The Heavy Music Awards have partnered with world-class PR agency Public City for 2018.

The firm works on both press and radio fronts and boasts an incredible roster featuring many of heavy music’s key artists, including HMA17 finalists Deftones, Beartooth, A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan.

Public City’s Director and Head Honcho Emma Van Duyts said, “As fans of the all encompassing genre known as Heavy Music, Public City are immensely proud to be working with the Heavy Music Awards. We are excited to help expand the reach of the awards in 2018 and beyond.”


HMA x Public City


HMAs co-founder Iain Johnson said, “We’re so happy to welcome Emma and the Public City team to the HMA party.

“Our philosophy is to spread the message of heavy music as a force for good, which sits perfectly with Public City’s own approach. From the first second we spoke with Public City, their enthusiasm and expertise in this field was evident, and their roster speaks for itself.

“This partnership helps us to grow further and underlines our commitment to building the HMAs into a truly international programme which shines as bright a light as possible on the amazing talent across the heavy music scene.”

Public City’s current roster also includes: Against Me!, Alien Ant Farm, Bad Rabbits, Bad Sign, The Black Queen, The Bronx, Cancer Bats, Citizen, Death From Above, Disturbed, Don Broco, Feed The Rhino, The Ghost Inside, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, Good Charlotte, He Is Legend, Lower Than Atlantis, Mallory Knox, Mariachi El Bronx, Mastodon, Moose Blood, Nervus, Our Hollow Our Home, Palm Reader, Parkway Drive, Quicksand, Henry Rollins, Slaves, Tonight Alive, Towers, The Used, Waterparks, Will Haven, Wu Tang Clan and You Me At Six.



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