The Envelope Please….

February 20th, 2009

Well, all the votes have been totalled, the results cross checked and verified by our accounting firm of Wiener Frushtick and Straub, and the envelopes sealed in a safe until today.  It is now our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 2009 Figgie’s.

The Figgie for Album of the Year 2009 goes to:

“Having Fun With Pastor of Muppets” by Pastor of Muppets

"Havin' Fun With Pastor of Muppets" by Pastor of Muppets

The Figgie for Album Cover of the Year 2009 goes to:

“Abbey Fold” by The Bleatles

Cover Design by Poppinfresh and Scarletto

"Abbey Fold" by The Bleatles

The Figgie for Single of the Year 2009 goes to:

“Riding Expeditiously in My Profligate Vehicle” by i.am.bic pent.am.eter

"Riding Expeditiously in My Profligate Vehicle" by i.am.bic pent.am.eter from their album "The Professors of Hip and Hop"

The Figgie for the Best Developed Band of 2009 goes to:

Fait Accompli

Fait Accompli

The Figgie for Best Band Name 2009 goes to:

Sweaters in June

Sweaters in June

And last but certainly not least The Figgie for Best Band Tag Line 2009 goes to:

Pushmower

“Guatemalan Death-Core With an Expired Work Visa”

Pushmower "Guatemalan Death-Core With an Expired Work Visa"

Needless to say there were some surprises mixed in with the final results.  The most glaring is Pastor of Muppets taking the coveted Figgie for “Album of the Year 2009” over favorite GothZilla’s “50 Stories of Sadness”Fait Accompli’s close win over Lips Laced With Cyanide for Best Developed Band also had some heads shaking as did Sweaters in June’s narrrow win over several other bands for Best Band Name 2009.   It was an exciting Figgie Awards and we hope you all enoyed it.  We hope to bring you continued coverage of the post-awards press conference complete with reactions from some of the winners and losers as well as highlights of the post-awards parties!  So stay tuned!

2 Responses to “The Envelope Please….”

  1. Schenker Says:

    Can of Wupazz wuz robbed. Robbed I say! But the word is the anger within could result in the band coming out of retirement.

  2. Claire Says:

    OMG! Thats amazing! *bows* You have no idea how excited I was to see MY band up there. It was great! *dies*
    THANKS!
    -Owner of Lips Laced With Cyanide

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