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You Me At Six, Black Sabbath win at Kerrang! Awards 2012

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You Me At Six have won the 'Best British Band' prize at this year's Kerrang! Awards.

The annual rock magazine's awards ceremony took place in London last night (June 7), with While She Sleeps, The Blackout, Bring Me The Horizon, Enter Shikari also among the winners.

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You Me At Six's Chris Miller told BBC Newsbeat: "It's crazy. We've all grown up with Kerrang since before we could play guitars. We always got our musical knowledge from it - so this is awesome."

Black Sabbath were handed the 'Inspiration Award' for their services to rock music, with Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi appearing to accept the award.

Slash, who won the 'Icon' award, said: "Kerrang! was one of the first magazines that put us on the cover back in the day - it's a good magazine."

The Blackout took home the 'Devotion' award, while Bring Me The Horizon won 'Best Video' for 'Alligator Blood' and Enter Shikari won 'Best Live Band'.

My Chemical Romance were crowned 'Best International Band', with Tenacious D being awarded for 'Kerrang!'s Services to Rock'.

Justin Bieber, meanwhile, was given the 'Villain of the Year' prize, beating the likes of Simon Cowell and One Direction.

The list of winners are as follows:

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: The Blackout
Kerrang! Service To Metal: Download Festival
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
Kerrang! Inspiration Award: Black Sabbath
Best International Newcomer: Falling In Reverse
Best TV Show: Game of Thrones
Best Video Game: Skyrim
Best Film: The Hunger Games
Best Comedian: Russell Howard
Tweeter of the Year: Hayley Williams, Paramore
Hottest Female: Lzzy Hale, Halestorm
Hottest Male: Ben Bruce, Asking Alexandria
Villain of the Year: Justin Bieber
Hero of the Year: Rou Reynolds, Enter Shikari
Best Festival: Download

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