Highlights from the Revolver Golden Gods Awards will be broadcast on VH1 Classic on Saturday, May 28th. Revolver will release a special Golden Gods issue of the magazine on May 24th. The Golden Gods issue will include exclusive behind-the-scenes photos and interviews.
The full list of winners and presenters for the 3rd annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards is as follows:
* Hunted: The Demon’s Forge Golden God Award: ALICE COOPER (presented by ROB ZOMBIE)
* RONNIE JAMES DIO Lifetime Achievement Award: MÖTLEY CRÜE (presented by Corey Taylor of SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR)
* Honorary Headbanger Award: William Shatner (presented by Scott Ian of ANTHRAX/THE DAMNED THINGS and comedian Brian Posehn)
* Epiphone Best Guitarists Award: Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance of AVENGED SEVENFOLD (presented by Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD and Wayne Static of STATIC X)
* Drum Workshop Best Drummer Award: Mike Portnoy for his work with Avenged Sevenfold (presented by Vinnie Paul of PANTERA/HELLYEAH)
* Best New Band Award: BLACK VEIL BRIDES (presented by Duff McKagan of LOADED/VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES)
* Most Metal Athlete Award: Skateboarder Mike Vallely (presented by Chino Moreno of DEFTONES)
* Rockstar Energy Best Vocalist Award: M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold (presented by Taylor Momsen of THE PRETTY RECKLESS and SEBASTIAN BACH)
* Samson/Zoom Best Live Band Award: RAMMSTEIN (presented by Charlie Benante of Anthrax and Mike Portnoy)
* Eagle Rock Comeback of the Year Award: MURDERDOLLS (presented by David Coverdale of WHITESNAKE)
* Affliction Album of the Year Award: Avenged Sevenfold (presented by Jerry Cantrell and Mike Inez of ALICE IN CHAINS)
(Photo: Avenged Sevenfold and Vinnie Paul perform Pantera's 'Mouth For War', by Jimmy Hubbard)
As previously reported, Alice Cooper received the Golden God Award - which is given to one special honoree a year who embodies the spirit of hard rock and metal.
The original Alice Cooper line-up - rhythm guitarist Michael Bruce, bassist Dennis Dunaway, drummer Neal Smith, along with guitarist Steve Hunter - performed the following songs at the event: 'Eighteen', 'Under My Wheels', 'Billion Dollar Babies' and 'School's Out'.
Check out video footage courtesy of Metal Assault below: