30 Seconds To Mars and Paramore are leading the nominations ahead of the upcoming Kerrang! Awards - scoring four nods apiece.
Both bands will compete in the Best Album category, with Jared Leto's group nominated for their recent record "This Is War" and Paramore for "Brand New Eyes". They face competition from Biffy Clyro ("Only Revolutions"), Bullet For My Valentine ("Fever") and You Me At Six ("Hold Me Down").
Leto insists he is "very grateful" for the nominations, while Paramore singer Hayley Williams, adds, "We're so stoked (excited) our fans voted for us in all these categories."
The two groups will also go up against each other in three other categories for Best Video, Best International Band and Best Live Band.
They will compete with Metallica, Green Day and Avenged Sevenfold for the Best International Band trophy, while the Best British Band honour will be fought out by Bullet For My Valentine, Enter Shikari, The King Blues, Lostprophets and You Me At Six.
The Kerrang! Awards will take place in London on 29 July. Source: Ananova