ap readers poll 2011

Band Of The Year 2011
Band Of The Year 2011
Band Of The Year 2011 Black Veil Brides "They just rock overall!" - Sydni Jackson, Kirkwood, MO Frontman Andy Biersack commented on the win: “It won’t surprise anyone to hear that I believe that we should be band of the world – if not band of the universe – every year. But it’s an honor. We ...
2011 Album Of The Year
2011 Album Of The Year
Album Of The Year Black Veil Brides, Set The World On Fire (AP review) "Epic guitar solos, crazy drums and amazing lyrics. All that rock 'n' roll should be." - Rebecca Parsler, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom Says frontman Andy Biersack: "When we were making that record, we really got the feeling that when it came out, it was going to change things for us,
2011 Song Of The Year
2011 Song Of The Year
2011 Song Of The Year Black Veil Brides - Fallen Angels Frontman Andy Biersack on the song and the win: “I don’t think we’ve yet written the definitive Black Veil Brides song, but this was an attempt to give our fans a true anthem and something that was more of a call to arms, so to speak. It’s about being diff ...
2011 Music Video Of The Year
2011 Music Video Of The Year
Music Video Of The Year Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song "It's a beautifully shot video, I love the song and I think the video fits it perfectly." —Jenna Tabor, Rich Hill, Missouri Runners-up: 2. All Time Low - I Feel Like Dancin' "It's hilarious, it fits their personality so perfectly. Only they would ...
2011 Vocalist Of The Year
2011 Vocalist Of The Year
Vocalist Of The Year Black Veil Brides' Andy Biersack (pictured middle) "He has an amazing voice and is a talented screamer. He stands up for what he believes in, and he is an ultimate example of what his band is about." - Grace Stumpo, Aurora, CO Runners-up: Ronnie Radke (Falling In Reverse) "His voice is pure heaven, and he's lived up to his full potential" - Bec
2011 Guitarist Of The Year
2011 Guitarist Of The Year
Guitarist Of The Year Asking Alexandria's Ben Bruce "Because he's so insane live. He never stops moving, and he gets creative." - Anthony Carrillo, Colton, CA (Photo by: Adam Elmakias) Bruce's tips on being a successful guitarist: "Three tips on how to be an awesome guitarist: First, be British; second, be really, really, ridiculously good-looking; and third, be a huge
2011 Bassist Of The Year
2011 Bassist Of The Year
Bassist Of The Year All Time Low's Zack Merrick (pictured far right) "Zack doesn't get nearly enough credit for all of his hard work and talent." - Nicole Randolph, Helena, AL Merrick's tips on being a successful bassist: "One trick I've learned is to learn your scales all over your instrument. You can play a ...
2011 Drummer Of The Year
2011 Drummer Of The Year
Drummer Of The Year Christian "CC" Coma, Black Veil Brides Says his bandmate, Andy Biersack: “People can’t really doubt the skill level of CC’s playing, whether you hear him on our records or you see him play live, he’s an incredible drummer. Even the harshest of c ...
Live Band Of The Year 2011
Live Band Of The Year 2011
Live Band Of The Year 2011 Black Veil Brides Frontman Andy Biersack commented on the win: “I don’t know any bands that put on a better show than us. There’s obviously bands that choreograph their stage movements better than us, and who jump in place at the same time better than us--and that’s entertaining, to a degree. But as far as giving a hund ...
Coolest Retail Store of 2011
Coolest Retail Store of 2011
Coolest Retail Store By your estimation, the coolest retail store of 2011 was... Hot Topic "Has all your metal needs." - Chris Porlont, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada "It's where I spend most of my money." - Lauren Hurstl, Las Cruces, NM "They have tons of cool band tees, and they carry Glamour Kills apparel, too." - ...
Best Venue For A Show
Best Venue For A Show
Best Venue For A Show The Rave—Milwaukee, Wisconsin "It's fucking huge, it's beautiful, and it's haunted!" —Shelby Klugiewicz, Channahon, Illinois Runners-up: 2. Electric Factory—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania "It may be my bad luck venue, but I always get a friendly feeling going there!" —Kyra Howell, Erdenheim, Pe... Read More ...
Tour/Fest Of The Year
Tour/Fest Of The Year
Best Tour/Fest Of The Year: Warped Tour '11—highlighted in AP #277 "Warped was an amazing tour for fans of music. Bands hung out at their tents and met fans, just an amazing experience."  —Kennedy Figg, Las Vegas, Nevada   Runners-up: 2. Pop Punk's Not Dead Tour... Read More ...

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