AS I LAY DYING and CATTLE DECAPITATION have been nominated in the “Best Hard Rock” category at this year’s San Diego Music Awards. The ceremony will take place on Monday August 8 at the outdoor concert setting Humphrey’s By The Bay in San Diego, California.
“Best Hard Rock” nominees:
* AS I LAY DYING
* CATTLE DECAPITATION
* GHETTO BLASTER
* THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
“Best Hard Rock Album” nominees:
* DOWNSPELL – The Violent Majority
* MY ELYSIAN – self-titled
* PATHOLOGY – Legacy Of The Ancients
* SILENCE BETRAYED – self-titled
* SYMBOLIC – Nevertime
* TAZ TAYLOR – Big Dumb Rock
* THE NEW REGIME – Speak Through The White Noise
* UNDER THE STONE – self-titled
AS I LAY DYING was honored at the San Diego Music Awards in the past, having taken home the “Artist Of The Year” award on three separate occasions — in 2005, 2007 and 2008. CATTLE DECAPITATION was also been previously recognized by the awards in the “Best Hard Rock Album” category — in 2004 and 2005 for “To Serve Man” and “Humanure”, respectively, as well as in the “Best Hard Rock” category in 2006 and 2007.
All of the genre categories are voted on by the public.
All of the album categories are voted on by members of the San Diego Music Academy, who are listed on the San Diego Music Awards web site.