The Golden God award celebrates and recognises those who have significantly contributed, shaped and inspired the world of rock and metal – and few in our world fit that description more than Lemmy and the boys. They remain a true institution in British music history and follow in the footsteps of previous Golden God winners such as Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie. Plus, they’ll be closing out the Biggest Party Of The Summer with a screamer of a gig, so you know it’s going to be spectacular.
At the 2013 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards next Monday (17th June) Motorhead are set receive one of the ceremonies most esteemed accolades, the Golden God Award.
The Golden God award recognises those who have significantly contributed, shaped, innovated and inspired the world of rock and metal.
Motorhead will follow previous Golden God winners such as Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie and Iron Maiden and will also go onto perform the closing set of this year's awards.
The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2013 Live take place Monday June 17 at the London Indigo2 and features sets from Motörhead, Airbourne, Five Finger Death Punch, Coal Chamber and Paradise Lost and will be streaming live for the first time ever via Playstation!
“The first, the biggest, and the best – the Metal Hammer Golden Gods are the ultimate celebration of all things heavy. It’s a chance for us to hoist beers with the great and good of the metal community as well as the most important VIPs around – our readers. Part-gig, part-awards, and all metal, there’s simply no other event like it, and with the almighty Motörhead closing proceedings, this one’s set to be the loudest ever. Horns up!”
The live stream will be through PlayStation Home, the virtual environment available on any PlayStation 3 console with a broadband connection. Broadcast in 25 countries, PS Home has a million users a month globally, and this will be the first time PlayStation has ever streamed an award ceremony of any kind. So basically, we’re going big. Oh, very big indeed.