The 2019 metal and rock Grammy Award winners have been announced, with Cage The Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ winning best rock album, Gary Clark Jr’s This Land scoring best rock song and best rock performance and Tool’s 7empest winning best metal performance.
The 62nd Grammy Awards aired on January 26 on CBS.
The best rock album nominees included 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’.
Nominees for best rock song included 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.
In contention for best rock performance was 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 were 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.