X Japan becomes first Asian band nominated for Golden Gods Award
April 5, 2012 – X Japan has been nominated for Best International Band at the Golden Gods Awards alongside Rammstein (Germany), Lacuna Coil (Italy), Sepultura (Brazil), Behemoth (Poland), and Meshuggah (Sweden). X Japan is the first band from Asia to ever be nominated for a Golden Gods Award. This year’s nominees in other categories include Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Van Halen, Slash, and Evanescence.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 11th at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. It is America’s biggest hard rock and heavy metal awards show, and special performances include Marilyn Manson, Evanescence, Korn, Slash, and more.