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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 went on sale this past Friday. 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 
  • The Pretty Reckless
  • 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!

I know you have been waiting for the recipes for our Golden Gods  Viewing Party and we will be sharing our recipes for the next several weeks. Here is a sneak peek at some of our awesome menu ideas: All recipes will be available on our Revolver Golden Gods Recipe Page here. 

  • Motley Crue “Kickstart My Heart” Sliders these juicy sliders are made with chopped fresh jalapenos, infused with Jack Daniels and Sriracha sauce, topped with pepper jack cheese and artichoke hearts!
  • Gojira Garlic and Pesto Fries – these french fries are no ordinary fries as we kick them up a notch and toss them with fresh garlic and pesto
  • Five Finger Death by Vodka Punch – This punch blended with two vodkas and great flavors will have you ready for a great nite!
  • Lamb of God Lollipops – These appetizers of lamb chops will be a definite winner at your party.
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan smashed potato puffs – These cheesy and savory smashed potato puffs will have everyone begging  for more destruction.
  • Rob Zombie Devil In Me Deviled Eggs – These deviled eggs will have you screaming for an exorcism as we crank up the heat.
  • Avenged Sevenfold 7 Layer Dip – This dip is not your ordinary seven layer dip as it includes some crazy mouthwatering flavors that will have you “Hail to the King”
  • Slayer Layered Black Forest Raining Blood Cake – This Black Forest cake has layers and layers of chocolate and raspberries and even a Jagermeister filling layer.   And many more to come…..

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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