The multi-platinum hard rock force of nature known as Slipknot has been nominated for “Psychosocial”, the lead track from the Gold-certified All Hope is Gone album. This is the band’s seventh nomination in the category, which they have dominated for the past decade. They noteably notched a win in 2006 for “Before I Forget” from 2004’s Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses).
DragonForce, who’ve enjoyed incredible success over the past two years with their Guitar Hero antics and entertaining live shows, were nominated for the track “Heroes of Our Time” from Ultra Beatdown, which was released in August. This is the first Grammy nomination of their career.
The 51st Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8th, 2009.