Last night the annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards took place in a glorious ceremony in Hammersmith Apollo coinciding with the magazine’s 30th anniversary. Except from the awards Amon Amarth, Halestorm and Gojira played live, while the night was concluded with a special tribute to Lemmy from Phil Campbell, Mikkey Dee and Saxon! Here’s the awards:
Golden God: Joey Jordison
Inspiration: Anthrax
Global Metal: Chthonic
Best Album: Iron Maiden – Book Of Souls
Icon: Nikki Sixx
Dimebag “Shredder”: Lzzy Hale
Riff Lord: Phil Campbell
Best Independent Label: Prosthetic Records
Best New Band: Creeper
Best International Band: Ghost
Best Live Band: Lamb Of God
Breakthrough: Beartooth
Best UK Band: Asking Alexandria
Best Underground: Enslaved

Until the proper official videos come out here’s how an amateur camera captured “Ace Of Spades”!