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Foo Fighters, Metallica, Queens Of The Stone Age And More Nominated For The 2018 Grammys

By: Anthony Capobianco

November 28, 2017

The 60th annual Grammy Awards, the biggest night in music, is only a couple of months away and the nominees for the best in rock and metal have been announced.

Although the nominees for the four top categories (Best New Artist, Best Album, Best Record, Song of the Year) went to Hip-Hop, R&B and Pop artists, rock and metal fans still have reason to celebrate because many favored acts received the nod from the Recording Academy. Check out the nominees below!

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

  • August Burns Red, "Invisible Enemy"
  • Body Count, "Black Hoodie"
  • Code Orange, "Forever"
  • Mastodon, "Sultan's Curse"
  • Meshuggah, "Clockworks"

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

  • Leonard Cohen, "You Want It Darker"
  • Chris Cornell, "The Promise"
  • Foo Fighters, "Run"
  • Kaleo, "No Good"
  • Nothing More, "Go to War"

BEST ROCK SONG

  • Metallica, "Atlas, Rise!"
  • K. Flay, "Blood in the Cut"
  • Nothing More, "Go to War"
  • Foo Fighters, "Run"
  • Avenged Sevenfold, "The Stage"

BEST ROCK ALBUM 

  • MastodonEmperor of Sand
  • Metallica, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
  • Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves
  • Queens of the Stone Age, Villains
  • The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding

​The 60th Annual Grammys are set to air on January 28th, 2018 at 7:30pm ET on CBS. See all of the nominees here.