Winners Revealed For 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony was held today (June 11) at Indigo2 in London, England. Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta hosted the event, which also featured performances from Parkway Drive, Baroness, Meshuggah, Myrkur, and Carpenter Brut.

Winners:

  • Best New Band: Lovebites
  • Best Underground Band: Wolves In The Throne Room
  • Best Live Band: Lacuna Coil
  • Best British Band: Judas Priest
  • Best International Band: Arch Enemy
  • Breakthough: Code Orange
  • Best Independent Label: Sumerian
  • Best Event: Download
  • 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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Parkway Drive To Perform At 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Parkway Drive have been added as one of the performers for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony will be held at the Indigo at the O2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Previously announced performers include Baroness, Myrkur, Meshuggah, and Carpenter Brut. Nominees can be found HERE.

Ozzy Osbourne To Receive Golden God Award At 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Ozzy Osbourne will be receiving the Golden God Award at this year’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. Osbourne commented:

“What an immense honour it is to be getting a second Golden God Award after Sabbath picked one up last year. The fans who have supported me and this music mean everything to me, which is why getting this award is so special. I will see you all down there.”

The ceremony will be held at the Indigo at the O2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Baroness, Myrkur, Meshuggah, and Carpenter Brut will perform at the event. Nominees can be found HERE.

Baroness To Perform At 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Baroness have been added as one of the performers for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony will be held at the Indigo at the O2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Previously announced performers include Myrkur, Meshuggah, and Carpenter Brut. Nominees can be found HERE.

Myrkur To Perform At 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Myrkur has been added as one of the performers for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony will be held at Indigo2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Previously announced performers include Meshuggah and Carpenter Brut. Nominees can be found HERE.

Meshuggah To Perform At 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Meshuggah have been confirmed as one of the performers for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The ceremony will be held at Indigo2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Nominees can be found HERE.

Nominees Revealed For 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods and can be seen below. The ceremony will be held at Indigo2 in London, England on June 11 and it will be hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Voting is open HERE.

Fan Voted Categories:

Best New Band:

Conjurer
Lovebites
Sleep Token
Loathe
Visigoth

Best Underground Band:

Amenra
Wolves In The Throne Room
Chelsea Wolfe
Heilung
Tribulation

Best British Band:

Asking Alexandria
Cradle Of Filth
Alestorm
Rolo Tomassi
Judas Priest

Best International Band:

Stone Sour
Trivium
Parkway Drive
Marilyn Manson
Arch Enemy

Breakthough:

Marmozets
Code Orange
Power Trip
Employed To Serve
Carpenter Brut

Best Live Band:

Sabaton
Lacuna Coil
Converge
Cannibal Corpse
Sólstafir

Best Independent Label:

Sumerian
Holy Roar
UNFD
Southern Lord
Indie Recordings

Best Event:

Download
Bloodstock
Tech-Fest
Chicago Open Air
Wacken

Non Fan-Voted Categories:

Album Of The Year

Spirit Of Hammer

Inspiration

Global Metal

Icon

Riff Lord

The Golden God