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Presenting The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards Winners For Rock & Metal

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Hello again my friends, I have returned once again to discuss the always popular topic of the Grammy Awards and the winners of the “Rock” and “Metal” categories that have already been delivered at a pre-broadcast ceremony. As always, I have left the nominees in for comparison sake so do please check it out down below. I guess we Rockers should be thankful that we don’t have to wait around through endless speeches and can instead make some evening plans with our friends.

Best Rock Performance:
Bones UK – Pretty Waste
WINNER – Gary Clark Jr. – This Land
Brittany Howard – History Repeats
Karen O & Danger Mouse – Woman
Rival Sons – Too Bad

Best Metal Performance:
Candlemass – Astorolus – The Great Octopus [ft. Tony Iommi]
Death Angel – Humanicide
I Prevail – Bow Down
Killswitch Engage – Unleashed
WINNER – Tool – 7empest
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Eric Clapton Announces Brief 2017 Tour

The Scoop:
Don’t have a lot of information to share about this one but who needs it when its straight to the point since it comes from his Official Facebook Page. It seems that the legendary Eric Clapton will be returning to the USA for a few select dates. He’ll be joined by both Jimmy Vaughan and Gary Clark Jr. on each of the four shows. Check out the select appearances below and be prepared for the tickets going on sale on 12/3 at 10AM.

The Tour Dates:
3/19/2017: Madison Square Garden, New York NY
3/20/2017: Madison Square Garden, New York NY
3/25/2017: The Forum, Los Angeles CA
3/26/2017: The Forum, Los Angeles CA
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Metallica’s “Hot New” Festival Announcement

Since I’ve started to try and use the PiercingMetal Musings blog to showcase some of the larger tour news, this recent event was an absolutely must discuss with you as I was super curious what you all thought about the news. Here we go.

The other day the press release came out which announced that the one and only Metallica would be headlining a festival of their own creation with the people of C3 Presents and this would go under the moniker of “Orion Music Festival and More”. The music part is pretty self explanatory but the “and more” is apparently slated for the aspect of “lifestyle and arts”. The press release stated that Metallica would of course headline both nights of this two-day festival and across the span of the nights would perform “Ride The Lightning” and “The Black Album” in their entirety.


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