Several days before their comeback gig and reunion, iconic heavy metal band Black Sabbath was given tribute and the highest of honours at London's Kerrang! Awards last Thursday.
Black Sabbath, shown at their reunion announcement last November, announced today that they were cancelling their European tour.
Black Sabbath, which is composed of Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Lommi received the Inspiration Award at the award giving event of the popular UK Magazine. The band then was also preparing for the Britain's Download Festival which transpired just last Sunday.
Aside from the band, it was also a memorable night for yet another rock icon, Slash, the former guitarist of Guns N' Roses, for receiving the Icon honour award. Slash expressed his heartfelt thanks over his Twitter account and took the time to thank his fans and supporters for voting for him.
The rest of the music categories included bands like You Me At Six, Iron Maiden and Enter Shakiri amongst many others. My Chemical Romance had a close battle with Evanescence and 30 Seconds To Mars for Best International Band.
It was Mastodon who took the trophy for Best Album and the Best Single was given to Black Veil Brides' Rebel Love Song.
The full list of winners can be viewed below:
BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER Winner - While She Sleeps
KERRANG! SERVICE TO ROCK Winner - Tenacious D
BEST SINGLE presented by Kerrang! Radio Winner - Black Veil Brides - Rebel Love Song
BEST ALBUM presented by Fireball Winner - Mastodon - The Hunter
THE DEVOTION AWARD SPONSORED BY RELENTLESS ENERGY DRINK Winner - The Blackout
KERRANG! SERVICE TO METAL Winner - Download Festival
BEST VIDEO presented by Kerrang! TV Winner - Bring Me The Horizon - Alligator Blood
BEST LIVE BAND presented by Rock Of Ages Winner - Enter Shikari
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND Winner - My Chemical Romance
BEST BRITISH BAND presented by Fender Winner - You Me At Six
KERRANG! HALL OF FAME Winner - Machine Head
KERRANG! ICON Winner - Slash
KERRANG! INSPIRATION AWARD Winner - Black Sabbath
BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER Winner - Falling In Reverse
BEST TV SHOW Winner - Game Of Thrones
BEST VIDEO GAME Winner - Skyrim
BEST FILM Winner - The Hunger Games
BEST COMEDIAN Winner - Russell Howard
TWEETER OF THE YEAR Winner - Hayley Williams, Paramore
HOTTEST FEMALE Winner - Lzzy Hale, Halestorm
HOTTEST MALE Winner - Ben Bruce, Asking Alexandria
VILLAIN OF THE YEAR Winner - Justin Bieber
HERO OF THE YEAR Winner - Rou Reynolds, Enter Shikari
BEST FESTIVAL Winner - Download
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