Guns N' Roses, Korn and More Revealed Among Revolver Golden Gods 2014 Performers

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Guns N' Roses, Korn and More Revealed Among Revolver Golden Gods 2014 Performers
Details of this year's Revolver Golden Gods award show have been officially announced, confirming such major acts as Guns N' Roses, Korn and Joan Jett among the event's headliners.

Set to take place on April 23 at Los Angeles' Club Nokia, the ceremony will see such esteemed names as Queens of the Stone Age, Avenged Sevenfold, Black Sabbath and more among the nominees.

As far as performers go, Zakk Wylde, A Day to Remember and the Pretty Reckless are also scheduled to hit the Golden Gods stage. Additionally, Joan Jett will make history by becoming the first female ever to receive the Golden God award. On a related note, Axl Rose will receive the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, February 28, more details at the official website. Finally, make sure to check out the full list of nominees below.

Revolver Golden Gods 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

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