Some US music acts, namely rockers Green Day and System of a Down, are leading this year's Kerrang! Awards with five nominations each. Both bands ere nominated for Best Single, Best Video, Best Album, Best Live Band, and Best Band on the Planet.
Also listed as the award nominee is the like of My Chemical Romance, HIM, and Foo Fighters, all of whom are in the running for the Best Band on the Planet award. The awards ceremony will take place August 25 in London and will be hosted by actress Juliette Lewis and ex-Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable.