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Winners Announced For Metal Hammer’s 2013 ‘Golden Gods Awards’


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The UK edition of Metal Hammer magazine held their own ‘Golden Gods Awards‘ ceremony tonight, June 17th. Winners and nominees of the fan-voted awards can be found below:

Best New Band:

Winner:
Bleed From Within

Other nominees:

Thy Art Is Murder
Crossfaith
Upon A Burning Body
Bury Tomorrow

Best Underground Band:

Winner:
The Algorithm

Other nominees:

Royal Thunder
Black Breath
Hexvessel
Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats

‘Dimebag Darrell Shredder’ Award:

Winner:
Eric Calderone

Other nominees:

Johan Söderberg and Olavi Mikkonen (Amon Amarth)
Andy James (Sacred Mother Tongue)
Fredrik Akesson (Opeth)
Paul Waggoner (Between The Buried And Me)

Breakthrough Band Award:

Winner:
Asking Alexandria

Other nominees:

While She Sleeps
Motionless In White
Kvelertak
Periphery


Best Live Band Award:

Winner:
Gojira

Other nominees:

Limp Bizkit
Clutch
Airbourne
Sabaton

Best Event Award:

Winner:
The Heavy Metal Census Campaign

Other nominees:

Ginger Wildheart Smashing The Music Industry
Anthrax On Mars
Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players
Devin Townsend’s Retinal Circus

Best International Band Award:

Winner:
Stone Sour

Other nominees:

Parkway Drive
Deftones
Five Finger Death Punch
Down

Best UK Band Award:

Winner:
Black Sabbath

Other nominees:

Bring Me The Horizon
Motörhead
Paradise Lost
Bullet For My Valentine

Best Album Award:

Winner:
Black Sabbath – “13

Metal As Fuck Award:

Winner:
Burgerkill

Other nominees:

Sea Shepherd
Nergal
Jason Newsted
Pussy Riot

Inspiration Award:

Winner:
Paradise Lost

Riff Lord Award:

Winner:
Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy/Black Star Riders)

Spirit Of Hammer Award:

Winner:
Brian Blessed

Legend Award:

Winner:
Doro

Icon Award:

Winner:
Alice In Chains

The Golden God Award:

Winner:
Motörhead

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