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The very best that 2017 had to offer…

Artist of the Year: Chelsea Wolfe

Album of the Year: Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun

Song of the Year: Kendrick Lamar – DNA

Music Video of the Year: Kendrick Lamar – DNA

Rock Act of the Year: Queens of the Stone Age

Alternative Act of the Year: The National

Rap/Hip-Hop Act of the Year: Kendrick Lamar

Punk/Hardcore Act of the Year: Code Orange

Metal Act of the Year: Converge

Electronic/Industrial Act of the Year: LCD Soundsystem

Best Collaboration: Gorillaz w/ Vince Staples – Ascension 

Best Live Act: Mastodon

Best Local/Regional Live Act: We, the Creature

Best Album: (Local/Regional Act): Harnessing the SunRa Honey

Comeback of the Year: LCD Soundsystem

Best New Artist: Downlows

Lifetime Achievement: Queens of the Stone Age

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Mercury’s Antennae Offer Lush Atmospheres and Soaring Guitars

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A place for all ears and minds; The Raw Alternative showcases the counterculture in literature, arts and music at their very best. In this publication, we will present you the best underground art from local to international scenes.

-Rick Polo (Editor-in-Chief)

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Aspiring Actress Slashes Her Way To the Big Time

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Buzz Osborne Talks Cobain Documentary, Vinyl Resurgence

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Grunge’s Unsung Hero Still Going Strong

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