SPIRITBOX Snag Two Nominations at the 2022 Juno Awards For “Breakthrough Group of The Year” And “Metal/Hard Rock Album of The Year”

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Today, Spiritbox have announced their double nomination at the 2022 Juno Awards – Canada’s premier music awards. The group themselves are nominated for “Breakthrough Group of the Year” alongside Black Pistol Fire, Monowhales, Cleopatrick and Ocie Elliot and their debut album “Eternal Blue” released in September 2021 via Rise Records/BMG Canada, is nominated for “Metal/Hard Rock Album of the Year” alongside Danko Jones, Brand of Sacrifice, The Agonist and Archspire. For the first category, the nominations are based on sales and streams while the second category is based on artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence. The award ceremony will take place on May 15th, 2022 at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. All info on the Junos and nominees in all categories can be found HERE.

“I’m very excited and honored to be nominated for two Juno awards this year.  Growing up, and watching my favorite Canadian bands be represented at the Junos always inspired me, and for us to be a part of it now is a full-circle moment,” says guitarist Mike Stringer.

Hailing from Victoria, British Columbia, Spiritbox amassed a staggering 66 million Streams before they even dropped their debut album. Now, only six months after the release of “Eternal Blue”, they’ve reached a whopping 163 Million streams worldwide and close to 5 Million in Canada alone. The album debuted on the Canadian Billboard charts at #1 Rock, #1 Hard Rock, #1 Top Canadian Albums, #3 Digital Albums and #17 at Billboard Canada. 

Gracing the cover of esteemed rock outlet Kerrang! – who, in a perfect 5/5 review, labelled “Eternal Blue”  “the debut of the year”Spiritbox are spreading their unique brand of metal far and wide, also appearing on the covers of Revolver, Poll Star, Metal Hammer and Rock Sound, and garnering support from the likes of Exclaim Magazine, The Vancouver Sun, Next Magazine, Rue Morgue, Loudwire, Forbes, Billboard, AltPress, Spin and more. 

On March 11th, the band will be playing a show in Toronto at History as direct support for Underoath. They are also embarking on a UK/EU tour later this year. All tour dates and info can be found HERE.

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