Golden Gods 2015 – Nominees Annouced and Voting Now Open!

Orange Amplification presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2015 in association with World Of Warships Rock and metal’s biggest party!

Taking place at IndigO2 in London on 15th June 2015, the Orange Amplification presents the Metal Hammer Golden Gods in association with World of Warships once again has the fans at its core and brings them together with the artists, shoulder to shoulder, like no other event.

By simply voting for your favourite bands to win awards at you are automatically in with a chance of winning a pair of money-can’t-buy tickets for the evening.

“The Metal Hammer Golden Gods are the annual thermometer for the health of the metal scene, and the world’s only live metal awards show,” said Alexander Milas, Editor-in-Chief of TeamRock and Metal Hammer. “Judging by the stunning breadth and diversity of this year’s nominees, it’s safe to say our world is as vibrant as ever, and we can’t wait to celebrate it with our readers. Horns up!”

Voting will be open from 5pm on Wednesday 25th March until Wednesday 20th May at

Previous hosts have included Alice Cooper (2011), Chris Jericho (2012), Devin Townsend (2013) and Steel Panther (2014)

Host and all band performance announcements for show and HMS Hammer to be announced soon!

The shortlisted nominees for the voted categories are:

Public Voted:

Best New Band
King 810
We Are Harlot
King Parrot

Best UK Band
Electric Wizard
Napalm Death
Bring Me The Horizon
While She Sleeps

Best International Band
Machine Head

The Amity Affliction
In This Moment
Bury Tomorrow

Best Underground
Royal Thunder

Best Live Band
Parkway Drive
Of Mice & Men
Killer Be Killed
Devin Townsend

Dimebag Darrell Shredder
Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria)
Ice Dale (Enslaved)
Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest)
Jake Pitts (Black Veil Brides)
Josh Middleton (Sylosis)

Best Independent Label
Season Of Mist

Best Video
Evil Scarecrow – Space Dementia
Northlane – Rot
Body Count – Institutionalized
Suicide Silence – You Can’t Stop Me
Motionless In White – Break The Cycle

Best Video Game
Alien: Isolation
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Bayonetta 2
Dying Light

King/Queen Of The Internet
Metal Construction
Drewsif Stalin
10 Second Song Guy
Tina S
Vegan Black Metal Chef

About David Farrell

General Manager and 'THE' competition guy at Manager of The Goddanm Electric, Tour manager for Serpentine, and ex-general Dogsbody at Media partner to numerous bands. Also takes photos, writes reviews and likes classic rock, with a touch of thrash to get the blood flowing.