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Revolver Golden Gods Awards coverage

by Otto Man

The Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place Wednesday night at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Guns N Roses frontman Axl Rose and Joan Jett took home the biggest honors with Jett receiving the Golden God Award, and Rose winning the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award. The show opened with a surprise performance by Slayer, and also included music from A Day To Remember, The Pretty Reckless, Suicide Silence, Joan Jett, and a 45 minute Guns N Roses performance to close the show. Zakk Wylde played piano and sang a tribute to metal stars whove passed away not just in the past year, but in a unique move, over the last decade or so.

Heres the full list of winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards:

Album of the Year: Black Sabbath, 13

Song of the Year: Five Finger Death Punch, Lift Me Up

Comeback of the Year: Deep Purple

Best Vocalist: Josh Homme, Queens of the Stone Age

Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist: Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, Avenged Sevenfold

Paul Gray Best Bassist Award: Chris Kael, Five Finger Death Punch

Best Drummer: Arin Ilejay, Avenged Sevenfold

Best Live Band: Rob Zombie

Most Devoted Fans: Avenged Sevenfold

Best New Talent: Twelve Foot Ninja

Best Film & DVD: Pierce the Veil

Most Metal Athlete: Josh Barnett, Mixed Martial Arts

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