Golden Gods Best Live Band: Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage have won the Best Live Band Award, sponsored by Ticketmaster.

The pioneers of metalcore have recently found themselves reinvigorated and that new energy has led them to winning the Ticketmaster Best Live Band award at the Orange Amplification Presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods In Association With World Of Tanks.

Also nominated were The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Prodigy, Five Finger Death Punch and Karnivool.

TeamRock caught up with Killswitch Engage at The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2014 – we find out how they feel to win the Best Live Band Award and what the plan is for the rest of the summer.

Read our review of Killswitch Engage from Download Festival here.

Should Killswitch Engage 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.