Kerrang! Announce Nominees for the 2014 Kerrang! Awards

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Kerrang!, probably one of the best rock music publications at the moment have revealed the full list of nominees for this year’s Relentless Kerrang! Awards. The award ceremony is set to take place on June 12 at London’s Troxy with Andrew W.K. and Scott Ian hosting the festivities. Taking the lead this year with the most nominations are You Me At Six representing for their home country. Also nominated for awards are Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Biffy Clyro and newcomers, 5 Seconds of Summer.

Check out the full list of nominees and don’t forget to get your voting on at Kerrang!’s official website; the polls will close on June 5.

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER presented by Sonisphere

Blitz Kids

Bury Tomorrow

Decade

Lonely The Brave

Neck Deep

BEST INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER presented by Troxy

5 Seconds Of Summer

Crossfaith

Issues

State Champs

We Came As Romans

BEST VIDEO presented by Kerrang! TV

30 Seconds To Mars – City Of Angels

A Day To Remember – Right Back At It Again

All Time Low – A Love Like War feat. Vic Fuentes

Deaf Havana – Boston Square

Falling In Reverse – Bad Girls Club

BEST SINGLE presented by Kerrang! Radio

All Time Low – A Love Like War feat. Vic Fuentes

My Chemical Romance – Fake Your Death

Of Mice & Men – You’re Not Alone

We Are The In Crowd – The Best Thing (That Never Happened)

You Me At Six – Fresh Start Fever

BEST ALBUM presented by Relentless Energy Drink

Architects – Lost Forever // Lost Together

Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King

Behemoth – The Satanist

Tonight Alive – The Other Side

You Me At Six – Cavalier Youth

BEST LIVE BAND

Baby Godzilla

Bring Me The Horizon

Paramore

You Me At Six

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND

Avenged Sevenfold

Black Veil Brides

Fall Out Boy

Green Day

Metallica

BEST BRITISH BAND

Asking Alexandria

Biffy Clyro

Bring Me The Horizon

Iron Maiden

You Me At Six

BEST EVENT

Bury The Hatchet Tour – Falling In Reverse / Escape The Fate

Save Rock And Roll Tour – Fall Out Boy

House Party Alexandra Palace show – A Day To Remember

Parahoy! – Paramore

Save Our Venues – Arcane Roots / We Are The Ocean / Fearless Vampire Killers

BEST TV SHOW

Breaking Bad

Game Of Thrones

Orange Is The New Black

True Detective

The Walking Dead

BEST VIDEO GAME

Batman: Arkham Origins

Bioshock Infinite

Grand Theft Auto V

The Last Of Us

Luigi’s Mansion 2

BEST FILM

Dallas Buyers Club

Gravity

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Lego Movie

Metallica Through The Never

BEST COMEDIAN

Jarrod Alonge

Louis C.K.

Micky Flanagan

Steve Hughes

Zach Galifianakis

TWEETER OF THE YEAR

Gene Simmons

Gerard Way

Keith Buckley

Mark Hoppus

Pete Wentz

HOTTEST FEMALE

Ash Costello – New Years Day

Jenna McDougall – Tonight Alive

Lzzy Hale – Halestorm

Tay Jardine – We Are The In Crowd

Taylor Momsen – The Pretty Reckless

HOTTEST MALE

Alex Gaskarth – All Time Low

Andy Biersack – Black Veil Brides

Ben Bruce – Asking Alexandria

John Goblikon – Nekrogoblikon

Max Helyer – You Me At Six

BEST FESTIVAL

Bloodstock Open Air

Download

Reading & Leeds

Slam Dunk

Vans Warped Tour

Alternative Press to Hold Their Own Music Award Show

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What do you do when your publication has been around for a while (like let’s say 30 years)? Well, form your own music awards and that’s exactly what Alternative Press has now done. 

The music magazine which many of us probably lived on during those rough teen years, has announced that they will be holding the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on July 21 in the magazine’s hometown of Cleveland. For those not able to attend, AXS TV will be broadcasting the show live. 

The show will be hosted by blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and will feature live performances. Performers that have been confirmed at the moment are Fall Out Boy, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, the Misfits, A Day To Remember, All Time Low, Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, Asking Alexandria and twenty one pilots.

Also scheduled to make an appearance are Billy Corgan from The Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Andy Biersack from Black Veil Brides, Machine Gun Kelly, Frankie Palmeri of Emmure and more to be announced. 

Both Corgan and Jett will be receiving special honors for their influence in the genre of rock music. Corgan will receive the first “Alternative Press Vanguard Award” while Jett and her band will receive the “AP Icon Award,” because that is what she is, an icon. 

As for the actual award, fans can cast their votes here, but before you do so, check out the categories below and those that are nominated for them. 

ALTERNATIVE PRESS MUSIC AWARD NOMINEES:

Artist Of The Year Presented by Monster Energy Drink
A Day To Remember 
Avenged Sevenfold 
Black Veil Brides
Bring Me The Horizon
Fall Out Boy
Of Mice & Men
Panic! At The Disco
Paramore
Pierce The Veil
Sleeping With Sirens

Album Of The Year presented by Journeys
A Day To Remember • Common Courtesy
Avenged Sevenfold • Hail To The King
Black Veil Brides • Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones
Bring Me The Horizon • Sempiternal
Fall Out Boy • Save Rock And Roll 
Paramore • Paramore 
Sleeping With Sirens • Feel
Touché Amoré • Is Survived By 
twenty one pilots • Vessel
The Wonder Years • The Greatest Generation

Artist Philanthropic Award Presented by Sub City / Take Action
All Time Low — Skate4Cancer
Memphis May Fire— peta2
Modern Baseball — 1BlueString
Pierce The Veil — The Keep A Breast foundation
Rise Against — Shirts For A Cure
The Used — Living The Dream Foundation

Best Live Band
A Day To Remember 
All Time Low 
Asking Alexandria
Fall Out Boy
Pierce The Veil
twenty one pilots

Breakthrough Band
The Color Morale
Crown The Empire
Issues
letlive. 
The Story So Far
twenty one pilots

Song of the Year
All Time Low feat. Vic Fuentes • “A Love Like War”
Bring Me The Horizon • “Shadow Moses”
Fall Out Boy • “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)”
Falling In Reverse • “Alone”
Paramore • “Still Into You”
Sleeping With Sirens feat. Machine Gun Kelly • “Alone”

Best International Band
Asking Alexandria (U.K.)
Bring Me The Horizon (U.K.)
Crossfaith (Japan)
Parkway Drive (Australia)
Silverstein (Canada)
Frank Turner (U.K.)

Most Dedicated Fans Presented by Fearless Records 
All Time Low
Avenged Sevenfold 
Black Veil Brides
Mayday Parade
My Chemical Romance
Pierce The Veil

Best Vocalist
Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides)
Vic Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)
Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens)
Oli Sykes (Bring Me The Horizon)
Brendon Urie (Panic! At The Disco)
Hayley Williams (Paramore)

Best Guitarist
JB Brubaker (August Burns Red)
Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold) 
Phil Manansala (Of Mice & Men)
Jack O’Shea (Bayside)
Chris Rubey (The Devil Wears Prada) 
Jacky Vincent (Falling In Reverse)

Best Bassist
Jeremy Davis (Paramore)
Zack Merrick (All Time Low)
Ryan Neff (Miss May I)
Jaime Preciado (Pierce The Veil)
Devin “Ghost” Sola (Motionless In White)
Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)

Best Drummer
Jess Bowen (The Summer Set)
Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots)
Mike Fuentes (Pierce The Veil)
Matt Greiner (August Burns Red)  
Luke Holland (The Word Alive)
Ryan Seaman (Falling In Reverse)

Drake Claims He’s “Done with Magazine Interviews”

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Someone call the waaaa-bulance because Drake is acting like a big baby.

The Canadian rapper is not taking the fact that Rolling Stone Magazine replaced his cover story last-minute to honor the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, lightly. The Nothing Was the Same rapper took to Twitter to express his disgust with the publication after they previewed the interview which included him calling Macklemore’s text to Kendrick Lamar about his Grammy win as “wack as fuck” and criticizing Kanye West’s Yeezus.

On Twitter, he also slams Rolling Stone for putting in the article that he slammed Yeezus when he never even spoke about the album. He also revealed that he would no longer be doing magazine interviews because of all of the issues surrounding this cover story.

His tweets can be read here:

https://twitter.com/Drake/status/433967823195340803

https://twitter.com/Drake/status/433969498966597635

Beyoncé’s Vogue Cover, Leaked

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Looks like Beyoncé is having a hard time keeping things under wraps  First it was the rumor that she and Destiny’s Child were going to have a slight reunion at the Super Bowl, which did happen. Then it was followed with her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour poster being revealed earlier than expected, giving fans hopes that it would become a full-fledged tour.

Talks that the singer had landed the cover for the March edition of the magazine started when a “source” revealed that the singer and famed photographer, Annie Leibovitz, had wrapped up a photo shoot, but everything was mum until a Beyoncé fansite Twitter, BeyonceLite, uncovered the photo proof.

Aside from all the leaked things going on for “Queen” B, things are looking very promising for the her in 2013. First it was her “appearance” at the Presidential Inauguration then the Super Bowl performance/reunion with Destiny’s Child. The announcement of her epic world tour came right on the heels of that and we can’t forget that she will be making her directorial debut in the documentary about her life which will debut on HBO on Feb. 16.