The organizers of The Best Ukrainian Metal Act, the annual award instituted by ІnshaMuzyka label, announced this year’s nominees.
The list includes the power metallers Morton, the hardcore band The Nietzsche, the black/death metalheads 1914, the gothic metallers Aghiazma, the mathcore group Psionic Arc, the groove metallers Jinjer and the alternative metal band Septa. The special guests of the event will be the winners of 2015’s award — Vinnytsia-based hardcore band Space Of Variations.
The seven nominees will compete for The Best Ukrainian Metal Act's main award "Best Metal Band", which will be determined during the voting by the event’s visitors after the performance of all groups. In addition to the main category, the organizers will give two awards for "Best Metal Album" and "Best Metal Video" to the group, decided by BUMA’s jury. The nominees in these categories will be selected from the bands which have presented its releases (including EPs) and music videos from December 1, 2015, to December 1, 2016. The Best Ukrainian Metal Act is to take place on December 10 in Kyiv’s club Bingo.
The last year’s two awards for "Best Metal Album" and "Best Metal Video" were received by Boyarka-based metal band Sectorial. Follow the link to read our interview with the band, as well as with the owners of the main awards BUMA 2015, Space Of Variations, and BUMA 2014, Morphine Suffering.