Sunday, February 7, 2010
Judas Priest win the Grammy for Best Metal Performance!!!!
* Dissident Aggressor
* Track from: A Touch Of Evil — Live
Beating off competition from other nominees:
LAMB OF GOD - "Set to Fail" (from "Wrath")
MEGADETH - "Head Crusher" (from "Endgame")
MINISTRY - "Señor Peligro" (from "Adios...")
SLAYER - "Hate Worldwide" (from "World Painted Blood")
In his acceptance speech, Rob Halford said, "The fifth time is the charm." He mentioned that Priest have been making metal for 25 years and that they still love what they do. He also thanked Bill Curbishley and Jayne Andrews (management), the label, all the radio stations and press that have supported the band, and he dedicated the award to all heavy metal fans. [You can watch his acceptance speech in full by clicking on his photo above.]
(Scott Travis and Rob Halford on the red carpet at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards).