Kerrang! have revealed the contenders for rock’n’roll royalty in the nominations for the Relentless Kerrang! Awards 2015.

London’s iconic Troxy will play home to the awards on Thursday 11 June 2015, which will be hosted by none other than Andrew W.K. and Skindred’s Benji Webbe. To add to the excitement, tickets for the event have been made available to the public for the first time, allowing Kerrang! fans to be part of the most badass awards ceremony in town.

Kerrang! Editor James McMahon says, "I am massively excited about 2015's iteration of Kerrang!'s yearly celebration of all that's rocked – mainly because there's going to be actual zombies there! Not so much The Walking Dead as The Walking Shred, and what other awards ceremony can you say that about? I am currently advising everyone attending to bring a baseball bat, a golf club, or something else to protect their brains from the ghoulish, but that's enough about Marilyn Manson…

"The thing is, it's been an absolutely amazing year for rock – the diversity of the nominations, I believe, is testament to that. We've got breakthrough bands. We've got women in bands where often (embarrassingly) there has been none. We've got weirdo, outsider bands. We've got stadium-filling bands. It's proof that rock is still the music of the masses, the passionate and the brave. Rock is still the most exciting thing you can put in your ears. If the zombies haven't bitten them off, that is…"


FULL NOMINATIONS FOR THE RELENTLESS KERRANG! AWARDS 2015

BEST EVENT
You Me At Six / All Time Low – co-headline tour
Slipknot / Korn / King 810 – Prepare For Hell Tour
Foo Fighters – ‘The Holy Shits’ shows
Black Veil Brides – London club shows
Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER
Royal Blood
Moose Blood
As It Is
Fort Hope
Ashestoangels

BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER
PVRIS
Beartooth
Hellions
Nothing More
Against The Current

BEST SINGLE
Bring Me The Horizon – Drown
All Time Low – Kids In The Dark
Fall Out Boy – Centuries
Young Guns – Speaking In Tongues
Enter Shikari – Anaesthetist

BEST VIDEO
New Years Day – Angel Eyes (ft. Chris Motionless)
Lonely The Brave – The Blue, The Green
Body Count – Institutionalized 2014
frnkiero andthe cellabration – She’s The Prettiest Girl At The Party, And She Can Prove It With A Solid Right Hook
Gerard Way – No Shows

BEST LIVE BAND
Black Veil Brides
A Day To Remember
Architects
Slipknot
In This Moment

BEST ALBUM
Marmozets – The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets
Mallory Knox – Asymmetry
We Are Harlot – We Are Harlot
Gerard Way – Hesitant Alien
Black Veil Brides – Black Veil Brides (IV)

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND
Slipknot
Sleeping With Sirens
Fall Out Boy
All Time Low
AC/DC

BEST BRITISH BAND
Muse
Bring Me The Horizon
Enter Shikari
You Me At Six
Architects

BEST FANBASE
Pierce The Veil
Black Veil Brides
Asking Alexandria
All Time Low
My Chemical Romance

BEST FILM
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
The Inbetweeners 2
Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Guardians Of The Galaxy
Sharknado 2: The Second One

BEST TV SHOW
Game Of Thrones
American Horror Story
Adventure Time
Gotham
The Walking Dead

BEST RADIO SHOW
The Alex Baker Show, Kerrang! Radio
BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P Carter
BBC Radio 1 – Dan and Phil
Nights With Alice Cooper – Planet Rock
Full Frontal with Jack Barakat and Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low)

BEST VIDEO GAME
Grand Theft Auto V
The Walking Dead
Minecraft
Alien: Isolation
Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

BEST COMIC BOOK
Descender – Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
The Walking Dead – Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard
The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys – Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan
2000 AD
The Wicked + The Divine – Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

BEST FESTIVAL
Download
Slam Dunk
Sonisphere
Bloodstock
Reading & Leeds

BEST COMEDIAN
Greg Davies
Frankie Boyle
Jack Whitehall
Noel Fielding
Russell Howard

TWEETER OF THE YEAR
Mark Hoppus, blink-182
Andy Biersack, Black Veil Brides
Gerard Way
Hayley Williams, Paramore
Jono Yates, Blitz Kids