The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards nominations have been announced, and the world of heavy metal and rock is well represented. Among the nominees are iconic bands like Metallica and Slipknot, as well as newer acts like Ghost and Spiritbox. The recognition from the prestigious music awards is a testament to the enduring power and influence of these trailblazing bands.
Metallica, a pioneering force in the thrash metal genre, has been nominated for Best Rock Song for their track “All Within My Hands (Live).” The band, known for their high energy live performances and genre-defining albums, continues to be a major force in the world of heavy metal.
Meanwhile, Slipknot, a band known for their intense and unpredictable live shows, has been nominated for Best Metal Performance for their song “The Chapeltown Rag.” The band’s ability to blend aggression and melody has made them a mainstay in the metal scene for over two decades.
Ghost, a Swedish band known for their theatrical stage presence and unique blend of metal and pop influences, has been nominated for Best Rock Album for their latest release, “Impera.” The band’s ability to create a haunting and atmospheric sound has earned them a dedicated following and critical acclaim.
Spiritbox, a rising star in the metal world, has received a nomination for Best Metal Performance for their song “Circle with Me.” The band, known for their intricate and atmospheric sound, has quickly gained a reputation as one of the most exciting new acts in the genre.
These nominations not only recognize the talent and innovation of these bands, but they also highlight the enduring appeal of heavy metal and rock music. Despite the ever-changing landscape of the music industry, these bands continue to push boundaries and inspire fans around the world.
The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place on January 31, 2022, and the winners will be announced during the ceremony. Regardless of the outcome, the nominations serve as a reminder of the impact that these bands have had on the world of music, and their continued relevance in a constantly evolving industry.