UK Metal Merger launches huge charity prize draw for rare metal memorabilia

Items donated from artists including Black Sabbath, Motörhead and Judas Priest are up for grabs

Slipknot are working on “a bunch of really cool” new material, says Corey Taylor

The frontman says the new album will be concerned with "telling other people's stories"

Metallica announce expansion of their charitable Metallica Scholars Initiative

The program is run in partnership with the band's All Within My Hands foundation

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has undergone a hip replacement

The frontman has described the band's last tour as "really quite painful" due to hip troubles

Watch grindcore band Ultra Vomit perform for Emmanuel Macron

The unusual performance was arranged after two YouTube personalities won Macron's pandemic safety video challenge

Slipknot announce one-day festival Knotfest Iowa 2021

Support on the day will come from the likes of Faith No More, Megadeth and Lamb Of God

Rammstein announce details of first ever North American stadium tour

'Rammstein In Amerika' will take place across three months next year

Metallica are bringing back ‘Metallica Mondays’ for one night only

They have also shared a cryptic message about their landmark 'Black Album'

Slipknot’s Clown says the band are currently “making God music”

"[Corey] Taylor is on some level of singing that I’ve never heard him," the percussionist added