Top 10 Grammy Awards You Would Like Give for Best Metal Achievements
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The Top Ten
1 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden (Best metal song)
Of course! - zxm
2 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth (Best Guitar Solo)
3 Ronnie James Dio (Most iconic metal singer)
Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
4 Master of Puppets - Metallica (Best thrash album)
5 Raining Blood - Slayer (Best thrash song)
6 Painkiller - Judas Priest (Best vocal performance)
7 Mike Portnoy (Best metal drummer)
Michael Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 30 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine.
Mike Mangini's got speed. But I love his drumming more. And his bass drumming is awesome - zxm
8 Iron Maiden (Best metal band)
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
Completely agreed! I prefer them over metallica - zxm
9 Lack of Comprehension - Death (Best death metal song)
10 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth (Best guitar intro)
11 Artcell (Best Asian Progressive Metal Band)
Artcell is a Bangladeshi progressive metal band formed in October 1999. According to The Daily Star, a leading English national daily, Artcell is "one of the leading bands of the country".
I don't know why DarkenedBrutality said they aren't heavy metal. Well, they aren't heavy metal for sure cause they don't play heavy metal. They play progressive metal and rock. And they didn't plagiarize any song. And they are also on the metallum encyclopedia. And Metal_Treasure said that metallum encyclopedia aren't wrong. They didn't add Avenged Sevenfold but they did add Artcell.
And King Crimson is a very soft band comparing to their music. Because Artcell plays their solos very fast and heavily. You can search for the chords if you like. No band would fail to play metal if they play their music at that rate. - zxm
I know there isn't any category about this. But I know this band works hard. They worked madly for their albums. Especially for 2nd album. And they deserve it. - zxm
They sound more like some King Crimson ripoff who failed at being a heavy metal band than something good. No offense, but I looked everywhere for that one song zxm told me to listen to, and I couldn't find it anywhere.
If there was a catagory like this, surely they would’ve won. - Undistinguished
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12 James Hetfield - Metallica (Best Rhythm Guitarist)
James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
13 Cliff Burton - Metallica (Best bassist)
Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton (February 10th 1962 - September 27th 1986) was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica, recording three studio albums. He died in 1986 after getting crushed by a tour bus in Copenhagen whilst promoting Metallica's ...read more.
14 Steve Harris - Iron Maiden (Best bassist)
Stephen Percy "Steve" Harris is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
15 Raining Blood - Slayer (Most iconic riff)
It's also the most copied metal riff. - Metal_Treasure
16 Master of Puppets - Metallica (Best thrash song)
17 Hansi Kürsch - Blind Guardian (Best multi-layered vocals)
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
18 Savatage (Best underground band)
Savatage is an American heavy metal band founded by the brothers Jon and Criss Oliva in 1978 at Astro Skate in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
They aren't that underground, and there are better underground bands.
19 Spill the Dirty Blood of Jesus - Infernal War (Heaviest metal song)
This is insanely brutal, technical and fast black metal song. - Metal_Treasure
20 Tarja Turunen (Best female singer)
Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. ...read more.