MASCOT LABEL GROUP Pick up 5 nominations in the Planet Rock ‘The Rocks’ Awards

MASCOT LABEL GROUP Pick up 5 nominations in the Planet Rock ‘The Rocks’ Awards

28th February 2017 0 By John Deaux

Mascot Label Group

Pick up 5 nominations in the Planet Rock Awards ‘The Rocks’

Joe Bonamassa, Black Stone Cherry, Monster Truck & SIMO

Voting closes at 23:59 on Thursday 2nd March 2017


The Mascot Label Group are thrilled to be nominated for 5 awards in the annual Planet Rock ‘The Rocks’ awards 2017.

Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry pick up two nominations for Best International Band and Best International Album for the top 5 ‘Kentucky’ where they are also up against Canadian juggernauts’ Monster Truck for the  riff-tastic ‘Sittin’ Heavy’ ahead of their upcoming UK March headline tour.

Nashville trio SIMO toured non-stop in 2016, playing over 200 shows and released the acclaimed album ‘Let Love Show The Way’ which helped them pick up the nomination for Best New Band whilst the great modern blues Icon Joe Bonamassa is up for Best Worldwide Solo Artist for his phenomenal output including the #3 album ‘Blues of Desperation’ as well as the incredible ‘Live At The Greek Theatre’ in the last year and he will be touring the UK in April including 2 shows at the legendary Royal Albert Hall, London.

2017’s Rocks are our fourth annual celebration of all of the greatest rock albums, singles, and bands from the UK and beyond. This year sees the re-introduction of the British Band category and the addition of the special ‘Brick Wall Award’, as well as the return of British Album, British Single, International Band, International Album and Worldwide Solo Artist. Wyatt Wendels asks Planet Rock listeners to cast their votes in a number of categories and the winners will be announced on his show on Friday 3rd March 2017 from 10am. You can vote and see the full nominations HERE
For more information on Planet Rock and to listen live visit

Joe Bonamassa:  DriveDistant Lonesome TrainHummingbirdBorn Under A Bad Sign 

Black Stone Cherry: In Our DreamsThe RamblerSoul MachineThe Rambler (Planet Rock Session) 

Monster Truck: Don’t Tell Me How To LiveFor the PeopleWhy Are You Not Rocking?The Enforcer

SIMO: Two Timin’ WomanLong May You SailI’d Rather Die In Vain

Upcoming UK Shows 

Joe Bonamassa – TICKETS

Tues 18 April: Usher Hall, Edinburgh UK

Thurs 20 April: Royal Albert Hall, London UK

Fri 21 April: Royal Albert Hall, London UK

Sat 22 April: Opera House, Blackpool UK

Mon 24 April: Arena, Sheffield


Monster Truck – TICKETS

Mon 13 March: Limelight 2, Belfast, UK

Tues 14 March: Academy 2, Dublin, IRELAND

Weds 15 March: Marble Factory, Bristol, UK

Fri 17 March: Institute 2, Birmingham, UK

Sat 18 March: Club Academy, Manchester, UK SOLD OUT

Sun 19 March: O2 ABC, Glasgow, UK *new & bigger venue!*

Tue 21 March: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK

Weds 22 March: Electric Ballroom, London, UK

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