Archspire wins Western Canadian Music Award for “Metal & Hard Music Artist of the Year”

Photo by: Shimon Karmel

Official press release:

We are pleased to announce that tech death titan Archspire has once again been bestowed another award in Canadian musical excellence! The band has now won the Western Canadian Music Award for Metal & Hard Music Artist of the Year!

On May 14, 2022, it was revealed that Archspire won the JUNO Award (Canadian Grammy) in the “Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year” category for their 2021 opus, Bleed the Future! This was the band’s second nomination for the award.

Bleed the Future topped Billboard’s charts for Top New Artists (#2), Current Hard Music Albums (#5), Heatseekers (#7), Independent Current Albums (#8), and more, landing a total of 17 impressive chart placements across North America during its first week!

Bleed the Future was named The #1 Album of the Year by Pop Matters as well as Banger TV’s Viewer’s Choice! It was also named among one of the best releases of 2021 by Loudwire, Metal Injection, The Pit, Decibel Magazine, Sick Drummer, Heavy New York, Metal Trenches, Revolver Magazine’s Fan Poll, and many others!

Watch the band’s explosive music video for the song, “Drone Corpse Aviator”, which has cracked over 1 MILLION views to date, here!

Bleed the Future was released on October 29, 2021! Stream/download/order the album HERE.