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2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Winners and Performances

Revolver Golden Gods: Slash, Marilyn Manson, Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper
Photo by Robert Knight

Last night’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards provided metal fans with some serious thrills, as their favorite artists winning awards, presenting and collaborating for once-in-a-lifetime performances — most notably with Johnny Depp playing guitar with Marilyn Manson at the show’s closing.

Other highlights included Slash performing with Alice Cooper and an all-star rendition of Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’ featuring Corey Taylor, Robb Flynn and Trivium. Check out the full list of all the winners and performances below. Click on the links for detailed accounts and videos from the awards ceremony.


Best International Band: X Japan

Best Guitarist: Jinxx and Jake Pitts of Black Veil Brides

Best Drummer: Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch

Best Bassist: Nikki Sixx

Riff Lord: Slash

Comeback of the Year: Slipknot

Best Live Band: Avenged Sevenfold

Most Dedicated Fans: Avenged Sevenfold

Best Vocalist: Amy Lee of Evanescence

Album of the Year: Korn, ‘The Path of Totality’


Marilyn Manson plays ‘The Dope Show’ (with Taylor Momsen); ‘No Reflection'; and ‘Sweet Dreams’ + ‘The Beautiful People’ with Johnny Depp

Slash Jams on ‘School’s Out’ with Alice Cooper

Evanescence Perform ‘Made of Stone,’ ‘What You Want,’ and ‘You Never Call Me When You’re Sober’

Dee Snider Performs ‘I Wanna Rock’ with Black Veil Brides

Corey Taylor, Robb Flynn and Trivium Play Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’

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