MTV News spoke with several artists via two way pagers during the Grammy awards Wednesday night. Among them were Slipknot’s Paul Grey, Papa Roach’s Dave Buckner, Phantom Planet’s Alex Greenwald, and Bloodhound Gang’s Jimmy Pop. Grey explained why he and his bandmates didn’t show up despite being nominated saying, “I’m not actually going because I’m sick. I’m here in Iowa. We just got back from Europe and there are four or five of us that have this stomach thing. There must be something weird in something we ate. I’ve just been lying here in bed for the last couple days. I was gonna fly out of here this morning, but I just couldn’t do it.” Read more.
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