Foo Fighters are nominated in multiple categories for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, thanks to their latest album ‘Wasting Light,’ which is up for the prestigious Album of the Year trophy.
Foo Fighters are also contenders for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for their single ‘Walk.’ Their new disc ‘Wasting Light’ is also up for Best Rock Album alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘I’m With You’ and other contenders.
Butch Vig, who produced the album, is nominated for his work on ‘Wasting Light.’ In addition, the Foos’ documentary ‘Back and Forth’ is nominated for ‘Best Long Form Music Video.’
Dave Grohl and the gang also join hard rock heavy hitters such as Dream Theater, Mastodon and Megadeth as a contender for ‘Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance.’
Overview of Foo Fighters (and Foo related) nominations :
- Album of the year for Wasting Light
- Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for White Limo
- Best Rock Album for Wasting Light
- Best Rock Song for Walk
- Best Long Form Video for Foo Fighters : Back and Forth
- Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical for Butch Vig on Wasting Light
- Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for Deadmau5′ remix of Rope