Category Archives: Grammys Are For Grannies

Oh yeah, and Winger got a Grammy nomination yesterday…

Posted by on December 7, 2016

We were probably too busy reacting to the fact that Gojira picked up a a Grammy nomination for Magma to yesterday to notice what might have been the biggest surprise of the whole ceremony. Kip Winger is nominated for a Grammy – for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Yes, that Winger, the one that Stewart liked on Beavis […]

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Dream Theater, Killswitch Engage, Volbeat among Grammy nominees

Posted by on December 7, 2013

Last night, the nominees for the 56th Grammy Awards were announced in a ceremony in Los Angeles. While the hard rock and metal performance Grammys were combined a few years back, the phrasing has changed, and the category is merely “Best Metal Performance.” And unlike last year, when Halestorm was nominated (and won), at least […]

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As If The Grammys Haven’t Downplayed Metal Enough

Posted by on April 6, 2011

The National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences announced today that they were “restructuring” the categories for the Grammy Awards so as to decrease the number of recognized categories in 2012 from 109 to 78. And guess which two awards among the numerous genres and fields received a makeover? That’s right: the “Best Metal” and “Best […]

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