Black Sabbath musicians crowned Golden Gods
17 June, 2017
Black Sabbath have picked up the Golden Gods honour at the 2017 Golden Gods Awards ceremony organised by the Metal Hammer magazine and held in London, Contactmusic reported. The Paranoid hit-makers were honoured in recognition of the band's legendary status in the metal music world.
Elsewhere at the ceremony, Architects won the Best UK Band award whilst Mastodon won Best Live Band.
Orange Goblin opened the show and frontman Ben Ward, along with his partner Sandie Soriano, were handed the Defender Of The Faith award for helping with a campaign to raise money for TeamRock (Metal Hammer's then parent company) staff following the closure of the magazines.
Venom Prison grabbed the Best New Band award, Avenged Sevenfold received the Best International Band honour, while Best Album went to Gojira for their project Magma.