2016 PRN Award Nominees & Winners
|People’s Choice Award:
||(voting took place 9-17-16) Nominees:
9th Circle Symphony, 13 Stripes, !!AnneFrankDux!!, Amuse, Archarus, *Ask, Beautiful Ones (Prince Tribute), Bizarre Noir, Black Cat Mambo, Black Cat Rebellion, Black Recluse, The Brothers Gross, Bulletwolf, Cadavers, Circle City Deacons, Danny Thompson, Dockers, The Down-Fi, The Enders, Fastidio, Fiber, Flamingo Nosebleed, Frankie Camaro / Dragstrip, Gay Black Republican, Gitmos, GnFnR, Goblin King (Labyrinth Tribute), Good Guy Bad Guy, Harley Poe, Hell’s Orphans, Her Name is Mercy, The Holy Sheets, Human Lights, Involuntary’s, Jim-Jims, Johnny Thunders Tribute, L7 Tribute, The Last IV, Last Standing, Lickers, Lines of Nazca, Lisa Frank & Trapper Keepers, Living Creature, The Location, Lockstep, The Long Arm, Lucifist, Machine Guns & Motorcycles, Mama Moonshine, Metric Units, MG & The Gas City Three, Misunderstood, Mr. Clit & The Pink Cigarettes, Mr. Daniel, Motley Crüe Tribute, Motorchief, Mound Builders, Neglect the Alarm, Occult Deceiver, OpIvy Tribute, Photian Schism, Phunkbot, Pravada, The Prowl, Public Animal #9 (Alice Cooper), Pyrrhic Battles, Ricky Rat Pack, Saababanks, School of Rock Carmel, Shake-Ups, Skeleton Men, The Slappies, Small Arms Fire, Smokes, Speedbird, Stackhouse, Stealing Volume, There Are Ghosts, Think Tank, Transylvania Hell Sounds, Ultra Kombo, Vodka DeMilo, We Are Gentlemen, Werewolf with a Shotgun, Witchdoctor, The Yavin 4
|Best Local Punk Act – A TIE:
||Smokes, Lickers, Fastidio, Last Standing, The Involuntary’s, GBR, Slappies, Yavin 4|
|Best Non-local Punk Act:
||Vigodas, Snarks, Duderus, Turbo AC’s, Two Man Advantage, The Messengers, Give-Ups, The Enders, Voice of Addiction, Honah Lee, Flamingo Nosebleed, Kill the Hippies|
|Best Local Rock Act:
||ASD, Human Lights, Stealing Volume, Photian Schism, Occult Deceiver, Machine Guns & Motorcycles, Ricky Rat Pack, Stackhouse, Pravada|
|Best Non-local Rock Act:
||Luxury Pushers, Calibrese, Mad Anthony, Cosmonaut, Black Actress, Kids on Fire, White Shag, Saababanks, Ask, Mound Builders, Lucifist, Against the Grain, Crank County Daredevils|
|Best Local Release:
||Archarus "Render Unto Archers", Photian Schism S/T, Machine Guns & Motorcycles "Time Bomb", Stackhouse "Animal Instinct", Slappies “Rockumockery", Shake Ups in Ponyville "Pony Power Pop", Vodka de Milo "EP", Black Cat Rebellion"Lovers of the Bizarre", Witchdoctor "Moon Watcher”|
||Misunderstood "We Are What We Are", Svetlanas "Naked Horse Rider", The Quarenteds "Worldwide Quarantine", Hell’s Orphans "It’s Orphan Time", Some Kind of Nightmare "Still Not Broken", The Bloody Muffs "Les Manchons Sanglants", SVU "Especially Heinous", The Transmissions "Yay It’s Shit", The Gutter Demons "Unfinished Business”, Duderus-S/T, The ZG’s-S/T, The Anti-Queens "Start Running", Cosmonaut-S/T, Kill Matilda "Songs of Survival", Richie Ramone “Cellophane", Dirty Rotten Revenge "For All the Things They Say"|
||Sleeper Band: Amuse, Commonwealth of American Natives, The Location, Ray Rocket, Chilled Monkey Brains, Phunkbot, No Ritual|
||Mephiskapheles, Cadavers, Vibrolas, Grand Mammoth, Well Hung Heart, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Copyrights, Ataris, Svetlanas|
The Botoms Up Burlesque Sexiest Act Award
|Tiger Sex, Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes, Mad Anthony, MCV Burlesque, The Anti-Queens, Vice Tricks|
||Transylvania Hell Sounds, Super Secret Sideshow, Bizarre Noir, Jereactors, Special Victims Unit|
|Best New Band:
||Neglect the Alarm, Pyrrhic Battles, Holy Sheets, Metric Units, Think Tank, Barrens, !!AnneFrankDux!!|
|Best Tribute Act:
|Joey Ramone Lifetime Achievement Award||John Zeps|
|Hardest Touring:||Toasters, Mr. Clit & The Pink Cigarettes, City Mouse, Speedealer, Cheetah Chrome, OC45|
|Most Missed Act:||Harley Poe, Jim Jims, TORG, Bulletwolf, Black Recluse|
|Best Ska/Rockabilly/Surf Act:||Mephiskapheles, Circle City Deacons, Soundtrack 96, Skeleton Men, Dragstrip, Loveless, Saint Pickle, Gutter Demons, Quaranteds, MG & the Gas City 3, Transylvania Hellsounds, Chilled Monkey Brains, Voodoo Glow Skulls|
|The “Hutch” Faithful Fan Award:||Hugo Cruz|
Note: to be fair, people on the awards committee are not allowed to nominate their own acts (only other committee members can nominate them) or vote in categories that their act may be nominated for.
The People’s Choice Award election was at the September 17th show.
To be considered for a nomination, the act must have performed at a Punk Rock Night Indy show between Sept 12, 2015 and Sept 18, 2016
Albums considered for best release must have been released between September 2015 and September 2016 (or within a month or two of that) and the band must have performed between the dates above.
If you won, you have one year to claim your trophy – best way to get it is to attend the awards show or book another show with us and we will present it to you on stage.