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Posted on Apr 17, 2014 12:34 pm
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.
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"