Creeper Earn Four Nominations For Heavy Music Awards 2021

The nominees for the 2021 Heavy Music Awards are here and Creeper have earned a handful of nominations.

Creeper’s phenomenal 2020 album, Sex, Death, & The Infinite Void is up for Best Album, Best Album Artwork, and Best Production. The band also picked up a nomination for Best U.K. band. Additionally, Salem, fronted by Creeper’s Will Gould, is up for Best U.K. Breakthrough Band.

Other contenders for Best Album include Deftones (Ohms), Bring Me the Horizon (Post Human: Survival Horror), Code Orange (Underneath), Bury Tomorrow (Cannibal), Machine Gun Kelly (Tickets To My Downfall), and Neck Deep (All Distortions Are Intentional).

Meanwhile, Corey Taylor, Deftones, Lamb of God, and The Pretty Reckless will fight for the Best International Band Award. Deftones are also nominated for Best Video for “Ohms” alongside Architects, Nova Twins, and While She Sleeps.

Check out the full list of nominees below. Vote for your favorites here.

The 2021 Heavy Music Awards will take place in-person, at full capacity at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on Thursday, September 2nd. Those who place their votes by the deadline – July 14th – will be entered to win tickets to attend the event.

Congratulations to Creeper and all the other nominees!

HEAVY MUSIC AWARDS 2021: THE FINALISTS

BEST ALBUM
Bring Me The Horizon – Post Human: Survival Horror (RCA / Produced by Jordan Fish & Oliver Sykes)
Bury Tomorrow – Cannibal (Music For Nations / Produced by Dan Weller)
Code Orange – Underneath (Roadrunner Records / Produced by Jami Morgan and Nick Raskulinecz. Co-Produced by Will Yip)
Creeper – Sex, Death & The Infinite Void (Roadrunner Records / Produced by Xandy Barry)
Deftones – Ohms (Reprise Records / Produced by Terry Date & Deftones)
Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets To My Downfall (Polydor / Interscope / Executive Produced by Travis Barker)
Neck Deep – All Distortions Are Intentional (Hopeless Records / Produced by Matt Squire)

BEST UK BAND
Bring Me The Horizon (RCA)
Bury Tomorrow (Music For Nations)
Creeper (Roadrunner Records)
Loathe (SharpTone Records)
Neck Deep (Hopeless Records)
Nova Twins (333 Wreckords)
While She Sleeps (Search & Destroy / Spinefarm)

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND Presented by EMP
Corey Taylor (Roadrunner Records)
Deftones (Reprise Records)
Five Finger Death Punch (Better Noise Music)
Ghostemane (Blackmage Records)
Lamb Of God (Nuclear Blast)
The Pretty Reckless (Century Media)
Trivium (Roadrunner Records)

BEST UK BREAKTHROUGH BAND Presented by SharpTone Records
As Everything Unfolds (Long Branch Records)
Caskets (SharpTone Records)
Death Blooms (Adventure Cat Records)
Phoxjaw (Hassle Records)
Salem (Roadrunner Records)
Static Dress (Independent)
Wargasm (Angry Songs For Sad People)

BEST INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH BAND
Dying Wish (SharpTone Records)
END (Closed Casket Activities)
Ghøstkid (Century Media)
Meet Me @ The Altar (Fueled By Ramen)
Spiritbox (Rise Records)
Tallah (Earache Records)
Yours Truly (UNFD)

BEST ALBUM ARTWORK
Code Orange – Underneath (Roadrunner Records / Art Direction by Jami Morgan)
Creeper – Sex, Death And The Infinite Void (Roadrunner Records / Illustration by Demon Dance, Artwork by Andy Pritchard)
Dance Gavin Dance – Afterburner (Rise Records / Illustrated by Mattias Adolfsson, Colored by Chris Rubey, Layout by Kevin Moore)
Enter Shikari – Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible (SO Recordings / Initial Design & Art Direction: Ian Johnsen & Enter Shikari, Layout & Additional Design: Stuart Ford)
Ghostemane – Anti-Icon (Blackmage Records / Artwork by Carlos Estrada aka Sliizz)
Palm Reader – Sleepless (Church Road Records / Artwork by Tom Johnson, Layout & Logo by Jamie McDonals)
Phoxjaw – Royal Swan (Hassle Records / Artwork by Peter The Roman)

BEST VIDEO
Architects – Animals (Epitaph Records / Directed by Dan Searle)
Bring Me The Horizon ft Yungblud – Obey (RCA / Directed by Oliver Sykes)
Deftones – Ohms (Reprise Records / Directed by Rafatoon)
ERRA – Snowblood (UNFD / Directed by Kevin Johnson)
Eskimo Callboy – Hypa Hypa (Century Media / Sony Music / Directed by Pascal Schillo and Oliver Schillo)
Nova Twins – Taxi (333 Wreckords / Directed by Harry Lindley)
While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society (Search & Destroy / Spinefarm / Directed by Tom Welsh & Taylor Fawcett)

BEST PODCAST
The Downbeat (Craig Reynolds)
The Jasta Show (Jamey Jasta / Produced by Brian MacKay / GaS Digital Network)
Lifers (Ed Gamble / A Spotify Original – Produced by Anna Sinfield / Pixiu)
The Punk Rock MBA (Finn McKenty)
Riot Act (Stephen Hill & Remfry Dedman / Produced by John Hollingworth & Dan Davies)
Sappenin’ (Sean Smith & Morgan Richards)
Someone Who Isn’t Me (Daniel P. Carter)

BEST PRODUCTION
Bring Me The Horizon – Post Human: Survival Error (RCA Records / Produced by Jordan Fish & Oliver Sykes)
Code Orange – Underneath (Roadrunner Records / Produced by Jami Morgan and Nick Raskulinecz / Co-Produced by Will Yip)
Creeper – Sex Death and the Infinite Void (Roadrunner Records / Produced by Xandy Barry)
Enter Shikari – Nothing is True & Everything is Possible (SO Recordings / Produced by Rou Reynolds)
Four Year Strong – Brain Pain (Pure Noise Records / Produced by Will Putney)
Loathe – I Let It In And It Took Everything (SharpTone Records / Produced by Loathe / Mixed by George Lever / Mastered by Jens Bogren)
Palm Reader – Sleepless (Church Road Records / Produced by Lewis Johns)

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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