Biffy Clyro, Paramore and MCR also up for awards
Gaby Whitehill

13:48 7th May 2014

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You Me At Six lead the nominations for this year's Kerrang Awards, up for gongs in five categories including Best British Band, Best Album and Best Single. 

The pop-punk quintet, who released their fourth album Cavalier Youth in January, are also nominated for Best Live Band and, er, Hottest Male (directed at guitarist Matt Helyer).

Bring Me The Horizon, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro and Asking Alexandria are up against You Me At Six for Best British Band. Meanwhile, Fall Out Boy, Metallica, Green Day, Black Veil Brides and Avenged Sevenfold battle it out for Best International Band.

Watch the video for You Me At Six's 'Cold Night' below:

Other acts nominated include 5 Seconds of Summer, Architects, Of Mice & Men, and 30 Seconds to Mars.

The Kerrang Awards will take place on June 12, and will be hosted by Andrew WK and Anthrax's Scott Ian.

See the full list of nominees below:

Best British newcomer: Blitz Kids; Bury Tomorrow; Decade; Lonely The Brave; Neck Deep

Best international newcomer: 5 Seconds Of Summer, Crossfaith, Issues, State Champs, We Came As Romans

Best single: 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: 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; letlive; Paramore; You Me At Six

Best video: 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 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

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

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

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