The Hard Rock And Metal Grammy Nominees Include METALLICA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, MESHUGGAH And More

The 60th Grammy Awards sees Hard Rock and Metal nominees announced

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It has been announced that MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, AUGUST BURNS RED, BODY COUNT and CODE ORANGE are among the nominees for “Best Metal Performance” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City and broadcast on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET.

METALLICA’s ” Atlas, Rise!”, AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s “The Stage”, FOO FIGHTERS’ “Run” and NOTHING MORE’s “Go To War” were also nominated in the “Best Rock Song” category, while MASTODON’s “Emperor Of Sand”, METALLICA’s “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, NOTHING MORE’s “The Stories We Tell Ourselves” and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE’s “Villains” were nominated in the “Best Rock Album” category.

Best Metal Performance

AUGUST BURNS RED – “Invisible Enemy”
BODY COUNT – “Black Hoodie”
CODE ORANGE – “Forever”
MASTODON – “Sultan’s Curse”
MESHUGGAH – “Clockworks”

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 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”

Any category with more than five nominees means there was a tie.

The Grammys are voted on by approximately 13,000 Recording Academy members, who are comprised of artists, songwriters, producers and engineers. More than 22,000 recordings were submitted for Grammys consideration this year. For the 2018 awards, music must have been released between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017 in order to be eligible.