Golden Gods Breakthrough: Of Mice & Men

Of Mice & Men claim the Breakthrough award, sponsored by Hobgoblin.

The California metalcore mob Of Mice & Men have won the Hobgoblin Breakthrough award at the Orange Amplification Presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods In Association With World Of Tanks.

Also nominated were Uncle Acid And the Deadbeats, Crossfaith, TesseracT and Powerwolf.

TeamRock caught up with Of Mice & Men at The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2014. We find out what it’s like for them to win the Breakthrough Award and what they think of all their amazing fans. Their UK audiences also seem to have a special place in their hearts…

Should Of Mice & Men 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.