The extraordinarily ill-advised decision to cut away from the Grammy Awards' all-star closing number -- featuring Lindsey Buckingham, Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor and Queens of the Stone Age -- has led to an apology from the telecast's executive producer.
We recently published an open letter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, asking them to consider some of the greatest hard rock + metal acts ever for induction. But now we point our dissatisfaction at the 2014 Grammy Awards, which took place Sunday night, Jan. 26, and featured one rock and metal snub after another.
Metallica made it back to the Grammys on Sunday (Jan. 26) to perform a familiar favorite, but with a twist. The group rocked their previous Grammy-winning single 'One' with the aid of classical pianist Lang Lang.
Any tribute that tries to be as comprehensive as the Grammy Awards' annual 'In Memoriam' segment is bound to leave a few people out. But when the Recording Academy aired its remembrance of the musicians we lost in 2013, rock fans noticed one particularly glaring omission: Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman.
So, Dave Grohl made quite the acceptance speech at the Grammy's. Some folks loved it! Others...didn't. Some people also may have mis-interpreted what he was saying, whether they loved it or not. Well, he took to Foo Fighters website to clarify what he was trying to say.
You saw them live at the Grammys with Bob Dylan, now see them on the top of the iTunes chart. Mumford & Sons currently hold the number one album in the digital world. Now you know why it's so important for bands to get on the Grammys. Yo...