It’s been an award winning year for Edmonton, AB’s Striker. First the band won an Edmonton Music Prize along with the Edmonton Music Award for Metal Recording of The Year off the strength of “Too Late” from the “Stand In The Fire” album.
Now adding to that growing list of awards, the power new wave metallers have been celebrated with a 2016 Western Canadian Music Award for Metal / Hard Music Artist of The Year.
The band comments: “We are so very honoured to receive the award for Metal Artist of The Year from the Western Canadian Music Awards! Huge thanks to everyone who has supported us in getting our music out into the world, and we hope everyone is ready for another dose of Striker coming soon!”
Striker was nominated alongside the following Western Canadian bands:
KEN mode (MB)
Shooting Guns (SK)
Third Ion (SK)
Van Halst (AB)