Anthrax, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth and More Receive Grammy Nominations

Last night, the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were announced.

Thrash metal is the theme of this year’s Hard Rock/Metal Performance nominations, with Megadeth, Anthrax and Lamb of God all garnering nods, along with Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson and Halestorm.

In the rock music category, Jack White led the way with three nominations, including a nod for Album of the Year for his debut solo album, Blunderbuss. White was also nominated for Rock Album of the Year, which will see him going up against Bruce Springsteen, the Black Keys, Coldplay and Muse.

Here’s a sampling of the nominations. For a full list of nominees, head here:

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

Anthrax — “I’m Alive”
Lamb of God — “Ghost Walking”
Marilyn Manson — “No Reflection”
Halestorm — “Love Bites (So Do I)”
Iron Maiden — “Blood Brothers” (Live)
Megadeth — “Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)”

Best Rock Performance

Bruce Springsteen — “We Take Care Of Our Own”
Mumford & Sons — “I Will Wait”
The Black Keys — “Lonely Boy”
Coldplay — “Charlie Brown”
Alabama Shakes — “Hold On”

Best Rock Song

Jack White — “Freedom at 21”
Mumford & Sons — “I Will Wait”
The Black Keys — “Lonely Boy”
Muse — “Madness”
Bruce Springsteen — “We Take Care Of Our Own”

Best Rock Album

Jack White — Blunderbuss
Coldplay — Mylo Xyloto
Muse — The 2nd Law
Bruce Springsteen — Wrecking Ball
The Black Keys — El Camino

Producer Of The Year, Non-classical
Dan Auerbach
Jeff Bhasker
Markus Dravs
Salaam Remi

Record Of The Year
“Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
“We Are Young” – Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
“Somebody That I Used to Know” – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
“Thinkin Bout You” – Frank Ocean
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift

Album Of The Year
El Camino – The Black Keys
Some Nights – Fun.
Babel – Mumford & Sons
Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss – Jack White


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  • Dale Sutherland

    They should use a recent ][v][EGADET][-][ picture,the one above is with old bassist James Lomenzo.