According to, legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will hook up with Jamie Foxx, T-Pain and Doug E. Fresh for a special performance of an as-yet-unannounced song at Sunday night's (January 31) 52nd annual Grammy Awards.

Grammy Awards will be broadcast live in high definition TV and 5.1 Surround Sound on CBS from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. EST.

METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH, AC/DC and SLAYER are among the nominees for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The nominees in the "Hard Rock" and "Metal" categories are as follows:

Best Hard Rock Performance:

* AC/DC - "War Machine" (from "Black Ice")
* ALICE IN CHAINS - "Check My Brain" (from "Black Gives Way to Blue")
* LINKIN PARK - "What I've Done" (from "Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keyes")
* METALLICA - "The Unforgiven III" (from "Death Magnetic")
* NICKELBACK - "Burn it to the Ground" (from "Dark Horse")

Best Metal Performance:

* JUDAS PRIEST - "Dissident Aggressor" (from "A Touch of Evil Live"
* LAMB OF GOD - "Set to Fail" (from "Wrath")
* MEGADETH - "Head Crusher" (from "Endgame")
* MINISTRY - "SeƱor Peligro" (from "Adios...")
* SLAYER - "Hate Worldwide" (from "World Painted Blood")

Other categories of interest:

Best Rock Instrumental Performance:

* JEFF BECK - "A Day In The Life"
* BOOKER T. JONES - "Warped Sister"
* BRAD PAISLEY - "Playing With Fire"
* BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA - "Mr. Surfer Goes Jazzin'"
* STEVE VAI - "Now We Run"

Best Rock Album:

* AC/DC - "Black Ice"
* ERIC CLAPTON & STEVE WINWOOD - "Live From Madison Square Garden"
* GREEN DAY - "21st Century Breakdown"
* DAVE MATTHEWS BAND - "Big Whiskey And the Groogrux King"
* U2 - "No Line On The Horizon"


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