Metal Hammer fever grips London city!
The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2014 took place in London city on Monday, June 16, 2014. The awards – which are in association with the World of Tanks – rocked in London’s Indigo2 and were hosted by none other than Steel Panther!
The audience was sent into a tizzy as Death metal band Behemoth opened the show. Steel Panther also performed a mind-blowing set at the event.
Singer Bruce Dickinson’s band – Iron Maiden – was awarded Best U.K. Band, while Avenged Sevenfold and Killswitch Engage bagged the Best International Band and Best Live Band, respectively.
Star Wars’ memorable icon Dave Prowse was given the Spirit of Hammer Award for his portrayal of Darth Vader.
The readers of the Metal Hammer magazine are the one’s who vote and decide the winners of the awards.
Here’s the complete list of winners at The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2014:
Killswitch Engage – Best Live Band
Avenged Sevenfold – Best International Band
Orphaned Land & Khalas – Global Metal Act
Devil You Know – Best New Band
Misha Mansoor of Periphery – Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award
Wardruna – Best Underground Band
Iron Maiden – Best U.K. Band
Hanoi Rocks – Inspiration Award
Dave Prowse – Spirit Of Hammer
Grand Theft Auto V – Game Of The Year
Michael Schenker – Icon Award
Party Like It’s The End Of The World by Steel Panther – Video Of The Year
Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge – Riff Lord
‘The Satanist’ – Behemoth – Album of the Year