Winners included Royal Blood, Alice Cooper and Marmozets.
As the zombie apocalypse took over the Relentless Kerrang! Awards last Thursday, many acts stumbled away with an award or two in tow.
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 singer Billie Joe Armstrong thinks Bon Jovi are the worst ever band the rockers have ever played alongside.
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Slash insists being dubbed a guitar master is ''bulls**t'' because he is only a good musician because he works so hard at it.
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 were named as the most inspirational band in rock at the Kerrang! Awards in London 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.
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Evanescence's Amy Lee is still adjusting to being a rock star on stage again, after the big gap between the band's second and third albums.
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 are set to play four exclusive gigs in San Francisco in December to commemorate their 30th anniversary.
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 find it much easier to play shows now they're sober and drug free.
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, Alice Cooper and Def Leppard were honoured 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 have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years in a poll by Kerrang! magazine.
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 has received the most nominations in 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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