Iron Maiden, Lamb Of God, Trivium & Others Win Big At Metal Hammer‘s Golden Gods

By MDuffy

June 12, 2012

Iron Maiden, Trivium, Lamb of God, Anthrax and Machine Head‘s Phil Demmel were among the list of Jackson artists who cleaned up this week at the 10th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards.

Maiden took home the Best Event honors for their massive Final Frontier tour, while Trivium won Video of the Year for “In Waves.”

Lamb of God received recognition as the Best International Band, Anthrax took home the Metal As Fuck award and Machine Head’s Phil Demmel was named Riff Lord along with bandmate Robb Flynn.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Best UK Band: Saxon
Best International Band: Lamb Of God
Best Underground Band: Watain
Best New Band: The Defiled
Breakthrough Artist: Ghost
Best Live Band: Rammstein
Best Drummer: Vinnie Paul
Best Event: Iron Maiden Conquer The UK (Again)
Best Album: Mastodon – The Hunter
Video Of The Year: Trivium – “In Waves”

Dimebag Darrell ‘Shredder’: Devin Townsend
Metal As Fuck: Anthrax
Spirit Of Hammer: Bill Bailey
Inspiration: Roadrunner Records
Icons: Fear Factory
Riff Lord: Robb Flynn & Phil Demmel – Machine Head
The Golden God: Joey DeMaio – Manowar

Metal Hammer caught up with Trivium’s Corey Beaulieu after finding out about his band’s victory in the video below: