Melbourne metal Lords King Parrot have topped off a huge year by been nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize. The Australian Music Prize is an organization established to discover, reward and promote Australian music of excellence.
Metal is usually ignored or completely misunderstood in Australia. The DZ Deathrays winning an ARIA Award in 2014 for best hard rock/metal album is a perfect yet infuriating example! It’s pleasing for a real metal band to be recognized when it’s deserved.