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Christopher Lee's Heavy Metal Christmas

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Veteran Horror actor Christopher Lee has released two heavy metal versions of Christmas classics 'The Little Drummer Boy' and 'Silent Night' as digital singles.

The Hammer Horror film-star is a huge metal fan and released his symphonic metal concept album 'Charlemagne: By The Sword And The Cross' in 2010. Lee is set to launch his follow-up album, 'Charlemagne: The Omens Of Death' in 2013.

Lee says (via Cl assic Rock Magazine):

"In terms of history of music, heavy metal is fairly recent, really. If it's properly done and you can understand the story and you can understand what the people are singing. If you have the right bands and the right singers, I think it's rather exciting.

"The first Charlemagne album is heavy metal, of course, but what I sang was more symphonic. Now on the second one, The Omens Of Death, it is one hundred percent heavy metal. I've done my bits and pieces, and they are heavy metal. I'm not screaming or anything like that, but it is definitely heavy metal."

Christopher Lee - A Heavy Metal Christmas

 

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