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The Zombie Apocalypse Hits London During 2015 Relentless Kerrang! Awards


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As the zombie apocalypse took over the Relentless Kerrang! Awards last Thursday, many acts stumbled away with an award or two in tow. 

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In true rock fashion, the black carpet was laid awaiting the arrival of the bands at the Troxy in London as we eagerly awaited the results of awards such as Kerrang! Legend, Best Single, Best Album, Best British Newcomer and more. 

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Green Day Slam Bon Jovi


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Billie Joe Armstrong has branded Bon Jovi the ''worst'' ever band to play with.

The Green Day frontman is unimpressed with The Rock icons' talent and says the 'Livin' On A Prayer' hitmakers are the worst group he has ever performed alongside.

Speaking about his all-time favourite band to have shared the stage with, Billie Joe told Kerrang! magazine: ''The best is probably The Hives ... They're a great live band.''

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Slash Works Hard To Be Good


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Slash insists calling him a guitar master is ''bulls**t''.

The former Guns N' Roses star is renowned for his musicianship but he insists it is down to hard work, rather than natural expertise and he can always improve his skills.

He said: ''That whole guitar master stuff, that's bulls**t - I have been working and working on it, and it will never end. It's a work in progress, but I have a great time doing it.''

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Black Sabbath Win At Kerrang! Awards


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Black Sabbath were honoured for their influence on rock music at the Kerrang! Awards this evening (07.06.12).

The reformed band - made up of vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tomy Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler - picked up the Inspiration Award at the magazine's annual prize-giving show at The Brewery in Barbican, London.

Guitarist Slash was given the Icon Award, putting him in the company of icons including Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails and Alice In Chains.

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Evanescence Singer Adjusting To Being A Rock Star


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Evanescence's Amy Lee is still adjusting to being a rock star on stage.

The singer with the 'What You Want' group admitted during their five year hiatus between second album, 'The Open Door', in 2006 and their self titled third album earlier this year she has forgotten how to carry herself on stage.

She told Kerrang magazine: "I had definitely assimilated back into normal life, so I'm still trying to remember how to adjust into being a rock star onstage and know how to say stuff in between songs that doesn't sound stupid."

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Metallica Unveil 30th Anniversary Shows


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Metallica will play four shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary.

The 'Enter Sandman ' rockers are set to play a quartet of shows for fan club members only on December 5, 7, 9, and 10 at the historic Fillmore Auditorium in their hometown of San Francisco.

A statement issued by the band explained: "These unique shows will include special guests and events, rare songs, varied set lists, odds and ends, and all the nutty stuff you expect from Metallica - fun for the entire family!

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The Darkness Play Better Sober


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The Darkness find it much easier to play shows now they're sober.

The 'I Believe in a Thing Called Love' rockers - who originally split in 2006 over drug problems within the band - are making their comeback this summer with a string of shows and festival appearances, and find their newfound sobriety makes playing their sets much better.

Speaking after three low key comeback shows, guitarist Dan Hawkins told BANG Showbiz: "The last two or three gigs It's a new experience for me, I won't lie to you, but it's been great. It's actually a lot easier to play when you're sober. I know it sounds like the most obvious thing in the world, but it really is.

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30 Seconds To Mars Win Double Kerrang! Awards


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30 Seconds to Mars and Alice Cooper received top honours at the Kerrang! Awards 2011 last night (09.06.11).

Jared Leto's rockers took home two awards - Best International Band and Best Single for their track 'Hurricane' - while Alice scooped the Kerrang! Icon trophy at the British heavy metal magazine's 30th anniversary award show in London.

Speaking at the ceremony, Alice told BANG Showbiz: "It seems to be awards year for me - I seem to keep getting them! I hope that doesn't mean it's the end - maybe they know something I don't know - maybe they've got my biopsy or something!"

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Metallica Named Most Influential Band


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Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years.

The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30 years, beating My Chemical Romance, Slipknot, Green Day and Foo Fighters.

Drummer Lars Ulrich said: "it gives me a very warm and fuzzy feeling that Kerrang! Magazine have voted Metallica as the band that most changed their lives. I remember the first issue of the magazine in 1981. I had made a pilgrimage to England because I was obsessed with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. I travelled all over the country and that first issue accompanied me everywhere."

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My Chemical Romance Lead Kerrang! Award Nominations


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My Chemical Romance has received five nominations for the 2011 Kerrang! Awards fuelled by Relentless Energy Drink.

The 'Bulletproof Heart' hitmakers lead the way for this year's honours, finding themselves in the running for Best Album for 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys', Best International Band, Best Live, Best Single for 'Planetary (Go)' and Best Video for their hit 'Na Na Na'.

The group - fronted by Gerard Way - are thrilled by their multiple nominations.

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Rebel Vs Empire Performing At The Kerrang! Rock Night

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Kerrang Thursday 23rd August 2007 Yvette Fielding Kerrang! Awards 2007 at The Brewery London, England

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Looking Worse For Wear As He Leaves The Kerrang! Awards 2007 Afterparty At Turnmills Nightclub, Aided By A Friend

Kerrang - Charlie Simpson London, England - looking worse for wear as he leaves the Kerrang! Awards 2007 afterparty at Turnmills nightclub, aided by a friend Thursday 23rd August 2007

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The Kerrang! Awards 2007 Held At The Brewery - Departures

Kerrang - Guest London, England - The Kerrang! Awards 2007 held at The Brewery - Departures Thursday 23rd August 2007

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The Kerrang! Awards 2007 Held At The Brewery - Arrivals

Kerrang - Guest London, England - The Kerrang! Awards 2007 held at The Brewery - Arrivals Thursday 23rd August 2007

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