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2014 ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARDS Winner List
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2014 ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARDS Winner List 

Sebuah majalah musik Amerika “Alternative Press” baru saja menggelar konser “Alternative Press Music Awards” atau APMAs 2014 untuk pertama kalinya. Diselenggarakan di Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum pada 21 Juli 2014 lalu, Mark Hoppus dari Blink-182 yang sudah enam kali muncul sebagai cover majalah AP, terpilih menjadi host untuk acara ini. Terdapat 12 katagori dan 3 penghargaan khusus yang diberikan kepada para band terpilih dalam APMAs 2014. Seluruh pemilihan dilakukan melalui voting di website mereka yaitu www.altpress.com hingga 15 Juli 2014.

APMAs dibuka dengan megah oleh Brendon Urie yang membawakan 2 buah lagu dari sang legenda Frank Sinatra yaitu “Luck Be A Lady” dan “Fly Me To The Moon”. Di tengah-tengah acara, ada juga penampilan dari beberapa band keren seperti The Misfits, Sleeping With Sirens, Asking Alexandria, We Are The In Crowd, A Day To Remember, dan All Time Low yang sukses menggebrak panggung berduet dengan Yellowcard dan New Found Glory. APMAs ditutup dengan penampilan dari Fall Out Boy yang membawakan single pertama dalam album terakhir mereka “The Phoenix”.

Berikut nominasi-nominasi yang masuk ke dalam 12 kategori:

Artist Of The Year Presented by Monster Energy Drink
A Day To Remember
Avenged Sevenfold
Black Veil Brides
Bring Me The Horizon
Fall Out Boy (win)
Of Mice & Men
Panic! At The Disco
Paramore
Pierce The Veil
Sleeping With Sirens

Album Of The Year presented by Journeys
A Day To Remember • Common Courtesy
Avenged Sevenfold • Hail To The King
Black Veil Brides • Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones
Bring Me The Horizon • Sempiternal (win)
Fall Out Boy • Save Rock And Roll
Paramore • Paramore
Sleeping With Sirens • Feel
Touché Amoré • Is Survived By
twenty one pilots • Vessel
The Wonder Years • The Greatest Generation

Artist Philanthropic Award Presented by Sub City / Take Action
All Time Low — Skate4Cancer (win)

Memphis May Fire— peta2
Modern Baseball — 1BlueString
Pierce The Veil — The Keep A Breast foundation
Rise Against — Shirts For A Cure
The Used — Living The Dream Foundation

Best Live Band
A Day To Remember
All Time Low
Asking Alexandria
Fall Out Boy
Pierce The Veil (win)
twenty one pilots

Breakthrough Band
The Color Morale
Crown The Empire (win)
Issues
letlive.
The Story So Far
twenty one pilots

Song of the Year
All Time Low feat. Vic Fuentes • “A Love Like War” (win)

Bring Me The Horizon • “Shadow Moses”
Fall Out Boy • “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)”
Falling In Reverse • “Alone”
Paramore • “Still Into You”
Sleeping With Sirens feat. Machine Gun Kelly • “Alone”

Best International Band
Asking Alexandria (U.K.)
Bring Me The Horizon (U.K.) (win)
Crossfaith (Japan)
Parkway Drive (Australia)
Silverstein (Canada)
Frank Turner (U.K.)

Most Dedicated Fans Presented by Fearless Records
All Time Low
Avenged Sevenfold
Black Veil Brides (win)
Mayday Parade
My Chemical Romance
Pierce The Veil

Best Vocalist
Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides)
Vic Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)
Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens)
Oli Sykes (Bring Me The Horizon)
Brendon Urie (Panic! At The Disco) (win)
Hayley Williams (Paramore)

Best Guitarist
JB Brubaker (August Burns Red)
Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold)
Phil Manansala (Of Mice & Men) (win)
Jack O’Shea (Bayside)
Chris Rubey (The Devil Wears Prada)
Jacky Vincent (Falling In Reverse)

Best Bassist
Jeremy Davis (Paramore)
Zack Merrick (All Time Low)
Ryan Neff (Miss May I)
Jaime Preciado (Pierce The Veil) (win)
Devin “Ghost” Sola (Motionless In White)
Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)

Best Drummer
Jess Bowen (The Summer Set)
Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots)
Mike Fuentes (Pierce The Veil) (win)
Matt Greiner (August Burns Red)
Luke Holland (The Word Alive)
Ryan Seaman (Falling In Reverse)

Special Awards:
Guitar Legend Award: Slash
AP Icon Award: Joan Jett
Vanguard Award: Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)

(Jeni / CreativeDisc Contributors)

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