Earlier today, Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner expressed his outrage at the Grammys for giving Halestorm the award for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” for their track, “Love Bites (So Do I)” from their 2012 album The Strange Case of…
Bittner wrote on his personal facebook page:
“Well, I know I’m gonna get a lot of shit for this but I just don’t care anymore…. How the FUCK does Maiden, Megadeth, LOG, and my ‘other family’ ANTHRAX lose the Grammys to ________ (not gonna say the name)!!!! Shit is rotten in the music business and this proves it!!! And I thought the JETHRO TULL thing in 1989 was bad enough but this beats it hands down!!!”
Of course, he is referencing Metallica losing the very first Hard Rock/Metal Grammy back in 1989 to the very un-metal Jethro Tull.