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December 31, 2013

Best Hard Rock and Heavy Metal of 2013

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Here is the Best of 2013, picked by Powerline and its contributors:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Prince

Artist of the Year: Black Sabbath
Best Metal Album: Queensrÿche – Queensrÿche (Century Media)
Best Hard Rock Album: Black Sabbath — 13 (Universal)
Best Song: Black Sabbath – “God is Dead?”
Best Comeback Album: Black Sabbath – 13 (Universal)
Best Metal Band Comeback: Liege Lord
Best Live Album: Jimi Hendrix- Miami Pop Festival (Sony Legacy)
Best New Hard Rock Band: The Winery Dogs
Best New Metal Band (sort of): Queensrÿche with Todd La Torre
Best Prog Metal Band: Fates Warning
Best Concert DVD: Aerosmith – Rock For the Rising Sun (Eagle Vision)
Best Metal Vinyl: Motörhead – AfterShock (UDR GmbH)
Best Metal Compilation: Thriller – A Metal Tribute To Michael Jackson (Cleopatra Records)
Best Box Set: A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo (A Perfect Circle Entertainment)
Best Metal Reissue: Dio – Finding the Sacred Heart Live from Philly 86 (Eagle Rock Entertainment
Best Tour: Black Sabbath
Best Biography: Nothin’ To Lose: The Making of KISS, 1972-1975 by Ken Sharp (HarperCollins)
Best Hard Rock Book: Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock Heavy Metal Volume II (Abrams)
Best Metal Book: Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal (It Books/HarperCollins)

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Ray Hogan

Artist of the Year: Kill Devil Hill
Best Metal Album: Death Angel – The Dream Calls for Blood (Nuclear Blast)
Best Hard Rock Album: Motörhead – AfterShock (UDR GmbH)
Best Metal Song: Flotsam and Jetsam – “Ugly Noise,”
Best Hard Rock Song: Fates Warning – “Firefly”
Best Comeback Album: Black Sabbath – 13 (Universal)
Best Comeback: Liege Lord
Best New Metal Band: Philip H. Anseslmo and the Illegals
Best Prog Metal Band: Periphery
Best DVD: Jimi Hendrix – American Masters: Hear My Train A Comin’ (Sony Legacy)
Best Tour: Soilwork with Jeff Loomis
Best Metal Book: Rex Brown – Official Truth, 101 Proof

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Peter Lindblad

Artist of the Year: Black Sabbath
Best Metal Album: Toxic Holocaust – Chemistry of Consciousness (Relapse Records)
Best Hard Rock Album: Clutch — Earth Rocker (Weathermaker Music)
Best Song: Clutch – “Crucial Velocity”
Best Comeback Album: Black Sabbath – 13 (Universal)
Best Metal Band Comeback: Black Sabbath
Best Live Album: Rainbow – Live in Munich 1977 (Eagle Rock Entertainment)
Best New Hard Rock Band: Vista Chino
Best New Metal Band: Lord Dying
Best Prog Metal Band: Dream Theater
Best Concert DVD: Judas Priest – Epitaph (Legacy Recordings)
Best Metal Vinyl: Toxic Holocaust – Chemistry of Consciousness (Relapse Records)
Best Reissue: Humble Pie – Performance: Rockin’ the Fillmore – The Complete Recordings (Omnivore Recordings)
Best Tour: Clutch w/ The Sword and American Sharks
Best Hard Rock Book: Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen
Best Metal Book: Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal (It Books/HarperCollins)

 







 
 
 

 
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One Comment


  1. Teddy the Cat

    So great to see Liege Lord on this list!



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