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Kasabian Impale NME Awards

Kasabian showered the audience with severed limbs, thrown by comedian Noel Fielding dressed as Vlad The Impaler, at the NME Awards last night (23.02.10).
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Kasabian showered the audience with severed limbs at the NME awards last night (23.02.10).

The band were joined on stage by Mighty Boosh comedian Noel Fielding who assumed the role of bloodthirsty Romanian ruler Vlad The Impaler, the inspiration for fictional vampire Dracula and the title of the song the group performed.

As the group played Fielding threw the bloody prop limbs into the star-studded crowd, which included Courtney Love, Paul Weller, Damon Albarn and Lily Allen, at London's 02 Brixton Academy.

Kasabian went on to win two awards - Best Album and Best Album Artwork for their last effort 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'.

Singer Tom Meighan recently revealed the band's attitude to winning awards.

He told BANG Showbiz: "We give a s**t, because it's a big thing and we like that, we like the buzz of it. We give it a go and see what happens. But if we don't win I'm not going to fret about it."

Other winners on the night included Arctic Monkeys, who took home Best Live Band, Muse, who were named Best British Band and were handed the accolade for Best Website, and The Big Pink, who took home Best Track for their single 'Dominoes'.

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy was later joined on stage by The Big Pink's Robbie Furze for a surprise performance.

Ska legends The Specials were given the Outstanding Contribution to Music trophy, while Weller was named Godlike Genius.

Upon accepting his trophy from Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie and The Clash's Mick Jones, Weller said: "What could I say, it's taken them 30 years! I'm embarrassed because people said so many nice things about me... but they're all true! God bless you, have a good night."

He then played a set to close the ceremony, including The Jam songs 'Eton Rifles' and 'A Town Called Malice'.

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 were presented by Jarvis Cocker.

Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 full list of winners:

Godlike Genius:

Paul Weller

Outstanding Contribution To Music:

The Specials

Best British Band:

Muse

Best International Band:

Paramore

Best Solo Artist:

Jamie T

Best New Band:

Bombay Bicycle Club

Best Live Band:

Arctic Monkeys

Best Album:

Kasabian - 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'

Best Track:

The Big Pink - 'Dominos'

Best Video:

Biffy Clyro - 'The Captain'

Best Live Event:

Blur at Hyde Park

Best Festival:

Glastonbury

Best Dancefloor Filler:

La Roux - 'In For The Kill' (Skream Remix)

Best TV Show:

'The Inbetweeners'

Best Film:

'Inglourious Basterds'

Best DVD:

The Mighty Boosh - 'Future Sailors'

Giving It Back Fan Award:

Lily Allen for her Twitter ticket treasure hunt

Hero Of The Year:

Rage Against The Machine

Villain Of The Year:

Kanye West

Best Dressed:

Lady Gaga

Worst Dressed:

Lady Gaga

Worst Album:

The Jonas Brothers - 'Lines Vines Trying Times'

Worst Band:

JLS

Hottest Man:

Matt Bellamy (Muse)

Hottest Woman:

Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

Best Website (excluding NME.COM):

Muse.mu

Best Album Artwork:

Kasabian - 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'

Best Band Blog:

Radiohead (Radiohead.com/deadairspace)

Posted on 25 Feb 2010 10:00 to category : Music News

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