While the 2014 Grammys are over and done, and few rock and metal luminaries walked away with big awards. Most of the rock awards were handed out during the untelevised pre-ceremony, which began at 1PM PT on Sunday (Jan. 26) in Los Angeles. Early rock winners included Dave Grohl's 'Sound City: Real to Reel' soundtrack for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Black Sabbath's 'God Is Dead
Before you settle in for music's big night, it probably helps a little to know what to expect from this year's Grammy Awards. Like many recent outings (eh, who are we kidding . . . like every single Grammys ever), the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 isn't loaded with a ton of rock artists -- there isn't a single one among the nominees in the top two categories, Record of the Year and Album of
Allman Brothers Band guitarist Derek Trucks beat out two of his bandmates to win the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album this afternoon. He is receiving the honor as part of the Tedeschi Trucks Band for their 2011 album ‘Revelator.’
Engineers Elliot Scheiner, Bob Ludwig and Bill Levenson won a Best Surround Sound Grammy for their work on the re-release of Eric Clapton‘s old band Derek & the Dominos’ ‘Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs.’
If you've ever sat through an entire Grammy Awards show, the idea of having a few less categories might not strike you as such a bad idea -- but for some of the artists affected by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' recent decision to whittle down the number of awards, it's a potentially racist affront.
A group of musicians -- including Paul Simon and jazz legend Herbie Hancock -