Metal Blade Records has issued as follows:
Metal Blade Records would like to congratulate VOLBEAT and KING DIAMOND for being nominated for Best Metal Performance for the track “Room 24″ in the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
The heavy metal icon King Diamond had this to say: “Thank you to everyone involved with voting. This is a great way to come back from the dead…literally.”
Also nominated this year are Black Sabbath, Anthrax, Dream Theater, and Killswitch Engage. The GRAMMY’s will be taking place on Sunday, January 26 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. at The Staples Center and will be broadcast live on CBS from 8–11:30pm (ET/PT). For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy’s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.
In other King Diamond news: the current issue of Decibel Magazine featuring King Diamond on the cover is now in stores and available for purchase through the magazine’s site here. The issue will be on newsstands from early December until the end of the year.
Keep up to date with all things King Diamond and Mercyful Fate at kingdiamondcoven.com.