WOW, what an honor! Thanks go out to Mark Lewis and the staff at Rock Over America Magazine for listing Gary Brown (front man, guitar player, vocalist of the band Bushmaster) on it's "First Annual Music Awards" list!
Rock Over America Magazine is proud to announce the winners of our first annual music awards. The winners were chosen based upon talent, the impact they have had musically speaking, and were all chosen after much thought, research and careful consideration.
Congratulations to all of our winners, you are truly deserving and have truly earned it!
Lifetime Music Achievement Award For Rock Music - Marshall Lytle of Haley's Comets and Doug Clifford and Stu Cook of CCR
Rock Album Of The Year - Richie Onori, The Days of Innocence
Best New Rock Musician Of The Year Male -Rocky Kramer Female - Laura Wilde
Lifetime Blues Music Award - Michael "Ironman" Burks
Best New Band of 2012 - Dead Sara
Comeback Album Of The Year 2012-Imagine Me Alive by The Sledge-Leather Project
Best Up and Coming Blues/Rock Artist(s)-Gary Brown and Dennis Jones
NWOBHM Metal Comeback Album Of The Year -Thousand Men Strong By Tokyo Blade and Sons Of Malice by Savage
Blues Heritage Artist of 2012 - Charley Patten
Music Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 - Steve Morse
Music Philanthropy Award for giving back to the community 2012 - Danny and Korie Koker and Vamp'd, Stoney Curtis, and Morpheus Blak, and Shon Mckee, K-Caruso, and Lisa Chapman, Imagine Charity for Kiss Night to raise money for music in the Clark County Schools.
Best Blues Album Of 2012 - Jump Start by Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials.
Best Christian Rock/Metal Album of 2012 -The Cigar Chronicles by Liberty N Justice.
Lifetime Christian Rock Achievement Award 2012 - Stryper
Rock/Metal Cover Band Of The Year - Vinyl Tattoo and The Sin City Sinners.
Rock/Metal Tribute Band Of The Year -Aces High
Punk Band Of The Year 2012- USA - The Vermin. UK - The Duel
Best New Punk Rock Band - It's Casual
Lifetime Achievement Award For Public Relations In The Field Of Music and Outstanding Service and Contributions To The Artist and The Industry-Norman Winter