AC/DC up for Classic Rock award

AC/DC, Rage Against the Machine, Kiss and Slash will battle it out for band of the year at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour 2010.

They all have two nominations at this year’s awards – and are up against Aerosmith, Bon Jovi and Jeff Beck in the best band category.

Sixteen artists are nominated for album of the year including Iron Maiden, Pearl Jam, The Scorpions and Foreigner.

The awards, hosted by Alice Cooper, take place in London on 10 November….

AC/DC are also nominated for reissue of the year, for their Backtracks box set – alongside The Rolling Stones (Exile on Main Street), plus Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, David Bowie, Nazareth, King Crimson and Rhino Records’ Where The Action Is: LA Nuggets 1965-1968.

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