DT: APRIL 15, 2011
FR: LIBBY COFFEY/ANGELA VILLANUEVA—MSO
2011 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS
PRESENTED BY EPIPHONE
SELLS OUT IN ADVANCE
AWARD SHOW & LIVE CONCERT SET FOR THIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
AT CLUB NOKIA IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
The third annual REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS–happening Wednesday, April 20 at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles–has officially sold out a week in advance, and tickets are no longer available. The highlights from the show will air on Vh1 Classic on Saturday, May 28. All “Black Carpet” and backstage footage will be available exclusively on RevolverTV, Revolver’s mobile video app.
The show will feature host CHRIS JERICHO (WWE, Fozzy, Dancing with the Stars) along with presenters, performers, nominees and attendees including ALICE COOPER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, ROB ZOMBIE, actor WILLIAM SHATNER, GEEZER BUTLER (Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell), DUFF McKAGAN (Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver/Loaded), COREY TAYLOR (Slipknot/Stone Sour), STEVE JONES (Sex Pistols), DAVE NAVARRO (Jane’s Addiction), CHINO MORENO (Deftones), VINNIE PAUL (Pantera/HellYeah), SCOTT IAN (Anthrax/The Damned Things), actress JULIETTE LEWIS, DAVID COVERDALE (Whitesnake/Deep Purple), STEVEN ADLER (Guns N’ Roses), MAX CAVALERA (Sepultura/Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy), JAMEY JASTA (Hatebreed/Kingdom of Sorrow), TAYLOR MOMSEN (The Pretty Reckless), MIKE PORTNOY (Dream Theater/Avenged Sevenfold), GILBY CLARKE (Guns N’ Roses), and members of ALICE IN CHAINS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, STATIC-X, DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD, WE ARE THE FALLEN, MURDERDOLLS, SUICIDE SILENCE, and WINDS OF PLAGUE. Also appearing will be comedian BRIAN POSEHN, skateboarders MIKE VALLELY and CHRIS COLE, MMA fighters DAN HARDY and JOSH BARNETT, WENDY DIO (wife of Ronnie James Dio) and many more.
Live performances for the REVOLVER GOLDEN GOD AWARDS include musical sets from ALICE COOPER (fresh off their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and their first LA appearance in 40 years), LOADED (featuring DUFF McKAGAN of GUNS N’ ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER), Elvis Presley/Johnny Cash-inspired metal group VOLBEAT, host CHRIS JERICHO’s band FOZZY, fast-rising metalcore new-comers ASKING ALEXANDRIA, and hometown heroes AVENGED SEVENFOLD will close out the night.
Special collaborations to take place at the 2011 show include: STEVE JONES and COREY TAYLOR performing JUDAS PRIEST’s “Electric Eye” with Loaded. SEBASTIAN BACH performing SKID ROW’s “Youth Gone Wild” with ASKING ALEXANDRIA. SCOTT IAN of ANTHRAX performing DUSTY SPRINGFIELD’s “I Only Want To Be With You” with VOLBEAT. MAX CALAVERA, JAMEY JASTA, and MIKE VALLELY joining DEVILDRIVER for a salute to BLACK FLAG.
Just unveiled: Check out the official show poster created by renowned horror artists “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin and Justin Erickson. The limited edition poster is 18”x24” and only for sale at the 2011 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS show and online here: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/2011-revolver-golden-gods-poster-available-for-pre-order-now.html
For more information on the REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS, please log on to: www.revolvermag.com.
About REVOLVER Magazine:
Revolver is the No. 1 hard-rock and heavy-metal destination in the world. In print for over 10 years, the magazine takes readers into the studio, onto the stage, and behind the scenes, providing in-depth information, mind-blowing original photography, and hilarious insights they can’t find anywhere else. The home of The Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock, Revolver also covers horror movies, mixed martial arts, tattoos, action sports, and more. Every year Revolver throws the premiere U.S. hard-rock and metal awards show, the Revolver Golden Gods. In its third year, the show has featured appearances by Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, Dave Grohl, Slash, Lemmy Kilmister, Dave Mustaine, Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Kat Von D, and many others. Revolver sponsors over 20 hard-rock tours each year, including the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Its website (www.revolvermag.com) features exclusive interviews, music and video, photo shoot outtakes, and contests. Revolver is also the official partner of GoTV for RevolverTV, the main home of hard rock and heavy metal programming on all mobile phones, producing new features weekly on over 200 mobile networks including the latest versions of Android and iPhone.
About VH1 Classic:
Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best of rock, soul and pop artists from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90's including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and U2. Learn more at VH1Classic.com.
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REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS 2011 SHOW SELLS OUT A WEEK IN ADVANCE