iPlayer Radio What's New?
Listen
On Now : Afternoon Drama
The Sensitive - Episode 2
Image for Metal at 40

Listen now 30 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Last on

Thu 3 Jan 2008 11:30 BBC Radio 4

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 03 January 2008

Emily Booth tells the story of the loudest and darkest form of rock. Heavy metal began in Britain in 1968, pioneered by such bands as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple.

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss