Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage and Avenged Sevenfold were among the big winners at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London on Monday night (16Jun14).

Singer Bruce DICkinson's group was named Best U.K. Band, while Avenged Sevenfold and Killswitch Engage picked up Best International Band and Best Live Band, respectively.

There were also big wins for Devil You Know, Alter Bridge star Mark Tremonti and veterans Michael Schenker and Hanoi Rocks, while Star Wars icon Dave Prowse was handed the Spirit of Hammer Award for his portrayal of Darth Vader.

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2014 winners list is:

Best New Band - Devil You Know

Dimebag Darrell Shredder Award - Misha Mansoor of Periphery

Breakthrough Artist - Of Mice & Men

Best Underground Band - Wardruna

Best U.K. Band - Iron Maiden

Best Live Band - Killswitch Engage

Best International Band - Avenged Sevenfold

Global Metal Act - Orphaned Land & Khalas

Riff Lord - Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge

King Of The Internet - Devin Townsend

Inspiration Award - Hanoi Rocks

Album Of The Year - The Satanist by Behemoth

Icon Award - Michael Schenker

Spirit Of Hammer - Dave Prowse

The Golden God Award - Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth

Game Of The Year - Grand Theft Auto V

Video Of The Year - Party Like It's The End Of The World by Steel Panther