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Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — America’s first-ever hard rock and heavy metal music award show, the Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards, has officially announced the winners who were honored April 7th at event at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. The Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards will be officially broadcast on MTV2 as a one-hour special set to debut Saturday, May 2.

List of winners

  • Most Awesomely Good Drummer: Vinnie Paul (Hellyeah/Pantera)
  • Best Underground Metal Band: Isis
  • Metal Industry Award: The Rainbow Bar & Grill
  • Best Album: Metallica
  • Honorary Headbanger: Kat Von D
  • Golden God: Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)
  • Best Riff: Slipknot
  • Most Viral Video: Protest the Hero
  • Most Metal Athlete: Shaun White
  • Best Live Band: Slipknot
  • Best New Talent: Suicide Silence
  • Lifetime Achievement: Ozzy Osbourne
  • Best International Band: Dethklok
  • Reader’s Choice Award: Acacia Stain
  • Most Mind-Blowing Guitarist: Jeff Hanneman & Kerry King (Slayer)
  • Hottest Chick In Metal: Marta Peterson (Bleeding Through)

    Presented by ‘Revolver’ America’s leading heavy music magazine and hosted by actor/comic Brian Posehn (“The Sarah Silverman Program”), the night–a celebration of one of rock’s most enduring and fan-supported genres–will also feature special appearances by Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Glenn Danzig, Maynard James Keenan of Tool and Puscifer, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Kerry King and Tom Araya of Slayer, Alice In Chains, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Chuck Billy of Testament, Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed, Dez Fafara of Devildriver and Rob Flynn of Machinehead, Alex Varkatzas of Atreyu, Ken Susi and Trevor Phipps of Unearth, Steel Panther, Johnny Davy of Job For A Cowboy, Matt Heafy of Trivium, BJ Penn and Hector fighters in the UFC, WWE wrestler CM Punk, Sirius XM radio host Jose Mangin, nationally syndicated metal radio host "Full Metal Jackie" and many more.

    Performances at ultimate evening of heavy music will include: headliners Megadeth, Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, All That Remains and Suicide Silence along with a very special DJ set from Slipknot’s Corey Taylor to kick off the event. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers