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“

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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.

Slipknot, Metallica, Anthrax Etc. Nominated For 2015 Grammy’s

The nominees for the 2015 Grammy’s have officially been announced. Artists in the metal category include Slipknot, Anthrax, Motorhead and more.

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Here’s a list of all the metal/rock artists nominated this time around:

Anthrax – “Neon Knights” (Black Sabbath cover)

Mastodon – “High Road”

Motörhead – “Heartbreaker”

Slipknot – “The Negative One”

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

Metallica’s movie “Metallica Through The Never” is also nominated for ‘Best Music Film’, and Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) & Atticus Ross are nominated for their score for “Gone Girl.”

The 57th Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on February 08th.