Northlane take the Gong

3rd time winners

Northlane19 Northlane/Guilia McGauran

In news that should surprise no one, Northlane have collected the 2019 ARIA Award for Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock album.

Alien is the third of the band’s albums to win the award, which they also won in 2015 (for Node) and 2017 (for Mesmer).

In the Best Rock Album category, Melbourne street punks Amyl & the Sniffers collected the gong for their self-titled debut.