US Golden Gods – The Winners
The first ever Revolver magazine Golden Gods took place in the US last night. Who took home gongs and who took home nothing more than a shrivelled liver? Step this way!
Our friends across the pond are no doubt nursing some gargantuan hangovers this morning, as Hammer’s colonial cousins – Revolver – hosted the inaugural US Golden Gods.
Hosted by actor/comedian Brian Posehn, the bash featured appearances from such metal luminaries as Lemmy, Maynard James Keenan, Jonathan Davis, Vinnie Paul and Scott Ian – as well as performances by Megadeth, Killswitch Engage and Hatebreed.
Those honoured were as follows:
Most Awesomely Good Drummer: Vinnie Paul
Best Underground Metal Band: Isis
Metal Industry Award: Rainbow Bar & Grill
Best Album: Metallica
Honorary Headbanger: Kat Von D
Golden God: Dave Mustaine
Best Riff: Slipknot
Most Viral Video: Protest The Hero
Most Metal Athlete: Shaun White
Best Live Band: Slipknot
Best New Talent: Suicide Silence
Best International Band: Dethklok
MySpace Readers’ Choice Award: The Acacia Strain
Most Mind-Blowing Guitarist: Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King
Hottest Chick In Metal: Marta Peterson (Bleeding Through)
The event culminated with the presentation of the Life Time Achievement to the original Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne
Last week Hammer announced the nominees for this years original Golden God awards, so get clicking here to vote, and here to win tickets!