London's Forum will play host to Metal Hammer mags' first ever awards ceremony - "The Golden God Awards" on June 3rd.
Amongst a line-up of suitably metal bands (including The Murderdolls closing the event), XFM's Ian Camfield will give away a total of 10 awards on behalf of Metal Hammer magazine - 6 of which are to be voted for by you!
Here are the award titles and nominees:
Great Bands That No one seems to give a shit about but us…(award for best underground act)
Arch Enemy, Cult Of Luna, Opeth, Shadows Fall, Satyricon
The Flash Bastard (…Total Guitar award for best guitarist)
Tom Morello, Daron Malakian, Mick Thompson, Shaun Glass, Kerry King
The Golden God (…award for best rock star)
Chris Cornell, Marilyn Manson, Casey Chaos, Brody Armstrong, Davey Havok
The Metal Hammer Music to smack your best mate to (…award for best album)
Glassjaw – Worship And Tribute, Audioslave – Audioslave, AFI – Sing The Sorrow, Shadows Fall – Art Of Balance, Cradle of Filth – Damnation And A Day
Public voting for:
Most valid reason for wasting $100 K (…award for best video)
Audioslave – Cochise, System Of A Down – Boom, Cradle of Filth - Babalon AD, QOTSA – No One knows, Disturbed – Prayer
Thank God it's not Good Charlotte (…award for best New Comer)
Inme, Finch, Soilwork, Murderdolls, The Used
The over paid and over here (… award for best international act)
Audioslave, Marilyn Manson, Murderdolls, Soil, Deftones
The Mosh n' go award (…for most mind blowing live act)
Rammstein, Amen, Distillers, System Of A Down, the Murderdolls
Screw Avril this is what we call a proper song (…award for best single)
Audioslave – 'Cochise', The Darkness - 'Get Your Hands Off My Woman', Inme - 'Crushed Like Fruit' , Stone Sour - 'Bother', The Used - 'The Taste Of Ink'.
The Be(a)st of British (…award for best UK act)
Lostprophets, Cradle Of Filth, InMe, Feeder, Raging Speedhorn
To enter our competition to win a pair of tickets, click here.
For more information on how to get tickets for the event, or on how to vote visit www.metalhammer.co.uk.
DiScuss:_ Have any of your favourite metal acts been neglected? Who should win the awards? How (not)funny are the award titles? What other bands do you expect to see announced to play the event?_