Golden Gods Awards 2014 Airing on VH1, Metallica, A7X, Black Sabbath Among Nominees

artist: Revolver Golden Gods date: 04/17/2014 category: general music news
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Golden Gods Awards 2014 Airing on VH1, Metallica, A7X, Black Sabbath Among Nominees
This year's Revolver Golden Gods Awards are set to take place on April 23 in Los Angeles' Club Nokia. According to the latest announcement, the show will be aired live at VH1 Classic on May 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

As reported, Axl Rose is leading the ceremony, since Guns N' Roses frontman is set to both perform and receive the prestigious Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award. The rest of the performers include this year's Golden God Award winner Joan Jett, Korn, Zakk Wylde and more.

When it comes to award nominees, Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold and Black Sabbath lead the way in a total of 12 categories. Check out the full nominees list below, more info here.

Revolver Golden Gods Awards 2014 Nominees:

Album of the Year

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

Best Vocalist

Jeremy McKinnon (A Day to Remember)
M. Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold)
Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch)
Papa Emeritus II (Ghost)
Jonathan Davis (Korn)
Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age)

Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist(s)

Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)
Synyster Gates & Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold)
Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
Zoltan Bathory & Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch)
Munky & Head (Korn)

Paul Gray Best Bassist

Johnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold)
Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)
Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill)
Fieldy (Korn)
Emma Anzai (Sick Puppies)

Best Drummer presented by Razor & Tie

Arin Ilejay (Avenged Sevenfold)
Brad Wilk (for his work with Black Sabbath)
Vinnie Appice (Kill Devil Hill)
Matt Halpern (Periphery)
Chris Adler (for his work with Protest the Hero)
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs)

Best Live Band

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

Song of the Year presented by Randall Amplifiers

Alice in Chains, "Hollow"
Avenged Sevenfold, "Hail to the King"
Bring Me the Horizon, "Shadow Moses"
Five Finger Death Punch, "Lift Me Up"
Of Mice & Men, "You're Not Alone"
The Pretty Reckless, "Going to Hell"

Best Film & Video presented by Eagle Rock Entertainment

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

Best New Talent presented by Victory Records

Deafheaven
Heaven's Basement
Issues
Scar the Martyr
Twelve Foot Ninja
††† (Crosses)

Comeback of the Year

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

Most Metal Athlete

Tony Alva (skateboarder)
Grant Balfour (MLB)
Josh Barnett (mixed martial artist, UFC)
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors, NBA)
Derek Garland (Metal Mulisha, motocross)
Tuukka Rask (Boston Bruins, NHL)

Most Dedicated Fans

A Day to Remember
Avenged Sevenfold
Five Finger Death Punch
Of Mice & Men
The Pretty Reckless
Slayer
More Revolver Golden Gods news:
+ A7X Emerge as Big Winners at Golden Gods Awards 2014, QOTSA, Sabbath Also Receive Honors Entertainment 04/25/2014
+ Golden Gods 2012: The Winners General Music News 04/12/2012
+ 2012 Edition Of 'Revolver Golden Gods': Complete Details General Music News 02/16/2012
+ Revolver Golden Gods Awards: The Winners General Music News 04/26/2011
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