Black Sabbath Win The Kerrang! Inspiration Award!
8th June 2012
Black Sabbath, Tenacious D, Mastodon and My Chemical Romance were some of the big winners at the Kerrang! Awards Fuelled By Relentless Energy Drink tonight (June 7).
Ozzy Osbourne and co walked away with the legendary Kerrang! Inspiration Award at the star-studded ceremony, held at The Brewery in East London, hosted for a fourth consecutive year by Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor and Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian. (Click on www.kerrang.com/blog/2012/06/the_kerrang_awards_fuelled_by_1.html
to see an interview with Black Sabbath).
The evening also saw Machine Head honoured with the Kerrang! Hall Of Fame award, legendary guitarist Slash take the Kerrang! Icon gong and The Blackout walk away with our special Devotion Award Sponsored By Relentless Energy Drink.
Other winners on the night included Mastodon grabbing Best Album for The Hunter, with the band accepting their award via video message as they are currently out on tour.
"Thank you Kerrang! Magazine for always supporting to us and being so nice to us," said drummer Brann Dailor. "Thank you to our fans for supporting us. We are sorry we can't be there with all you drunk bastards to accept it in person and drink with you!"
Meanwhile, My Chemical Romance were honoured with the Best International Band award.
"Thank you so much for our newest Kerrang! award," said Gerard Way via video message. "It is a huge honour!"
Among the other winners at the annual K! Awards ceremony were Tenacious D for the Kerrang! Service To Rock, You Me At Six (Best British Band) and Enter Shikari (Best Live Band).
for Kerrang! Radio's Facebook gallery of the event.
The full list of winners were as follows:
BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER
While She Sleeps
KERRANG! SERVICE TO ROCK
BEST SINGLE (PRESENTED BY KERRANG! RADIO)
Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song
BEST ALBUM (PRESENTED BY FIREBALL)
Mastodon - The Hunter
THE DEVOTION AWARD SPONSORED BY RELENTLESS ENERGY DRINK
KERRANG! SERVICE TO METAL
BEST VIDEO (PRESENTED BY KERRANG! TV)
Bring Me The Horizon - Alligator Blood
BEST LIVE BAND (PRESENTED BY ROCK OF AGES)
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND
My Chemical Romance
BEST BRITISH BAND (PRESENTED BY FENDER)
You Me At Six
KERRANG! HALL OF FAME