The Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show — pesented by Epiphone — has announced that Guns N’ Roses founding bassist Duff McKagan will join the band for their headlining performance at this year’s event. The event is set for April 23 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.
The performance will be McKagan’s first time sharing the stage with Guns N’ Roses in the U.S. after joining the band for several South American dates throughout April. Also added to the lineup is a performance by Suicide Silence, marking the band’s first U.S. appearance with their new vocalist, Hernan “Eddie” Hermida.
The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show and “Black Carpet” pre-show will stream live on Amazon, VH1.com, VH1Classic.com and the VH1 App on April 23, and VH1 Classic will air the show on May 24. Tickets for the show are available at axs.com.
Previously announced, Gun N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose will take home this year’s Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award. Also on the 2014 lineup is legendary rocker Joan Jett, who will take her place in Revolver Golden Gods history as the first female recipient of the Golden God Award. In addition to being the debut U.S. performance with new vocalist Hernan “Eddie” Hermida, a special set from Suicide Silence will include a guest appearance by Max Cavalera (founding frontman of Sepultura, Soulfly, Nailbomb and Cavalera Conspiracy, and a member of the new supergroup Killer Be Killed). Guns N’ Roses, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Suicide Silence will join an already announced lineup featuring performances by A Day to Remember, Zakk Wylde and The Pretty Reckless.