Indian metal pioneers Demonic Resurrection have added another accolade to their already impressive list of achievements by winning the Global Metal award at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2010 in London, UK on 14th June. Metal Hammer is the one of the most prestigious heavy metal magazines in the world and the Golden Gods are their flagship awards for metal achievers across the world and are considered the most important heavy metal awards. In the past, the recipients of these awards have included bands like Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Judas Priest, Slipknot and Anthrax among others. Demonic Resurrection is the only band from India to ever have won a Golden God award, made all the more significant by the fact that they beat bands from all over the world to claim it. The complete list of winners is here:
2010 has already been an eventful year for the band who have just completed a decade-long career in heavy metal. Earlier this year, the band played the Inferno Festival in Norway, another first for an Indian band and shortly after were signed to Candlelight Records, one of the five biggest record labels for extreme metal. The band will also play the Brutal Assault Festival in August in the Czech Republic, alongside some of the biggest names in metal including Cannibal Corpse, Meshuggah, Fear Factory and Children of Bodom. The band also made an appearance in filmmaker Sam Dunn’s seminal documentary Global Metal as pioneers and forerunners of the Indian metal scene.
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We scoured the entire globe to bring you the international act that we think that you need to hear! The Global Metal award is sponsored by Sonisphere! And the Global Metal award goes to Demonic Ressurection from Mumbai in India!
Bombay’s Demonic Resurrection, one of the pioneers of Indian metal, add a feather to their cap by being recognized as the Global Band of 2010 at the Kawasaki Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. The band can stand proud alongside winners such as Lamb Of God, Evile, Machine Head and Immortal. This is a remarkable achievement for any band, and the entire nation will stand up and applaud.
Another proud moment for Demonic Resurrection, India’s best extreme metal band. Formed in 2000 by ‘Sahil Makhija (The Demonstealer) Demonic Resurrection is one of the handful of Indian Metal bands that has stood the test of time with the spirit of ‘never say die’. And now after a decade of existence, despite of numerous lineup changes the band which released 3 Studio albums and a EP, has won Metal Hammer UK’s prestigious ‘Global Metal Award’.