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Iron Maiden, Slipknot, honoured by Metal Hammer

By | Published on Wednesday 17 June 2009

Metal Hammer’s seventh annual Golden God awards have taken place, and Iron Maiden and Slipknot led the field with two gongs each.

Iron Maiden were pronounced Best UK Band for the second year running, as well as receiving the magazine’s highest ‘Golden God’ honour. Slipknot also garnered two awards, receiving Best International Band and Best Live Band.

Other winners on the night included Marilyn Manson, who got an Icon Award, and Roadrunner Records, who were declared Best Metal Label. Here’s a full list of winners:

Best New Band sponsored by BIMM: Five Finger Death Punch
Event Of The Year sponsored by Alchemy: Download Festival
Best Underground Band sponsored by Metal Blade: Behemoth
Best Metal Label sponsored by ADA: Roadrunner Records
Spirit Of Hammer Award sponsored by Jagermeister: Saxon
Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award sponsored by GAK: Herman Li & Sam Totman (Dragonforce)
Best Live Band sponsored by Rising Records: Slipknot
Best International Band sponsored by SPV/Steamhammer & Wacken: Slipknot
Icon Award sponsored by Skullcandy: Marilyn Manson
Breakthrough Award sponsored by Transcend Records: Amon Amarth
Best Album sponsored by Rockstar Games: Lamb of God – Wrath
Metal As Fuck sponsored by Adult Swim: Anvil
Inspiration Award sponsored by Killimanjaro: Emperor
Riff Lord sponsored by Blackstar Amps: Steve Vai
Legends sponsored by Activision/Guitar Hero: Def Leppard
Best UK Band sponsored by Roadrunner Records: Iron Maiden
Golden God sponsored by Play.com: Iron Maiden



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