NEW YORK, NY (October 17, 2022) — HELD HOSTAGE announce they are up for GRAMMY® consideration in five categories. Beginning October 13, voting members have up to 10 days to listen to entered recordings and determine this year’s GRAMMYs nominees.
1. Great American Rock, Album of the Year
2. The Master, Metal Performance of the Year
3. You Rock Our Way, Best Rock Song
4. Hold On, Best Rock Performance
5. Rise (stop suicide of all ages) Song of the Year
Tom Collier from Held Hostage says; I do not think I have been so excited as I am now, to be part of this years Grammy selection round. It is such an honor to be in consideration for 5 categories this year, for our record Great American Rock. It is a tribute to the hard work my guy’s Scott Gregg, Dave Carroll, Jeff Murray and our good friend special guest vocalist Tim Ripper Owens. Just goes to show everyone never give up and good things will happen. I hope everyone gets out and votes. Thank you.
On July 26th. – 30th., 2022, Eastern Kentucky was annihilated by historic floods. On
October 29, 2022 at 7PM Eastern At the Hal Rogers Forum located in Hazard, Kentucky Held Hostage, along with special guest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens will be performing at Operation Appalachian Kids (For Children Affected By The Eastern Kentucky Floods). Many children and their families were displaced and lost everything in this horrific disaster. Blastzone Mike & Joseph Hedge both lifelong residents of Eastern Kentucky witnessed the tragic devastation first hand. They decided to do something about this to help the children of eastern Kentucky and organized this benefit concert. They will be using all profits after expenses to do a huge Christmas party with gifts, stockings, and food for the kids of the floods of 2022.
Tickets can be purchase at: http://operation-appalachian-kentucky.ticketleap.com/concert-for-flood-relief/
Held Hostage is:
Tom Collier – lead guitar/lead vocals
Scott Gregg – rhythm guitarist/backup vocals
Jeff Murray – drums
Dave Carrol – bass /backup vocals
We Rock Hard, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Now We Ride (Bikers Life), featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Your Eyes, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
The Master, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Hold On, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
You Rock Our Way, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Take Me Away, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Be A Man, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Rise (Stop Suicide All Ages), featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Fallen Brothers, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens
Show Me The Way Back (Acoustic), featuring Joe Lynn Turner
Producer Tom Collier
Engineer Ron Keck
Recorded at Subcat Studios Syracuse NY
Photo Credits Scott Braun, Dave Koegel
Special Guest Vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens 10 tracks
Special Guest Vocalist Joe Lynn Turner, Special guest Bassist Mike Lepond (Symphony X, Ross The Boss), Drummer Ron Keck all on Show Me The Way Back Home
About Held Hostage
Held Hostage has toured as and been direct support act with many great bands
including Metal Allegiance, Quiet Riot, Molly Hatchet, The Rods, Uli Jon Roth, Eddie
Money, Benny Mardones, Manowar, Ross The Boss Band etc. Held Hostage is currently endorsed by many great products including SIT Strings, Rev Amps, Prestige Guitars, Barefoot Buttons, Clayton Custom Picks, Kick Lidz Drums, ProPlayer Art, Intune Guitar Picks, Guitar Gifts 4u, Big Bends, Best Tronics, Mental Case, Neat Audio, WBGear.
The bands unique blend of screaming guitars, thundering kick ass drums, raging bass
and uninhibited vocals will stay true to form. Held Hostage is ready and able to take their place in Rock and Roll history.