British glam rockers The Darkness and veteran group Metallica were the toast of the Kerrang! AWARDS in London last night (26AUG04).

The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE foursome picked up Best British Band and Best Live Band, while American stars Metallica were named Best Band On The Planet at the star-studded bAsh in THE BREWERY nightspot in east London.

Shock losers on the night were nu-metal group Slipknot, who went home empty-handed, despite being nominated in four categories.

The winner are as follows:

Best British Newcomer: YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO

Best International Newcomer: Velvet Revolver

Best Single: LAST TRAIN HOME - LOSTPROPHETS

Best Album: ABSOLUTION - MUSE

Icon Award: MC5

Best Video: FUNERAL OF HEARTS - HIM

Best Live Band: THE DARKNESS

Spirit of Rock Award: Anthrax

Classic Songwriter: ASH

Best British Band: THE DARKNESS

Best Band on the Planet: METALLICA

Hall of Fame: Green Day.

27/08/2004 03:02