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Metal Shredder Xander Demos Nominated For Best Guitarist

Metal shredmaster Xander Demos has been nominated in the Best Guitarist category at the 2011 Iron City Rocks Music Awards.

 
PRLog - Dec. 1, 2011 - PITTSBURGH -- The nominees for the 2011 Iron City Rocks Music Awards have been formally announced, and MTS Management would like to congratulate Xander Demos on his Best Guitarist nomination.  

In a year that included appearances on The Real Radio Show (NYC,) Steve Vai's GuitarTV.com, countless podcasts and blogs, and as an opener for headliners like Kip Winger, Dio Disciples, Lizzy Borden and Neil Zaza, Xander is fast becoming one of the most respected guitarists on the metal scene.  His music will be appearing on no less than 3 compilation discs, including the highly anticipated release by Liberty N Justice, "The Cigar Chronicles," alongside guitar greats like George Lynch (Dokken) and Jeff LaBar (Cinderella.)  Xander will also be guesting on several other projects, including his highly anticipated full-length CD, "Guitarcadia," which is currently in production with CJ Snare (Firehouse) at the helm.

Other nominees for Best Guitarist include Nick Cantanese (Black Label Society,) Danny Corso (Sacred Dominion,) Anthony Leone (Chip Dominick) and Nathan Werner (Moon Drag.)  Xander is the only instrumental guitarist nominated.

The Iron City Rocks Music Awards recognizes Pittsburgh-area musicians and their accomplishments.  Additional categories include Best Rock Band, Best Metal Band, Best Drummer, Best Bass Player, Best Vocalist, and Best Venue, among others.  The nominees and winners are chosen by fan votes, and you can vote at http://www.facebook.com/ironcityrocks?sk=app_190322544333196.  Winners in each category will be announced after December 15, 2011.

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