and Judas Priest
's Rob Halford
are to be honored with top prizes at the second annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards
in April. Ace of Spades
singer Lemmy will be the 2010 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, while fellow Brit Halford will take home the event's Golden God Award.
, Fear Factory
and Zakk Wylde
will provide the performances at this year's show, which will be held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, while Andrew WK
and professional wrestler-turned-musician Chris Jericho
Nominees for awards were announced on Wednesday and Heaven & Hell
lead the pack with four, including a Best Vocalist nod for Ronnie James Dio
, who was recently diagnosed with stomach cancer and a Best Guitarist salute for Tony Iommi
. The super-group also landed nominations for Album of the Year and Comeback of the Year.
scored three nominations for Album of the Year, Best Live Act and Best Drummer (Dave Lombardo). Alice In Chains
, Fear Factory, Metallica
and Them Crooked Vultures
scores two nods apiece.
The coveted Album of the Year prize will be fought for by Alice in Chains (Black Gives Way to Blue), Heaven & Hell (The Devil You Know), Mastodon (Crack the Skye), Megadeth (Endgame), Slayer (World Painted Blood) and Them Crooked Vultures (Them Crooked Vultures).
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