Iron Maiden will go up against Bullet For My Valentine for the award.
Iron Maiden are to go up against Bullet For My Valentine in the Best UK Band category at The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards.
The bands face competition from Skindred, Architects and Bring Me The Horizon to win the coveted prize, which is voted for by readers of the magazine.
Iron Maiden are set to embark on a huge UK arena tour in July and August this year. The band will perform at venues in cities such as Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham, with two shows scheduled to take place at London’s O2 Arena.
Iron Maiden tickets for all upcoming UK tour dates are on sale now.