Sir Christopher Lee releases second heavy metal album

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Sir Christopher Lee has celebrated his 90th birthday by releasing a second heavy metal album.

The singer-actor's first creation, which won critical acclaim, was more symphonic than the upcoming Charlemagne: The Omens of Death.

He told BBC Radio 5 live Up All Night's Jamie Stangroom how he got involved in the genre.

Sir Lee's new single Let Legend Mark Me As King is out now.

To listen to other Radio 5 live interviews, please visit the Best Bits page.

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