Heavy rockers Metallica and Motorhead's Lemmy were among the big winners at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night (08Apr10).
The Enter Sandman hitmakers were lauded with the Best Live Band honour, while veteran rocker Lemmy was handed the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony.
Lemmy stole the spotlight again when he took to the stage with Slash and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to perform Motorhead anthem Ace Of Spades.
Other winners at the show included Judas Priest star Rob Halford, who received the Revolver Golden God Award, and Alice in Chains, who landed the Comeback Of The Year trophy and Album Of The Year for Black Gives Way To Blue.
Cancer-stricken rocker Ronnie James Dio was named Best Vocalist, and Avenged Sevenfold star James Sullivan, who died in December (09), was hailed as Best Drummer.