High On Fire, Chris Cornell, Greta Van Fleet, Etc. Win At 61st Annual ‘GRAMMYS’

The 61st annual GRAMMY Awards were handed out today with the rock and metal awards once again being relegated to a pre-awards show ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Those awards were streamed live via Grammy.com with the actual televised awards show to be held this evening at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Notably, Halestorm‘s vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale was among the presenters. Also notable was Cornell‘s GRAMMY being accepted by his children and widow. As to who took home what, here’s how it went:

Best Metal Performance:

  • High On Fire – “Electric Messiah” (winner)
  • Between The Buried And Me – “Condemned To The Gallows
  • Deafheaven – “Honeycomb
  • Trivium – “Betrayer
  • Underoath – “On My Teeth

Best Rock Performance:

  • Chris Cornell – “When Bad Goes Good” (winner)
  • Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out Of Five
  • Fever 333 – “Made An America
  • Greta Van Fleet – “Highway Tune
  • Halestorm – “Uncomfortable

Best Rock Song:

  • St. Vincent – “Masseduction” (winner)
  • Greta Van Fleet – “Black Smoke Rising
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Jumpsuit
  • Bring Me The Horizon – “Mantra
  • Ghost – “Rats

Best Rock Album:

  • Greta Van Fleet – “From The Fires” (winner)
  • Alice In Chains – “Rainier Fog
  • Fall Out Boy – “M A N I A
  • Ghost – “Prequelle
  • Weezer – “Pacific Daydream

Guns N’ Roses were among the nomines for the ‘Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package’ for their “Appetite For Destruction” (‘Locked N’ Loaded Box), but ultimately lost to “Weird Al” Yankovic for “Squeeze Box: The Complete Works Of “Weird Al” Yankovic“.

High On Fire, Chris Cornell, Greta Van Fleet, Etc. Win At 61st Annual ‘GRAMMYS’