MTS Management's Xander Demos Joins Bobby Blotzer and Ray Luzier Among Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards Nominees

MTS Management's Pittsburgh-based metal guitarist, Xander Demos is nominated for the 2015 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards. Ray Luzier (Korn) and Bobby Blotzer (Ratt) are nominated for the Hall of Fame Award. Demos' band, XDB, is nominated for Best Prog Band.

Pittsburgh, PA, January 08, 2016 --( MTS Management Group is proud to announce that metal guitarist, Xander Demos has been nominated for Best Guitarist at the 2015 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards. Xander has been nominated every year, since 2011, winning the award the past two years, in 2013 and 2014. Demos' band, XDB (Xander Demos Band) is also nominated for Best Progressive Band. Ray Luzier (Korn) and Bobby Blotzer (Ratt), both with roots in Pittsburgh, are nominated for the Hall of Fame Award, an honor Xander Demos previously received.

Nominations were based on fan votes, with one vote per email address being allowed. Similar voting rules apply to selecting the final winners, which will be announced sometime in January. Fans may cast their vote at

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Xander Demos is a rock and metal guitarist, based in Pittsburgh, PA. He has performed and recorded with James Rivera (Helstar, Malice), Sabbath Judas Sabbath, Liberty N’ Justice, Ged Rylands’ Rage Of Angels, Modern Superstar, and others. His debut album, Guitarcadia was mixed by CJ Snare of Firehouse, released by Rock N Growl Records, and it received mass critical praise. Xander will release his follow up in 2016. His 2014 single, “Dancing Through Daggers,” mixed by JK Northrup of XYZ/King Kobra, was included on the Versailles Records release, Guitar Wizards Vol. 3 and 4. He will also appear in the 2016 metal movie release and soundtrack album, “Hair I Go Again,” featuring members of Motley Crue, RATT, Quiet Riot, Anthrax, Warrant, Stryper and many others. Xander is endorsed with Suhr, McNaught (makers of the XD Signature Guitar Models), Conklin and Brian Moore Guitars, among others. For more information, visit
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