BITPOM parent company The Syndicate has capped a busy and rewarding year by being awarded the title of “Metal Radio Promoter of the Year” by radio industry trade magazine Friday Morning Quarterback (FMQB)’s “Metal Leaders 2008 Awards.” The awards were voted on by metal radio programmers and music industry executives.

In addition, a number of companies and bands the Syndicate works with also dominated the FMQB Metal awards.

Label of the Year: Roadrunner Records
Album of the Year: Slipknot, All Hope is Gone (Roadrunner)
Best Up-And-Coming Independent Label: The End Records
Veteran Act of the Year: Metallica
Most Promising Artist: Five Finger Death Punch

Our friends Jose Mangin at SiriusXM and Jackie Kazjer at Indie 103 in Los Angeles also picked up awards. The full list of winners can be seen here.