Metallica to Perform at Grammy Awards


Story by Cat Badra

This year’s Grammys will get a shot of metal music, thanks to the guys of Metallica. The band has announced on its website that they will perform at the Grammy Awards ceremony.

“First, it was a total honor to be nominated, but now this?!!?” Metallica stated on their website. “We’re beyond excited that we have been invited to perform on the 59th annual Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 12, 2017.”

So, what will Metallica perform? The band hasn’t hinted at any specific songs yet, but they do promise “something very unique and special.” It’s a good guess Metallica will perform something off their latest album, “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct.” The song “Hardwired” off the album is up for the Best Rock Song Grammy.

Metallica’s last appearance at the Grammys was a special performance of “One” with Chinese pianist Lang Lang back in 2014. Chances are, this year’s Metallica performance will be much different.

The 2017 Grammys will air at 8 p.m. ET on CBS on Feb. 12.

Metallica are currently on the road and has posted live video footage of performances of the “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct” tracks “Halo on Fire” and “Now That We’re Dead” in Seoul, South Korea. Those songs are streaming now at

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Posted by Cat Badra | Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News

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