In a category filled with incredibly strong and progressive competition, Lamb of God ran away with the votes for Metal Album of the Year in the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards. The band's 2012 full-length, 'Resolution,' earned the victory, beating out Gojira's 'L'Enfant Sauvage' and Down's 'Purple EP' by a healthy margin.

Released on Jan. 24, 2012, 'Resolution' gave fans the entire year to absorb standout tracks such as 'Desolation,' 'Ghost Walking' and 'The Number Six.' Lamb of God brought massive strength with their brand of pure American metal, leading them to successfully snag a win for 2012 Metal Album of the Year.

Congrats to the band for both the success of 'Resolution' and their ability to connect so deeply with metalheads worldwide. See the full results below and click the red button for the next winner:

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