Foo Fighters Lead Rock Grammy Nominations

artist: Misc date: 12/01/2011 category: general music news
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Foo Fighters Lead Rock Grammy Nominations
Foo Fighters are among the rock leaders in the latest round of Grammy nominations - but they're up against some stiff competition. Dave Grohl and his foo fighting cohorts have a total of six nominations, including Album Of The Year and Best Rock Song. They have won a total of six Grammys in the past, with the last being for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2008. Others rock artists who could be called to the stage include Mumford & Sons, Coldplay, Mastodon and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Dream Theater have been given a Grammy nomination for what appears to be the first time in their lengthy career, for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance. Korn's dubstep collaborator Skrillex has appeared in several categories, officially taking the new genre of dance music into the mainstream. Here is a selected list of rock categories. For a full list of nominees, visit the Grammy website. Who should win in each? Share your opinion in the comments. Best Rock Performance
  • Coldplay - "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall"
  • The Decemberists - "Down By The Water"
  • Foo Fighters - "Walk"
  • Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
  • Radiohead - "Lotus Flower" Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
  • Dream Theater - "On The Backs Of Angels"
  • Foo Fighters - "White Limo"
  • Mastodon - "Curl Of The Burl"
  • Megadeth - "Public Enemy No. 1"
  • Sum 41 - "Blood In My Eyes" Best Rock Song
  • Coldplay - "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall"
  • The Decemberists - "Down By The Water"
  • Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
  • Radiohead - "Lotus Flower"
  • Foo Fighters - "Walk" Best Rock Album
  • Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
  • Jeff Beck - Rock 'N' Roll Party Honouring Les Paul
  • Kings Of Leon - Come Around Sundown
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
  • Wilco - The Whole Love Best Alternative Music Album
  • Bon Iver - Bon Iver
  • Death Cab For Cutie - Codes And Keys
  • Foster The People - Torches
  • My Morning Jacket - Circuital
  • Radiohead - The King of Limbs
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