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2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards nominations announced

by Otto Man

The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards nominations are out:

Album of the Year

Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Hail to the King’

Black Sabbath, ’13′

Five Finger Death Punch, ‘The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1 and 2′

Korn, ‘The Paradigm Shift’

Queens of the Stone Age, ‘…Like Clockwork’

Volbeat, ‘Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies’

Best Vocalist

Jeremy McKinnon (A Day to Remember)

M. Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold)

Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch)

Papa Emeritus II (Ghost B.C.)

Jonathan Davis (Korn)

Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age)

Dimebag Darrell Memorial Best Guitarist(s)

Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)

Synyster Gates & Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold)

Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

John Petrucci (Dream Theater)

Zoltan Bathory & Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch)

Munky & Head (Korn)

Paul Gray Memorial Best Bassist

Johnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold)

Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)

Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)

Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill)

Fieldy (Korn)

Emma Anzai (Sick Puppies)

Best Drummer presented by Razor & Tie

Arin Ilejay (Avenged Sevenfold)

Brad Wilk (for his work with Black Sabbath)

Vinnie Appice (Kill Devil Hill)

Matt Halpern (Periphery)

Chris Adler (for his work with Protest the Hero)

Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs)

Best Live Band

The Dillinger Escape Plan


Lamb of God

Mötley Crüe


Rob Zombie

Song of the Year presented by Randall Amplifiers

Alice in Chains, ‘Hollow’

Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Hail to the King’

Bring Me the Horizon, ‘Shadow Moses’

Five Finger Death Punch, ‘Lift Me Up’

Of Mice & Men, ‘You’re Not Alone’

The Pretty Reckless, ‘Going to Hell’

Best Film & Video presented by Eagle Rock Entertainment

Behemoth, ‘Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel’

Huntress, ‘Zenith’

Lamb of God, ‘As the Palaces Burn’

Metallica, ‘Metallica Through the Never’

Motionless in White, ‘America’

Pierce the Veil, ‘This Is a Wasteland’

Best New Talent presented by Victory Records


Heaven’s Basement


Scar the Martyr

Twelve Foot Ninja

††† (Crosses)

Comeback of the Year

Black Sabbath


Deep Purple

Nine Inch Nails

Queens of the Stone Age

Suicidal Tendencies

Most Metal Athlete

Tony Alva (skateboarder)

Grant Balfour (MLB)

Josh Barnett (mixed martial artist, UFC)

Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors, NBA)

Derek Garland (Metal Mulisha, motocross)

Tuukka Rask (Boston Bruins, NHL)

Most Dedicated Fans

A Day to Remember

Avenged Sevenfold

Five Finger Death Punch

Of Mice & Men

The Pretty Reckless


Fans can currently vote for their favorites in all the categories through April 4th

Also announced for the ceremony Axl Rose will receive the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award and Joan Jett has been chosen to receive the Golden God Award this year’s event. Both musicians will also be part of a performance lineup that also includes Korn, A Day to Remember, Zakk Wylde and The Pretty Reckless. The ceremony will take place at Los Angeles’ Club Nokia on April 23. Details will be announced soon for fans at home to view the awards.

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Highlights from last years show: