Revolver Golden Gods Awards: Nominees and Performers Announced

Revolver Magazine is back this year for the third annual Golden Gods Awards – America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show. The show will take place Wednesday, April 20, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles and will be televised on VH1 Classic on May 28.

The 2011 Golden Gods Awards will be hosted by Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho, and presenters will include Alice Cooper and Sebastian Bach. Performances at this year’s show include a rare reunion of the full Alice Cooper group (their first L.A. appearance in nearly 40 years), Loaded (featuring Duff McKagan of GUNS N’ ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER fame), and many more performers to be announced in the coming weeks.

The complete list of nominees in each category is listed below, and you can go vote on all the categories now at REVOLVERMAG.COM.

Best Guitarist(s):

Best Drummer:

Best Vocalist:

Album of the Year:

  • Avenged Sevenfold, Nightmare
  • Black Label Society, Order of the Black
  • Deftones, Diamond Eyes
  • Ozzy Osbourne, Scream
  • Stone Sour, Audio Secrecy
  • Volbeat, Beyond Hell/Above Heaven

Best Live Band:

Most Metal Athlete:

  • Chris Cole (pro skateboarding)
  • Dan Hardy (MMA fighting)
  • Toni Lydman (NHL hockey)
  • The Miz (WWE wrestling)
  • Jeremy Shockey (NFL football)
  • Mike Vallely (pro skateboarding)

Best New Band:

Comeback of the Year:

  • Accept
  • Faith No More
  • Murderdolls
  • A Perfect Circle
  • Soundgarden
  • System of a Down

Do you think Avenged Sevenfold can walk away with all 5 awards they’re nominated for?


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