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SLAYER Wins GRAMMY In 'Best Metal Performance' Category - Feb. 11, 2007 SLAYER was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 49th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Sunday, February 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The nominees in the "Metal" category were as follows:

LAMB OF GOD - "Redneck"
MASTODON - "Colony Of Birchmen"
MINISTRY - "Lies, Lies, Lies"
SLAYER - "Eyes Of The Insane"
STONE SOUR - "30/30-150"

This was SLAYER's second Grammy nomination, the first being in 2002 for the track "Disciple" (from "God Hates Us All"), also in the "Best Metal Performance" category.

SLAYER, currently headlining a North American tour, did not attend the Grammys presentation, but vocalist/bassist Tom Araya had this to say about the win from his hotel room in Columbus, OH: "Jeff [Hanneman] and I put a lot into 'Eyes of the Insane' so we're thrilled that the Grammy voters took the time to listen to it, and then vote for it. We're out here on the road and we're all really, really happy."

In a recent interview with John Foxworthy of Garage Radio, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King stated about the band's Grammy nomination, "[I] don't even care. Our fans don't give a shit and that's the most important thing to me. I mean, if they want it ... well, they probably want us to win, but just so they can say 'Fuck those other guys.' It's not gonna make us any better. People may look at us differently, but not anybody that's a SLAYER fan. You know what I mean?" To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to bmo[email protected] with pertinent details. Anyone posting such material will be immediately and permanently banned. IP addresses are recorded to aid us in enforcing these conditions. COMMENT | First Post
posted by : DolphinBalls
2/11/2007 7:29:44 PM
Congrats Slayer. You haven't been relevant in 15 years!

COMMENT | Grammy
posted by : sam sam
2/11/2007 7:31:28 PM
Grammy or not I love my Slayer!

COMMENT | nice
posted by : BreakerMetal
2/11/2007 7:32:43 PM
melt that trophy down and turn it into a spiked wrist gauntlet kerry, you woman!

nu- slayerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

COMMENT | thank god
posted by : music is good
2/11/2007 7:33:03 PM
Stone Sour didnt win

posted by : Lord Violence Extraordinare
2/11/2007 7:34:16 PM
I hope Kerry remembered to thank Satan in his acceptance speech.

COMMENT | That is good news
posted by : DTScreamer
2/11/2007 7:35:00 PM
But the grammys don't really care about metal at all. It is like the crazy aunt hidden in the basement.

Sad but true!!!!

COMMENT | I'm still glad they won
posted by : Digital Holocaust
2/11/2007 7:35:07 PM
even though it doesn't really matter. They deserve all the recognition they can get. They never let me down, I love their music and fuck off attitude.


LONG LIVE SLAYER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted by : Emannikcufesin
2/11/2007 7:35:22 PM
Slayer won a grammy for this pile of garbage? If Slayer were to win a grammy of any merit it should have come after the Seasons in Abyss album.

posted by : Skanna
2/11/2007 7:38:09 PM
To Mr "First Post" Dolphin Balls,

You're an idiot.

And to Breaker Metal, I'm still waiting for you to make a reasonable case in support of your undying conviction that Slayer is a nu-metal band. I've been waiting 6 months, and you still haven't come up with the goods. What the fuck is your problem?

COMMENT | Very cool congrats slayer !
posted by : bosoxyaz8
2/11/2007 7:39:01 PM
Too bad there are not any metal bands performing tonight remember Metallica on the 1989 grammys. that was very cool !

posted by : subzero
2/11/2007 7:41:08 PM
No surprise here. Congrats to Slayer, though.

COMMENT | Congrats...
posted by : DMIZE
2/11/2007 7:43:39 PM

I Hope this opens the doors for other real metal bands getting recongnized.

COMMENT | Congrats...
posted by : voodoo man
2/11/2007 7:45:56 PM

posted by : Doobler
2/11/2007 7:46:12 PM
Gay. Mastodon deserved it.

posted by : Electric_Funeral
2/11/2007 7:48:34 PM
posted by : Lord Violence Extraordinare
2/11/2007 7:34:16 PM

I hope Kerry remembered to thank Satan in his acceptance speech.

^^^^^ i wish he did make a speech on satan, would be quite amusing to read .

posted by : EarthSkynSea
2/11/2007 7:51:25 PM


COMMENT | It's a damn shame that
posted by : I_love_boobs
2/11/2007 8:03:05 PM
Mastodon didn't win.

COMMENT | huh? the grammys were today
posted by : theZodiacDigital
2/11/2007 8:03:24 PM
completely irrelevant, but at least slayer won.
mastodon may have "deserved" it more, but ehhhh who cares.

posted by : twistedcon
2/11/2007 8:06:58 PM
As a veteran band in the scene, they deserved it. But, for Christ Illusion? Still shows that 'Grammy people' do not judge a band by it's music, they judge them on how big they've gotten or other BS factors.

posted by : stwla888
2/11/2007 8:09:38 PM
Wow you found out about that fast. I doubt Slayer has picked it up. Check the tour dates.

COMMENT | slayer
posted by : EarthSkynSea
2/11/2007 8:10:47 PM
are no jethro tull

posted by : Assailant666
2/11/2007 8:11:34 PM
slayer deserves this every bit they are the best live metal band out of all the nominees and if you asked each band there they probably would have said the same thing and also SLAYER ISN'T NU-METAL

COMMENT | Congrats
posted by : IAMDEAD
2/11/2007 8:15:11 PM
I like Slayer, but I think Lamb Of God or Mastodon should have won. Slayer's new album isn't all that.

posted by : jeffgq
2/11/2007 8:20:45 PM
thats kick ass for slayer

btw..did you see stevie wonders wife a few minutes ago on tv?

neither did he

posted by : Big Black Kangaroo
2/11/2007 8:22:54 PM
At least they gave it to a real metal band this time! Congrats Slayer, you deserve it.

posted by : Motleysixx69
2/11/2007 8:23:06 PM
Lamb of God shouldve won this.fuck the grammys

posted by : Emannikcufesin
2/11/2007 8:25:29 PM
A real metal band may have won it, but they stopped writing "Slayer" songs a long time ago. This band has become a mockery of themselves with second rate material.

COMMENT | Slayer may not have it anymore..
posted by : Orpheum
2/11/2007 8:27:02 PM
...but at least an actual metal band won "best metal performance" this year.

posted by : Slayerbaby
2/11/2007 8:40:45 PM
HELL YEAH! This was the STRONGEST pick, and I thought for sure they would get overlooked anyway because of who they are and what they write their music about. Not to mention some of the other bands that were nominated were more radio friendly. That fucking rules that they won!

COMMENT | Congrats
posted by : sadistikal7
2/11/2007 8:42:31 PM
Notice that the Slayer song nominated to win wasn't any of that horseshit Kerry King writes.

posted by : jeffgq
2/11/2007 8:43:20 PM

thats some tripped out shit right there. hes a fuckin genious

COMMENT | Oh yeah...
posted by : sadistikal7
2/11/2007 8:43:35 PM
kick Kerry King out of Slayer. Then they would return to supremacy.

posted by : slayer75
2/11/2007 8:47:34 PM
Would those people who hate Slayer and by the way probaly love EMO!SHUT THE FUCK UP! All the songs listed were good, but at the end of the day Slayer is better than everyone. That is not a stab at the other bands listed but, I'm just telling the truth. P.S Christ Illusion a shitty album, Fuck that!

posted by : StaticXEngage
2/11/2007 8:54:32 PM
Mastodon > Lamb Of God > Slayer

Slayer isn't anything special. Tap solo's bore me.

COMMENT | Slayer75
posted by : Orpheum
2/11/2007 8:55:27 PM
those damn hacks haven't put out a single good album since '86. All the bands nominated sucked.... slayer just sucks marginally less. As for mastodon..... i don't see the big deal.... oh wow, thrashing in 5/4, what a stretch.

COMMENT | I wonder if Slayer will even acknowledge this?
posted by : JBodak
2/11/2007 8:56:54 PM
I'm seeing Slayer tomorrow night in Columbus, Ohio. I know that "The Eyes of the Insane" is in their setlist. It'll be interesting to see if they even acknowledge the fact that the song won them a Grammy.

COMMENT | Slayer rules!
posted by : mc666isking
2/11/2007 9:03:37 PM
grammy or not. Christ Illusion is a good album.

posted by : eddie666killer
2/11/2007 9:09:38 PM
fuck slayer
fuck all your hot topic crap

SODOM RULES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted by : jeffgq
2/11/2007 9:13:32 PM
jb...hope slayer isnt at the alrosa.....

posted by : david10006
2/11/2007 9:14:07 PM
the grammys can suck my fart...they don't even air the metal or hard rock catergory on TV anymore. i don't expect to see slayer,tool or ministry up there with justin timberlake or beyonce, but to have 3 or 4 sub-catergorys of rap,"urban" hip-hop,dance and almost totally ignore other styles that are not as trendy show how full of shit they are..

COMMENT | YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted by : RiotAct666
2/11/2007 9:23:00 PM
Congrats Slayer!

All hail Slllllllllllllllllaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeerrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!

Chirst Illusion is the best thrash album of 2006.

posted by : RiotAct666
2/11/2007 9:23:34 PM

COMMENT | Slayer rules
posted by : deathcult666
2/11/2007 9:28:49 PM
Why are people still talking about nu-metal? Its been dead for years!! Just saw Slayer Feb 3rd in KC!! Kicked fucking ass! only 3 songs off Christ Illusion though. I myself love the new one. Much better than GOD Hates.

posted by : bosoxyaz8
2/11/2007 9:33:27 PM
But still congrats to slayer....MASTODONS BLOODMOUNTAIN FREAKING RIPS !!

posted by : Buckeye70
2/11/2007 9:35:54 PM
Jethro Tull should have won. Did they not have an album this year?

COMMENT | Irrelevant??
posted by : xx_trip2night_xx
2/11/2007 9:36:01 PM
Christ Illusion was slayers highest debuting album to date, they one a grammy, their new album was their best album in 20 years. I would say they are very relevant.

COMMENT | at least their new album is good
posted by : SplatteredCarcass
2/11/2007 9:56:46 PM
anyway grammy sucks

posted by : sheev3
2/11/2007 9:58:49 PM
The grammy was today?

posted by : Skanna
2/11/2007 9:58:54 PM
From Orpheum 'slayer hasn't put out a good album since 1986'.

South of heaven and seasons in the abyss are two of the best metal albums ever put out by anyone. You have won 'idiot of the day' award.

posted by : ComingEndOfReason
2/11/2007 10:03:16 PM
did they get the award yet?
or not?

posted by : ComingEndOfReason
2/11/2007 10:03:53 PM
just watching the grammys to see kerry talk about satan

posted by : Silly Person
2/11/2007 10:18:46 PM
where is iron maiden?best live band ever

posted by : DeadSkin Mask
2/11/2007 10:25:08 PM
They forgot to put Jethro Tull on the list!?!

They are the definition of "Metal".

...just ask Metallica

COMMENT | Buckeye70
posted by : DeadSkin Mask
2/11/2007 10:26:57 PM
Damn...I just noticed that you stole my thunder....

\m/ Jethro Tull \m/

posted by : Opeth_kvlt
2/11/2007 10:27:04 PM
Blood Mountain = best metal album in many years. New slayer = same thing we've all heard 1000 times. Grammy doesn't mean shit either way though.

COMMENT | agreed kerry
posted by : splice
2/11/2007 10:32:14 PM
slayer is and will always be incredible regardless of the approval of the justin timberlake figurine crowd... who are these supposed metal fans on here always ating like slayer naysayers? sad indeed

posted by : Markentoth
2/11/2007 10:33:37 PM

"Christ Illusion is the best thrash album of 2006."

I would have to agree. Slayer's songwriting has matured and they've managed to retain their thrash metal roots. A lot can't be said of other bands.

posted by : jeffgq
2/11/2007 10:40:33 PM
i gotta check out this mastodon

COMMENT | Skanna...
posted by : Orpheum
2/11/2007 10:48:14 PM
i would have to disagree about Seasons in the Abyss and South of Heaven. I find slayer to be kind of a cut rate thrash band. Also, it has not played nearly as big an influence on my own playing as bands like Anthrax and Death. So, in all honesty, i could care less about your opinion of slayer. They just bother me because they (more specifically kerry king) talk so much shit, but don't have the abilities to back it up.

posted by : diatribe13
2/11/2007 10:52:12 PM
don't bother, they suck!

The best band in the category won.

posted by : diatribe13
2/11/2007 10:52:36 PM
Mastodon that is ;)

posted by : TiredOfBeingAlive
2/11/2007 11:07:02 PM
The best band in the cat. did win.

Christ Illusion is above par. Best, and only Thrash album of '06 if you ask me.

COMMENT | Welcome back...
posted by : AnthonyLynch
2/11/2007 11:13:16 PM
Dave Lombardo, this is for you...!

COMMENT | Fuck the Grammys!
posted by : dtvick
2/11/2007 11:23:56 PM
Fuck the Grammys! Fuck Rap! Fuck the latest shitty popular music! Fuck MTV, Fuck Rolling Stone Magazine, Fuck Aeosmith (The most overrated band ever), and Fuck all thos people sitting there at the Grammys acting like they like some peice of shit rapper coming out there flopping around waiting to get shot by some other peice of shit rapper at the after party. What the Fuck is wrong with this country when that is "our best" what a God damn joke! And oh yeah Fuck Pdiddy or whatever that fuckers name is this week. SLAYER IS METAL!!! Kerry King has more talent in his right nut then any of those peices of shit.

posted by : The Metal Guru
2/11/2007 11:24:57 PM
Can someone put this on you tube?

COMMENT | fuck nu slayer
posted by : BreakerMetal
2/11/2007 11:32:57 PM
nu metal is gay, and slayer are the leaders, i wonder when they are going to tour with american head charge again???

slayer dont deserve to be mentioned in the same sentence as the word thrash.

COMMENT | Congrats SLAYER!!!!
posted by : metalcrazy
2/11/2007 11:36:18 PM
but why the hell did i watch this damn thing. now they have put Metal Grammy as a side note...most of this shit was rap/hip-hop/r&B; POP shit. damn, i should have learned by now they really don't care about the metal or rock fans, just the ones making the money in the mainstream.

COMMENT | Piss on the Grammys
posted by : dtvick
2/11/2007 11:40:40 PM
Angel of Fucking Death! Slayer = Metal!!! If Slayer never wrote another tune after that would it really fucking matter? They are the kings and they forgot more about thrash than any other fucking band out there. Past, present or future..they do it their way!

posted by : Face the Ace
2/11/2007 11:42:50 PM
bull shit he's probably happy he won. Damn if i were him i'd let it out not be so self centered and shit. This stuff gets funny when every HEAVY METAL band does it.

COMMENT | I still can't believe it
posted by : calltometal
2/11/2007 11:51:42 PM
Out of all the fucking awsome songs off of Christ Illusion, why does Eyes of the Insane get nominated and win a Grammy, its a good song none the less, but its the worst one off of Christ Illusion

COMMENT | Hot Topic Crap
posted by : Jailbait
2/11/2007 11:53:28 PM
"fuck slayer
fuck all your hot topic crap"

Slayer is one of the highest selling bands in Hot Topic.

Slayer is Hot Topic!!!!!!!!

posted by : The Metal Guru
2/11/2007 11:53:46 PM
Show No Mercy is their most flawless album to date

posted by : snakepitguy
2/11/2007 11:58:12 PM
Look how Metal the nominees are..... warf warf

2/12/2007 12:02:23 AM
So, Slayer took the Grammy huh? Okay, for the recored i did not watch the Grammys so where they there to actually get the damn thing? And if so why play all hard and act like you did not want it if in fact you to show up to accept the it? This is what makes me giggle. lol If you dont want it dont take it!!

posted by : flaKISSfan1
2/12/2007 12:06:26 AM
CI is a great album and Slayer are a great metal band. anyone who calls Slayer nu-metal is a moron... and whats the so wrong about Hot Topic? u ever see the mall rat poontang loafin' around in there? fuckin' a man...

COMMENT | Good for them
posted by : The almighty fishhead
2/12/2007 12:17:48 AM
I'm happy they one. Shame it wasn't televised like it used to be. Better them than stone sour or ministry. Eyes of the Insane is the shittiest song on the album. I guess anything is possible if Metallica won for Stone Cold Crazy. I'm surprised anybody won, ther's no flute in any of those songs.

posted by : Dick Butkus
2/12/2007 12:22:56 AM
First of all, they Grammys are a freaking joke. Like someone lese said, they will have nominees and performances from all kinds of SHIT - like rap, crap, R and B, blues, reggae, country, hip hop, and all that garbage. Metal is nowhere to be seen. I like the fact that metal doesnt need the Grammys to be valiadted. Metal has always been great because we didnt need anyones permission to be what we are. Screw the Grammys.

Having said that, if this was a repudable reward show, I would have like to seen Iron Maiden or Poisonblack be nominated. I remember when Maiden was up for the Wicker Man and lost to the Deftones or some shit like that.

posted by : il_morte
2/12/2007 12:23:19 AM
that song is boring, are the others that bad as well??

2/12/2007 12:42:30 AM


i agree slayer = metal gods

COMMENT | best metal performance??
posted by : J.Jay
2/12/2007 12:54:44 AM
lol what a ***ing joke!

There were a zillion better metal songs released last year than that piece of crap.

Maiden wasn't even nominated?? lmao what a farce!

There goes what little was left of The Grammy's credibilty.

posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 12:58:25 AM
Hmm. They actually had some decent nominees this year. Slayer deserves the Grammy though. Talk about a band that has paid their dues. Anyone who says they aren't relevant is a moron. HIGHLY influential band. Their impact on metal will continue to be felt for decades to come. The numbers of metal musicians who were compelled to pick up an instrument after hearing say Reign In Blood are countless.

The "hard rock" nominees were interesting also.

Although, I must admit, the Grammys themselves are pretty lame. I used to be get bummed that metal didn't get it's due from that crowd, but now I don't care. They really don't mean a thing to anyone but the artists that win them.

It would have been nice it they televised the handing over of the awards, but I suppose that Justin Timberlake and the hip-hop clowns=ratings.

It's funny, because I remember back in 1988 or 1989 (?) when the rap community "boycotted" the Grammys because they didn't televise the rappers getting their awards. Now, they get half the damn show. I suppose Slayer's audience isn't a target demographic.

And oh yeah, I still can't get over Jethro Tull beating out Metallica that one year. I actually stayed up on a school night to see Metallica play. That's when I pretty much lost interest in the whole dumb thing.

The Grammys are just an excuse (like all awards shows) to egt a bunch of famous people in one place in order to get ratings. No one even remembers who wins. It's a joke and a half.

Gotta throw the horns for Slayer though. I'm happy for them. Irrelevant? Hardly.

COMMENT | Oh yeah...
posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 1:07:33 AM
There were a lot of great metal songs released last year. "Freya" by The Sword, "Brighter Than a Thousand Suns" or "The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" by Iron Maiden, "Judas Ships" by Bible of the Devil", "Rush" by Poisonblack, "KING" by Satyricon, "Storm I Ride" by I, "Another Stranger Me" by Blind Guardian, "The X-Stream" by Voivod, "Ground" by Celtic Frost, "Trot Out The Dead" by Hammers of Misfortune, and so many others.

But hey, it's the Grammys. Whaddya expect? Hey, Slayer and Lamb of God 'aint bad at all.

COMMENT | Oh yeah...
posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 1:07:36 AM
There were a lot of great metal songs released last year. "Freya" by The Sword, "Brighter Than a Thousand Suns" or "The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" by Iron Maiden, "Judas Ships" by Bible of the Devil", "Rush" by Poisonblack, "KING" by Satyricon, "Storm I Ride" by I, "Another Stranger Me" by Blind Guardian, "The X-Stream" by Voivod, "Ground" by Celtic Frost, "Trot Out The Dead" by Hammers of Misfortune, and so many others.

But hey, it's the Grammys. Whaddya expect? Hey, Slayer and Lamb of God 'aint bad at all.

COMMENT | Oh yeah...
posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 1:07:39 AM
There were a lot of great metal songs released last year. "Freya" by The Sword, "Brighter Than a Thousand Suns" or "The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg" by Iron Maiden, "Judas Ships" by Bible of the Devil", "Rush" by Poisonblack, "KING" by Satyricon, "Storm I Ride" by I, "Another Stranger Me" by Blind Guardian, "The X-Stream" by Voivod, "Ground" by Celtic Frost, "Trot Out The Dead" by Hammers of Misfortune, and so many others.

But hey, it's the Grammys. Whaddya expect? Hey, Slayer and Lamb of God 'aint bad at all.

COMMENT | Whoooops!
posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 1:08:14 AM
Trips. :) Sorry.

COMMENT | Mastodon too...
posted by : iwarrior
2/12/2007 1:11:03 AM
They're pretty damn cool also.

posted by : protest
2/12/2007 1:20:31 AM
All you assholes can talk all the shit you want but Slayer owns every fucking metal band on the planet and always has. They are fucking legends and it's about time they've won something. At least they didn't write Enter Sandman to win a grammy. One more thing, why the fuck is Stone Sour in the metal category for nominations?? Give me a fucking break!

COMMENT | well I hate SLayer....
posted by : JohnSDMF81
2/12/2007 1:30:49 AM
but....they have paid their dues over the past 20 years...they deserve recognition as musicians...even if their message is pointless and immature....unless you are 17 years old then it is brilliant....seriously though the grammy could have gone to far less deserving bands....

posted by : sheddingskin592
2/12/2007 1:45:36 AM
fuck the grammys but slayers cool theyre older stuff was very influential to some of the greats including pantera and how r they nu-metal? that shit didnt even start getting popular until like the late 90's and slayers been around since the early 80s

lamb of god and mastodon are cool 2

posted by : abuse
2/12/2007 2:10:43 AM
i was hoping for ministry to win... lieslieslies is an awesome song

posted by : mgv23
2/12/2007 2:13:19 AM


posted by : slaydeth
2/12/2007 2:38:51 AM
unbelieveable after all these years my gods won the grammys FINALLY.
congrats my favourite band and i DO mean my favourite band, damn i cant explain how happy iam.thanx slayer for playing a perfect show last wednesday on my birthday night in london ontario and makin it the best birthday night ever,thanx alot.. YO AND BY THE WAY I DIDNT KNOW THAT STONE SOUR ARE A METAL band LOOOOOOOL FUCKIN EMO BAND I THINK THAT THEY ARE JUST HARD ROCK THATS ALL. LONG LIVE THE ALMIGHTY SLAYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEER!!!!!

posted by : slaydeth
2/12/2007 2:54:28 AM
now wait a sec,,,,, i am a die hard fuckin slayer freak since long long time ago and they deserve it.but i only have one quistion: where the fuck is iron maiden from the grammys??????????they've never won a grammy before????????does it make sence?????? great metal bands have been nominated BUT I STILL THINK THAT THE GRAMMYS IS JUST FOR FLATTERING to be more spesefic all the bands who were nominated hit the world chart in 2006,thats why iron maiden didnt get its not about being nominated cuz of how talented these bands fuck the grammys.

posted by : slaydeth
2/12/2007 2:59:51 AM
and for the fuckers who only didnt listen very carefully to CHRIST ILLUSIONS its one of my favourite albums of all time.i've listened to every slayer album from show no mercy to christ illusions and every fuckin track.for the new listeners who are fuckin too lazy to pick up the album and listen to the whole thing,ITS A CLASSIC SLAYER ALBUM NO DOUPT ABOUT IT.

COMMENT | slaydeth.......
posted by : J.Jay
2/12/2007 4:02:02 AM
ive been a Slayer fan for over 20 years and listened to CI 5 times, and it is without a doubt Slayers worst ****ing record and a complete crock of chit.

And how Slayer could win a grammy for one of their worst songs and shitest records is almost comical, and Iron Maiden who could pluck a better song out of their rear ends not only hasn't won one but weren't even nominated??? what a joke!

posted by : SkrapMetal83
2/12/2007 4:25:33 AM

COMMENT | vfkkfkasklknfkl
posted by : Latino Heat
2/12/2007 5:02:08 AM
FUCK THE GRAMMYS!!! but YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEA SLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYER!!! the other bands that were up for nominee in the metal category wrere good too even Stone Sour but this fuckin MTV TRL, Teen Bop shit sucks and there should be a totally different show for real music. I don't give a fuck. The real fans support these bands and they don't need no fricken grammy they can sell mad albums and go platinum and still not have any MTV or any mainstream station/tv channel recognition.

posted by : Skanna
2/12/2007 6:16:35 AM
JJay, Christ Illusion is a very good Slayer album, and by the way much better than Show no Mercy.

posted by : Metallideth
2/12/2007 7:01:03 AM
I love Kerry's quote there. He's right on the money.

posted by : theprophet
2/12/2007 7:34:09 AM
Woot, go slayer!

yeah, yeah, Christ Illusion isn't the greatest. But just look at the competition for this category, not too tough.

posted by : J.Jay
2/12/2007 7:41:59 AM
Show No Mercy is FAR better than CI. At least it had some memorable riffs

posted by : rlh333
2/12/2007 7:56:08 AM
opinions are like stinky buttholes...

posted by : MIZRO
2/12/2007 8:06:44 AM

COMMENT | Bullshit
posted by : Mexican Crue Freak
2/12/2007 8:18:54 AM
As much as I Love Slayer, Munistry should´ve won ... Lies is great song with great lyrics ...

COMMENT | great album, but
posted by : buttlips
2/12/2007 9:15:39 AM
I wish Mastodon would've won the award instead. don't get me wrong, I love Slayer, and the new album is awesome, but I think Mastodon put a lot more hard work into their new album, and it's WAY more inventive and creative.

COMMENT | I wish Celtic Frost
posted by : cricket-crotch
2/12/2007 9:35:51 AM
Would at least get nominated. It was rumoured they were? Congrats to Slaya!! By the way The Dixie Chicks performance was moving.

posted by : Slayerbaby
2/12/2007 10:43:54 AM
"And how Slayer could win a grammy for one of their worst songs and shitest records is almost comical, and Iron Maiden who could pluck a better song out of their rear ends not only hasn't won one but weren't even nominated??? what a joke!"

You wouldn't know good music if it came crawling out your ass dude! You are just a Slayer hater, and it don't matter anywho!!! Because they won, and your crying about it ain't going ot make it go away! ha!

posted by : alerxstinwonderland
2/12/2007 11:26:05 AM
the voters (old/corporate fucks) don't care about this category. theres no way in hell more than one or two of them has an informed opinion about it, so they go with a brand that theyve heard of. and who hasnt heard of slayer? thats why bands like motorhead, deftones, slipknot have won in the past.

posted by : Ballzworth
2/12/2007 11:41:17 AM
eyes of the insane is the worst video ever!

posted by : Branikald_44
2/12/2007 12:45:05 PM
I think its cool that Slayer won, but honestly Slayer dont need any fucking trendy grammy awards. Slayer has survived this slong by doing what they want to do and refusing to sellout to the mainstream bullshit.

CHRIST ILLUSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted by : razorbladebandaid
2/12/2007 12:50:04 PM
Slayers performance on unholy alliance was horrid, Tom can't sing for shit anymore Christ Illusion may have been a good album years ago butthey have made the same cd over and over and it's quite boring IMO

posted by : razorbladebandaid
2/12/2007 12:51:51 PM
I agree that they are not relavent as well

COMMENT | You mean....
posted by : EL PENDEJO
2/12/2007 2:01:38 PM
ans ACTUAL metal band won in the METAL category? That is a first.

COMMENT | Grammy Win
posted by : Corpsefucker666420
2/12/2007 2:12:44 PM
I love it. With all the shit that the Grammy's induce, it's nice to see Slayer win. I think it's an achievement for metal that a REAL metal band wins! They may not care whether or not they win but I think it's cool. It's probablly the only good thing about the Grammy's, that Slayer is apart of their history now. I say bravo Slayer, bravo! If only Make Them Suffer by Cannibal Corpse was nominated, then it would be a party!

posted by : Conan
2/12/2007 3:10:07 PM
is BRILLIANT!!!, anyway you slice it. As far as the Grammy, SLAYER won by being SLAYER, no harm in that.

also important;

everyone should go to the HEAVEN AND HELL TOUR!!!
SABBATH w/DIO singing!!!

posted by : Song of Wyrd
2/12/2007 4:12:09 PM
Surprise, surprise. The metal grammy goes to Slayer again, because the award committee knowledge of metal is basically negligible, so they figure they'll toss it to a bunch of formerly controversial washed up thrash ex-icons to look hip and edgy.

If any of those bands deserved it, it was Mastodon, but even then, I could think of better.

COMMENT | Slayer "washed up"?
posted by : iwarrior
2/13/2007 12:38:33 AM
What the hell are you guys on? CI is an excellent album.

posted by : Assbagmann
2/13/2007 11:33:53 AM
yeah thats right bitches slayer won a grammy!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO YEAH take that stone sour. slayer had some good competition with L.O.G. and Mastodon, but seriously Cory and Jim, go back to Slipknot and stop making gay pop rock albums.


Im gonna down at least a gallon of jager an later to celebrate

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