Set up by the Heavy Group‘s Dave Bradley and Andy Pritchard, a new public voted awards event has been established, to debut later this year, which will celebrate achievements from artists and bands within the world of rock and metal.
The aptly named Heavy Music Awards will span 11 categories, including Best Album, Best UK Band, Best Venue, Best Live Band, and Best Festival, and will public voting for the even will open from May 22nd 2017.
A selection of judges from various areas of the industry have already been confirmed, including record label owners, podcasters, freelance writers and bloggers, photographers, publicists, promoters, and a bunch more.
Winners of each category are set to be announced at a ceremony in London on August 24th 2017, with more details surrounding this to be confirmed soon.
You can find out more about Heavy Music Awards over on the official website (here).