The details of the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods
awards will be announced on on Wednesday, January 30 at noon PST.
Last year's Revolver Golden Gods
was held on April 11, 2012 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California.
For the first time ever, Revolver Golden Gods
was broadcast live in its entirety on Xbox LIVE
, as well as on the Xbox
and Revolver Facebook
Hosting duties for last year's Golden Gods
awards show were handled by FOZZY
frontman and WWE
pro-wrestling legend Chris Jericho
, who returned for the third consecutive year.
The Golden God Award, given to one special honoree a year who embodies the spirit of hard rock and metal, went to KISS
demon Gene Simmons
. (Other previous honorees include hard-rock and metal legends Alice Cooper
, Rob Halford
of JUDAS PRIEST
and Dave Mustaine
.) Adding to the celebration, The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods
awards show featured one-of-a-kind special performances and collaborations that honored both the past, present and future of heavy music. The night's hard-rocking musical performances included sets by MARILYN MANSON
(in his first U.S. performance in nearly three years); iconic Grammy
-winning guitarist Slash
featuring Myles Kennedy
and THE CONSPIRATORS
; SIXX: A.M.
featuring Nikki Sixx
of MÖTLEY CRÜE
, James Michael
, acclaimed rock producer and songwriter, and DJ Ashba
of GUNS N' ROSES
(in their first performance in almost four years); and 2011 "Best New Band" Golden Gods Award winner BLACK VEIL BRIDES