Judas Priest wins Grammy

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Judas PriestJudas Priest was honored with a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category in the award function held recently. The band was nominated for the track “Dissident Aggressor”, from their 2009 live album “A Touch of Evil: Live”.

The band’s lead vocalist Rob Halford and drummer Scott Travis accepted the award at the event. Frontman Rob Halford stated, “The fifth time is the charm” in his acceptance speech.

These were the nominees in the metal category at the Grammy Awards this year:

JUDAS PRIEST – “Dissident Aggressor” (from “A Touch of Evil: Live”

LAMB OF GOD – “Set to Fail” (from “Wrath”)

MEGADETH – “Head Crusher” (from “Endgame”)

MINISTRY – “Señor Peligro” (from “Adios…”)

SLAYER – “Hate Worldwide” (from “World Painted Blood”)

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