by VVN Music
The classic British music magazine, Kerrang!, held their 23rd annual music awards on Thursday night at The Troxy in London.
The magazine, itself, was celebrating its 35th anniversary with an event that saw major veteran artists being honored along with a number of relative newcomers.
The Deftones were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their constantly evolving sound over the last twenty years. Iron Maiden, who lost Best British Band to Asking Alexandria, was given the Kerrang! Legend award while Thin Lizzy were named Kerrang! Hero.
In the fan voted categories, Alice Cooper was chosen for Best Radio Show for Nights With Alice Cooper which is heard on Planet Rock in the U.K.
The full winners list:
- Lifetime Achievement Award - Deftones
- Kerrang! Legend - Iron Maiden
- Kerrang! Hero - Thin Lizzy
- Icon Award - blink-182
- Spirit of Punk - Frank Carter
- Event - The Ghost Inside Benefit Show - You Me at Six
- British Band - Asking Alexandria
- British Newcomer - Creeper
- International Newcomer - Cane Hill
- Track - Missing You - All Time Low
- Live Band - BABYMETAL
- Album - No Devotion - Permanence
- International Band - A Day to Remember
- Fanbase - twenty one pilots
- Film - Deadpool
- TV Show - Making of a Murderer
- Radio Show - Nights With Alice Cooper (Planet Rock)
- Video Game - Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Comic Book - The Wicked + The Divine
- Festival - Bloodstock
- Comedian - Amy Schumer
- Tweeter of the Year - Hayley Williams