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Kerrang! Awards reveals list of nominees for 2016

Posted by on May 5, 2016

Kerrang_awards_Logo_2016It’s hard to remember that we haven’t even reached the middle of the year with everything that’s been happening lately, but something to remind us about it are award ceremonies. The British magazine Kerrang! recently announced the list of nominees for their 2016 edition of their Kerrang! Awards event.

The categories for the event scheduled to be held at the Troxy in London, England on June 9th, covers different spectrums of entertainment, including video games, television and film, but the main focus is always heavy music. To host the show, Kerrang! tapped Justin Hawkins of The Darkness and Benji Webbe of Skindred/Dub War who will present, with live performances from Asking Alexandria and many others.

You can cast your vote at the Kerrang! website for your favorite on every of the categories listed below:

Best Event – Presented by Kerrang! TV:

Guns N’ Roses – Las Vegas Reunion Shows
5 Seconds Of Summer – Sounds Live Feels Live Tour
Slipknot – Alexandra Palace Shows
You Me At Six – The Ghost Inside Benefit Show
Biffy Clyro – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Best British Newcomer – Presented by Help Musicians UK:

Counterfeit
Creeper
Milk Teeth
Muncie Girls
The Struts

Best International Newcomer – Presented by Troxy:

Cane Hill
The Dirty Nil
Beach Slang
Beautiful Bodies
Biters

Best Track – Presented by Kerrang! Radio:

Moose Blood – “Honey”
Against The Current – “Running With The Wild Things”
Panic! At The Disco – “Emperor’s New Clothes”
Architects – “A Match Made In Heaven”
All Time Low – “Missing You”

Best Live Band – Presented by Red Stripe:

Black Veil Brides
BABYMETAL
twenty one pilots
Nightwish
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

Best Album – Presented by Zippo:

Iron Maiden – “The Book Of Souls”
Neck Deep – “Life’s Not Out To Get You”
Asking Alexandria – “The Black”
No Devotion – “Permanence”
Baroness – “Purple”

Best International Band – Presented by Fireball:

All Time Low
Metallica
PVRIS
A Day To Remember
Fall Out Boy

Best British Band:

Bring Me The Horizon
Iron Maiden
Enter Shikari
Biffy Clyro
Asking Alexandria

Best Fanbase:

Gerard Way
Pierce The Veil
Black Veil Brides
Paramore
twenty one pilots

Best Film:

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘
‘Deadpool‘
‘Minions‘
‘Ant-Man‘
‘Jurassic World‘

Best TV Show:

‘The Walking Dead‘
‘Daredevil‘
‘Jessica Jones‘
‘Making A Murderer‘
‘Adventure Time‘

Best Radio Show:

Fresh Blood with Alex Baker – Kerrang! Radio
MOJO Rocks with Phil Alexander – Planet Rock
Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P Carter
Beats 1 with Zane Lowe
Nights with Alice Cooper – Planet Rock

Best Video Game:

‘Far Cry Primal‘
‘Fallout 4‘
‘Rise Of The Tomb Raider‘
‘Guitar Hero Live‘
‘Star Wars Battlefront‘

Best Comic Book:

‘The Wicked + The Divine‘
‘2000 AD‘
‘Saga‘
‘Nimona‘
‘Descender‘

Best Festival:

‘Download‘
‘Slam Dunk‘
‘Reading‘ & ‘Leeds‘
‘Bloodstock‘
‘The Great Escape‘

Best Comedian:

Matt Berry
Amy Schumer
Josie Long
Bill Bailey
Louis CK

Tweeter Of The Year:

Jono Yates
Corey Taylor
Mark Hoppus
Becky Blomfield
Hayley Williams

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