NEWS: Metal Hammer Magazine announce Golden Gods 2011 award nominations!

Metal Hammer Magazine have revealed the nominees for this year’s annual Golden God awards. You can find all of the award nominees and the categories they’re nominated within below:

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND:
Avenged Sevenfold
Dimmu Borgir
Stone Sour
Children Of Bodom
Down

BEST UK BAND: (sponsored by Roadrunner Records)
Iron Maiden
Bring Me The Horizon
Skindred
Architects
Bullet For My Valentine

BEST LIVE BAND:
Cancer Bats
DevilDriver
Rob Zombie
Skindred
Machine Head

BEST NEW BAND:
The Defiled
Kvelertak
Tesseract
The Damned Things
Letlive

BEST UNDERGROUND:
Watain
Kylesa
Primordial
The Dead Lay Waiting
Clutch

BEST BREAKTHROUGH:
Parkway Drive
A Day To Remember
Sylosis
Sabaton
Volbeat

SHREDDERS: (sponsored by Blackstar)
Gus G (Firewind, Ozzy Osbourne)
Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge)
Alexi Laiho (Children Of Bodom)
Mark Rizzo (Cavalera Conspiracy, Soulfly, Il Nino)
Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold)