Revolver Golden Gods Awards – Nominees & Performers announced

January 30th, 2013 by njroach

The 5th annual Revolver Golden God Awards will be held on Thursday, May 2nd at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. The show will be hosted by ex-WWE Superstar and Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho. Performers currently confirmed for the Revolver Golden God Awards are Metallica, Anthrax, Stone Sour, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm and Dillinger Escape Plan with more to be announced.

Awards that were already decided are

The 5th Annual Golden God Award – Rob Zombie
The Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award – Metallica
Riff Lord Award – Tony Iommi

You can go to the Revolver Golden God Awards website to cast your vote for the following categories that are still up for grabs.

BEST GUITARIST
• John 5 (Rob Zombie & solo)
• Stephen Carpenter (Deftones)
• Alex Lifeson (Rush)
• Misha Mansoor (Periphery)
• Brendon Small (Dethklok)
• Kim Thayil (Soundgarden)

BEST DRUMMER
• Abe Cunningham (Deftones)
• Mario Duplantier (Gojira)
• Arejay Hale (Halestorm)
• Gene Hoglan (Dethklok & Testament)
• Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour)
• Neil Peart (Rush)

PAUL GRAY BEST BASSIST
• Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill)
• Steve Harris (Iron Maiden & solo)
• Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead)
• Geddy Lee (Rush)
• Jason Newsted (Newsted)
• Sergio Vega (Deftones)

BEST VOCALIST
• Phil Anselmo (Down & solo)
• Maria Brink (In This Moment)
• Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
• Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)
• Chino Moreno (Deftones)
• Corey Taylor (Stone Sour & Slipknot)

BEST NEW TALENT
• Device
• Ghost
• Kvelertak
• Miss May I
• Of Mice & Men
• Young Guns

MOST METAL ATHLETE
• Tom Crabtree (Green Bay Packers, NFL)
• Tanner Faust (Rally and drifting car racing)
• Clay Guida (Mixed Martial Arts fighting, UFC)
• Triple H (WWE wrestling)
• Geoff Rowley (Skateboarding)
• CJ Wilson (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, MLB)

BEST LIVE BAND
• Anthrax
• Five Finger Death Punch
• Hatebreed
• Lamb of God
• Slipknot
• Volbeat

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR
• Aerosmith
• The Darkness
• Quicksand
• Refused
• Soundgarden
• Tenacious D

SONG OF THE YEAR
• Asking Alexandria, “Run Free”
• Avenged Sevenfold, “Carry On”
• Black Veil Brides, “In The End”
• Dethklok, “I Ejaculate Fire”
• Halestorm, “Love Bites (So Do I)”
• In This Moment, “Blood”

MOST DEDICATED FANS
• Black Label Society
• Black Veil Brides
• A Day To Remember
• HIM
• Rammstein
• Slipknot

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• Deftones, Koi No Yokan
• Gojira, L’Enfant Sauvage
• Halestorm, The Strange Case of…
• Marilyn Manson, Born Villain
• Soundgarden, King Animal
• Stone Sour, House of Gold & Bones Part 1

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  1. Chris Jericho To Host Golden Gods Awards Show | mywrestlingnews.info

    […] Fellow WWE Superstar Triple H is also nominated for the "Most Metal Athlete" award. You can view the entire press release for the show, including all awards categories and nominees, at the following link. […]

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