MEGADETH Mainman Accepts Golden God Award; Video Available

April 8, 2009, 6 years ago

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America’s first-ever hard rock and heavy metal music award show, the Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards, was held last night (April 7th) at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Fan-filmed video footage of the event can be viewed below including MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine accepting the Golden God award and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE covering the DIO classic 'Holy Diver'.

A complete list of winners are as follows:

Most Awesomely Good Drummer: Vinnie Paul (HELLYEAH/PANTERA)

Best Underground Metal Band: ISIS

Metal Industry Award: The Rainbow Bar & Grill

Best Album: METALLICA

Honorary Headbanger: Kat Von D

Golden God: Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH)

Best Riff: SLIPKNOT

Most Viral Video: PROTEST THE HERO

Most Metal Athlete: Shaun White

Best Live Band: Slipknot

Best New Talent: SUICIDE SILENCE

Lifetime Achievement: OZZY OSBOURNE

Best International Band: DETHKLOK

Reader’s Choice Award: ACACIA STRAIN

Most Mind-Blowing Guitarist: Jeff Hanneman & Kerry King (SLAYER)

Hottest Chick In Metal: Marta Peterson (BLEEDING THROUGH)

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