Friday, January 9, 2015

Xander Demos And Bandmates Receive Six Iron City Rocks Music Awards Nominations

Xander Demos and his Xander Demos Band (XDB) bandmates have received a total of six nominations in the 2014 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards. XDB has received nominations in the following band categories: Best Rock Band and Best Progressive Band.  In individual categories, Xander received a nomination for Best Guitarist, for which he won the award, last year. This is Xander’s fourth nomination as Best Guitarist. Xander’s XDB bandmates received nominations in the following individual categories: Best Bassist, Dan Bozym; Best Keyboards, Jeff Morris; and  Best Drummer, Jeff Anzelone. All of Xander's bandmates won their individual categories' awards last year.  Xander was also named to the Iron City Rocks "Hall Of Fame" last year.

Nominations for the Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards opened at the beginning of December, and closed at the end of the month. The final ballot is comprised of the top 5 acts receiving the most nominations in each category. Voting for the winners is now open until January 23, 2015. Votes may be cast at Only one vote per valid email address will be counted.

Xander Demos is a renowned metal guitarist and winner of the 2013 Iron City Rocks Best Guitarist Award.  Xander has recorded and performed with James Rivera’s Sabbath Judas Sabbath, Ged Rylands’ Rage of Angels, Liberty ‘N’ Justice, Modern Superstar, James Rivera’s solo band, and others. He has also performed at NAMM Metal Jam with some of the biggest names in metal. He will perform again at the 2015 NAMM Metal Jam, this month.  Xander will also appear in the upcoming metal movie, Hair I Go Again. Xander and XDB are currently appearing on the Guitar Wizards Vol. III and IV compilation album, alongside members of KISS, Whitesnake, Dio, Poison and more.  XDB–Xander with Jeff Anzelone, (drums) Mario Brescia, (vocals) H. Dan Bozym, (bass) and Jeff Morris (keys, vocals)–has performed at Skull Fest, Wolf Fest, and Rock Harvest II, and other notable metal events.  For more information,

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