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Lacuna Coil and Arch Enemy Nominated for Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

Ladies and gentlemen, nominees for Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2018 in association with Monster Energy have been revealed! The ceremony hosted by Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed will take place on June 11 in London, England.

You can find many amazing names in 8 public-voted categories, Arch Enemy and Lacuna Coil among them. Take a look at all nominations below and don´t forget to vote for Arch Enemy in Best International Band and Lacuna Coil in Best Live Band categories here.


Best British Band:

  • Alestorm
  • Asking Alexandria
  • Cradle Of Filth
  • Judas Priest
  • Rolo Tomassi

Best International Band:

  • Arch Enemy
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Parkway Drive
  • Stone Sour
  • Trivium


  • Carpenter Brut
  • Code Orange
  • Employed To Serve
  • Marmozets
  • Power Trip

Best Live Band:

  • Cannibal Corpse
  • Converge
  • Lacuna Coil
  • Sabaton
  • Sólstafir

Best New Band:

  • Conjurer
  • Loathe
  • Lovebites
  • Sleep Token
  • Visigoth

Best Independent Label:

  • Holy Roar
  • Indie Recordings
  • Southern Lord
  • Sumerian
  • UNFD

Best Event:

  • Bloodstock
  • Chicago Open Air
  • Download
  • Tech-Fest
  • Wacken

Best Underground Band:

  • Amenra
  • Chelsea Wolfe
  • Heilung
  • Tribulation
  • Wolves In The Throne Room

More awards are to be given in these seven Metal Hammer only-voting categories the night of the award ceremony:

Album Of The Year

Spirit Of Hammer


Global Metal


Riff Lord

The Golden God