Heavy Music Awards 2017: The winners list

Heavy Music Awards 2017: The winners list


Architects, Black Sabbath and Enter Shikari were among the winners at the inaugural, public voted, Heavy Music Awards last night (August 24).

Brighton five-piece Architects scooped Best Album for All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, while legendary metal band Black Sabbath landed Best UK band in the year they wrapped up their farewell tour. The event also saw live performances from Creeper, Venom Prison, Vukovi and Dead!.

A very special award, The H, was given in honour of late Kerrang! photographer Ashley Maile. 

You can see the full list of Heavy Music Awards 2017 winners below:


BEST ALBUM presented by EMP - Architects: All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us


THE H - Ashley Maile


BEST UK BAND presented by UPRAWR - Black Sabbath




BEST LIVE BAND presented by Eagle Rock Entertainment - Enter Shikari


BEST BREAKTHROUGH BAND presented by House of Vans London - I Prevail


BEST ALBUM ARTWORK presented by The Pit - Ghost: Popestar (Zbigniew M Bielak)


BEST PRODUCER presented by Believe - Fredrik Nordström & Henrik Udd


BEST PHOTOGRAPHER presented by Olympus - Ben Gibson


BEST FESTIVAL presented by Jackson Guitars - Download Festival


BEST VENUE presented by Scuzz - O2 Academy, Brixton

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