Kerrang! Awards Nominations Revealed

Rock bands Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars are nominated for four prizes each at this year's Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards.

The two nominees - who are voted for by the public - are to fight it out in the same categories, including Best Live Band and Best International Band.

30 Seconds To Mars are up for Best Video for 'Kings And Queens' and Best Album for 'This Is War', while Paramore will compete for the same gongs with their video for 'Brick By Boring Brick' and album 'Brand New Eyes'.

Jared Leto - lead singer from 30 Seconds To Mars - said: "Wow! Very grateful to be included. Thank you so much to every single one of you for the relentless and tireless voting!"

Other nominees include Biffy Clyro - who are up for two awards, Best Video and Best Album - and Lostprophets, who are in the running for Best British Band and Best Video.

Nichola Browne, editor of Kerrang! added: "The competition is now getting tough! US superstars Paramore, Green Day, Metallica and 30 Seconds To Mars are going head to head with the biggest and best homegrown talent, namely Lostprophets, Bullet For My Valentine, You Me At Six and Biffy Clyro."

The awards will take place on 29 July 2010 in London and are set to be presented by Anthrax rocker Scott Ian, who said: "I am really excited, actually super excited to be back again for my 4th year hosting the Kerrang! Awards. And like last year I get to share the good time with my stylish friend Corey Taylor. Next to my birthday, it's the biggest party of the year!! See you there!"

The Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards 2010 nominees:

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER

Deaf Havana

General Fiasco

Out Of Sight

Rise To Remain

Throats

BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER

Dommin

Framing Hanley

Halestorm

The Swellers

Trash Talk

BEST SINGLE presented by Red Stripe

Avenged Sevenfold - 'Nightmare'

The Blackout - 'Save Ourselves (The Warning)'

Four Year Strong - 'Wasting Time (Eternal Summer)'

Slipknot - 'Snuff'

You Me At Six - 'Liquid Confidence'

BEST VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars - 'Kings And Queens'

Biffy Clyro - 'The Captain'

Cancer Bats - 'Sabotage'

Lostprophets - 'It's Not The End Of The World (But I Can See It From Here)'

Paramore - 'Brick By Boring Brick'

BEST ALBUM

30 Seconds To Mars - 'This Is War'

Biffy Clyro - 'Only Revolutions'

Bullet For My Valentine - 'Fever'

Paramore - 'Brand New Eyes'

You Me At Six - 'Hold Me Down'

BEST LIVE BAND

30 Seconds To Mars

Bullet For My Valentine

Green Day

Paramore

Skindred

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND

30 Seconds To Mars

Avenged Sevenfold

Green Day

Metallica

Paramore

BEST BRITISH BAND presented by Fender

Bullet For My Valentine

Enter Shikari

The King Blues

Lostprophets

You Me At Six


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Tags: Kerrang - Avenged Sevenfold - Biffy Clyro - Bullet For My Valentine - Green Day - Jared Leto - Metallica - Slipknot

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