MASTODON Wins GRAMMY Award For ‘Best Metal Performance’

MASTODON‘s “Sultan’s Curse” won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, which was held last night (Sunday, January 28) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

“Thank you to JUDAS PRIEST and BLACK SABBATH for creating this kind of music that we call home,” drummer Brann Dailor said from the podium. You can watch their full acceptance speech below.

The nominees in the “Best Metal Performance” category were as follows:

AUGUST BURNS RED – “Invisible Enemy”
BODY COUNT – “Black Hoodie”
CODE ORANGE – “Forever”
MASTODON – “Sultan’s Curse”
MESHUGGAH – “Clockworks”