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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 YearAvenged 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 VocalistJeremy 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 BassistJohnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold)
Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)
Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill)
Emma Anzai (Sick Puppies)
Best Drummer presented by Razor & TieArin 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 BandThe Dillinger Escape Plan
Lamb of God
Song of the Year presented by Randall AmplifiersAlice 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 EntertainmentBehemoth, "Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel"
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 RecordsDeafheaven
Scar the Martyr
Twelve Foot Ninja
Comeback of the YearBlack Sabbath
Nine Inch Nails
Queens of the Stone Age
Most Metal AthleteTony 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 FansA Day to Remember
Five Finger Death Punch
Of Mice & Men
The Pretty Reckless