Winners Of 2016 Metal Hammer Golden Gods

The 2016 Metal Hammer Golden Gods award show took place at the Eventim Apollo in London, England today (June 13). Check out the list of winners below.

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The Golden God: Joey Jordison

Best Album: Iron Maiden – “The Book Of Souls”

Spirit Of Hammer: Triple H

Inspiration Award: Anthrax

Global Metal Award: Chthonic

Icon Award: Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.)

Riff Lord: Phil Campbell (Motörhead)

Best New Band: Creeper

Best Underground Band: Enslaved

Best UK Band: Asking Alexandria

Best International Band: Ghost

Breakthrough: Beartooth

Best Live Band: Lamb Of God

Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award: Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

Best Independent Label: Prosthetic Records

Best Video: Parkway Drive – “Vice Grip”

Gojira & Amon Amarth To Perform At Metal Hammer Golden Gods

Gojira and Amon Amarth have been confirmed for the the 2016 Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards show. The event will take place at the Eventim Apollo in London, England on June 13, and will be hosted by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed). Other performers include Halestorm, and a special Lemmy tribute featuring Saxon, along with Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell. You can find a list of the nominees can be found HERE.

Nominees Revealed For 2016 Metal Hammer Golden Gods

The nominees have been revealed for the Metal Hammer Golden Gods. The event will take place at the Eventim Apollo in London, England on June 13. You can vote HERE.

‘Best New Band’:

Black Peaks
Cane Hill
Creeper
Heck
The Black Queen

‘Best Underground’:

Enslaved
Myrkur
Rotting Christ
Sunn O)))
Tribulation

‘Best UK Band’:

Architects
Asking Alexandria
Cradle Of Filth
TesseracT
The Prodigy

‘Best International Band’:

Amon Amarth
Babymetal
Ghost
Killswitch Engage
Slayer

‘Breakthrough’:

Avatar
Beartooth
Deafheaven
Northlane
We Came As Romans

‘Best Live Band’:

Anthrax
Bring Me The Horizon
Lamb Of God
Nightwish
Parkway Drive

‘Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award’:

Alpha (Ghost)
Graham “Pin” Pinney (SikTh)
Joe Duplantier (Gojira)
Kristan Dawson (Bury Tomorrow)
Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

‘Best Independent Label’:

Basick Records
Holy Roar
Prosthetic Records
Season Of Mist
UNFD

‘Best Video’:

Anthrax – “Blood Eagle Wings”
Iron Maiden – “Speed Of Light”
New Years Day – “I’m About To Break You”
Parkway Drive – “Vice Grip”
Slayer – “Repentless”

‘Best Video Game’:

‘Destiny: The Taken King‘
‘Fallout 4‘
‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain‘
‘Star Wars: Battlefront‘
‘Until Dawn‘

Non fan-voted categories to be awarded include:

‘Best Album’
‘Riff Lord’
‘Inspiration’
‘Icon’
‘Global Metal Award’
‘Spirit Of Hammer’
‘The Golden God’