The Roots of Heavy Metal, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 17 August, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM
The first reference in a song to “Heavy Metal” was in Steppenwolf’s 1968 single Born to be Wild. This month we look at the emergence of the Heavy Metal genre in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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