Iconic Filipino rock band, Wolfgang, was named ôBest Rock Groupö by the Asia Voice Independent Music Awards (AVIMA) 2010. AVIMA is the worldÆs biggest indie music recognition body, spanning 3,000 artists in 25 countries. Basti Artadi, lead vocals of Wolfgang, took home the Silver for ôBest Rock Vocalsö in Asia.
Manuel Legarda, guitarist of the band, said, ôThank you to everyone who voted for us. I know the competition was tough. There are a lot of great Asian bands out there. It feels good to be recognized among the best."
The vote was drawn 30% from a 3-week online poll and 70% from votes from 16 judges from across the world, including producers, media, managers and other industry professionals. AVIMA was founded by Malaysia-based entertainment portal, www.voize.my.
Wolfgang will be in Manila to perform at their first Philippine concert for the year at ôWolfgang: Plug & Playö, May 15th. The concert will also be the countryÆs first-ever full concert to be streamed live. Wolfgang performed at the Fiesta Filipino show at Fort Canning, Singapore in February 2010.
Wolfgang Nominated for Asia Voice Indie Music Awards