Radio

Winner: Milk Teeth

Bad Sign
Employed To Serve
Holding Absence
Venom Prism

Best International Breakthrough Band

Presented by Awesome Merchandise

Winner: Knocked Loose

Cant’s Swim
Palaye Royale
Stand Atlantic

Best Album Artwork

Presented by The Pit

Winner: Sikth – The Future In Whose Eyes

Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper
Converge – The Duck In Us
Creeper – Eternity, In Your Arms
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin
Mastodon – Emperor Of Sand
Northlane – Mesmer

Best Festival

Presented by Scuzz

Winner: Hellfest Open Air

2000 Trees Festival
Arc Tan Gent
Bloodstock Open Air
Download Festival
Slam Dunk Festival
UK Tech Fest

Best Photographer

Winner: Ed Mason

Corinne Cumming
Ben Gibson
Joshua Halling
Paul Harries
Tine Korhonen
Jennifer McCord

Best Producer

Presented by Roadrunner Records

Winner: Will Putney

Kurt Ballou
Romesh Dodangoda
Neil D Kennedy
Dan Lancaster
Brendan O’Brien
Will Yip

The H Award

The Sophie Lancaster Foundation


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