Gary Pihl's band Alliance is up for a Grammy nomination.

Alliance, which released a double CD set this year called Destination Known, which features the content from the Alliance and Missing Piece CD released, plus a total of 8 bonus tracks. One of those tracks, This is the World, is up for nomination in the Best Rock Performance category.

You can check out an audio sample of this song, as well as the other songs on the Destination Known 2-disc set. You can also pick up a copy of this CD at NEH Records.
You can view the Myspace blog post on the official Alliance page featuring the announcement.
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