A raft of UK bands were amongst the big winners at last night’s Kerrang! Awards, which honoured the likes of You Me At Six, Iron Maiden, Queen, Young Guns and Biffy Clyro.
Also topping the polls were US acts Fall Out Boy, Pantera, Slayer, All Time Low and Pierce The Veil.
Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro picked up the Best Album award for their sixth studio album Opposites.
Ahead of their fifth headlining slot at Download festival this weekend, Iron Maiden were crowned with the Kerrang! Inspiration award while Queen were presented with the Kerrang! Service To Rock award.
Surrey rockers You Me At Six walked away with Best Event for their sold-out show at London’s Wembley Arena last year. Young Guns were presented with The Relentless Award.
Best British Band were Sheffield’s Bring Me The Horizon and Lower Than Atlantis collected the gong for Best British Newcomer.
Newcastle-born black metal band Venom picked up the award for Kerrang! Icon.
Slayer took home the Kerrang! Legend award and Pantera were inducted into the Kerrang! Hall Of Fame.
Best Single went to Fall Out Boy for The Phoenix, US rockers Black Veil Brides won the Best Live Band award.
Pierce The Veil picked up the award for Best Video for their song King For A Day and Of Mice & Men won the title of Best International Newcomer.
Best International Band went to Maryland’s pop-punkers All Time Low.
A further eight awards were revealed on the night including: Best Festival – Download, Best Comedian – Louis CK, Best TV Show – Doctor Who, Best Video Game – BioShock Infinite, Best Film – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Tweeter of the Year – Gerard Way, Hottest Female – Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Hottest Male – Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria).
The Kerrang! Awards 2013 show will TX on Kerrang! TV at 11pm on Friday June, 14 and then be repeated throughout the week. Kerrang! TV is on Sky channel 368, Virgin 342 and Freesat 524.
RELENTLESS KERRANG! AWARDS – Full List of Winners
1. BEST EVENT
Winner – You Me At Six: The Final Night Of Sin
2. BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER – presented by Pistonhead
Winner – Lower Than Atlantis
3. BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER – presented by Troxy
Winner – Of Mice & Men
4. THE RELENTLESS AWARD
Winner – Young Guns
5. BEST VIDEO – presented by Kerrang! TV
Winner – Pierce The Veil ‘King For A Day (feat Kellin Quinn)’
6. BEST SINGLE – presented by Kerrang! Radio
Winner – Fall Out Boy ‘The Phoenix’
7. BEST ALBUM – presented by Fireball
Winner – Biffy Clyro ‘Opposites’
8. BEST LIVE BAND – presented by Relentless Energy Drink
Winner – Black Veil Brides
9. KERRANG! INSPIRATION
Winner – Iron Maiden
10. KERRANG! ICON AWARD
Winner – Venom
11. BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND – presented by Impericon
Winner – All Time Low
12. BEST BRITISH BAND
Winner – Bring Me The Horizon
13. KERRANG! HALL OF FAME
Winner – Pantera
14. KERRANG! SERVICE TO ROCK
Winner – Queen
15. KERRANG! LEGEND
Winner – Slayer
Not presented in the room on the night:
16. BEST TV SHOW
Winner – Doctor Who
17. BEST VIDEO GAME
Winner – BioShock Infinite
18. BEST FILM
Winner – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
19. BEST COMEDIAN
Winner – Louis CK
20. TWEETER OF THE YEAR
Winner – Gerard Way
21. HOTTEST FEMALE
Winner – Lzzy Hale, Halestorm
22. HOTTEST MALE
Winner – Ben Bruce, Asking Alexandria
23. BEST FESTIVAL
Winner – Download