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Last Updated: Thursday, 23 August 2007, 19:30 GMT 20:30 UK
Welsh rockers win Kerrang! honour
Lostprophets have had hits in both the UK and US
Welsh rock band Lostprophets have been named best British band at the Kerrang! awards for the second year in a row.

Four-times nominees Enter Shikari won best live act, with US band My Chemical Romance securing best international band - also from four nominations.

San Francisco metal group Machine Head scooped best album for The Blackening, while fellow Americans 30 Seconds To Mars won best single for The Kill.

Birmingham heavy metal veterans Judas Priest won the hall of fame honour.

The band formed in 1968 and continue to record and tour. They have sold around 30m albums around the world.


Other winners at the awards ceremony, which took place at The Brewery in east London, included Chicago rockers Fall Out Boy, who triumphed in the best video category for This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race.

Fellow Chicago band Madina Lake were name best international newcomers, with Gallows taking the British equivalent trophy.

Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance topped the best international band category

Industrial rock group Nine Inch Nails were presented with an icon award by Hollywood actress and rock singer Juliette Lewis in recognition of their long-standing career.

The were founded by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio almost 20 years ago.

Experimental heavy rock band the Deftones were also honoured with the classic songwriter award for "creating memorable and timeless songs".

Lostprophets, who formed 10 years ago in Pontypridd, beat Muse, Enter Shikari, Biffy Clyro and Funeral For A Friend to the best British band title.

Last year they had double Kerrang! success, winning the award for best album as well.

Machine Head and Enter Shikari won an additional two gongs - Hard Rock Hero and Spirit of Independence respectively.

Fans and bands at the Kerrang! awards

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