Dizzee Rascal has metal wish

Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album, after being inspired by bands such as Iron Maiden and Rage Against The Machine

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Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal wants to do a heavy metal album.

The 'Bonkers' rapper revealed that he is inspired by a lot of bands from the unlikely genre, and that he may explore rock music further in the future.

He told Zoo magazine: "I've thought about doing a heavy metal album. I'm into Iron Maiden, Nirvana, Korn, Slipknot and Rage Against The Machine.

"Last time I was in Australia, we went out to watch Rage Against The Machine just after they reformed and it really made me want to do a heavy metal album."

The star - whose real name is Dylan Mills - also recently revealed he was a fan of goth/shock rocker Marilyn Manson, and would be interested in collaborating with the controversial star.

He said: "I want to work with Marilyn Manson. Seriously. I know he's worked with other hip-hop artists but I'd want it to be bigger than that, much bigger.

"I've got a dark side - I'd want to explore it with him in a major, major way."

Dizzee last week claimed his fourth UK number one hit with 'Dirtee Disco'.

Dizzee Rascal

Squawking young garage MC who combines the sublime and the ridiculous in his progressive music and has scored some huge hits with 'Bonkers', 'Holiday' and 'Dance Wiv Me'.

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