THE 717 MUSIC AWARDS 2012

This star studded event included 4 regional bands and only 3 locals.  The even also began the reign of Carving Out Fiction as the band would win Artist of the year this year and continue to hold that title the next two years until the shows final evening.

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PERFORMANCES BY:
FLIGHT CASE SYNDROME
CARVING OUT FICTION
REBEL INC.
UNCROWNED
DIVE
THE OK RIVALS
SYLEX

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: CARVING OUT FICTION
BEST NEW ARTIST: DEFENDING CAIN
BEST REGIONAL BAND: DIVE
BEST METAL BAND: SHREDFYRE
BEST ROCK BAND: WELKER
M.C. OF THE YEAR: VERSATYLE
LIVE ACT OF THE YEAR: 44 MAG.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: CARVING OUT FICTION - "RUN PARIAH RUN"
SINGLE OF THE YEAR: FLIGHT CASE SYNDROME - "STICK FIGURE"
BEST MALE VOCALS: JOHNNY DIVE (DIVE)
BEST FEMALE VOCALS: MYCENEA WORLEY

PRESENTERS: HARRISBURG AREA ROLLER DERBY GIRLS, DROP OF GREY, DJ RICHARD REICH, RIC PETERS (OF THE PERFECTS), AMANDA LAWSON (RARETOY MODEL OF THE YEAR), BRAD COX, BILLY FISHER (OF AFREUDIANSLIP), MARK RICHEY (OF COLD HARBOR), NUMBER ONE SON, THE CYBER SYRENS, MEMBERS OF THE UWE, MIKE & BEN OF HIEROSONIC

 

The show was the first and only time a non local band won best new artist as W.V. based band Defending Cain took the crown this year.  Also Carving Out Fiction repeated as album of the year winners which hadn't been done, nor has it since. 

SHOW RUN LIST:
07:30 - 08:00 - SYLEX
08:15 - 08:45 - UNCROWNED
09:00 - 09:30 - REBEL INC.
09:45 - 10:15 - THE OK RIVALS
10:30 - 11:00 - CARVING OUT FICTION
11:15 - 11:45 - DIVE
12:00 - 01:00 - FLIGHT CASE SYNDROME

 Cam winters of Carving Out Fiction performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

Cam winters of Carving Out Fiction performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

 Jeremy Dove of Defending Cain accepts Best New artist on the bands behalf.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

Jeremy Dove of Defending Cain accepts Best New artist on the bands behalf.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

 Mike & Ben of Hierosonic (along w/ DJ Richard Reich) on present an award at the 2012 Awards ceremony. *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

Mike & Ben of Hierosonic (along w/ DJ Richard Reich) on present an award at the 2012 Awards ceremony. *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

 Chris (Ferg), Mike Adams, Tim Downs and Rob of Flight Case Syndrome accept the award for single of the year w/ Mark Richey of Cold Harbor looking on.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

Chris (Ferg), Mike Adams, Tim Downs and Rob of Flight Case Syndrome accept the award for single of the year w/ Mark Richey of Cold Harbor looking on.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

 Show creator Nick Meyers & DJ Richard Reich share a laugh backstage at the Awards ceremony.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

Show creator Nick Meyers & DJ Richard Reich share a laugh backstage at the Awards ceremony.  *Photo Credit: Darlene Hassinger

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