The following press release was issued today:
VH1 Classic is Honoring The Best in Rock and Heavy Metal With The Second Annual ‘Revolver Golden Gods Awards’
VH1 Classic will recognize the most famous and decorated rock stars on the planet at the 2nd annual “Revolver Golden Gods Awards” on Saturday, May 22 at 10PM.
Celebrating the best in hard rock and heavy metal, the “Revolver Golden Gods Awards” is a television event die hard music fans will not forget. Never-before-seen collaborations by iconic music legends Slash, Lemmy Kilmister and Dave Grohl performing “Ace of Spades” and other blistering performances by Rob Zombie, Zakk Wylde, Fear Factory, As I Lay Dying and Posehn make this a heavy-hitting concert and award show not to be missed.
Hosted by Chris Jericho (WWE, Fozzy) and Andrew W.K., the show also welcomes special appearances by iconic rock and metal artists including: Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Alice in Chains, Slayer and more. VH1 Classic’s own “That Metal Show” hosts Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine present the “Revolver Golden Gods Award” for “Album of the Year.” Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne presents Rob Halford with the Golden God Award, while Foo Fighters’ David Grohl presents the ultimate honor of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Motorhead’s Lemmy.
Winners and presenters featured in the 2nd annual “Revolver Golden Gods Awards” include:
— Golden God Award: Rob Halford (presented by Ozzy Osbourne)
— Epiphone Best Guitarist Award: Zakk Wylde (presented by Kerry King and
Jeff Hanneman of Slayer)
— Lifetime Achievement Award: Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead (presented by
— Album of the Year Award: Alice In Chains (presented by Eddie Trunk,
Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson of VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show”)
— Best Vocalist: Ronnie James Dio (presented by Jerry Cantrell and Mike
Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that present videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best of rock, soul and pop artists from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90s including The Beatles, The Stones, Tina Turner, Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Stevie Wonder, The Police, Madonna and many more. Learn more at VH1Classic.com.
About Revolver Magazine:
Revolver is the No. 1 hard-rock and heavy-metal destination in the world. In print for 10 years, the magazine takes readers into the studio, onto the stage, and behind the scenes, providing in-depth information, mind-blowing original photography, and hilarious insights they can’t find anywhere else. The home of The Hottest Chicks in Metal, Revolver also covers horror movies, mixed martial arts, tattoos, action sports, and more. Every year Revolver throws the premiere U.S. hard-rock and metal awards show, the Revolver Golden Gods. Highlights of this year’s show will be broadcast on VH1 Classic on May 22 and feature appearances by Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Dave Grohl, Slash, Lemmy Kilmister, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper and many others. Revolver sponsors over 20 hard-rock tours each year, including the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Its website (www.revolvermag.com) features exclusive interviews, music and video, photo shoot outtakes, and contests.