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VOLBEAT Says Rock Music Is A Genre That Will Never Die

There was a period of time in which hip-hop and pop appeared to reign supreme in mainstream music and rock was tossed out of the limelight and into the shadows. But in more recent years, many bands have noticed that there has been an upswing of interest in rock music in album releases and ticket...
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2 Years Ago: Metallica & Lady Gaga Rock Through Mic Troubles At The 59th Grammys

No pun intended, but someone may have been fired after this. What was the most highly-anticipated live performance of the 59th annual Grammys turned out to have run into a big, silent bump in the road. Plus with presenter/actress Laverne Cox forgetting to mention Metallica in her introduction didn'...
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Lzzy Hale Responds To The Grammys' Vinnie Paul Snub

Every year when the Grammy Awards roll around, what is supposed to be the "Biggest Night of Music" ends up disrespecting the rock and metal communities in some way, shape or form. With the rock categories moved to the untelevised part of the ceremony, any presence of a rock artist being highlighted...
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Drake's Grammy Speech Was Cut Off After Saying Award Shows Are Useless

At the 61st annual Grammy Awards, singer/rapper Drake delivered a message that has long resonated with rock and metal artists for years after being sidelined by award shows constantly. After accepting the award for "Best Rap Song" for "God's Plan" Drake addressed both his fellow nominees and...
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The Grammys Left Vinnie Paul Out of Their In Memoriam Tribute

The loss of Pantera/Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul left a gaping hole in the hearts of the rock and metal community. Especially since there was nobody else that loved life and treated others to the same level that he did. So it stung particularly hard during the 61st annual Grammy awards that his...
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Greta Van Fleet Wins "Best Rock Album" Grammy For "From The Fires"

Millennial rockers Greta Van Fleet have a lot to be proud of now that they have won their first Grammy for "Best Rock Album" with their EP From The Fires . They are also nominated for "Best Rock Performance" ( which was won by Chris Cornell ) and "Best New Artist" for the 2019 awards. Video of ꜰʀᴏᴍ...
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St. Vincent's "Masseduction" Wins "Best Rock Song" at the 2019 Grammys

Written by Annie Clark and Jack Antonoff, "Masseduction" took home the Grammy for "Best Rock Song" at the 2019 awards. This marks the second Grammy win and third nomination for the Oklahoma artist. Video of Masseduction The other nominees for "Best Rock Song" of 2019 were: "Black Smoke Rising" by...
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Chris Cornell Wins "Best Rock Performance" Award For "When Bad Does Good"

Late Soundgarden/Audioslave/Temple of the Dog frontman Chris Cornell was the posthumous winner of the "Best Rock Performance" Grammy for his solo single, "When Bad Does Good." Video of Chris Cornell - When Bad Does Good This marks Cornell's third Grammy award and sixteenth nomination following his...
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Grammys Head Explains How Rock & Metal Could Return To The Awards' Televised Broadcast

By now rock and metal fans tend to take award shows like the Grammys with a grain of salt given that the once one of the crown jewels of the ceremony has been pushed down to the untelevised portion in favor of the pop and hip-hop categories. But according to the Grammy's Head of Awards Bill...
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6 Times Rockers Told Award Shows To "Suck It"

It's no surprise that award shows aren't taken as seriously as they once were. The 2018 Annual Grammys fetched an all-time low rating, with only 19.8 million viewers watching/streaming from home, and the 2019 Grammys aren't expected could fall even further. It could be due to the politically-...
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