Ed Sheeran to collaborate with Ipswich metal band

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has made a fortune from romantic songs in his career

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has announced he will be doing a song for Ipswich band Cradle of Filth - Credit: PA

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has announced he will be collaborating with an Ipswich band this weekend. 

Speaking on BBC Radio 2's Piano Room Month Sheeran said he will be doing a song for the Ipswich band on Saturday. 

He added: "I will be doing a song for Cradle of Filth on Saturday and they are from Ipswich.

"This year is actually going to be busier than last year, which I am really excited about.

"There is a lot coming out and I sort of wanted to get a span of genres and I have basically had a lot of people hit me up just in different genres which range from metal to drill music and I have just kind of said yes to everything, and it has been really interesting collaborative process."

Cradle of Filth is an extreme metal band that formed in Ipswich in 1991.

Framlingham-based singer-songwriters Sheeran was recently named Songwriter of the Year at the 2022 Brit Awards

He was also nominated for Song of the Year, Pop and R&B Act, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year.