High On Fire, Greta Van Fleet, Chris Cornell, Etc. Win At 61st Annual Grammy Awards

The winners have been revealed for the 61st annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place today (February 10) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and the winners in the rock/metal categories can be found below:

  • Best Metal Performance: High On Fire – “Electric Messiah”
  • Best Rock Performance: Chris Cornell – “When Bad Goes Good”
  • Best Rock Song: St. Vincent – “Masseduction”
  • Best Rock Album: Greta Van Fleet – “From The Fires”

The rock/metal awards were handed out during the pre-telecast ceremony. It’s worth noting that Halestorm‘s Lzzy Hale was among the presenters for that part of the event.

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Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon, Trivium, Etc. Nominated For 61st Annual Grammy Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 61st annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on February 10 and it will broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The categories with rock/metal artists can be found below.

Best Metal Performance:

Between the Buried and Me, “Condemned to the Gallows”
Deafheaven, “Honeycomb”
High on Fire, “Electric Messiah”
Trivium, “Betrayer”
Underoath, “On My Teeth”

Best Rock Performance:

Arctic Monkeys, “Four Out of Five”
Chris Cornell, “When Bad Does Good”
The Fever 333, “Made an America”
Greta Van Fleet, “Highway Tune”
Halestorm, “Uncomfortable”

Best Rock Song:

Bring Me the Horizon, “MANTRA”
Ghost, “Rats”
Greta Van Fleet, “Black Smoke Rising”
St. Vincent, “Masseducation”
Twenty One Pilots, “Jumpsuit”

Best Rock Album:

Alice in Chains, “Rainier Fog”
Fall Out Boy, “M A N I A”
Ghost, “Prequelle”
Greta Van Fleet, “From the Fires”
Weezer, “Pacific Daydream”

Best New Artist

Greta Van Fleet
Luke Combs
Chloe X Halle
H.E.R.
Dua Lipa
Margo Price
Bebe Rexha
Jorja Smith

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:

Guns N’ Roses, “Appetite for Destruction (Locked N’ Loaded)” Box Set
The Decemberists, “I’ll Be Your Girl”
Grateful Dead, “Pacific Northwest ’73-74′: The Complete Recordings”
“Weird Al” Yankovic, “Squeeze Box: The Complete Works Of “Weird Al” Yankovic”
Johnny Nicholas, “Too Many Bad Habits”

The full list of nominees can be found HERE.

Mastodon, Foo Fighters, Etc. Win At 60th Annual Grammy Awards

The winners in the rock/metal categories at the 60th annual Grammy Awards were officially revealed during the pre-show ceremony in New York today (January 28). You can see which artists won below:

Best Rock Performance: Leonard Cohen – “You Want It Darker”

Best Metal Performance: Mastodon – “Sultan’s Curse”

Best Rock Song: Foo Fighters – “Run”

Best Rock Album: The War On Drugs – “A Deeper Understanding“

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Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Mastodon, Code Orange, Etc. Nominated for 60th Annual Grammy Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 60th annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony will take place on January 28 in New York and the list of rock/metal nominees can be found below.

Best Rock Performance:

Leonard Cohen – “You Want It Darker”
Chris Cornell – “The Promise”
Foo Fighters – “Run”
Kaleo – “No Good”
Nothing More – “Go To War”

Best Metal Performance:

August Burns Red – “Invisible Enemy”
Body Count – “Black Hoodie”
Code Orange – “Forever”
Mastodon – “Sultan’s Curse”
Meshuggah – “Clockworks”

Best Rock Song:

Metallica – “Atlas, Rise!”
K.Flay – “Blood In The Cut”
Nothing More – “Go To War”
Foo Fighters – “Run”
Avenged Sevenfold – “The Stage”

Best Rock Album:

Mastodon – “Emperor Of Sand”
Metallica – “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct
Nothing More – “The Stories We Tell Ourselves”
Queens Of The Stone Age – “Villains”
The War On Drugs – “A Deeper Understanding“

Metallica, Gojira, Baroness, Megadeth, Etc. Nominated For 2017 Grammy Awards

The nominees have been announced for the 59th annual Grammy Award Show. The ceremony will take place February 12, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and will be will air on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. You can see the rock/metal nominees below.

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Best Metal Performance:

Baroness – “Shock Me”
Gojira – “Silvera”
Korn – “Rotting In Vain”
Megadeth – “Dystopia”
Periphery – “The Price Is Wrong”

Best Rock Performance:

Alabama Shakes – “Joe” (live from ‘Austin City Limits‘)
Beyoncé – “Don’t Hurt Yourself” (feat. Jack White)
David Bowie – “Blackstar”
Disturbed – “The Sound Of Silence” (live on ‘Conan‘)
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Best Rock Song:

David Bowie – “Blackstar”
Radiohead – “Burn The Witch”
Metallica – “Hardwired”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”
Highly Suspect – “My Name Is Human”

Best Rock Album:

Blink-182 – “California”
Cage The Elephant – “Tell Me I’m Pretty”
Gojira – “Magma”
Panic! At The Disco – “Death Of A Bachelor”
Weezer – “Weezer”

Best Alternative Music Album:

Bon Iver – “22, A Million”
David Bowie – “Blackstar”
PJ Harvey – “The Hope Six Demolition Project”
Iggy Pop – “Post Pop Depression”
Radiohead – “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Primus’ “Primus & The Chocolate Factory” was nominated for Best Surround Sound Album as well.

Slipknot, Lamb Of God, Ghost, Foo Fighters, Etc. Nominated For 2016 Grammy Awards

The nominees have been announced for the 58th annual Grammy Award Show. The ceremony will take place February 15, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and will be will air on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. You can see the rock/metal nominees below.

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Best Metal Performance:

August Burns Red – “Identity”
Ghost – “Cirice”
Lamb Of God – “512″
Sevendust – “Thank You”
Slipknot – “Custer”

Best Rock Performance:

Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Florence + The Machine – “What Kind Of Man”
Foo Fighters – “Something From Nothing”
Elle King – “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Wolf Alice – “Moaning Lisa Smile”

Best Rock Album:

James Bay – “Chaos and the Calm”
Death Cab for Cutie – “Kintsugi”
Highly Suspect – “Mister Asylum”
Muse – “Drones”
Slipknot – “5: The Gray Chapter”

Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” was also nominated for best music film.

Tenacious D Win Best Metal Performance At 2015 Grammy’s

The 57th Grammy Awards took place tonight (February 08), at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. In a stunning disappointment, Tenacious D won the Best Metal Performance for their cover of Dio’s “The Last In Line.”

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Here’s the full list of nominees:

Anthrax – “Neon Knights” (Black Sabbath cover)

Mastodon – “High Road”

Motörhead – “Heartbreaker”

Slipknot – “The Negative One”

Tenacious D – “The Last In Line” (Dio cover)

The fact that Tenacious D won over Slipknot, Mastodon, Motörhead and Anthrax makes it seem like Metallica vs. Jethro Tull all over again. At least rockers still have the Revolver Golden Gods.