Jumpsuited rockers The Darkness have received three nominations in Britain's Kerrang! magazine's annual awards.

The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act.

ELECTRIC 6 and Evanescence have also received two nominations each.

The nominations in full are as follows:

Best British Newcomer: Funeral For A Friend, THE DARKNESS, THIS GIRL, Million Dead, Winnebago Deal

Best International Newcomer: EVANESCENCE, Finch, The Mars Volta, POISON THE WALL, The Used

Best Single: Good Charlotte - LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS, FOO FIGHTERS - ALL MY LIFE, ELECTRIC 6 - GAY BAR, Linkin Park - FAINT, EVANESCENCE - BRING ME TO LIFE

Best Video: ELECTRIC 6 - GAY BAR, AUDIOSLAVE - COCHISE, Murderdolls - WHITE WEDDING, MARILYN MANSON - MOB SCENE, FOO FIGHTERS - LOW

Best Album: DEFTONES - DEFTONES, WHITE STRIPES - ELEPHANT, Metallica - ST ANGER, THE DARKNESS - PERMISSION TO LAND, HIM - LOVE METAL

Best Live Act: THE DARKNESS, SUM 41, Reel Big Fish, Iron Maiden, THE MURDERDOLLS

Best British Band: Feeder, InMe, Hell Is For Heroes, Muse, Stereophonics

Best International Band: METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, GOOD CHARLOTTE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Even Of The Year: DOWNLOAD, Glastonbury, READING/ LEEDS, V2003, T IN THE PARK

06/08/2003 17:14