Here Are Your Rock And Metal 2019 Grammy Winners
While most headbangers couldn’t care less what the Recording Academy things, being honored with a Rock or Metal Grammy has a certain weight to it. If anything, it lets you know that the industry recognizes real, and wants to let those musicians who kick ass that their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed.
Well, the Premiere Ceremony of this year’s 60th Grammy Awards just wrapped up, and the Rock and Metal categories have been announced. Here’s who took home the award in 2019, followed by the other nominees:
Best Metal Performance: HIGH ON FIRE - ELECTRIC MESSIAH
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME – Condemned To The Gallows
DEAFHEAVEN – Honeycomb
TRIVIUM – Betrayer
UNDEROATH – On My Teeth
Best Rock Song: ST. VINCENT - MASSEDUCTION
Best Rock Album: GRETA VAN FLEET - FROM THE FIRES
ALICE IN CHAINS – Rainier Fog
FALL OUT BOY – M A N I A
GHOST – Prequelle
WEEZER – Pacific Daydream
Best Rock Performance: CHRIS CORNELL – WHEN BAD DOES GOOD
ARCTIC MONKEYS – Four Out of Five
FEVER 333 – Made An America
GRETA VAN FLEET – Highway Tune
HALESTORM – Uncomfortable
This is a huge win for High On Fire and Greta Van Fleet, who are respectively a classic band and daring newcomer who definitely deserve the reward. More so, it marks a rare posthumous win for Chris Cornell, though this is his third award, the first two won in previous bands.
The only award left that any Kerrang! reader cares about is Best New Artist, for which Greta Van Fleet is nominated. We’ll let you know if the band wins.
Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has announced that he’ll be taking part in a special tribute night for the late Chris Cornell.
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