Scott Gorham – The “Riff Lord”!

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It’s official!

Last night in London, the 2013 Metal Hammer Golden God Awards took place and Scotty, the Thin Lizzy/Black Stars Riders guitarist was awarded the crown of  “Riff Lord”

Motorhead received the 2013 Golden God Award, which celebrates and recognizes those who have significantly contributed, shaped and inspired the world of rock and metal.

Black Sabbath picked up two honours, earning Best UK Band and Best Album for the newly-released project, “13.”

2013 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards winners:

The Golden God: MOTÖRHEAD
Icon: ALICE IN CHAINS
Legend: Doro Pesch
Inspiration: PARADISE LOST
Spirit Of Hammer: Brian Blessed
Riff Lord: Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY, BLACK STAR RIDERS)
Metal As Fu*k: BURGERKILL
Best Album: BLACK SABBATH – “13”
Best UK Band: BLACK SABBATH
Best Live Band: GOJIRA
Best International Band: STONE SOUR
Best New Band: BLEED FROM WITHIN
Best Underground Band: THE ALGORITHM
Dimebag Darrell “Shredder”: Eric Calderone
Breakthrough Artist: ASKING ALEXANDRIA
Best Event: The Heavy Metal Census Campaign