The shock rocker won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony at London's Troxy, where Judas Priest received the Inspiration Award and Alice Cooper was handed the Legend prize.

Cooper won a further honour for his Planet Rock radio show Nights with Alice Cooper, and American band All Time Low also scooped two awards for Best International Band and Best Event, for their co-headline tour with You Me At Six.

Heavy metal rockers Bring Me the Horizon were named Best British Band, Royal Blood won Best British Newcomer, Black Veil Brides landed the Best Live Band title, and Enter Shikari won Best Single for Anaesthetist.