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This week’s Tweet Surrender looks back on The Grammy Awards, witnesses a monster scrap and discovers which forgetful guitarist has a fondness for bacon.

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Not only did Mastodon lose out to Tenacious D in The Grammys’ Best Metal Performance category, but Killswitch Engage’s frontman seems to think they had their possessions stolen as well. What a night, eh?

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Paramore won the Best Rock Song for their single, Ain’t It Fun. But who knew that the popular zombie drama had such healing properties?

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Unlucky, Every Time I Die shouter. That would be Garbage vocalist Shirley Manson, who had a very public pop at Kanye West and his petty behaviour at The Grammys. What did she call him? Ah, yes. A “complete twat”.

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We bet you a tenner Kirk makes howling and groaning noises as he does plays with his action figures.. Well, until it’s time for tea OR GETTING ON WITH MAKING THAT METALLICA ALBUM.

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Who’s going to tell him? We’re not. Here, have a link instead.

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Klang!

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We can’t tell if Ronnie Radke is joking, because Falling In Reverse’s 2013 album Fashionably Late ticked more boxes than a Lottery syndicate’s ticket.

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A photo of Blink-182 rehearsing with Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba was bound to get a few retweets. But why is Skiba dressed like Tom Delonge at Reading 2014? That’s just rubbing it in.

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At least that part of the train station has stopped smelling like feet. And finally…

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Born in 1976 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Simon Young has been a music journalist for over twenty years. His fanzine, Hit A Guy With Glasses, enjoyed a one-issue run before he secured a job at Kerrang! in 1999. His writing has also appeared in Classic RockMetal HammerProg, and Planet Rock. His first book, So Much For The 30 Year Plan: Therapy? — The Authorised Biography is available via Jawbone Press.