My Chemical Romance get four rock award nominations

US rockers My Chemical Romance and British band Enter Shikari will do battle against each other at this year’s Kerrang! rock awards.

US rockers My Chemical Romance and British band Enter Shikari will do battle against each other at this year’s Kerrang! rock awards.

Both bands have four nominations, with My Chemical Romance up for Best Single, Album, Video and International Band.

Enter Shikari, who formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, and only burst on to the rock scene in the last 12 months, are in the running for Best Live Band, Single, Album, and British Band.

Chicago-based Fall Out Boy have three nominations for Best Album, Video and International Band.

British names who have also been nominated for this month’s awards include Funeral For a Friend, Lostprophets, Biffy Clyro and Muse.

Kerrang! deputy editor Daniel Lane said: “It’s... fantastic to see the number of British bands on the nominees list.”

The awards take place on August 23 at The Brewery in London and the nominations are the result of 387,667 votes through Kerrang! magazine.

The Nominations:

:: Best British Newcomer

Gallows

Kids in Glass Houses

The Ghost of a Thousand

You Me At 6

Lost Alone

:: Best International Newcomer

Madina Lake

Job For A Cowboy

30 Seconds To Mars

The Sleeping

Hellogoodbye

:: Best Live Band

Angels and Airwaves

Muse

Enter Shikari

Aiden

Lostprophets

:: Best Single

My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade

Funeral For a Friend – Into Oblivion

Enter Shikari -Sorry You’re Not A Winner

30 Seconds to Mars – The Kill

AFI – Miss Murder

:: Best Album

My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade

Machine Head – The Blackening

Biffy Clyro – Puzzle

Enter Shikari – Take To The Skies

Fall Out Boy – Infinity On High

:: Best Video

My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade

Fall Out Boy – This Ain’t A Scene

Hellogoodbye – Here (In Your Arms)

Linkin Park – What I’ve Done

Paramore – Misery Business

:: Best British Band

Lostprophets

Muse

Enter Shikari

Biffy Clyro

Funeral For A Friend

:: Best International Band

My Chemical Romance

Machine Head

The Used

Fall Out Boy

Panic! At The Disco

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