Category:Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year
Striker is the fastest growing independent metal band in the world. With the release of their 5th album, self-titled Striker in February 2017, they have launched into the metal limelight on major tours across the world with bands such as Sonata Arctica, Dark Tranquillity, and Primal Fear with performances at world renowned festivals such as 70,000 Tons of Metal in Miami. Back home in Canada, they have consistently won for metal artist of the year at the Edmonton Music Awards 3 years in a row, and the Western Canadian Music Awards 2 years in a row, plus countless nominations in other categories and were ranked #1 overall for the !earshot National top 20 loud charts for 2016. Furthermore, they are one of the only FACTOR level 2 metal/hard rock artists. The band is quickly becoming a fan favourite all over the world with rapidly growing sales, social media numbers, and show attendance. Striker is entering the studio to record their 6th album later this year at Studio Fredman in Sweden, and have created formidable and long lasting partnerships with organizations all over the world to make 2018 their strongest year ever.