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The 10th Annual HIGH TIMES Doobie Awards were held this past Sunday at the Blind Pig Pub in Austin, Texas. The show was co-hosted by HT senior editor Bobby Black and comedian Ben Vitoff, and featured performances by masters of marijuana metal High On Fire, as well as The Sheepdogs, Planet Asia, Fayuca, Lo-Pan, In The Pink, The Boxing Lesson, and rappers DJ Slim and Real One.

Sticky, sweet-smelling sublime bud!

 

Also in attendance were cannabis comedian Doug Benson and rappers Smoke Dza and B.o.B.

 

Amid all the beer, buds and music, smokeable bong trophies (courtesy of Hitman Glass) were awarded in 11 categories. Here are the results:

 

2012 DOOBIE AWARD WINNERS

 

BEST HIP-HOP ARTIST

Smoke DZA – Rolling Stoned

 

BEST REGGAE ARTIST

Groundation – Gathering of The Elders

 

BEST JAM BAND ARTIST

Keller Williams – Bass

 

BEST ROCK ARTIST

Jane’s Addiction – The Great Escape Artist

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE / INDIE ARTIST

The Sheepdogs – Five Easy Pieces

  

BEST METAL ARTIST

DevilDriver – Beast

 

BEST STONER ROCK ARTIST

Lionize – Superczar and the Vulture

 

BEST NEW / UNDERGROUND ARTIST

Fayuca

 

BEST ACTIVIST ARTIST

TIE: Real One DJ Slim

 

POT SONG OF THE YEAR

“Young, Wild Free” – Wiz Khalifa (featuring Snoop Dogg)

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

George Clinton

 

HIGH TIMES would like to extend its heartfelt gratitude to all sponsors – 420 Science, CS Travel, Red Gorilla Music Fest, Billy Cannon’s Smoke Ink, Herbivore Designs, Dank Decals, Grassroots California, LighterMate, Hippy Thug Apparrel, San Antonio NORML, Austin NORML, Outgrow Big Bro, and Hot Mama’s Cafe – for all of their help in making the event a big success.

 

We’d also like to thank all of our performers, the Tone Monkeys, and Hitman Glass for supplying the best trophies we’ve had yet, Hemp Beach TV for driving out from Florida to cover the event, B-Doe and the staff of KLBJ 93.7 The Rock of Austin, the management and staff of the Blind Pig Pub, all of the folks at SXSW and last but never least, the awesome people of Austin, Texas for making us feel welcome and keeping it weird for all these years!

 

To read more about this year’s Doobie Awards, pick up the September 2012 issue of HIGH TIMES.

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