Golden Gods Best International Band: Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold have got their hands on the Best International Band award, sponsored by Nuclear Blast.

Metal Hammer cover stars and Download headliners have picked up the Best International Band award at the Orange Amplification Presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods In Association With World Of Tanks.

Also nominated were Dream Theater, Within Temptation, Volbeat and Nine Inch Nails.

Check out our review of Avenged Sevenfold’s Download headline set here.

Should Avenged Sevenfold have won? Who do you think deserved it? Let us know below!

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.