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It is that time of year again! Spring is in the air and everyone is talking about who is going to win and who will be walking the carpet. No I am not talking about the red carpet and the Oscars! I am all about the Revolver Golden Gods Awards and this year the 6th Annual award show will be held on April 23, 2014 at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Tickets for this amazing event will go on sale this Friday, February 28th. For more details on the tickets, you can head over to the axs.com here.  Once again the event is presented by Epiphone and it will be a great one! More details on how to watch the show from home will be released soon. Mark your calendars for April 23rd.

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So far, they have announced the following bands that will be performing at the show:

  • Guns N Roses
  • Korn 
  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • A Day to Remember
  • Zakk Wylde 
  • and more to be announced….

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What is really awesome about this awards show is First, it is all about the MUSIC we LOVE and LIVE! Second, we get to choose the winners. You can head over to the Revolver Golden Gods Awards website and cast your vote! Here are the categories and the nominees:

DIMEBAG DARREL BEST GUITARIST

  • Head & Munky (KORN)
  • Jason Hook & Zoltan Bathory (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
  • Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS)
  • John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER)
  • Toni Iommi (BLACK SABBATH)
  • Zacky Vengeance & Synyster Gates (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)

 

BEST DRUMMER  presented by Razor & Tie

  • Arin Ilejay (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)
  • Brad Wilk (For his work with BLACK SABBATH)
  • Chris Adler (For his work with PROTEST THE HERO)
  • Matt Halpern (PERIPHERY)
  • Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS)
  • Vinnie Appide (KILL DEVIL HILL)

 

PAUL GRAY BEST BASSIST 

  • Chris Kael (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
  • Emma Anzai (SICK PUPPIES)
  • Fieldy (KORN)
  • Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH)
  • Johnny Christ (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)
  • Rex Brown (KILL DEVIL HILL)

 

BEST VOCALIST

  • Ivan Moody (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
  • Jeremy McKinnon (A DAY TO REMEMBER)
  • Jonathan Davis (KORN)
  • Josh Homme (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE)
  • M. Shadows (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)
  • Papa Emeritus II (GHOST B.C.)

 

BEST NEW TALENT presented by Victory Records

  • Deafheaven
  • Heavens Basement
  • Issues
  • Scar The Martyr
  • Twelve Foot Ninja
  • +++ (CROSSES)

 

MOST METAL ATHLETE 

  • Derek Garland (Metal Mulisha, Motorcross)
  • Grant Balfour ((MLB)
  • Josh Barnett (Mixed Martial Arts fighting, UFC)
  • Stephen Curry (Goldent State Warriors, NBA)
  • Tony Alva (Skateboarding)
  • Tuuka Rask (Boston Bruins, NHL)

 

BEST LIVE BAND 

  • Gojira
  • Lamb of God
  • Motley Crue
  • Rob Zombie
  • Slayer
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan

 

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

  • Black Sabbath
  • Carcass
  • Deep Purple
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • Suicidal Tendencies

 

SONG OF THE YEAR presented by Randall Amplifiers

  • “Going to Hell” – The Pretty Reckless
  • “Hail to the King” – Avenged Sevenfold
  • “Hollow” – Alice in Chains
  • “Lift Me UP” – Five Finger Death Punch
  • “Shadow Moses” – Bring Me The Horizon
  • “You’re Not Alone” – Of Mice and Men

 

MOST DEDICATED FANS

  • A Day to Remember
  • Avenged Sevenfold
  • Five Finger Death Punch
  • Of Mice and Men
  • Slayer
  • The Pretty Reckless

 

 ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • …Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age
  • 13, Black Sabbath
  • Hail to the King, Avenged Sevenfold
  • Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladys, Volbeat
  • The Paradigm Shift, Korn
  • The Wrong Side of Heaven & The Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1 & 2, Five Finger Death Punch

 

BEST FILM & VIDEO

  • America, Motionless In White
  • Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel, Behemoth
  • Zenith, Huntress
  • Metallica Through the Never, Metallica
  • As The Palaces Burn, Lamb of God
  • This is a Wasteland, Pierce the Veil

So fans head over to their website and cast your vote today!  In addition their will be two special award presentations to include Golden God Award which is given to a special honoree who embodies the spirit of hard rock and metal. This year the Golden God Award will be presented to Joan Jett.  The Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Axl Rose of Guns N Roses.   Now that is an awesome show that I can’t wait for.

It is time that we show the world that Hard Rock and Metal is here to stay! This year, we will once again be bringing you our complete planning guide on how to throw the best Revolver Golden Gods Award Viewing Party. Our guide will include all the great ideas and recipes so you can have an awesome while you watch your favorite artist take home their Golden God Award.   So raise your fists and horns in the air and let’s show them how an award show is done!

Stay tuned for our complete planning guide or you can get a head start and take a look at our 2013 Planning Guide  Here were some of the items we made last year:

~ Horns Up!

Marisol

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