Also added to the bill will be a special live performance by IN THIS MOMENT.Known worldwide for their dramatic live performances, In This Moment— Maria Brink (Vocals), Chris Howorth (Guitar), Travis Johnson (Bass), Randy Weitzel (Guitar), Kent Diimmel (Drums)–have received rapturous praise in a range of national outlets. The group released their new album RITUAL this summer via Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records. Produced by longtime collaborator and multiple GRAMMY® Award nominee Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne), with RITUAL, In This Momentpushing their inimitably dark sound forward with a provocative sense of pervading doom and metallic blues power. Highlights include a dramatic reimagination of the Phil Collins classic “In The Air Tonight” as well as “Black Wedding,” of which Brink shares the mic with legendary Judas Priestfrontman Rob Halford. In This Moment made a stunning Top 10 chart debut with 2015’s acclaimed album BLACK WIDOW. The album arrived at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and at #3 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” marking their highest chart placement to date. Furthermore, the title track off In This Moment’s 2012 album, BLOOD, has been certified gold by the RIAA and its companion music video has been viewed over 27 million times.
“We are very excited to be a part of the Loudwire Music Awards this year,”adds Maria Brink of In This Moment. “We have a big surprise in store for everyone watching! Get ready for the Black Wedding!”
Among the bands performing are ANTHRAX, HALESTORM, ICE-T’s BODYCOUNT, NOTHING MORE, STARSET and POWER TRIP, with special performances by MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine, JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford and HATEBREED’s Jamey Jasta.
In addition, BLACK SABBATH icon Tony Iommi, VAN HALEN legend Sammy Hagar and the aforementioned ROB HALFORD will receive special honors at the event, which will be hosted by WWE superstar CHRIS JERICHO. Other acts set to appear include ZAKK WYLDE, VINNIE PAUL, STEVE VAI, REX BROWN, STEEL PANTHER, DAVID ELLEFSON, JOEY JORDISON, JOHN5, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD and many more.
Just hours prior to the LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS
concert will be the “Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Summit”
at the GRAMMY Museum
next door to The Novo
. Panels will feature Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Rex Brown, Steve Vai, Frank Bello
and more. The “Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Summit”
is free and open to the public; however, seating is on a first come, first serve basis. LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS
VIP ticket holders will be given priority seating at the summit. Registration on Eventbrite
is required for ALL summit attendees
, including LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS
VIP ticket holders. To register, visit (HERE)
and purchase VIP tickets (HERE)
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