Kerrang Awards 2012 - winners
2012-06-07 by johnny of the Well | 98 Comments

The Kerrang 2012 awards ceremony/party on June 7th resulted in the following:

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER

While She Sleeps

KERRANG! SERVICE TO ROCK

Tenacious D

BEST SINGLE

Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song

BEST ALBUM

Mastodon - The Hunter

THE DEVOTION AWARD

KERRANG! SERVICE TO METAL

Download Festival (sponsored by Kerrang)

BEST VIDEO

Bring Me The Horizon - Alligator Blood

BEST LIVE BAND

Enter Shikari

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND

My Chemical Romance

BEST BRITISH BAND

You Me At Six

KERRANG! HALL OF FAME

Machine Head

KERRANG! ICON

Slash

BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER

Falling In Reverse

BEST TV SHOW

Game Of Thrones

BEST VIDEO GAME

Skyrim

BEST FILM

The Hunger Games

BEST COMEDIAN

Russel Howard

TWEETER OF THE YEAR

Hayley Williams, Paramore

HOTTEST FEMALE

Lzzy Hale, Halestorm

HOTTEST MALE

Ben Bruce, Asking Alexandria

VILLIAN OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber

HERO OF THE YEAR

Rou Reynolds, Enter Shikari

BEST FESTIVAL

Download

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JAXETA
June 7th 2012

741 Comments


coo

Sanders
June 7th 2012

2324 Comments


"TWEETER OF THE YEAR

Hayley Williams, Paramore"


Wonder why



TooLateToGoBack
June 7th 2012

1673 Comments


lol Kerrang.

at least they have good taste in TV and games.

Dolving999
June 7th 2012

1548 Comments


Uh, I actually agree with best British newcomer.
*Justin Bieber, villain of the year, fuck yeah!*

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camaraderie
June 7th 2012

988 Comments


wtf is this crap?

Spec
June 7th 2012

26833 Comments


It's like they draw random names out of a hat.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 7th 2012

48528 Comments


lol I'd take Justin Bieber over Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides

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AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 7th 2012

7234 Comments


Wow

camaraderie
June 7th 2012

988 Comments


"lol I'd take Justin Bieber over Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides"

Any day.

figure337
June 7th 2012

420 Comments


Took this list seriously until I read the best single...

sixdegrees
June 7th 2012

15727 Comments


BEST SINGLE:
Black Veil Brides

lolwut

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D41V30N
June 7th 2012

949 Comments


BEST SINGLE:
Black Veil Brides

lolwut [2]

Fucking stupid wannabe list. They name Justin Bieber as villain of the year and then gives the best single to BVB. Wow.

HappyArseDay
June 7th 2012

47 Comments


"For further comedy, visit the comment section of http://www.kerrang.com/blog/2012/06/the_kerrang_awards_fuelled_by_1.html" HAHAHAHAHAHA

KatatoNick
June 7th 2012

128 Comments


BEST COMEDIAN

Russel Howard

BEST BRITISH BAND

You Me At Six

BEST SINGLE

Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song

Har-de-fucking har..

Proof that only 12 year olds actually read Kerrang these days.

wacknizzle
June 7th 2012

11909 Comments


What da fuck is this, and what's with all the hairmetalcore fellation.

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iamSeraph
June 7th 2012

852 Comments


fail:

BEST SINGLE
Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND
My Chemical Romance

&
BEST FILM
The Hunger Games


the rest is okay if not nice, especially GoT, WSS, Tenacious D, Mastodon, Enter Shikari, Bieber and Hayley ,)

TooLateToGoBack
June 7th 2012

1673 Comments


Game of Thrones is correct, too.

Unless you're going to consider Breaking Bad for the list.

JosephLong
June 7th 2012

301 Comments


BEST COMEDIAN

Russel Howard


hahahahahahahahahahaha

LifeAsAChipmunk
June 7th 2012

4854 Comments


Andcas would say that 3 Cheers is better, don't believe him. 3 Cheers sucks compared to Black Parade - it's the only good thing they've done.

KatatoNick
June 7th 2012

128 Comments


The Black Parade was more of a gimmick than 3 Cheers, which for some reason made me like it less.

Synthestration
June 7th 2012

61 Comments


This is....

Just....

Hilarious.

FearThyEvil9
June 7th 2012

11334 Comments


BEST SINGLE

Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song

Kerrang really fucking sucks.

DotEight
June 7th 2012

5434 Comments


I haven't trusted Kerrang!, like ever. The editors music taste is absolute shit.

VisionsFromTheDarkSide
June 7th 2012

1671 Comments


Best game award is the only correct one

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Scoot
June 7th 2012

17479 Comments


BEST VIDEO

Bring Me The Horizon - Alligator Blood

BEST LIVE BAND

Enter Shikari

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND

My Chemical Romance

BEST BRITISH BAND

You Me At Six

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GringoSuave89
June 7th 2012

943 Comments


Fucking stupid wannabe list. They name Justin Bieber as villain of the year and then gives the best single to BVB. Wow. [2]


KatatoNick
June 7th 2012

128 Comments


You Me At Six aren't the worst band ever (their music is only mildly insulting), but calling them the best British band of 2012 is a joke. Tesseract for instance have a thousand times more talent.

VisionsFromTheDarkSide
June 7th 2012

1671 Comments


"But that's beside the point, Kerrang really failed with this year's awards."

They never usually succeed any year to be honest. But in all fairness they've got to keep the target audience in mind when they chose the nominees

LifeAsAChipmunk
June 7th 2012

4854 Comments


Calm down, bro. I guess they're just big over there. Better You Me At Six than One Direction, am I right?

KatatoNick
June 7th 2012

128 Comments


"Better You Me At Six than One Direction, am I right?"

When you put it that way..

DotEight
June 7th 2012

5434 Comments


"I have over 900 hours on Skyrim (I got it on opening day, make mods for it and play it constantly), it's been my favorite game for a while."

Wow. Of course I can't talk, I had 153 days played on one character on WoW through just Vanilla and BC. So I digress.

But Skyrim gets boring as shit.

ApplicationToHeaven
June 7th 2012

1550 Comments


skyrim is awful, then again i play it on console so no mods

ApplicationToHeaven
June 7th 2012

1550 Comments


also russell howard is a shit comedian

Josh D.
June 7th 2012

13967 Comments


Cute little magazine.

AdamK
June 7th 2012

987 Comments


best single- black veil brides?

Wtf

AdamK
June 7th 2012

987 Comments


how is skyrim that different on pc then console

VisionsFromTheDarkSide
June 7th 2012

1671 Comments


I play it on console too, not the type of game I find easy to play with two separate saves

JosephLong
June 7th 2012

301 Comments


i got the pc version and its ok MORROWIND IS BETTER

Recspecs
June 7th 2012

9810 Comments


Have these guys ever listened to anything not hella fucking gay.

sixdegrees
June 7th 2012

15727 Comments


Kerrang has sucked since the early 90s though. This is just a sad attempt to remain somehow relevant.

JosephLong
June 7th 2012

301 Comments


so thats why you dig it

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
June 7th 2012

1477 Comments


so much lol

Recspecs
June 7th 2012

9810 Comments


"VILLIAN OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber"

Just noticed this LOL these guys are 13 years old.

Recspecs
June 7th 2012

9810 Comments


Popular is gay we all know that.

Calc
June 7th 2012

10840 Comments


This is the dumbest shit I've ever seen but I will check out the best comedian. And looking at this whole list I'm shocked they gave best album to Mastodon

bloc
June 7th 2012

34491 Comments


I think they got the names of Hottest Male and Hottest Female mixed up...

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Recspecs
June 7th 2012

9810 Comments


How the hell did Elize Ryd not win hottest female?

Not that I care.

DotEight
June 7th 2012

5434 Comments


I still think Alissa from The Agonist is hotter, but I'd put it in both their asses.

Recspecs
June 7th 2012

9810 Comments


I highly doubt Kerrang even has the balls to even judge how hawt a chick is.

DotEight
June 7th 2012

5434 Comments


Yeah the editors @ Kerrang must be either blind or retarded.

Calc
June 7th 2012

10840 Comments


correct me if i'm wrong but I think there's a specific reason they gave that honor to her

johnnydeking29
June 7th 2012

8662 Comments


"MORROWIND IS BETTER" YES!!!!!! Finally, someone agrees

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RosaParks
June 7th 2012

14592 Comments


VILLIAN OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber

DrMaximus
June 7th 2012

8336 Comments


This list pisses me off

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someguest
June 7th 2012

18876 Comments


correct me if i'm wrong but I think there's a specific reason they gave that honor to her


yeah, it's the only time they saw tits all year. very fucking small tits.

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someguest
June 7th 2012

18876 Comments


being topless should be legal in the united states

just sayin'

freedomofspeechnoway
June 7th 2012

407 Comments


From the looks of it they should just become a TV and gaming site.

Ricspics
June 7th 2012

32 Comments


what the hell are you idiots talking about this is a great list

Monstar1790
June 7th 2012

119 Comments


Enter Shikari destroys live. Don't care about the rest.

BallsToTheWall
June 8th 2012

44164 Comments


BEST VIDEO GAME

Skyrim

Well, they got that right. And lol Ben Bruce being hot

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
June 8th 2012

1918 Comments


"Best service to metal? The festival we sponsor, duh!"

MoosechriS
June 8th 2012

4636 Comments


God some of these are terrible, bvb - best single!?!?

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ThomasTheCure
June 8th 2012

267 Comments


i'm content with most of these and happy with a decent few. bvb's win is fucking ridiculous though, not that it's surprising. at least that's the only category they won.
also, Skyrim gets boring as shit(the console version anyway). [2]

NorwichScene
June 8th 2012

1341 Comments


13 years olds voting, in a few years they will know proper music not shit like BVB

Winsomniac
June 8th 2012

7940 Comments


Stokes, forever the gaming sourpuss.

TheJackal
June 8th 2012

1005 Comments


''BEST COMEDIAN

Russel Howard''

Well they got one thing right at least

Winsomniac
June 8th 2012

7940 Comments


It was a good game, dude.

BonRurgundy
June 8th 2012

342 Comments


As voted for by 11-15 year olds.

punkomania19
June 8th 2012

76 Comments


Terrible list

zxlkho
June 8th 2012

3424 Comments


>BEST FILM
>The Hunger Games

are these niggas srs

MO
June 8th 2012

17357 Comments


lol this is awful

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taylormemer
June 8th 2012

4887 Comments


Pointless

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


BEST VIDEO GAME

Skyrim

Only correct one on this entire list[2]

Russell Howard is ok but he steals a lot of internet memes and it gets kinda annoying. He's like Russell Kane-lite (love that guy)

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND

My Chemical Romance

BEST BRITISH BAND

You Me At Six

Swear this has been the case every year for the past decade or something

And seriously why do people keep bashing Justin Bieber, do they still find that funny or necessary? Fucking hell I only hear his name when people are bashing him 90% of the time, it makes it more annoying if anything.

I just looked up why Hayley Williams won that award.
Someone hacked her and posted up a picture of her boobs, she posted on her Twitter saying it was a hack.
Wow Kerrang, generally I don't mind seeing nice tits (and believe me, they were nice), but that was really shitty of the magazine to do, she didn't post them up herself.

was pretty obviously her, she must have clicked a wrong button or something cos it went down pretty much immediately
And they probably voted for her cos she tweets constantly

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JosephLong
June 8th 2012

301 Comments



''BEST COMEDIAN

Russel Howard''

Well they got one thing right at least

hehe funi

JosephLong
June 8th 2012

301 Comments


arent you lucky

Strider
June 8th 2012

4598 Comments


"It's like they draw random names out of a hat."

Lol'd hard there

MutnikSpusic
June 8th 2012

560 Comments


WHAT THE FUCKING FUCK?

Timmons
June 8th 2012

561 Comments


the kerrang awards never cease to bore me.

the only nominees for best festival will be download, sonisphere or reading, so winning that is nothing special

slash has been a rock icon for decades, we all fucking know that

the rest of the winners have been nominated every year for the last decade or so and only seem to include the semi-big or world famous names. no consideration would have been given to anyone remotely new or interesting.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


and stealing internet memes

Recspecs
June 8th 2012

9810 Comments


"And seriously why do people keep bashing Justin Bieber, do they still find that funny or necessary? Fucking hell I only hear his name when people are bashing him 90% of the time, it makes it more annoying if anything."

^^^^ this.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


he basically collects a bunch of clips and then mimics them loudly

Xenophanes
Emeritus
June 8th 2012

10553 Comments


Haley Williams winning the tweetr thing would have been funnier when she actually showed her.subpar tits.



But....go Skyrim?





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Tyrael
June 8th 2012

20394 Comments


Screw you Eli

Haley is hot

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


She's hot but that picture's really bad

Buzzkillr
June 8th 2012

1510 Comments


what a fucking joke, I hope no one's actually taking this seriously.

johnnydeking29
June 8th 2012

8662 Comments


I don't think that anyone expected any of the best bands (apart from maybe Mastodon) to win, but that set of results is fucking abysmal

Sanders
June 8th 2012

2324 Comments


Russell Howard's stand up is far better than his garbage telly show

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


true
Russell Kane's better in general though

JosephLong
June 8th 2012

301 Comments


russell brand can be funny but omg howard he needs to fucking die

Titan50
June 8th 2012

4588 Comments


My Chemical Romance didn't even do anything this year

MarLovP
June 8th 2012

53 Comments


Kerrang are a joke

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
June 8th 2012

20200 Comments


I think I hate Russell Kane more than Russell Howard.

how :s

I could understand how people might not like him but no way is he more annoying than Howard

what about russell brand?

lol I hated him til I saw Get Him To The Greek. He's not really comparable to the other two though

zaruyache
June 8th 2012

4803 Comments


Because these picks are all totally surprising and not just what everyone thought was cool at the time. Trash.

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Emim
June 9th 2012

26195 Comments


WORST AWARDS AWARD

Kerrang

GarlicBreath
June 9th 2012

145 Comments


The fact any self respecting metal fan has the time of day for shit like Kerrang saddens me. It really does

demigod!
June 9th 2012

40970 Comments


why the underlines

Emim
June 9th 2012

26195 Comments


Move your cursor all the way left or right and they disappear.

Realm
June 9th 2012

2074 Comments


i don't see the point in posting this on sput

i hate you all



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