CHILDREN OF BODOM, DIABLO, NEGATIVE, TAROT, STURM UND DRANG Nominated At Finland's EMMA GAALA

CHILDREN OF BODOM, DIABLO, NEGATIVE, TAROT and STURM UND DRANG are among the nominated artists at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which will be held March 14 at Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki. The awards ceremony will be televised on the Finnish TV channel YLE TV2 on March 14 from 19.40 to 21.50 (live) and again on March 15 from 13.30 to 16.15 (repeat).

The following are the heavy metal and hard rock artists that have been nominated for awards this year:

* "Band Of The Year" (CHILDREN OF BODOM)

APULANTA
CHILDREN OF BODOM
EGOTRIPPI
POPEDA
STURM UND DRANG
VON HERTZEN BROTHERS

* "Metal/Hard Rock Album Of The Year":

CHILDREN OF BODOM: Blooddrunk
DIABLO: Icaros
STAM1NA: Raja
STURM UND DRANG: Rock 'n Roll Children

* "Song Of The Year" (SARA):

ANNA ABREU: Vinegar
APULANTA: Paha ihminen
CHEEK: Liekeissä
CHISU: Mun koti ei ole täällä
JUHA TAPIO: Kaksi puuta
SARA: Rauhan aika

* "Finnish DVD Of The Year" (TAROT, NEGATIVE)

ANNA ERIKSSON: Anna Live 2008
DISCO ENSEMBLE: Video Vortex
NEGATIVE: In the Eye of the Hurricane
PMMP: Kuulkaas Live!
TAROT: Un Dead Indeed Live

* "Finnish Artist Of The Year" (CHILDREN OF BODOM, NEGATIVE)

ANNA ABREU
APULANTA
CHEEK
CHILDREN OF BODOM
JUHA TAPIO
LAURI TÄHKÄ & ELONKERJUU
NEGATIVE
POPEDA
SAMULI EDELMANN
STURM UND DRANG
THE RASMUS
VESA-MATTI LOIRI

* "Foreign Artist Of The Year" (AC/DC, DISTURBED, GUNS N' ROSES, METALLICA, SLIPKNOT)

AC/DC
COLDPLAY
DISTURBED
DUFFY
GUNS N' ROSES
IL DIVO
KATY PERRY
LEONA LEWIS
MADONNA
METALLICA
SLIPKNOT
THE KILLERS

For more information (in Finnish), visit www.emmagaala.fi.

(Thanks: Melica / Night Elves)

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