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Band of the Year
The Fabulous Thunderbirds

2. Joe Ely Band
3. Extreme Heat
4. The Standing Waves
5. The Jitters
6. Rank & File
7. X-Spand-X
8. Jerryskids
9. The Skunks
10. Nasty Habits
11. Big Boys
12. The Lift
13. Joe "King" Carrasco
14. The Pool
15. Passenger
16. Beto y los Fairlanes
17. The Judys
18. Octave Doctors
19. Eaglebone Whistle
20. Brave Combo
21. The Cobras

Best New Band
The Lift

2. X-Spand-X
3. The Jitters
4. Rank & File
5. Octave Doctors
6. Pressure
7. Max & the Makeups
8. Jerryskids
9. Nasty Habits
10. The Pool
11. Macumba Love
12. Minor Miracle
13. Dana Cantu & the Southside Band
14. The Kingpins
15. Agent I
16. The LeRoi Brothers
17. The Bats

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