Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest, BabyMetal + More Win Big at the 2015 Kerrang! Awards
The 2015 Relentless Kerrang! Awards were handed out yesterday. Thousands of people cast their votes as part of the U.K. music magazine’s annual award ceremony and Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest and BabyMetal were among this year’s big winners. The event was hosted by Andrew W.K. and Skindred’s Benji Webbe at Troxy Theater in London, England. Check out an hour’s worth of footage from the “black” carpet above, and a full list of the winners below.
The acts we mentioned above were singled out for the night's biggest honors. Manson received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event, while Judas Priest snagged the Kerrang! Inspiration Award. BabyMetal was given the Spirit of Independence honor and Alice Cooper was feted as a Kerrang! Legend.
Also taking home awards at yesterday's ceremony were Black Veil Brides, who were dubbed the Best Live Band, while the You Me At Six and All Time Low co-headline trek was voted as Best Event. Speaking of All Time Low, they also beat out the likes of Slipknot, Sleeping With Sirens, Fall Out Boy and AC/DC to be named the Best International Band. As for Best International Newcomer, PVRIS took home that award. They got more votes than Beartooth, Hellions, Nothing More and Against the Current to seal the victory.
A special shout out should also go to all of the Pierce the Veil fans out there. You, yes you, took home a Relentless Kerrang! Award yesterday even if you didn't realize it. You were named the Best Fanbase, topping those who adore Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, All Time Low and My Chemical Romance. Check out the full winners list below and you can head here to read more about the event.
Full Winners List:
Kerrang! Inspiration Award:
The Relentless Award:
The Spirit Of Independence Award:
The Lifetime Achievement Award:
Spirit Of Punk Award:
• You Me At Six / All Time Low – Co-headline tour (winner)
• Slipknot / Korn / King 810 – Prepare For Hell Tour
• Foo Fighters – ‘The Holy Shits’ shows
• Black Veil Brides – Intimate London club shows
• Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour
Best British Newcomer:
• Royal Blood (winner)
• Moose Blood
• As It Is
• Fort Hope
Best International Newcomer:
• PVRIS (winner)
• Nothing More
• Against The Current
• Enter Shikari – "Anaesthetist" (winner)
• Bring Me The Horizon – "Drown
• All Time Low – "Kids in the Dark"
• Fall Out Boy – "Centuries"
• Young Guns – "Speaking in Tongues"
• New Years Day – "Angel Eyes" (ft. Chris Motionless)(winner)
• Lonely the Brave – "The Blue, The Green"
• Body Count – "Institutionalized 2014"
• frnkiero andthe cellabration – "She’s The Prettiest Girl At The Party, And She Can Prove It With A Solid Right Hook"
• Gerard Way – "No Shows"
Best Live Band:
• Black Veil Brides (winner)
• A Day to Remember
• In This Moment
• Marmozets – The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets (winner)
• Mallory Knox – Asymmetry
• We Are Harlot – We Are Harlot
• Gerard Way – Hesitant Alien
• Black Veil Brides – Black Veil Brides (IV)
Best International Band:
• All Time Low (winner)
• Sleeping With Sirens
• Fall Out Boy
Best British Band:
• Bring Me The Horizon (winner)
• Enter Shikari
• You Me At Six
• Pierce The Veil (winner)
• Black Veil Brides
• Asking Alexandria
• All Time Low
• My Chemical Romance
• Guardians of the Galaxy (winner)
• Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
• The Inbetweeners 2
• Avengers: Age of Ultron
• Sharknado 2: The Second One
Best TV Show:
• Adventure Time (winner)
• Game of Thrones
• American Horror Story
• The Walking Dead
Best Radio Show:
• Nights With Alice Cooper – Planet Rock (winner)
• The Alex Baker Show – Kerrang! Radio
• BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P Carter
• BBC Radio 1 – Dan and Phil
• Full Frontal with Jack Barakat and Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low)
Best Video Game:
• The Walking Dead (winner)
• Grand Theft Auto V
• Alien: Isolation
• Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Best Comic Book:
• The Walking Dead – Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard (winner)
• Descender – Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
• The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys – Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan
• 2000 AD
• The Wicked + The Divine – Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
• Slam Dunk (winner)
• Reading & Leeds
• Russell Howard (winner)
• Greg Davies
• Frankie Boyle
• Jack Whitehall
• Noel Fielding
Tweeter Of The Year:
• Hayley Williams – Paramore (winner)
• Mark Hoppus – blink-182
• Andy Biersack – Black Veil Brides
• Gerard Way
• Jono Yates – Blitz Kids
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