The 2017 Loudwire Music Awards are almost ready to start! The bands have begun arriving at the Novo in downtown Los Angeles to get ready for a celebration of rock and metal. And Loudwire's photographers are capturing all of the attendees as they stroll in on the black carpet. Check out our photos in the gallery below, and we'll continue to update as more people arrive.

As for the Loudwire Music Awards ceremony itself, you can watch the ceremony live at 10PM ET / 7PM PT on AXS TV (check your local listings), Loudwire’s Facebook page, WWE’s Facebook page, Chris Jericho’s Facebook page and The Miz’s Facebook page.

The awards show will feature performances from Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Anthrax, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Halestorm, Body Count, In This Moment, Lita Ford, Nothing More, Starset, Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta and Power Trip, along with a bunch of surprises throughout the night!