GRAMMY Awards 2020: Tool, Rival Sons Lead Rock Nominees

Rival Sons [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – The nominees for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards have been announced. This year, Rival SonsToolI Prevail and Gary Clark Jr. lead the rock and alternative catagories with multiple nominations. Late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell is nominated posthumanously for Best Packaging. The nomination is for his self-titled compilation album that was released after his death.

Also nominated are Killswitch EngageBring Me The Horizon, Cage The Elephant pop-rock juggernauts The 1975, thrash legends Death Angel, and Swedish doom metal mainstays Candlemass. The full list of rock, metal, and alternative nominees can be found below.

Best Rock Performance
Bones UK – Pretty Waste
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
Tool – 7empest

Best Rock Song
Tool – Fear Inoculum
The 1975 – Give Yourself a Try
Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
Brittany Howard – History Repeats
Gary Clark Jr. – This Land

Best Rock Album
Bring Me the Horizon – amo
Cage the Elephant – Social Cues
The Cranberries – In the End
I Prevail – Trauma
Rival Sons – Feral Roots

Best Alternative Music Album
Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
James Blake – Assume Form
Bon Iver – i,i
Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
Thom Yorke – Anima

Best Music Video
The Chemical Brothers – We’ve Got to Try
Gary Clark Jr. – This Land
FKA Twigs – Cellophane
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road (Official Movie)
Tove Lo – Glad He’s Gone

Best Recording Package
Voces Del Bullerengue – Anónimas & Resilientes
Chris Cornell – Chris Cornell
The Muddy Basin Ramblers – Hold That Tiger
Bon Iver – i,i
Intellexual – Intellexual

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