Here Are Some Of The Rock Nominees For Next Year’s Grammy Awards!

Todd Hancock Nov 21, 2019

Have you seen some of the rock nominees for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards? They’re being held January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Candlemass, Death Angel, I Prevail, Killswitch Engage and Tool are among the “Best Metal Performance” nominees!

“Best Metal Performance” nominees:

  • CANDLEMASS – “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” (feat. Tony Iommi)
  • DEATH ANGEL – “Humanicide”
  • I PREVAIL – “Bow Down”
  • KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – “Unleashed”
    * TOOL – “7empest”

“Best Rock Performance” nominees:

  • BONES UK – “Pretty Waste”
  • GARY CLARK JR. – “This Land”
  • BRITTANY HOWARD – “History Repeats”
  • KAREN O & DANGER MOUSE – “Woman”
  • RIVAL SONS – “Too Bad”

“Best Rock Song” (A Songwriter(s) Award) nominees:

  • “Fear Inoculum” – TOOL, 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” nominees:

“Trauma” – I PREVAIL
“Feral Roots” – RIVAL SONS

The Grammys are voted on by about 13,000 Recording Academy members comprised of artists, songwriters, producers and engineers.

More than 21,000 recordings were submitted for Grammys consideration this year.


Written by Todd Hancock

Todd Hancock

Todd Hancock is a Canadian radio personality and podcaster. He's best known as a longtime Afternoon host (2002 - 2014) on CFOX-FM (99.3 The Fox) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Todd started his radio career in 1996 and is a multiple award winner with The Georgia Strait, The Westender & Vancouver Province readers. The Toddcast Podcast launched in January 2015 and continues to build online momentum! for more!

Related stories