GRUNGEREPORT.NET 2012 END OF THE YEAR AWARDS WINNERS
BAND OF THE YEAR: Soundgarden
Soundgarden are the 2012 GrungeReport.net Band of the Year. They released their first album in 16 years King Animal in November. The runner up was Pearl Jam, but Soundgarden won the voting pretty handily.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Soundgarden- King Animal
King Animal edged out Oceania, Halelujah I’m A Bum, and Blues Funeral.
Alice In Chains released their new digital single “Hollow” two weeks ago, the first song released off of their upcoming fifth studio album. The runner up was Soundgarden’s Been Away Too Long in a close vote.
FEUD OF THE YEAR: Billy Corgan vs. Chris Cornell
BillCo vs. Chris Cornell was the runaway winner for Feud of the Year. BillCo has taken jabs at Soundgarden’s reunion and Chris Cornell frequently this year, with Cornell also getting a couple of shots in. The runner up was Courtney Love vs. Dave Grohl.
FRONTMAN OF THE YEAR: Chris Cornell
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell edged out Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder narrowly.