MOTÖRHEAD TO HEADLINE
AND THE TICKETS ARE FREE!
VOTING IS OPEN NOW AT
17th June 2013
IndigO2 at The O2, London
11/03/13 Motörhead, one of the world’s most seminal rock bands, is to headline the Orange Amplification Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2013, and by simply voting for your favourite bands to win awards at goldengods.metalhammer.co.uk, you are in with a chance of winning a pair of money can’t buy tickets for the evening.
Now in its eleventh year, the Golden Gods has become one of the most exclusive parties in metal. Taking place on Monday 17th June, Motörhead come from playing a string of European festivals in front hundreds of thousand people, to the IndigO2 to play their most intimate show in years.
Motörhead states, “It’s awesome to be headlining our first ever award show. It’s an honour to play some kick ass rock’n’roll at the Golden God Awards.’
The fans have always been at the core of everything with the Golden Gods, and this year in no exception. The awards are reader voted, and every person that votes has a chance to attend the event, which is why a Golden God Gong is so sought after by the bands – they actually mean something.
Alexander Milas, editor of Metal Hammer, says, “Motörhead are nothing less than gods among us – their sound and image are as iconic as they are inimitable, and we’re genuinely honoured to have them at the Golden Gods this year. It’s gonna be loud!”
As if an exclusive set from arguably one of the most important bands in rock music was not enough, Motörhead will be part of a multi-band line-up with other acts to be named imminently. 2013 is already looking set to be the biggest party yet, so voting has never been so important. The shortlist nominations are…
BEST NEW BAND sponsored by Kraken
Thy Art Is Murder
Bleed From Within
Upon A Burning Body
BREAKTHROUGH sponsored by Hobgoblin
While She Sleeps
Motionless In White
Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats
BEST UK BAND sponsored by Roadrunner
Bring Me The Horizon
Bullet For My Valentine
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND sponsored by Nuclear Blast
Five Finger Death Punch
BEST EVENT sponsored by Alchemy
Ginger (Wildhearts) smashes the music industry
Anthrax get played on Mars
Heavy Metal as a Religion on the UK Census
Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players
Devin Townsend’s Retinal Circus
BEST LIVE ACT sponsored by Redbull Records
DIMEBAG DARREL SHREDDER
Johan and Olavi Amon Amarth
Eric Calderone’s Youtube Sensation
Andy James (Sacred Mother Tongue)
Fredrik Akesson (Opeth)
Paul Waggoner (Between The Buried And Me)
METAL AS F*CK sponsored by World Of War Planes
Pussy Riot stand up to Putin
Burgerkill spearheading the Indonesian Metal Scene
Captain Paul of Sea Shepherd
Nergal Vs. The Church
Jason Newsted’s Return
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Motörhead are Lemmy Kilmister, Philip Campbell and Mikkey Dee.
Grammy winners and numerous award winners, honored all over the world, have released twenty studio albums. Their most recent release ‘The Wörld Is Ours Vol 2’ – Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else’, a live DVD/CD set of magnificent Motörmaterial from The ‘The Wörld Is Yours’ Tour 2011 was released in Sept 2012 on Motörhead Music /UDR with EMI’s Label service.
The band is set to release a brand new studio album due in fall 2013.
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