M. Shadows of rock band Avenged Sevenfold accepts the Best Vocalist award at the 3rd annual Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles April 20, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Updated : 04/22 (more articles/photos , videos at the end)


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Photo 1 : M. Shadows and Sebastian BachPhoto 2

A7X on stageM. Shadows and Zacky VM. ShadowsM. Shadows and Johnny Christ

M. Shadows waves to the crowd after winning best Album of the Year

The band after accepting awards for best album

Avenged Sevenfold won several awards during The Revolver Golden Gods Awards 2011 which took place in Downtown – Los Angeles at Club Nokia on Wednesday, April 20. The band played “Mouth For War” with Vinnie Paul (photo here), Bat Country , Beast and the Harlot,Almost Easy, Nightmare.  Duff McKagan joined them for the GNR song “It is so Easy”. Check out photos from Roadrunner here. On this -> tumblr, see two images , and also here.

The show will be broadcasting on VH1 Classic May 28.

Huge Congratulations for  their awards

  • Epiphone Best Guitarist (s) : Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance , award very deserved.

Zacky V took his twitter to thank his fans.

  • Drum Workshop Best Drumer : Mike Portnoy for his work on Nightmare – Photo 1
  • Best Vocalist : M. Shadow. well deserved . Glad that he received this award.
  • Affliction Album of The Year : Nightmare. awesome :)

Quotes and notes  Awards Show

Fallen Heroes tribute video on now. RIP the Rev, Paul Gray, Mike Starr, Pete Steele, Dio.

Syn after winning Best Guitarist(s) award  “We might not have the prettiest fans…but we definitely have the awesomest fans.”

M. Shadows upon winning Best Vocalist  “This guy [Bach] is one of the best singers of all time. We look forward to kicking your ass in about 20 minutes.”

M. Shadows after winning Best Album “Fuck yeah. So we’re all having a party tonight, but I’m gonna be a little quick with this. Everybody knows how hard it was for us to make this album, losing our best friend a year and a half ago. But we appreciate our fans for helping us get back on our feet an do this. we have 5 min. before we get on stage and kick all your asses.” and Zacky adds  “Thanks, Mom

Fans Footage below


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2 Responses

  1. Pete

    hell yeah avenged sweeping the golden god awards fuckin awesome see you guys in wilks-barre