Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

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The Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year is an annual award, presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) to honour the year's best album by a Canadian artist in the genres of heavy metal or hard rock. The album is open to all subgenres of heavy metal.

The award was introduced by the Juno Awards in September 2011,[1] and was presented for the first time at the 2012 Juno Awards. The five nominees and winner in the category are chosen by a panel of judges selected from the Canadian music industry.[2]

Recipients[edit]

Year Winner Album Nominees Ref.
2012 KEN mode Venerable [3]
2013 Woods of Ypres Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light [4]
2014 Protest the Hero Volition [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bang your head: Junos to add heavy metal category". CTV News, September 28, 2011.
  2. ^ "42nd Annual Juno Awards: 2012 CARAS Quick Reference Guide to the Submission Process". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 2013. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Yearly summary: 2012". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Yearly summary: 2013". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Yearly summary: 2014". JunoAwards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved March 30, 2014.