Held at the London venue KOKO last night with more than 1,000 people in attendance – ranging from bands, artists, industry folk, and fans – the second ever Heavy Music Awards announced its winners.
Hosted by Sophie K, several bands walked away with an award to call their own, slotted between live performances from Coldbones, Black Peaks, Milk Teeth, and headliners The Fever 333.
You can find all of Heavy Music Awards 2018 winners listed below.
BEST UK BREAKTHROUGH BAND – Presented by Jason Aalon Butler (The Fever 333) & Chris Bye (Pirate Studios)
BEST FESTIVAL – Presented by Laila K (Sonic Boom Six & Nordoff Robbins) & Ollie Route (Scuzz)
Hellfest Open Air
BEST INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH BAND – Presented by While She Sleeps
BEST ALBUM ARTWORK – Presented by Awsten Knight (Waterparks) & Kylie Olsson on behalf of The Pit
SikTh – ‘The Future In Whose Eyes?’
Sophie Lancaster Foundation
BEST PRODUCER – Presented by Henrik Udd & Mark Andrews (WWE / Junior)
BEST LIVE BAND – Presented by Helen Varley (Jackson Guitars) & V-Man (Slipknot)
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND – Presented by Indie Mixtape & Spencer Chamberlain & Aaron Gillespie (Underoath)
BEST PHOTOGRAPHER – Presented by Justine Jones (Employed To Serve) & Jamie Lenman
BEST UK BAND – Presented by PPL + Benji Madden (Good Charlotte)
BEST ALBUM – Presented by Daniel P Carter (BBC Radio 1) + Allison Hagendorf (Global Head of Rock, Spotify)
While She Sleeps – ‘You Are We’
You can find more information about the Heavy Music Awards via their website (here).