Rock mag announces 2004 nominations
Andy Day

12:02 26th August 2004

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Kerrang magazine has announced the nominations for 2004’s awards ceremony billed as a “the most star-studded and debauched event ever”. Gongs are on the cards for Yourcodenameis:milo, Minus, Ash, The Distillers, Muse, Funeral for a Friend and Metallica amongst others.

The rock mag announced the awards on Tuesday (24/08) at Virgin’s Oxford Street Megastore. This year a new award The Kerrang! Icon Award is to honour bands who have been a massive influence to the world of rock and metal.

The awards will be presented by ex-Stereophonics drummer Stuart cable at a ceremony held today (26/08) at a secret London location.

The nominations are:
Best British Newcomer:
• Amplifier
• Yourcodenameis:milo    
• Reuben
• Oceansize
• The Glitterati

Best International Newcomer
• The Rasmus
• Velvet Revolver       
• Brand New
• Minus
• My Chemical Romance

Best Single
• Ash   'Orpheus'
• Lostprophets  'Last Train Home'
• The Rasmus  'In The Shadows'
• HIM    'Funeral Of Hearts'
• Linkin Park   'Breaking The Habit'
• Evanescence   'Going Under'
• The Distillers  'Drain The Blood'

Best Album
• Slipknot  'Vol 3. The Subliminal Verses'
• Killswitch Engage  'The End Of Heartache'
• Muse   'Absolution'
• Lostprophets  'Start Something'
• Blink 182  'Blink 182'
• The Distillers  'Coral Fang'
Best Video
• The Offspring  'Hit That'
• Blink 182  'I Miss You'
• Slipknot  'Duality'
• New Found Glory 'All Downhill From Here'
• HIM   'Funeral Of Hearts'

Best Live Band
• The Darkness
• Red Hot Chili Peppers
• Metallica
• Slipknot
• Muse     
• Funeral For A Friend
Best British Band
• Muse
• Lostprophets
• Ash
• Funeral For A Friend
• The Darkness
• Biffy Clyro
Best Band On The Planet
• Slipknot
• Metallica
• The Darkness
• Red Hot Chili Peppers
• HIM      
• Blink 182

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