Tuesday, August 09, 2005

QUITE LOUD BANDS GET NOMINATED FOR PRIZES

Bobbing about in the middle of the Kerrang! awards nominations is a sign that somebody still loves Placebo, other than the boy who looks like Brian Molko who works on the third-from-left-till on our local garden centre. They've picked up one nomination; Green Day have done somewhat better as you'd expect what with them being The Official Voice of Young People Letting Off Steam In A Safe Manner:

1. Best British Newcomer
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Bullet For My Valentine
2. Fightstar
3. Towers Of London
4. Nine Black Alps
5. THE GA* GA*S

2. Best International Newcomer - Sponsored by Epiphone
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Trivium
2. Eighteen Visions
3. Emanuel
4. Lordi
5. Still Remains

3. Best Single
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Green Day 'American Idiot'
2. System Of A Down 'Bring Your Own Bomb"
3. My Chemical Romance 'I'm Not Okay (I Promise)...'
4. Foo Fighters 'Best of You'
5. Nightwish 'Nemo'

4. Best Video
Voted for by the viewers of Kerrang! TV
1. My Chemical Romance 'Helena'
2. Green Day 'Holiday'
3. System of A Down 'Bring Your Own Bomb'
4. Good Charlotte 'Chronicles of Life and Death'
5. Weezer 'Beverly Hills'

5. Best Album - Sponsored by Virgin Megastores
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Green Day 'American Idiot'
2. System Of A Down 'Mezmerize'
3. My Chemical Romance 'Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge'
4. Foo Fighters 'In Your Honor'
5. Trivium 'Ascendancy'

6. Best Live Band - Sponsored by Carling
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Rammstein
2. Green Day
3. System Of A Down
4. Slipknot
5. Avenged Sevenfold

7. Best British Band - Sponsored by Roadrunner Records
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Feeder
2. Stereophonics
3. Funeral For A Friend
4. Placebo
5. Cradle Of Filth

8. Best Band On The Planet - Sponsored by Kerrang! 105.2
Voted for by the readers of Kerrang! Magazine and Kerrang.com
1. Green Day
2. My Chemical Romance
3. System Of A Down
4. HIM
5. Foo Fighters

Your bonus question is: how many women have picked up nominations for this year's prizes, either solo or as a member of a band? (NB: Good Charlotte doesn't count).

Now that Kerrang's glory days as the biggest selling rock weekly are starting to fade into a frightening memory, you might find yourself wondering exactly who the magazine is pitched at these days. The back to school stationery range might give you an indication:




Yes, that would be the Kerrang pencil case there. We expect the K! branded shoebag is only a marketing department meeting away.


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