Thursday, April 21, 2011

2011 Revolver Golden Gods Awards - Avenged Sevenfold dominates.

On the night of 04/20, Avenged Sevenfold proved to be an unstoppable force taking home the awards for best guitarist(s), best vocalist, best drummer, and album of the year at the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards. The full list of winners is below:

Hunted: The Demon’s Forge® Golden God Award:
Alice Cooper 
(presented by Rob Zombie)

Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award:
Mötley Crüe 
(presented by Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour.)

Honorary Headbanger Award:
William Shatner 
(presented by Scott Ian of Anthrax and comedian Brian Posehn)

Epiphone® Best Guitarists Award:
Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance of Avenged Sevenfold 
(presented by Robb Flynn of Machine Head and Wayne Static of Static X)

Drum Workshop® Best Drummer Award:
Mike Portnoy for his work with Avenged Sevenfold 
(presented by Vinnie Paul of Pantera/HellYeah)

Best New Band Award:
Black Veil Brides 

Most Metal Athlete Award:
Skateboarder Mike Vallely 
(presented by Chino Moreno of Deftones)

Rockstar Energy® Best Vocalist Award:
M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold 

Samson/Zoom® Best Live Band Award:
(presented by Charlie Benante of Anthrax and Mike Portnoy)

Eagle Rock® Comeback of the Year Award:
(presented by David Coverdale of Whitesnake)

Affliction® Album of the Year Award:
Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare

The show featured performances by Alice Cooper, Avenged SevenfoldSebastian Bach with Asking Alexandria, Duff McKagan's Loaded, Fozzy, and an all star tribute to punk/hardcore legends Black Flag from Devildriver.

The Golden Gods awards are unique- the winners are determined by fan votes rather than by a secret commission (we won't mention who, but you get the idea). The entire awards show will be aired on VH1 Classic on May 28th.

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