The awards add to the growing number of accolades Five Finger Death Punch has received since the release of their highly successful two part album, “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell.” Volume 1 was released in July 2013 and came in at number two on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart (selling 113,000 albums in its first week. Part 2 was released on November 19, 2013 and also debuted on the Billboard Top 200 album chart at number two, giving the band their second top five album within four months.
Other major winners of the night included Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age for Best Vocalist and Rob Zombie for Best Live Band. Joan Jett received the Golden God Award while Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose received the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.
The show also featured performances by Guns N’ Roses, Joan Jett, The Pretty Reckless, Suicide Silence, A Day To Remeber and Slayer, who premiered ‘Implode,’ their first new song since 2009.
In. Fucking. Shock. #KaelArmy #ShitYesSon #GoldenGods #Humbled #ThankYou #ThankYou #ThankYou #
— Chris Kael (@5FDPChrisKael) April 24, 2014
The full list of winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards is as follows:
Best Vocalist: Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age
Best Live Band: Rob Zombie
Most Devoted Fans: Avenged Sevenfold
Best New Talent: Twelve Foot Ninja
Comeback of the Year: Deep Purple
Paul Gray Best Bassist Award: Chris Kael, 5FDP
Best Film & DVD: Pierce the Veil
Best Drummer: Arin Ilejay, Avenged Sevenfold
Song of the Year: Five Finger Death Punch, ‘Lift Me Up’
Most Metal Athlete: Josh Barnett, Mixed Martial Arts
Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist: Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, Avenged Sevenfold
Album of the Year: Black Sabbath, ’13′
Golden God Award: Joan Jett
Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award: Axl Rose