Grammy voters might nominate Slayer and Nashville Pussy, but you never get to see the riffraff in formal finery or hear their uncouth "show us your tits, Celine Dion" acceptance speeches, because the hard-rock awards rank in the "earlier today" off-camera category. Heavyfrequency.com
, however, ensures that the heaviest of local heavies can celebrate in style, clutching a trophy in one hand and flashing Dio's devil horns with the other. In addition to seeing rock, metal and hardcore acts earn accolades at this inaugural affair, attendees can catch Audio Kombat Arsenal
, Ryan Red Corn
, Chloe Bridges
(pictured) and Stillborn
, none of which will invite an acclaimed jazz pianist to solo ceaselessly in the background.