june 16th, 2014 - The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2014
Orange Amplification presents
The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2014
in association with World Of Tanks
Israeli Rock Superstars Orphaned Land & Palestinian Rockers Khalas Jointly Accept Global Metal Band
Monday 16th June
IndigO2, The O2, London
Orphaned Land - one of Israel's most successful musical exports - have been voted by readers of rock and metal authorities, Metal Hammer, as the Global Metal Band of the Year at their Golden God Awards 2014. True to form, Orphaned Land have requested that they accept their award jointly with their Palestinian friends and recent tourmates Khalas. Guitarist Abed Hathut has duly accepted this offer and will be attending the awards on behalf of the band.
Taking place at the indigO2 on the 16th June, Orphaned Land are receiving the award, voted-for by Metal Hammer readers, in recognition of their immense cultural and musical impact throughout the region and indeed the world. Orphaned Land and Khalas have had a long relationship and share a passion to promote the possibility of a peaceful resolution in the Middle East.
Now in their 20th year, Orphaned Land have a long-established reputation for rapturously-received live shows which have found an audience throughout the Middle East and indeed the world.
Kobi Farhi, founder and lead singer of Orphaned Land, says, "I wish to thank Metal Hammer and all the readers that voted for Orphaned Land. For the last 23 years with Orphaned Land I can proudly say that Metal music has succeeded to teach politicians a lesson of how easy this might be if you only want it. Abed from Khalas is my brother, both historically and at present. I thought to share the award with him because this is what brothers do: they share. Music, food, home and awards. Peace."
Alexander Milas, Editor-in-Chief of Metal Hammer, says "It's no secret that metal is a truly global phenomenon, and Orphaned Land are emblematic of how strong that sense of community really is. The targets of ferocious criticism both at home and abroad, their unflinching courage and peerless musicianship has inspired countless fans around the world, including everyone at Metal Hammer."
Steel Panther play host to The Orange Amplification presents The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2014 in association with World Of Tanks. They take place at the indigO2 on 16th June and this unique gig-come-awards will see Behemoth, While She Sleeps, Black Stone Cherry, Dillinger Escape Plan and hosts Steel Panther play in front of 1,500 fans, who have won their tickets through voting in the awards.
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