For the fourth consecutive year Orange Amplification are proud to announce they are headline sponsors of The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2015, in association with World Of Warships. This year’s annual celebration takes place on Monday 15th June, and will gather together the world’s greatest metal bands on the planet. It's the perfect culmination for the most prestigious weekend of the Metal community's calendar, taking place right after Download Festival (12th-14th June).
Orange Amps are part of Rock'n'Roll history, and are behind the sound of some of the best-loved names in heavy rock, from Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath in the seventies to Mastodon, Sepultura and Blackberry Smoke. In other words - they are the perfect sponsors for the Golden Gods Awards, the ultimate celebration of metal music.
The awards will take place at The Indigo at The O2, London on Monday 15th June 2015 and will also see HMS Hammer sailing down the Thames for a pre-show boat party with a full on Metal stage to entertain the guests. As the Golden Gods Awards take place right after the Download Festival weekend, it's sure to be attended by the biggest names in the genre!
Orange ambassadors also feature extensively on The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards nominees list. They include:
Best New Band: Beartooth, Marmozets, King Parrot
Best UK Band: Architects, While She Sleeps
Best International Band: Slipknot, Mastodon
Breakthrough: Bury Tomorrow
Best Underground: Winterfylleth, Purson
Orange Amplification will also sponsor the prestigious Metal Hammer Golden God award, the main award of the night. Previous winners include, Mikael Åkerfeldt, Motorhead and Joey DeMaio.
To vote for nominees of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards go to http://goldengods.metalhammer.com and be in with a chance of winning tickets to this year's music and mayhem event of the year!
By Ivan Silva