Golden God Awards

Golden God Awards

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Apr 14, 2012 at 9:59 PM PDT
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Billed as the only hard rock and heavy metal awards in America, the Golden God Awards were held April 11 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. While Revolver handed out 12 awards plus a Lifetime Achievement Award; the night focused on performances including Slash, Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Taylor Momsen, Johnny Depp, Trivium, Slipknot, and Machine Head.

The Golden God Awards were hosted by professional wrestler and Fozzy lead singer Chris Jericho.

The Golden God Awards will be aired on VH1 beginning May 28, but for rock fans who cannot wait that long to learn the names of the winners…

…2012 Golden God Award recipients…

Best Guitarist: Jinx and Jake Pitss of Black Veil Brides

Riff Lord: Slash

Best Bassist: Mikki Sixx of Sixx;A.M. and Moltley Crue

Best Drummer: Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch

Best Vocalist: Amy Lee of Evanescence

Album of the Year: “The Path of Totality” by Korn

Best Live Band: Avenged Sevenfold

Best International Band: X Japan

Most Dedicated Fans: Avenged Sevenfold

Comeback of the Year: Slipknot

Best Metal Athlete: WWE professtional wrestler CM Punk

Golden God: Gene Simmons

Lifetime Achievement Award: Rush

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