For more information, contact:
Jim Beaugez
Peavey Electronics,


Click on TRICK PONY and STONESOUR to download print publication-quality images of the bands.

February 14, 2003, MERIDIAN, Miss.—Peavey Electronics Corporation congratulates artist endorsers Foo Fighters, 3 Doors Down, Stone Sour and Trick Pony on their nominations for the 45th Annual Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. EST, and broadcast on CBS.

Foo Fighters are nominated twice for the single "All My Life," from the Gold-certified (500,000 copies sold) One By One, for Best Rock Song and Best Hard Rock Performance. Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel plays through a Peavey Max® preamp, DPC® 1400X power amp and 410TVX™ loudspeaker cabinets.

3 Doors Down's "When I'm Gone" is competing with Foo Fighters for Best Rock Song, and is also named for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The single is featured on the band's latest release, Away from the Sun, which the RIAA recently certified Gold. Guitarist Matt Roberts plays a through a Peavey 5150® II guitar amplifier head and a Triple XXX® 212 combo guitar amplifier.


Newcomers Stone Sour, featuring members of Slipknot, received a nod in the Best Metal Performance category for "Get Inside," from Stone Sour's self-titled debut. Guitarist Josh Rand plays through a Triple XXX guitar amplifier head.

Country trio Trick Pony is nominated for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Just What I Do," from the Gold-certified self-titled debut. Guitarist Keith Burns plays through a Transformer™ 212 guitar amplifier and vocalist/harmonica player Heidi Newfield uses a Classic® 30 guitar amplifier.

The Grammy is the recording industry's most prestigious award, presented annually by the Recording Academy to honor excellence in the recording arts and sciences. It is truly a peer honor, awarded by and to artists and technical professionals for artistic or technical achievement, not sales or chart positions. The Grammy Awards are telecast annually to an international audience of over 2 billion in 180 countries.

Peavey Electronics Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment in the world. Peavey holds more than 130 patents and produces more than 2,000 products, which are distributed throughout the United States and to 136 other countries. To find out more about Peavey Electronics and its artists, visit