The Skinny: Rave reviews for the ‘Prepare For Hell’ tour have been pouring in from all corners of the press and, here in Nottingham, Slipknot proved why they are simply the biggest heavy metal band on the planet right now. Here are a few photos from the penultimate night of the UK leg of their current world tour.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.