METAL SHOP Rocks was once again in attendance for the announcement of the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California. This will be the fourth year of the award show and it will take place on April 11, 2012 at Club Nokia.
The Golden Gods will be broadcast live for the first time on X Box Live and will also be streaming live on Revolver Magazine’s Facebook page. Marilyn Manson, Slash, Black Veil Brides, Evanescence and Sixx AM featuring Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx will be preforming live and Gene Simmons of Kiss will receive this year’s Golden God Award.
Today’s press conference also announced that the Grammy museum will have The History of Heavy Metal Exhibit and Wendy Dio, wife of the late, great Ronnie James Dio presented the museum with the original handwritten lyrics of Holy Diver. Let’s just hope they get it right. We all know what the Grammy Awards have done to metal music in the past (Jethro Tull).
Special guest list for today was:
- Alice Cooper
- Zakk Wylde (Ozzy and BLS)
- Vinny Paul ( Pantera)
- Vinny Appice (Dio and H&H)
- James Micheal (SIXX AM)
- Chris Jericho (Fozzy)
- Wendy Dio
- Mike Portnoy (Ex Dream Theater)
Looking forward to the actual award show in April… in the meantime Click Here for the nominees an cast your vote. Below are a few photos of the presser. Special thanks to Joe at Rogers and Cowan for making this happen! Enjoy. -Ralph.
Mötley Crüe celebrated 30 years as one of the best rock N roll bands to come out of the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California by headlining the Sunset Strip Music Festival (SMFF), held over three days (August 18-21, 2011) on the famous Sunset Strip.
METAL SHOP Rocks attended the red carpet arrivals at the House of Blues and the closing concert by Mötley Crüe. Here are a few photos and links to videos shot at the festival. -Ralph
Tommy Lee Rollercoaster
Motley Crue Livewire