Room C. PhotographyEsprit D’Air crowned winners at The Independent Music Awards edoh 5 April 2018 Entertainment, News Held at the historic Lincoln Center in New York on March 31, The Independent Music Awards honors and celebrates the most exceptional self-released and indie label talent from around the globe. Crowned as winners of the Best Independent Metal/Hardcore Album to come out this past year are no other than rising J-rockstars Esprit D’Air, who released their critically-acclaimed album Constellations last summer. The winning album, Constellations was selected by an esteemed artist and industry judging panel which included Slayer, Amy Lee (Evanescence), Tom Waits and Sepultura, among many others; as well as press and talent buyers from the Americas, Europe, and Pacific Rim. Constellations was produced by lead vocalist and guitarist, Kai, who follows a commendable DIY ethos by composing, recording, producing and mixing everything himself, whilst working with Kobalt and AWAL (Artists Without A Label) to distribute their music. Kai accepts the award at Lincoln Center, New York The band is now looking to extend their Constellations tour to Europe and to release brand new music this year. More details on their future activities to be announced soon. Constellations Regular edition CD Ignition Rebirth Guiding Light The Hunter Starstorm The Awakening Reminisce Versus Shizuku (bonus track) Grudge (bonus track) Deai (bonus track) Buy at Amazon or HMV Digital edition Ignition Rebirth Guiding Light The Hunter Starstorm The Awakening Reminisce Versus Buy at Amazon or iTunes More info: Official Website YouTube Facebook Twitter Instagram Instagram (Kai) Give us your opinion!