NEWS: Nominees confirmed for Kerrang! Awards 2018!

After much deliberation, the shortlist of nominees for this year’s annual Kerrang! Awards has now been unveiled, with acts leading the nominations including Architects, Enter Shikari, and Marmozets, to name but a few.

Seeing some of the world’s biggest rock stars in attendance, the night of rock ‘n’ roll celebration will be held on June 21st 2018 at London’s Islington Town Hall.

You can find all of the award categories and their selected nominees below.

BEST BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH (in association with Rizla)
Employed To Serve
Conjurer
Boston Manor
Dream State
Venom Prison

BEST INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH:
Code Orange
Greta Van Fleet
Turnstile
The Fever 333
Waterparks

BEST SONG:
Neck Deep – ‘In Bloom’
Marmozets – ‘Major System Error’
Architects – ‘Doomsday’
Mike Shinoda – ‘Crossing A Line’
Marilyn Manson – ‘Kill4Me’

BEST ALBUM:
Enter Shikari – ‘The Spark’
Foo Fighters – ‘Concrete And Gold’
A Perfect Circle – ‘Eat The Elephant’
Marmozets – ‘Knowing What You Know Now’
Rolo Tomassi – ‘Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It’

BEST BRITISH LIVE ACT (in association with Triumph):
Architects
Creeper
Biffy Clyro
Enter Shikari
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

BEST INTERNATIONAL LIVE ACT (in association with Old Blue Last Beer):
Code Orange
Foo Fighters
Metallica
Guns N’ Roses
Converge

BEST BRITISH BAND (in association with Fireball):
Architects
Enter Shikari
Biffy Clyro
Royal Blood
Iron Maiden

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND (in association with Chilango):
Foo Fighters
Linkin Park
Metallica
Green Day
Parkway Drive

The awards ceremony will also see Kerrang! bestow a number of merit awards recognising career-long achievements, including an inductee into the Kerrang! Hall Of Fame (sponsored by Marshall) and the Kerrang! Legend Award.

Rock fans and readers of Kerrang! are now invited to vote for who they feel should win in their respective categories. You can cast your votes via the Kerrang! website (here), and in forthcoming issues of the magazine.