Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham, Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age To Close Grammy Awards
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age will all take part in the closing performance at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, along with Fleetwood Mac guitarist/vocalist Lindsey Buckingham. Grohl, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor and Queens leader Josh Homme have all collaborated before, most recently when they recorded the song "Mantra" for Grohl's 2013 documentary Sound City -- in which Buckingham also appeared.
It is not yet known what the musicians will perform on the show, which is scheduled to air live from Los Angeles this Sunday night (January 26th) on CBS-TV, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Queens Of The Stone Age are also up for Best Rock Album for . . . Like Clockwork, while Nine Inch Nails is nominated for Best Alternative Album for Hesitation Marks, on which Buckingham played some guitar.
Grohl is also up for Best Rock Song and Best Compilation Soundtrack, both stemming from Sound City.
The hard-rocking ensemble adds to an evening that will also feature performances from Metallica, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Lorde, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Gary Clark Jr., Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Beyonce and Jay-Z and more.
Daft Punk will play their first televised performance since 2008, while Metallica is returning for its first Grammy performance since 1991.
The list of presenters includes Jamie Foxx, Black Sabbath, Zac Brown, Gloria Estefan, Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Olivia Harrison, Anna Kendrick, Cyndi Lauper, Jared Leto, Martina McBride, Yoko Ono, Smokey Robinson, Ryan Seacrest and Steven Tyler.