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Category Archives: Award Show Battles

KoRn cancels ‘Alternative Press Music Awards’ performance

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Shortly after headlining this past weekend’s Chicago Open Air, KoRn cancelled their scheduled performance at tonight’s (17) Alternative Press Music Awards. The band posted a message last night, one day prior to the event stating: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to perform at Monday night’s show. We apologize to anyone we may disappoint […]

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And the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards winners this year are…

Posted by on June 13, 2016

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards happened tonight in the UK and among their nominees, there were many great bands including Enslaved, Slayer or Lamb of God but unfortunately not everyone can take home the prize, so we bring you the list of winners for this year’s edition. Among the winners and celebrations, there were […]

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Metal Hammer Golden Gods announce nominations for 2016

Posted by on April 4, 2016

Music awards are usually focused on popular styles of music with mostly mainstream artists being nominated and some try to pretend they also acknowledge metal but usually fail doing so. That’s why, if you wanted to see metal in one an award ceremony, you have to look at those exclusive awards like the Metal Hammer […]

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Ghost campaign for Grammy in latest ‘Billboard’

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Billboard is the music industry bible, which is kind of ironic given that Ghost just bought an ad in it to campaign for a Grammy. With an ominous picture of a hand over a woman’s mouth and the caption “don’t be silenced,” the ad asks Grammy voters to consider “Cirice” for the “Best Metal Performance” […]

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Mastodon also thought Tenacious D didn’t deserve metal Grammy

Posted by on November 10, 2015

We all know if we’re looking for metal validation in real life, it’s probably not going to come courtesy of the Grammys. However, Mastodon’s Bill Kelliher might help. In an interview with the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, the guitarist mentions that he’s been added to a Grammy committee to perhaps help change things. They’re meeting […]

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