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Classic Rock Awards 2012 Vote Sec

  • Best New Band Best New Band

    This year's Best New Band is a tough shortlist with a wide variety of acts from a bunch of different genres.

    Here's the shortlist:

    - Ancient VVisdom
    - Casablanca
    - Chris Robinson Brotherhood
    - Cory Branan
    - Ghost
    - Monster Truck
    - Phantom Limb
    - Tedeschi-Trucks Band
    - The Civil Wars
    - Tracer

  • Album Of The Year Album Of The Year

    Some of rock's biggest acts defied the odds this past 12 months by producing some stunning, career best albums.

    Here's the shortlist:

    - Alice Cooper - Welcome 2 My Nightmare
    - Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
    - Howlin' Rain - The Russian Wilds
    - Joe Bonamassa - Driving Towards The Daylight
    - Tremonti - All I Was
    - Mastodon - The Hunter
    - Opeth - Heritage
    - Rush - Clockwork Angels
    - Slash - Apocalyptic Love
    - The Union - Siren's Song
    - UFO - Seven Deadly

  • Reissue Of The Year Reissue Of The Year

    This past year has been a big one for reissues, with some classic albums and bands celebrating 20, 30 or 40 year anniversaries. As a result we've been inundated with rare tracks, expanded albums and beautiful box sets

    Here's the shortlist:

    - Heart - Strange Euphoria
    - Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightning: The Complete Chess Masters
    - Jethro Tull - Aqualung 40th Anniversary Edition
    - Judas Priest - Single Cuts: The Complete UK Singles Collection
    - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Reissues
    - Pink Floyd - Reissues
    - Roxy Music - The Complete Studio Recordings
    - Small Faces - Reissues
    - The Who - Quadrophenia Super Deluxe Edition
    - Whitesnake - Box O' Snakes

  • Film / DVD Of The Year Film / DVD Of The Year

    A remarkable array of movies are nominated this year, from classic concert films to life stories to rock and roll musicals.

    Here's the shortlist:

    - George Harrison - Living In A Material World
    - Mission To Lars
    - The Ballad Of Mott The Hoople
    - Pink Floyd - The Making Of Wish You Were Here
    - Rock Of Ages
    - Rolling Stones - Some Girls: Live In Texas '78
    - Search For Sugar Man

  • Band Of The Year Band Of The Year

    Some have toured, most have released new material - all of them have rocked our world in the past 12 months.

    Here is the shortlist:

    - Black Sabbath
    - Guns N' Roses
    - Joe Bonamassa
    - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    - Rush
    - ZZ Top

  • Event Of The Year Event Of The Year

    There have been an array of landmark rock events this year that will continue to have an impact for years to come. These events have elicited the biggest debates, the most controversy or the most excitement.

    Here's the shortlist:

    - Aerosmith kiss and make up
    - Black Sabbath Reunite
    - Springsteen & McCartney get silence in Hyde Park
    - Download 2012
    - Ginger Wildheart raises £250k from fans to make new album
    - Lou Reed & Metallica team up
    - Queen & Adam Lambert
    - The classic Status Quo line-up reunite