Bullet and Blackout receive six Kerrang! award nominations

Thursday 5 May 2011, 15:48

Joe Goodden Joe Goodden Senior web producer, BBC Wales

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The Blackout and Bullet For My Valentine have each been nominated for three Kerrang! awards.

The Blackout

The Blackout

Merthyr Tydfil rockers The Blackout are up for the best British band, video and album, while Bridgend's Bullet are contenders for best single, live act and British band. My Chemical Romance lead the field with five nominations.

Bullet For My Valentine

Kerrang!'s deputy editor Daniel J Lane said: "It's been an amazing year for our music and it's really exciting to see such a diverse range of bands nominated for this year's K! Awards.

"I personally love the fact that our very own home-grown heroes Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon and The Blackout are going head-to-head with US heavyweights like My Chemical Romance, 30 Seconds To Mars and Avenged Sevenfold."

The awards ceremony takes place in London on Thursday 9 June. More information, including the full list of nominations, can be found on the Newsbeat website.

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