Foo Fighters sweep up three awards at the Grammys, Dream Theater scoop Best Metal Performance for The Alien

[L-R] Dave Grohl and John Petrucci
(Image credit: Getty Images)

It was a stellar night for guitar-based acts at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards yesterday (April 3), with Foo Fighters, Dream Theater, Brothers Osborne and more all scooping trophies.

Foo Fighters – who were absent from the ceremony following the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins last month – won three categories: Best Rock Album for their tenth outing, Medicine at Midnight; Best Rock Performance for its opening track, Making a Fire; and Best Rock Song for its third official single, Waiting on a War.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.