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2020 Grammy rock and metal nominees announced

The 62nd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing January 26 on CBS, and the nominations for rock and metal are here.

In contention for best rock performance are Bones UK with Pretty Waste, Gary Clark Jr with This Land, Brittany Howard with History Repeats, Karen O & Danger Mouse with Woman, and Rival Sons with Too Bad.

The Grammy nominees for best metal performance are Candlemass featuring Tony Iommi for Astrolus – The Great Octopus, Death Angel for Humanicide, I Prevail for Bow Down, Killswitch Engage for Unleashed, and Tool for 7empest.

Nominees for best rock song include Tool’s Fear Inoculum, The 1975’s Give Yourself A Try, Vampire Weekend’s Harmony Hall, Brittany Howards’ History Repeats, and Gary Clark Jr’s This Land.

Finally, the best rock album nominees include Bring Me The Horizon with ‘amo’, Cage The Elephant with ‘Social Cues’, The Cranberries with ‘In The End’, I Prevail with ‘Trauma’ and Rival Sons with ‘Feral Roots’.

The full list:

Best Rock Performance

  • PRETTY WASTE
    Bones UK
     
  • THIS LAND
    Gary Clark Jr.
     
  • HISTORY REPEATS
    Brittany Howard
     
  • WOMAN
    Karen O & Danger Mouse
     
  • TOO BAD
    Rival Sons

Best Metal Performance

  • ASTOROLUS – THE GREAT OCTOPUS
    Candlemass Featuring Tony Iommi
     
  • HUMANICIDE
    Death Angel
     
  • BOW DOWN
    I Prevail
     
  • UNLEASHED
    Killswitch Engage
     
  • 7EMPEST
    Tool

Best Rock Song

  • FEAR INOCULUM
    Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, Adam Jones & Maynard James Keenan, songwriters (Tool)
     
  • GIVE YOURSELF A TRY
    George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matthew Healy & Ross MacDonald, songwriters (The 1975)
     
  • HARMONY HALL
    Ezra Koenig, songwriter (Vampire Weekend)
     
  • HISTORY REPEATS
    Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)
     
  • THIS LAND
    Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)

Best Rock Album

  • AMO
    Bring Me The Horizon
     
  • SOCIAL CUES
    Cage The Elephant
     
  • IN THE END
    The Cranberries
     
  • TRAUMA
    I Prevail
     
  • FERAL ROOTS
    Rival Sons

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