AC/DC, KISS and Slash lead rock nominations

AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, KISS and Slash are all nominated for two prizes each at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards

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This article is from 2010.

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AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, KISS and Slash are all up for two awards at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.

The four rock giants are all nominated for the coveted Band of the Year accolade and will compete against Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and the Jeff Beck Band in the category.

The ceremony - held by Classic Rock Magazine and hosted by Alice Cooper - will take place on Wednesday 10 November at London's Roundhouse venue.

Nominees in other categories include Iron Maiden, Pearl Jam and Gaslight Anthem for Best Album and The Rolling Stones and Black Sabbath for Reissue of the Year.

The nominations for Best New Band see a range of emerging talent battling it out, including The Union - a brand new classic rock act fronted by former Thunder guitarist Luke Morley and ex-Winterville vocalist-and-guitarist Peter Shoulder - and the blues-influenced New Yorkers Alberta Cross.

DVD/Film of the Year nominations include 'The Runaways' - featuring Twilight's Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning - and The Doors' 'When You're Strange', a documentary narrated by Johnny Depp.

Other gongs to be handed out on the night will include the Classic Rock Living Legend, Classic Songwriter, Tommy Vance Inspiration Award, Outstanding Contribution, Classic Album, Metal Guru and VIP Award.

Classic Rock Editor-in-Chief Scott Rowley said: "Capping off a year that saw Classic Rock explore exciting new formats with the release of the Slash album, the launch of our own festival with partners MAMA Group called High Voltage, and the continued success of the magazine as well as our sister magazine Prog, this year's move to the Roundhouse - with the Right Reverend Alice Cooper as ringmaster - shows Classic Rock's commitment to aiming high and doing things differently."

Classic Rock Roll Of Honour 2010 - full list of nominations:

Best New Band:

The Union

Taking Dawn

Reckless Love

Urban Voodoo Machine

White Wizzard

Alberta Cross

Album Of The Year:

Cheap Trick - 'The Latest'

Bigelf - 'Cheat The Gallows'

Slash - 'Slash'

Kiss - 'Sonic Boom'

Wolfmother - 'Cosmic Egg'

Iron Maiden - 'The Final Frontier'

Pearl Jam - 'Backspacer'

Alice In Chains - 'Black Gives Way To Blue'

Lynyrd Skynyrd - 'God & Guns'

Gaslight Anthem - 'American Slang'

The Scorpions - 'Sting In The Tail'

Europe - 'Last Look At Eden'

Ratt - 'Infestation'

Foreigner - 'Can't Slow Down'

Black Crowes - 'Before The Frost.'

Steve Hackett - 'Out Of The Tunnel's Mouth'

Band Of The Year:

Aerosmith

AC/DC

Rage Against The Machine

Kiss

Bon Jovi

Slash & Friends

Jeff Beck Band

Event Of The Year:

High Voltage

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Reissue Of The Year:

Rolling Stones - 'Exile On Main St'

Judas Priest - 'British Steel'

The Beatles - 'Reissues'

Black Sabbath - 'The Dio Years'

AC/DC - 'Backtracks'

Jimi Hendrix - 'Reissues'

Nazareth - 'Reissues'

King Crimson - 'In The Court Of The Crimson King'

Where the Action Is: 'La Nuggets 1965-1968'

David Bowie - 'Station To Station'

DVD/Film Of The Year:

'Oil City Confidential'

'Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage'

'Saxon: Heavy Metal Thunder'

'The Doors: When You're Strange'

'The Runaways'

This article is from 2010.

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