In the run-up to the Shockwaves NME Awards on February 23, we’re looking at individual categories. And today we want to know: who deserves to be crowned Best International Band?

There’s still time to vote, if you haven’t already. But this is a chance to discuss your choices too.

The shortlisted artists are:

* Arcade Fire
* Kings Of Leon
* The Drums
* My Chemical Romance
* Vampire Weekend



So – which of that little lot has impressed you most over the past year?

Best British Band – who deserves to win?

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