They say that its the most important night in music and if you’re a fan of Rap, R&B and lots of Pop stuff this is very possibly true. Most of the fans of the Rock and the Metal side of the fence don’t really lend too much attention to it since many of our category awards get presented before the show even airs on television. Though I cannot confirm since I don’t watch the broadcast, I’m fairly certain that the Metal performers don’t even get to play for the audience live anymore. With most of the categories that do hold some interest to our readers, I’m sharing them below for your awareness.
Best Rock Performance:
You Want It Darker – Leonard Cohen – WINNER
The Promise – Chris Cornell
Run – Foo Fighters
No Good – Kaleo
Go To War – Nothing More
Yesterday afternoon we learned the nominees for the 2018 Grammy Awards and since that list is super long and doesn’t lean much on the music that we are discussing, I’ve added only “The Rock Categories” for you readers to peruse. Let’s take a look shall we.
Best Rock Performance: For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.
• You Want It Darker by Leonard Cohen
• The Promise by Chris Cornell
• Run by Foo Fighters
• No Good by Kaleo
• Go To War by Nothing More
Best Metal Performance For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.
• Invisible Enemy by August Burns Red
• Black Hoodie by Body Count
• Forever by Code Orange
• Sultan’s Curse by Mastodon
• Clockworks by Meshuggah Continue reading The 2018 Grammy Award Rock Nominees Are:→
Judas Priest has returned to you oh Metal Faithful and dare you miss this one if you didn’t happen to catch them on their last go round in 2014 when they played the Barclay’s Center. Support will come from Mastodon which should make this a thrilling show from beginning to end.
Judas Priest adds a second night to The Paramount in Long Island and wow how lucky are you fans out there for this great news. The band will be supported by Mastodon and continuing their “Redeemer Of Souls” tour.