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Nominees For Revolver's Music Awards Include MEGADETH, METALLICA, GHOST, OPETH, NAILS, And BABYMETAL

Posted by on November 2, 2016 at 9:15 am

Last night it was announced that Revolver's Golden Gods Awards would be coming back in 2016, though as the Revolver Music Awards. The awards ceremony will be held for the first time ever in New York, at Webster Hall, instead of Los Angeles. The show will be hosted by Dave Mustaine and Sirius XM's Jose Mangin, and will see performances by Trivium, Megadeth, and more.

Now we've got the list of nominees, which you can check out below. The categories range from song and album of the year, to most metal athlete. Nominees includes bands/members Ghost, Opeth, Nails, Babymetal, Meshuggah, Amon Amarth, Periphery, Anthrax, Toothgrinder, and a ton more!

Album Of The Year:

  • DeftonesGore
  • MegadethDystopia
  • MeshuggahThe Violent Sleep Of Reason
  • Metallica Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
  • Volbeat – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie

Song Of The Year:

  • Amon Amarth – “Raise Your Horns”
  • Ghost – “Square Hammer”
  • Megadeth – “The Threat Is Real”
  • Metallica – “Hardwired”
  • Testament – “The Brotherhood Of The Snake”

Best Vocalist:

  • Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth)
  • Chino Moreno (Deftones)
  • Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage)
  • Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil)
  • Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men)

Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist:

  • Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge)
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt & Fredrik Åkesson (Opeth)
  • Dave Mustaine & Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth)
  • James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
  • Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)

Paul Gray Best Bassist:

  • Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
  • Kyle Sanders (HELLYEAH)
  • Piggy D. (Rob Zombie)
  • Dick Lövgren (Meshuggah)
  • Robert Trujillo (Metallica)

Best Drummer:

  • Billy Rymer (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
  • Vinnie Paul (HELLYEAH)
  • Chris Adler (For his work on Megadeth‘s Dystopia)
  • Tomas Haake (Meshuggah)
  • Valentino Arteaga (Of Mice & Men)

Best Live Band:

  • Black Sabbath
  • Ghost
  • Hatebreed
  • Slipknot
  • Rob Zombie

Most Dedicated Fans:

  • Anthrax
  • Periphery
  • Pierce The Veil
  • Trivium
  • Volbeat

Best New Talent:

  • Avatar
  • BABYMETAL
  • Nails
  • Stitched Up Heart
  • Toothgrinder

Best Film/Video:

  • Giraffe Tongue Orchestra – “Blood Moon”
  • Gojira – “Silvera”
  • Kvelertak – “1985”
  • Red Fang – “Shadows”
  • Slayer – “Pride & Prejudice“

Most Metal Athlete:

  • Baron Corbin (WWE)
  • Drew Stafford (NHL)
  • Julianna Peña (UFC
  • Matt Brown (UFC)
  • Robin Lehner (NHL)

[via The PRP]

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