Category Archives: Revolver

Watch Zakk Wylde Interview Tenacious D At The Golden Gods

Revolver TV released this video of Zakk Wylde interviewing Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D at the Golden Gods Awards last Wednesday. Tenacious D is gearing up for the release of Rize of the Fenix on May 14. In the video we learn that JB owns the Zakk Wylde mini guitars and that Fenix is the D’s comeback album. Watch the video of the backstage interview below:

Listen to “Rize of the Fenix,” the full version of the single here.

2012 Golden Gods Awards Results – Watch The Performance Highlights

Gears of Rock tweeted the results of the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards live last night on our official twitter feed.  Here is a list of the winners from hard rock and heavy metal awards show (click on the links for video highlights of the live performances):

Best Guitarists: Jinxx and Jake Pitts (BLACK VEIL BRIDES)

Best Drummer: Jeremy Spencer (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)

Paul Gray Best Bassist: Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE, SIXX: A.M.)

Riff Lord: Slash

Comeback Of The Year: SLIPKNOT

Best International Band: X JAPAN

Best Live Band: AVENGED SEVENFOLD

Best Vocalist: Amy Lee (EVANESCENCE)

Most Metal Athlete: CM Punk (WWE wrestling)

Most Dedicated Fans: AVENGED SEVENFOLD

Album Of The Year: KORN’s “The Path Of Totality”

Golden God: Gene Simmons (KISS)

Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award: RUSH

Watch Revolver Golden Gods Awards Highlights – Trivium, Slipknot, Machine Head

Last night’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards was one hell of a rock show chock full of treats.  Following the highly anticipated video premiere of Pantera’s “Piss” video, fans were treated to performances by Trivium, Black Veil Brides, Marilyn Manson, and more.

Watch the performance of Trivium featuring Corey Taylor of Slipknot and the brutal Rob Flynn of Machine Head performing Metallica’s “Creeping Death” below.

Watch The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show Live

Watch the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Show tonight on your XBox 360 or through Facebook right here.  The black carpet begins at 6 p.m. PST and the show starts at 8 p.m. PST (for eastern dwellers add 3 hours).  Of course you want to tune in early to hear the new Pantera song “Piss,” which debuts just before the show starts.

Hey guys – this is it!! Tonight is the night! The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods will broadcast live on all XBOX game consoles as well as Revolver’s Facebook page starting at 6pm PST for FREE!!! . Here is a direct link to watch and share with you and your friends!! Enjoy the metal!!!

2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards Nominees, Vote Now…

Here are the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards nominations by category.  You can vote right now at the Revolver website.  My picks are highlighted below…let me know your thoughts…

Best Guitarist

* Jinxx and Jake Pitts (BLACK VEIL BRIDES)
* Zoltan Bathory and Jason Hook (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
* Willie Adler and Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD)
Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD)
* Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick (MEGADETH)
* Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM)

Best Drummer

* Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX)
* Jeremy Spencer (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
* Taylor Hawkins (FOO FIGHTERS)
* Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD)
* Brann Dailor (MASTODON)
* Tomas Haake (MESHUGGAH)

Best Vocalist

* Sebastian Bach
* Andy Biersack (BLACK VEIL BRIDES)
* James Durbin
* Amy Lee (EVANESCENCE)
* Ivan Moody (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)
* Jonathan Davis (KORN)

Album Of The Year

* ANTHRAX – “Worship Music”
* EVANESCENCE – “Evanescence”
* FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – “American Capitalist”
* FOO FIGHTERS – “Wasting Light”
* KORN – “The Path Of Totality”
* LAMB OF GOD – “Resolution”

Best Live Band

* AVENGED SEVENFOLD
* FOO FIGHTERS
* GUNS N’ ROSES
* JUDAS PRIEST
* SEETHER
* TOOL

Most Metal Athlete

* Gina Carano (MMA fighting)
* Brian Deegan (pro motocross)
* Evan Longoria (MLB baseball)
* Dirk Nowitzki (NBA basketball)
* Mitch Petrus (NFL football)
* CM Punk (WWE wrestling)

Comeback Of The Year

* ANTHRAX
* DREAM THEATER
* EVANESCENCE
* MINISTRY
* SLIPKNOT
* VAN HALEN

Riff Lord

* Scott Ian (ANTHRAX)
* Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY)
* Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS)
* Munky (KORN)
* Slash
* Eddie Van Halen (VAN HALEN)

Paul Gray Best Bassist

* Frank Bello (ANTHRAX)
* Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT)
* Fieldy (KORN)
* David Ellefson (MEGADETH)
* Nikki Sixx (SIXX: A.M.)
* Wolfgang Van Halen (VAN HALEN)

Best International Band

* BEHEMOTH
* LACUNA COIL
* RAMMSTEIN
SEPULTURA
* MESHUGGAH
* X JAPAN

Most Dedicated Fans

* ASKING ALEXANDRIA
* AVENGED SEVENFOLD
* BLACK VEIL BRIDES
* EVANESCENCE
* FALLING IN REVERSE
* HIM

The show is on April 11 at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles and tickets are pretty cheap ($35 or $99 for VIP).  Also on that day, the Grammy Museum will open up an exhibit devoted to the history of heavy metal (gee, I wonder how that venture will pan out).