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Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Dream Theater, Jeff Beck, Mastodon Among 2012 Grammy Nominees

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Last night, the nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards were announced at the annual Grammy Nominations Concert.

Foo Fighters earned a well-deserved nod for Album of the Year, as well as in five more categories: Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, Best Long Form Music Video, Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Album.

In the category of Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, the Foos will be up against Megadeth, Dream Theater, Sum 41 and Mastodon. The Best Rock Song category sees Dave Grohl and Co. up against Coldplay, Radiohead, Mumford & Sons and the Decemberists.

You can check out the full list of nominees in guitar-relevant categories below. For the complete list of nominees, head to the official Grammy Nominations website.

Best Rock Performance
Coldplay - "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall"
Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
Foo Fighters - "Walk"
Radiohead - "Lotus Flower"
The Decemberists - "Down By the Water"

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
Dream Theater - "On the Back of Angels"
Megadeth - "Public Enemy No. 1"
Foo Fighters - "White Limo"
Mastodon - "Curl of the Burl"
Sum 41 - "Blood In My Eyes"

Best Rock Song
Coldplay - "Every Teardrop is a Waterfall"
Mumford & Sons - "The Cave"
Foo Fighters - "Walk"
Radiohead - "Lotus Flower"
The Decemberists - "Down By the Water"

Best Rock Album
Jeff Beck - Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul
Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown
Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
Wilco - The Whole Love

Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Death Cab For Cutie - Codes and Keys
Radiohead - The King of Limbs
Foster the People - Torches
My Morning Jacket - Circuital

Best Blues Album
Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues
Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions
Warren Haynes - Man In Motion
Keb Mo - The Reflection
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator