Evanescence's Amy Lee was awarded the Best Vocalist honor at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards. Having just belted out 'Made of Stone' and other tunes for the award show audience, it's no surprise that the celebrated singer took home the prize.
Slipknot took away the prize for Comeback of the Year at the Revolver Golden Gods. Wearing black armbands with the No. 2 on them -- paying tribute to their fallen bandmate Paul Gray -- members of Slipknot accepted the award from Dino Cazares and Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory.
Possibly three of the hottest females in rock were all front and center at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards, as Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia and Halestorm's Lzzy Hale brought Evanescence to the stage at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Ex-Guns N' Roses rocker Duff McKagan hit the stage to present the Riff Lord honor -- another new category at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods -- one "for six-string guitar shredders," as McKagan put it. And he was able to present the trophy to his former GN'R bandmate Slash, who beat out a field that included Zakk Wylde from Black Label Society, Scott Ian from Anthrax, Munky from Korn, Dave
It was fitting that three members of Slipknot hit the stage to present an honor that's new to the Revolver Golden Gods this year, and an equally fitting name for it -- the Paul Gray Best Bassist Award. Gray was, after all, Slipknot's bassist until his tragic death in May 2010 from a drug overdose, and a very skilled one at that. Bass players are often the unsung hero of the band, but nobody ever o