Heavy Music Awards 2020 Moves To Online, Reveals Performers

This year’s Heavy Music Awards are going virtual. Organizers revealed the award show is being moved to an online event due to the ongoing pandemic.

The show will air on Twitch at 8:30 PM BST/3 PM ET on Thursday, September 3rd. Presented from Heavy Music Awards’ London offices, the show will be hosted by Kerrang! Radio presenters Sophie K and Jon Mahon. They will also host the pre-show, while the official aftershow will start at 10:30 PM BST/5:30 PM ET on the Primordial Radio Twitch channel, with presenters Moose and Pete welcoming live guests to chat about the winners and performances.

The show will feature exclusive performances from The Hunna, Holding Absence, Heart Of A Coward, Wargasm, Coldbones and HAWXX.

Heavy Music Awards co-founder Dave Bradley said, “The adversity facing live music right now made us even more determined to keep the HMAs alive. We believe it’s more important than ever to shout as loud as we can about the exceptional talent across heavy music – from the artists to the hard working teams behind the scenes – and we are proud to do our part to keep the wheels turning until normality returns.”

Get more information about the 2020 Heavy Music Awards here.

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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