Originally Posted by MPF
How the fuck can a live song be nominated? Halestorm is great musically and vocally, but the lyrics are putrid. Those Anthrax and Megadeth albums came out last year. The only band with a leg to stand on is Lamb Of God, and odds are, Randy Blythe won't be accepting the award if they win.
*now awaiting posts on how the Grammys are not relevant anymore.*
It can get nominated because En Vivo! was released this year. I love Maiden, but I don't agree with it either. That's the rules though. With the other two, they were released as singles in 2012, therefore they are eligible. Again, I think it's a totally stupid rule, but that's how it is.