Tag Archives: Grammy Awards

According to 2023 Grammy Award nominees, Muse are now “metal”

Posted by on November 15, 2022

  Changes were made for the 2023 Grammy nominees. While the category changes this year include albums containing more than 75% playing time of newly recorded music to be eligible for a Grammy, it is starting to trace back to snubbing metal artists. Or at least confusing the overall genre. While we’ve seen the category […]

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2022 heavy music Grammy award winners

Posted by on April 4, 2022

  April 3, the rescheduled Grammy Awards ceremony took place after being delayed again due to Covid concerns. Some awards were given in the rock and metal categories in an afternoon awards ceremony. We have a list of notables below. The more mainstream-oriented awards and live musical performances were reserved for the evening awards show […]

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Grammy Awards relocate to Las Vegas for 2022, reschedule broadcast for April

Posted by on January 19, 2022

  The 64th annual Grammy Awards has a new location and date. “Music’s biggest night” will now take place on April 3 live from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.  Recording Academy CEO Harvey Manson Jr., issued the below statement on Tuesday (18): “I’m so pleased to let you know that the 64th annual Grammy […]

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Recording Academy officially postpones 2022 Grammy Awards

Posted by on January 6, 2022

  It’s official. The 2022 Grammy Awards has been postponed.  In a joint statement made Wednesday, the Recording Academy and broadcast partner CBS said they would be postponing this year’s show (set to take place on January 31 at the Crypto.com Arena) to a later date due to increasing Covid-19 cases around the country brought […]

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Grammy Awards rumored to be postponing 2022 event

Posted by on January 5, 2022

  There is a rumor going around that the 2022 Grammy Awards will be postponed in light of the surge in cases of the Covid-19 Omicron variant. According to Billboard, an unnamed “source with direct knowledge” said that such a situation is “looking likely.”  This year’s ceremony is currently set to take place on January […]

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Grammy Awards criticized over brief Eddie Van Halen tribute; Wolfgang Van Halen issues statement

Posted by on March 15, 2021

  While it’s no longer a surprise and more of a tradition at this point, The Grammy Awards continue to more or less shelve metal and rock music. Despite previous efforts, The Recording Academy somehow continues to find a way for us to discover something new that has angered the metal and rock community. We’ve […]

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Body Count win ‘Best Metal Performance’ at 63rd annual Grammy Awards

Posted by on March 15, 2021

  While metal continues to be snubbed during the Grammy Awards’ televised ceremony, the pre-telecast celebration tends to leave room for a single nod. Body Count won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance for their song, “Bum-Rush,” taken from their latest effort, 2020’s Carnivore. The group virtually-received their award during the pre-telecast ceremony last night […]

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Grammy Awards reportedly postponed due to COVID-19

Posted by on January 6, 2021

  The 2021 Grammy Awards is the latest casualty of the pandemic.  On Tuesday (5th), the Recording Academy announced that they would be postponing the 2021 ceremony until March 21, blaming the surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles and travel limitations. It was supposed to take place on January 31.  “After thoughtful conversations with […]

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Here’s Tool’s Grammy Acceptance speech; Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne present Rap Award

Posted by on January 27, 2020

  First, we’d like to congratulate everyone who was nominated for this year’s Grammy Awards, including Candlemass, I Prevail, Killswitch Engage, Death Angel, and Tool. With that being said, Tool has won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for their song “7empest.” The track is taken from the group’s first album in 13 years, Fear […]

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Tool, Killswitch Engage, Death Angel, among 2020 Grammy nominees

Posted by on November 20, 2019

The nominees are in for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, which takes place on Sunday, January 26th at the Los Angeles STAPLES Center. While snubbing metal seems like a tradition at the Grammy Awards, we still have one category to look forward to: Best Metal Performance.   This year’s Best Metal Performance nominees are: 01) […]

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