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Legendary Rock Radio Host LOU BRUTUS Repeats As Best Nationally Syndicated DJ Award Winner

2015 Radio
Contraband Rock Radio Awards Voters Choose Lou Brutus Over All

Legendary Rock Radio Host LOU BRUTUS Repeats As Best Nationally 

(Photo by
Rob Fortenberry)


Rock Radio stalwart LOU
has again been voted Best Nationally Syndicated DJ in America
by voters in the Rock Radio Awards, sponsored by Radio
. Winners were announced Saturday, January 31, 2015 during a
ceremony at The House of Blues Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas,

This year marked the second “Best
DJ” category inclusion at the awards and second time LOU BRUTUS has won.
Other nominees honored in this category were Nikki Sixx, Jackie Kajzer, The
Chop Shop,
and Skratch N’ Sniff. The awards featured music
performances by Aranda and Fit for Rivals.

Upon accepting the honor
Brutus said, “You gotta live every day like Ferris Bueller, cause you
never know when you’ll be dead.”

LOU BRUTUS is best known for his eighteen
plus years of national syndication hosting hardDrive and hardDriveXL
as well as his work on other national radio platforms. He has done local
shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC, and Providence.

Brutus has also hosted radio specials
and/or created radio channels for Metallica, Slipknot, Stone Sour, Rush,
Disturbed, Theory of A Deadman, Smashing Pumpkins
, and countless others. He
was the very first to give national airplay to innumerable bands including
Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, and Sevendust.

Brutus is frequently onstage to host
some of the biggest festivals in rock including Knotfest (San Bernardino,
CA), where this past October, he also hosted its worldwide webcast, in addition
to 2014’s Sonic Boom in Madison, WI and RockFest in Cadott, WI.  

LOU BRUTUS is currently working on two
books. The first is a coffee table book of his rock memorabilia collection
entitled “One Man – Two Thousand Concerts: The Greatest F*cking Collection of
Rock Show Sh*t in History”. The second is a book of his adventures in music
entitled “SONIC PIMP: My Life As A Rock and Roll Reprobate – Tales of Sex, Drugs
and Vomiting At Inopportune Moments”. D4EO Literary Agency represents him in the
book world.

Stay tuned for another
announcement coming soon explaining more of Brutus’s projects. For more
information on LOU BRUTUS, please visit:



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