The results of the 5th Annual Loudwire Music Awards are in and a few PRS Artists tasted victory! -- MARK TREMONTI Tremonti won in the "Best Guitarist of 2015" category after edging out Slash by a narrow margin! This year Tremonti realized his band's second album, Cauterize which was received with widespread praise. Tremonti is known for his hard rock riffs, aggressive playing style, and past successes with Alter Bridge and Creed. SAINT ASONIA In the "Best New Artist" category, Saint Asonia won big. This new supergroup features former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier, Staind guitarist Mike Mushok, Dark New Day bassist Corey Lowery, and former Finger Eleven drummer Rich Beddoe. Their recent self-titled album did well on the rock radio charts and helped Saint Asonia have a breakout year.