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Winners Revealed For 2018 ‘Metal Hammer Golden Gods’ Awards


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Today, June 11th, saw the 2018 ‘Metal Hammer Golden Gods‘ take place in a ceremony hosted at the Indigo2 in London, England. Hatebreed, etc. frontman Jamey Jasta hosted the festivities with live performances from Parkway Drive, Baroness, Meshuggah, Myrkur and Carpenter Brut having taken place. A number of the categories were fan voted, here’s who won those:

Best New Band:

Lovebites (winner)
Conjurer
Sleep Token
Loathe
Visigoth

Best Underground Band:

Wolves In The Throne Room (winner)
Amenra
Chelsea Wolfe
Heilung
Tribulation

Best British Band:

Judas Priest (winner)
Asking Alexandria
Cradle Of Filth
Alestorm
Rolo Tomassi

Best Live Band:

Lacuna Coil (winner)
Sabaton
Converge
Cannibal Corpse
Sólstafir

Best International Band:

Arch Enemy (winner)
Stone Sour
Trivium
Parkway Drive
Marilyn Manson

Best Independent Label:

Sumerian (winner)
Holy Roar
UNFD
Southern Lord
Indie Recordings

Best Event:

Download (winner)
Bloodstock
Tech-Fest
Chicago Open Air
Wacken

Breakthough:

Code Orange (winner)
Marmozets
Power Trip
Employed To Serve
Carpenter Brut

A number of non fan-voted awards were also handed out, including:

Best Album: Myrkur – “Mareridt

Defender Of The Faith: Parkway Drive

Riff Lord: Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit, etc.)

Global Metal: Kaoteon

Inspiration: Meshuggah

Icon: Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle, etc.)

Spirit Of Hammer: Jessica Pimentel (Alekhine’s Gun, ‘Orange Is The New Black‘)

Golden God: Ozzy Osbourne

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