Code Orange Kids conquer Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards

Written by Scott Mervis on .

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Hard-traveling punk band Code Orange Kids were the big winners at the 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards Friday at Mr. Smalls.

The band, which is currently terrorizing the Southern states, took four honors, including Punk Band and Video of the Year.

Other multiple winners in the event presented by Asperity Music were Motorpsychos and Children of October.

The winners were tallied by a combined vote between fans, judges and other nominees. Do take note of who grabbed third place for "Alternative" band. Maybe there needs to be a category for straight-up Rock band.

Winning bands:

Album of the Year
Children of October “HC x EP”
2nd Gypsy and His Band of Ghosts “Shortcuts, Backup Plans & Detours”
3rd Motorpsychos, “Shepherd’s File”

Song of the Year:
Amplifiers, “Ghosts”
2nd Motorpsychos, “Victim”
3rd The Cheats, “Pussyfootin”

Best Alternative Rock Band:
Paradox Please
2nd-German Shepherd
3rd-Joe Grusheky and the Houserockers

Best Alternative Rock Album:

Gene the Werewolf “Rock n Roll”
2nd Supervoid- “Endless Planets EP”
3rd German Shepherd, “Legends of the Olde”

Best Alt Rock Video:
Paradox Please, “Singularity
2nd Gene the Werewolf “Rock n Roll”
3rd Dragline “Sinnin”

Best Punk Rock Band:
Code Orange Kids
2nd The Hang Lows
3rd The Lady and the Monsters

Best Punk Rock Album:
Children of October “HC x EP”
2nd Old Accusers “All is Shrouded but There is Still a Voice Howling”
3rd Punchline “I Swear I’ve been here before”

Best Punk Rock Video:
Code Orange Kids “Flowermouth”
2nd Only Flesh, “Saliva Lubrication”
3rd The Umbrella Corporation “Wasted Life”

Best Indie Rock Band:
2nd Colorfleet
3rd Music From Another Room

Best Indie Rock Album:
Gypsy and His Band of Ghosts “Shortcuts, Backup Plans & Detours”
2nd Legs Like Tree Trunks, “Future Reference EP”
3rd The Color Fleet “The Color Fleet EP”

Best Indie Rock Video:
Black Moth Super Rainbow, “Windshield Smasher”
2nd Instead of Sleeping, “Black Light”
3rd Sikes “Bloody Knuckles”

Best Hardcore Band:
2nd Girlfight
3rd Killer of Sheep

Best Hardcore Album:
Girlfight, “Real Spite”
2nd Gutrench, “Ironside Anthems”
3rd Meth Quarry “The Dead Keep On Living“

Best Metal Band:
2nd LadyBeast
3rd Derketa

Best Metal Album:
Motorpsychos, “Shepherd’s File”
2nd Liquified Guts, “Sour Cream and Phibes”
3rd Andare, “The mechanical Sunrise EP”

Best Metal Video:
Kamikabe,“The Rot”
2nd Vermithrax, “The Final Feast“

Music Video of the Year:
Code Orange Kids,“Flower Mouth”
2nd Gene the Werewolf, “I only wanna rock n roll”
3rd Only Flesh, “Saliva Lubrication”

Best Live Performance
Code Orange Kids
2nd The Hanglows
3rd The Lady and the Monsters

Best Local Promoter:
Drusky Entertainment
2nd Allure of the Earth
3rd Opus One

Best Local Venue (Small Capacity) - Smiling Moose
Best Local Venue (Med. Cap) - Altar Bar
Best Local Venue (Large Cap) - Stage AE
“Woody Award” (Fan of the Year) - Christmas Eager
Best Beard- Dave Plummer

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