Bad Religion's 'The Empire Strikes Frist' has won the Plug Independant Music Award for Punk Album Of The Year with nominees including Hot Snakes, Taking Back Sunday, Converge and more.
The Plug website had this to say about the awards:
Thanks to everyone who voted this year and who made the Event possible! Response this year has been amazing -- it has truly been what PLUG was meant to be -- a community effort. Thousands of us voted this year -- from Belfast to San Louis Obispo -- New York to the Ukraine. For the biz and fans devoted to these records -- this was our night!