—*EastonAshe* (eastonashe.net, myspace.com/eastonashe) has won the “Independent National Rock Album of the Year” for their “Can I Drive It?” album at the world famous Hollywood Fame Awards (formerly known as the Los Angeles Music Awards). At the ceremony, held at Los Angeles’ legendary Whiskey A-Go-Go on November 28th, EastonAshe accepted the award and performed three songs.
The Hollywood Fame Awards is one of America’s most prominent independent music awards ceremonies. Past award winners include Dream Theatre, Korn, The Black Eyed Peas, No Doubt/Gwen Stefani, 311, Hoobastank, Alien Ant Farm, EverClear and Sugar Ray among others.
“EastonAshe’s stardom is just beginning to shine,” said Los Angeles Music Awards and Hollywood Fame Awards founder Al Bowman. “Everyone that I’ve talked to is totally blown away with this band, and they are a testament to the quality of independent music and to the Hollywood Fame Awards.”
EastonAshe, who will play close to 250 shows during the 2007 calendar year, has opened for acts such as Daniel Powter, John Waite and Collective Soul and have shared the stage with a number of other artists like The Doobie Brothers, The Black Crowes, The Gin Blossoms, Derek Trucks and many others.
“This is a great honor for EastonAshe and we are completely ecstatic to receive the award,” says EastonAshe frontman Ryan Sims. “We live to play music and it’s our passion, and to win this award, especially looking at past winners, makes us proud.”
*E*astonAshe is based in Cave Creek, Arizona, and has toured throughout the United States. EastonAshe is managed and produced by EastonAshe Productions, LLC. For more information on EastonAshe visit www.myspace.com/eastonashe or www.eastonashe.net.