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Vote For Metal Hammer's Golden Gods Awards

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Nominees for UK's Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2005 awards have been announced in the following categories:

Best UK Band:
Bullet for My Valentine
Dragonforce
Hurricane Party
Lost Prophets
Viking Skull

Best Live Band:
Judas Priest
Mastodon
Motley Crue
Rammstein
Slipknot

Best International Band:
Lacuna Coil
My Chemical Romance
Nightwish
The Used
Velvet Revolver

Best Underground Band:
Behemoth
Extol
Mastodon
Meshuggah
Mortiis

Best Metal Record Label:
Century Media
Earache
Nuclear Blast
Roadrunner
Sanctuary

Incoming Award for Best Newcomer:
Atreyu
Eighteen Visions
Emanual
Nightwish
Trivium

Best Video:
Atreyu - Right Side of the Bed
Cradle of Filth - Nymphetamine
Lordi - Blood Red Sandman
My Chemical Romance - Helena
Velvet Revolver - Fall to Pieces

More nominees in other categories will be announced soon.

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Source: Metal Hammer

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1. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

cradle of filth should win best UK band they f***in rule

# Apr 15, 2005 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Angelstears writes:

I agree about Cradle, most of the UK nominees I don't recognize. Best underground band is a tough choice, though I'd still probably pick Behemoth over Extol. I'd say Century Media for best label. I haven't seen the Nymphetamine video yet, but the song kicks a$$ that whole f***ing album is great.

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 2:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Andrew writes:

Behemoth should win underground band, they are f***ing amazing live.

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 7:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. ZerO writes:

The Used?My Chemical Romance? WTF????

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Scott writes:

For best UK band i'd have to give it to cradle of filth, although i have no f***ing clue why lost prophets is there. For best live band, i'd have to give it to Slipknot, they f***ing rock on stage! And i hoped that Electraka records would be nominated for best label, seeing as how they produced all the great 80s metal bands, like Metallica and Megadeth. MAGGOT ARMY

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 9:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Symbolic writes:

If roadrunner win best label it will be a huge insult to metal fans........

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 9:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BLACKDOG writes:

Trivium or Night wish for best new commer. Best live band JUDAS PRIEST. The rest I can't comment on.Mainly I don't really care about those categories.

# Apr 16, 2005 @ 9:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Rue writes:

I'm not an expert on Nightwish, but don't they have something like 4 albums/recordings out?

The Used and My Chemical Romance shouldn't even be on there.

And Dimebag should win the Golden God Award, even though he passed away.

Does anybody know who Lordi is or what they play? I have never heard them mentioned
previous to reading this.

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 12:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brokenwings13 writes:

Dimebag should get it posthumously.

Lordi is from I think Finland, and they've toured with Hammerfall.

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 1:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Comrade_Potato writes:

.... ha-ha this is a joke ... The Used, My Chemical Romance, Lost Prophets, VR and Crue!? all five AREN'T metal ... Messugah isn't really underground anymore .... and out of the newcomers, only Trivium is new, Atreyu and Eighteen Visions have had previous albums and it's a sin to consider Nightwish a newcomer, they've had quite a few other albums and amasses a huge fan-base in recent years. This is better off just being called the Rock Awards then Metal.

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. mudvaye13 writes:

slipknot rulz they should win it all!!!!

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. reyrey writes:

this is a joke right? no way those crappy emo rockband should ever win or even be nominated for a metal hammer's golden god award. this a load of crap! VR is not metal, its rock and its just a sorry excuse for slash's comeback. and crue is done over with. vince was better off as a drunk, over appreciated, 80's metal band frontman. this si a disgrace for metalheads and true fans of the genre. slipknot for best live band.

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 4:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. reyrey writes:

is not si

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 4:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Snot_Bagz writes:

Why the hell is Velvet Revolver nominated for anything?I hate them and they suck a lot.They are the afterbirth of two even worse bands.IDIOTS!

# Apr 17, 2005 @ 6:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Walker writes:

Cradle of filth, they have the best metal sound that I've ever heard sence Judis Priest and the best keyboard sound I'vr ever heard

# Apr 19, 2005 @ 3:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. scarface writes:

I give it for Cradle of Filth, not Atreyu, not Rammstein ( f***ing retards) Cradle of Filth. And if you disagree, you can go to hell you motherf***ers

# Apr 19, 2005 @ 3:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

give cradle all the f***in awards

# Apr 21, 2005 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

give cradle all the f***in awards

# Apr 21, 2005 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. zaratan writes:

agreed that cradle of filth deserves what they are nominated for, but give mastodon best live band and best underground band. Trivium are great, the others aren't newcomers.
The Used, VR, MCR, and lost prophets all deserve the faggs of the year award given to all non metallers

# Apr 21, 2005 @ 4:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. parasite_147 writes:

these norminees are fcuking terrible...all the uk ones are ponsy punk bands! The only catorgories i can comment on is trivium.. (amazing band) and slipknot ('cause they do kickarse live)....lordi are terrible as well...they concentrate more on what they look like...complete idiots...if you havn't seen them yet your missing out on some comedy....no wonder there music sucks so much danglies...and cradle should win they rule..

# Apr 22, 2005 @ 12:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. pinioned writes:

OMFZZ. MAH LYFE SUCKZ0RZ SO BAD. MAH sh**TY LYFE HAUNTS MAH REAL 1. EYE WAYK UP WIF SLIT RISTZ.
Are you f***ing kidding me? If your ultimate goal in life is to commit suicide. why bother learning to play an instrument. or teach a creepy f***ing little midget how to scream. or write "passionate" sh** about love and death. What in the hell has music come to. The used and my chemical romance are on the same page as these f***tards. If you want to listen to sh** about killing yourself. or killing someone else. or just some foreign lunatics pretending to throw up into the microphone. show us how great of an idea it is. and jump in front of a f***ing bus.

# Apr 22, 2005 @ 11:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. pinioned writes:

Slipknot is the worst f***ing band I have heard in my life. You people think you find something to relate to in your music. We all most certainly have dreams about waking up in a bathtub with slit wrists. What in the f***ing hell is wrong with you people. Jim root needs to find another hobby because obviously he hasnt figured out how to play the guitar yet. and mick thompson supposedly works at a guitar shop and gives lessons. Perhaps he should learn something besides scales and 3 or 4 power chords. Joey is a fast drummer. but if you were that high all the time you could play like that too. especially if you were backed by 2 extra percussionists? Slipcock and ICP along with their fa**ots and clown-f***ers should wage a p***y war against each other and the ones not killed by each others sh**ty music should be buried alive for harboring it. People that make millions off of wearing masks and whining about how life sucks and they want to die. JUMP OFF A f***ING BRIDGE.

# Apr 22, 2005 @ 11:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

I AGREE SLIPKNOT SUCKS ASS

# Apr 23, 2005 @ 3:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. ZerO writes:

joey is the most talented in that band. Sid is an awesome dj. I think DJing comes natural, either ur good at it or ur not. i dunno, thats just me. Chris is talented as well.
\m/ \m/

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 3:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

well i agree joey f uckin rules

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 4:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. arsonist writes:

"Slipknot is the worst f***ing band I have heard in my life. You people think you find something to relate to in your music. We all most certainly have dreams about waking up in a bathtub with slit wrists. What in the f***ing hell is wrong with you people. Jim root needs to find another hobby because obviously he hasnt figured out how to play the guitar yet. and mick thompson supposedly works at a guitar shop and gives lessons. Perhaps he should learn something besides scales and 3 or 4 power chords. Joey is a fast drummer. but if you were that high all the time you could play like that too. especially if you were backed by 2 extra percussionists? Slipcock and ICP along with their fa**ots and clown-f***ers should wage a p***y war against each other and the ones not killed by each others sh**ty music should be buried alive for harboring it. People that make millions off of wearing masks and whining about how life sucks and they want to die. JUMP OFF A f***ING BRIDGE." ~pinioned

that just about sums it up

# Apr 28, 2005 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Jacqui writes:

Screw you, slipknot are good as, go get f***ed!, stupid bastard

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 6:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Andrew writes:

Why the f*** are Dragonforce up for best uk band, arent they from Hong Kong?

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 8:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. AaRoN writes:

the best newcomer award better go to Trivinm or Atreyu. Both bands are f***in awsome and deserve the award

# May 2, 2005 @ 1:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. AaRoN writes:

f*** you Arsonist. If you don't like slipknot then dont listen to them. trust me nobody wants to hear your b****ing and complaining and i know we all could really give a rats a$$ what your opinion is on the members guitar playing skills. You better play like zakk wylde muther f***er otherwise shut the f*** up!

# May 2, 2005 @ 1:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. AaRoN writes:

one more comment to arsonist......how about you go jump off a bridge MOTHER f***ER. eat sh**

# May 2, 2005 @ 1:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Terry writes:

i hate the the used, and MCR. They suk. I like slipknot, and rammstein thought both of them kick A$$ and have great performences.

# May 8, 2005 @ 10:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Vampire_Battery69 writes:

/I would rather the other band win because I don't want cradle to go all mainstream... I want them to stay the same

# May 11, 2005 @ 9:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

NU METAL SUCKS a$$

# May 11, 2005 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

i know what ur sayin post 33
hopfully they wont end up like
Marilyn manson

# May 11, 2005 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. beka writes:

i had a nightmare about rammstein 2 nights ago.....

# May 11, 2005 @ 11:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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