The Metal Hammer Golden Gods: LIVE

Everything that's going on at the best award ceremony of the year!

WINNER: The Golden God is Mikael Åkerfeldt

WINNER: Icon is Michael Schenker

WINNER: The Spirit Of Hammer is Dave Prowse aka Darth Vader

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WINNER: Best Album is The Satanist by Behemoth

WINNER: Inspiration is Hanoi Rocks

WINNER: King Of The Internet Is Devin Townsend

WINNER: Riff Lord is Mark Tremonti

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WINNERS: Global Metal is shared by Orphaned Land and Khalas

WINNER: Best International Band are Avenged Sevenfold

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WINNER: Best Live Band are Killswitch Engage

WINNER: Best UK band are Iron Maiden

WINNER: Best Underground band are Wardruna

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WINNER: Dimebag Darrell ‘Shredder’ is Misha Mansoor

WINNER: Best New Band are Devil You Know

TeamRock speaks to Jonny from Nothing More, The Graveltones and Benji of Skindred live from The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2014.

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We managed to catch up with Steel Panther ahead of The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2014. We find out what it means to them to be this year’s hosts, whether they’ve got any bands in their sights tonight and if a team up with Alter Bridge could happen…

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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.