Golden Gods Inspiration: Hanoi Rocks

Hanoi Rocks have been awarded the Golden God for Inspiration, sponsored by Universal Strategic Marketing (USM).

The glam metal legends Hanoi Rocks have been given the coveted USM Inspiration award at the Orange Amplification Presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods In Association With World Of Tanks. Michael Monroe himself was in attendance to accept the award.

This was a non-voted category. Last year’s winner was Paradise Lost.

Do you agree with Hanoi Rocks winning? Who would you have voted for?

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.