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Metallica announces intimate show in Hollywood

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Looks like Metallica are back with another intimate show, making their next appearance on February 12 to continue the Grammy Awards celebration. This time around, Citi Bank is working with Live Nation on a new live music platform called “Citi Sound Vault.” It’s made exclusively for cardmembers to access intimate venues featuring major artists, granting […]

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Metallica to play Grammy awards, share video of debut “Halo on Fire” performance

Posted by on January 16, 2017

Next month, metal fans will probably be disappointed once again about the Grammys, which air on February 12th. Whether it’s undeserving bands winning awards, performances getting cut off, or the “in memoriam” segment leaving out worthy artist passings, it’s generally not an issue of if, but how often metal will get the shaft on the […]

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Oh yeah, and Winger got a Grammy nomination yesterday…

Posted by on December 7, 2016

We were probably too busy reacting to the fact that Gojira picked up a a Grammy nomination for Magma to yesterday to notice what might have been the biggest surprise of the whole ceremony. Kip Winger is nominated for a Grammy – for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Yes, that Winger, the one that Stewart liked on Beavis […]

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Gojira nominated for metal AND rock performance Grammy

Posted by on December 6, 2016

People have been bitching about the Grammy awards since a metal category was first awarded in 1989 and Metallica lost out to Jethro Tull. They’ve continued to be relatively tone deaf since, such as two years ago when “best metal peformance” went to Tenacious D covering a Dio song over Motorhead, Anthrax, Mastodon and Slipknot. […]

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The Grammys continue to disappoint rock, metal fans

Posted by on February 16, 2016

The Grammy Awards are done and over with, and if you were expecting a well-rounded ceremony that was inclusive of metal and rock, then you probably haven’t watched before. The show has always been somewhat of a trainwreck, so even a solid slot of Best Metal Performance nominees and a tribute to Lemmy with Alice […]

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Ghost pick up Best Metal Performance Grammy

Posted by on February 15, 2016

The Grammy Awards are taking place tonight, but as usual, the bulk of the awards were given away before the broadcast ceremony happened. The 58th Annual annual self-congratulatory awards show had a pretty well-rounded list of Best Metal Performance nominees. August Burns Red, Ghost, Sevendust, Lamb of God and Slipknot, none of whom are comedy […]

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Steel Panther reacts to Kanye West Grammy incident

Posted by on February 16, 2015

Kanye West’s attempt at making a scene and following remarks regarding Beck’s win for album of the year at the 2015 Grammy Awards last week is already well documented. As is the vocal backlash that West has (rightfully) received because of it, including some fellow recording artists Paul Stanley of Kiss and Shirley Manson of Garbage. Now, comedic […]

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds (allegedly) gets kicked out of Grammys

Posted by on February 9, 2015

Although they may not have won a Grammy for their song “High Road,” Mastodon did in fact win all of our cold, metal, diamond-plated hearts. From Brann Dailor’s birthday suit, to Brent Hinds’ LA Dodgers outfit that he just so happened to be still wearing from practice the night before, everybody seemed to be out for […]

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Here’s your chance to listen to Metallica and Lang Lang play ‘One’

Posted by on February 18, 2014

A few weeks back, Metallica and Chinese pianist Lang Lang got together to play “One” on the Grammy Awards. Reaction was mixed, but it was certainly an interesting and ambitious rendition. The performance was quickly scrubbed from the Internet, never to be heard again, until last week, when the “awards show rehearsal” version of the […]

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Grammy producer apologizes to Trent Reznor

Posted by on January 29, 2014

From Macklemore’s public apology for “robbing” Kendrick Lamar of an award to a lack of recognition for the late two-time Grammy winner and Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman in the ‘In Memoriam’ segment, complaints about the Grammys have been coming from all directions. However, no complaint received more att ention than Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent […]

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