Revolver Golden Gods
Papa Roach are one of rock's hardest working bands and at present the group is in the early stages of recording their next album. However, Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix got a respite from the studio for a night to come out and hang with many of his hard rock brothers and sisters at the Revolver Golden Gods ceremony Wednesday (April 24) in Los Angeles.
It's the show before the show. The Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet is a who's who of rock and metal's finest talking about the music they love so much before actually going into the event and seeing some of the top performers up close and personal.
The Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place Wednesday night (April 23) at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, where rock and metal acts were honored for their talents and achievements.
Two legendary rockers will get their due at the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards as Axl Rose will receive the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award and Joan Jett has been chosen to receive the Golden God Award this year's event. Both musicians will also be part of a solid performance lineup that also includes leading nominee Korn.
Five Finger Death Punch have been teasing a special guest for their new album and during their performance at the 2013 Revolver Golden Gods ceremony they finally unveiled that none other than the "Metal God" himself, Rob Halford, was appearing on their new single, 'Lift Me Up.' The cane-wielding vocalist took the stage to perform alongside Ivan Moody, delivering the hard-hitting single with aplomb. The performance can be seen above.
The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods Awards have given the metal and hard rock genres the spotlight is so rightly deserves and some of rock's biggest names walked the Black Carpet Thursday night (May 2) sharing what it meant to have something that is truly the genre's own. Thankfully, Loudwire was there to capture the sights and sounds of the Black Carpet.
Anthrax kicked off the 2013 Revolver Golden Gods last night (May 2) with a set that included blistering performances of 'Caught in a Mosh' and 'Fight 'Em Till You Can't,' before the band welcomed the night's first surprise guests -- Pantera's Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown -- for a performance of Pantera