Power Trip, Poppy and More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The full list of the 2021 Grammy Awards have now been confirmed, with Code Orange, Poppy and more nominated.

The 63rd Grammy Awards will be held on January 31st 2021 at the Staples Center in LA, California.

A selection of nominees and categories are detailed below but the full list can be found via the following link.

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE:
Fiona Apple – Shameika
Big Thief – Not
Phoebe Bridgers – Kyoto
Haim – The Steps
Brittany Howard – Stay High
Grace Potter – Daylight

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE:
Body Count – Bum-Rush
Code Orange – Underneath
In the Moment – The In-Between
Poppy – Bloodmoney
Power Trip – Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe) – Live

BEST ROCK SONG:
Phoebe Bridgers – Kyoto
Tame Impala – Lost in Yesterday
Big Thief – Not
Fiona Apple – Shameika
Brittany Howard – Stay High

BEST ROCK ALBUM:
Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Grace Potter – Daylight
Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury
The Strokes – The New Abnormal

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM:
Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
Beck – Hyperspace
Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
Brittany Howard – Jaime
Tame Impala – The Slow Rush

BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE:
Paul McCartney – Flaming Pie (Collector’s Edition)
Grateful Dead – Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991
Depeche Mode – Mode
Wilco – Ode to Joy
Various Artists – The Story of Ghostly International\

SONG OF THE YEAR:
Beyoncé – Black Parade
Roddy Ricch – The Box
Taylor Swift – Cardigan
Post Malone – Circles
Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now
Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted
H.E.R. – I Can’t Breathe
JP Saxe Featuring Julia Michaels – If The World Was Ending

BEST NEW ARTIST:
Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Chika
Noah Cyrus
D Smoke
Doja Cat
Kaytranada
Megan Thee Stallion

Riley Gale (Power Trip) Has Passed Away

The Power Trip frontman Riley Gale has passed away.

A full statement from the band can be read below.

“Dear Power Trip fans worldwide,

It is with the greatest of sadness we must announce that our lead singer and brother Riley Gale passed away last night.

Riley was a friend, a brother, a son. Riley was both a larger than life rock star and a humble and giving friend. He touched so many lives through his lyrics and through his huge heart. He treated everyone he met as a friend and he always took care of his friends. We will celebrate Riley’s life and never forget the great works of music, charity and love that he left behind. You, the fans, meant so much to him, please know how special you are. If you have a memory of Riley please share it, no matter how small, as we remember him.

Please respect our wishes for privacy during this time. In lieu of flowers please send donation to Dallas Hope Charities.

Signed,
– Riley’s Loving Family

P.S. Funeral and visitation arrangements are pending.”

Tributes have been made by fans, creatives and fans of Gale’s.

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The last time I saw Riley was in Brooklyn last November. Touche was on tour and was playing a one off thing so we were in town early, and like any other day I took a walk to find a record store to kill time. I turned the corner and right in front of me was Riley ending a phone call in front of a venue called Elsewhere. Power Trip was on tour with High on Fire and playing a half mile away from our show. If I had to make a list of “best feelings on tour”, these serendipitous moments would be in the top 2. Seeing friends from far away in unexpected places. From 20 feet away we locked eyes and gave the “fuck are YOU doing here!?” look before excitedly embracing. We caught up for a while and I realized our thing was gonna end early so I could make it in time for his set. This footage was from that night. Riley will go down as one of the most lovable and engaging metal vocalists in the history of the genre. Great speeches, amazing energy, and someone you could tell was as sincere as they come. It just so happens that we’d been talking kind of a lot recently. About new albums and music in general. Just last week we were reminiscing about hot rod circuit, ozma, and piebald of all things. I don’t really know how to wrap this up, tbh i just keep adding more and editing it cuz the idea of posting it makes things feel permanent. So instead of talking about him in past tense, I wanna talk about something that power trip was able to do. Metal heads can sniff out a hardcore kid in a second. Over the years and years countless hardcore kids have started metal bands, got signed to metal labels, toured with metal bands, etc… and it never worked. They only ever appealed to their hardcore kid base. The metal community has a nose for it. Power Trip was the first band I’ve ever seen born from the HC community to completely win over a metal audience. I saw them support Cannibal Corpse at the observatory in OC. I remember Riley asking the audience who knew their band and the response was small. By the end of that set the entire place, and I mean ENTIRE place was banging their head. I felt proud watching it happen. I loved Riley a lot. He was a friend to all. 🌻#riprileygale

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Trivium Announce UK Tour

Trivium have announced a heavy lineup for their upcoming UK tour.

Not only have they announced dates for April 2018 but their support will be insane as well!

Joining them are: Code Orange, Power Trip and Venom Prison

And here is where they’ll be playing.

 

April 2018

16th – Bristol Academy

17th – Birmingham Academy

19th – Glasgow Academy

20th – Manchester Academy

21st – London Brixton Academy

 

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