Iron Maiden lead Kerrang! Awards 2016 nominations

Iron Maiden, Bring Me The Horizon and Guns N' Roses are among acts who will battle it out at the Kerrang! Awards 2016 at London's Troxy on June 9

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Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson

Iron Maiden and All Time Low lead the Kerrang! Awards 2016 nominations with two nods each.

The 'Run to the Hills' hitmakers - fronted by Bruce Dickinson - have been nominated for Best Album for their 16th studio LP 'The Book of Souls' and will battle it out with Asking Alexandria's 'The Black', No Devotion's 'Permanence', Baroness' 'Purple' and Neck Deep's 'Life's Not Out To Get You'

They are also up for Best British Band, which sees them compete with Bring Me The Horizon, Biffy Clyro, Enter Shikari.

and Asking Alexandria at the ceremony which will be held at London's Troxy on June 9.

All Time Low are to go head-to-head with heavy metal legends Metallica, PVRIS, A Day To Remember and Fall Out Boy for the Best International Band prize.

PVRIS have had a phenomenal last 12 months having performed on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' earlier this year and supported Bring Me The Horizon at the Royal Albert Hall for their Teenage Cancer Trust gig and frontwoman Lynn Gunn is keen to work with the band fronted by Oli Sykes.

She told BANG Showbiz: "I feel like it could be a really cool collaboration with Bring Me The Horizon. Jordan Fish at least. He brought a really cool element into that band. He showed us some of his older bands it was really cool."

All Time Low are also up for the Best Track accolade for 'Missing You' and will contest the category with Moose Blood for 'Honey', Against The Current for 'Running With The Wild Things',

Panic! At The Disco for 'Emperor's New Clothes' and Architects for 'A Match Made In Heaven'.

The reunited classic line-up of Guns N' Roses - featuring Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan - are up for an accolade for Best Event for their Las Vegas concerts earlier this year.

The Kerrang! Awards 2016 will be hosted by Justin Hawkins of The Darkness and Skindred's Benji Webb.

Talking about the nominations, Kerrang! Editor James McMahon said it's going to be a one of the most hotly contended awards shows for a long time.

He said: "It's going to be a bloodbath. Many brilliant bands are going to go home disappointed. I might start drinking now."

Kerrang! Awards 2016 full list of nominations:

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

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