Halt and Catch Fire, Game of Thrones and more
The history of heavy-metal music is examined.
Season 1, Episode 11
February 4, 2012
The focus is drawn to Rush, Queensryche, Fates Warning and Dream Theater in this exploration of progressive hard rock.
Season 1, Episode 10
January 28, 2012
Power metal is discussed.
Season 1, Episode 9
January 21, 2012
The subject is shock-n-roll, keyed by portraits of Alice Cooper and KISS.
Season 1, Episode 8
January 14, 2012
A sonic essay on nu metal (a hard-rock subgenre that fuses with such elements as grunge and rap) puts the focus on Rage Against the Machine, Faith No More, Tool, Korn and Deftones.
Season 1, Episode 7
January 7, 2012
An exploration of the grunge genre and how its rise precipitated the downfall of telegenic glam metal.
Season 1, Episode 6
December 31, 2011
Judas Priest, Motorhead, Metallica and Anthrax take center stage in this sonic study of the birth and evolution of thrash metal.
Season 1, Episode 5
December 17, 2011
The attitudes, influences and excesses of heavy-metal glam are charted, with an accent on Bon Jovi, Cinderella and Quiet Riot.
Season 1, Episode 4
December 10, 2011
A look at the progress and advancement of British heavy metal, with emphasis on Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Def Leppard, Saxon and Raven.
Season 1, Episode 3
December 3, 2011
Conclusion. Tracing the emergence of metal in the U.K.
Season 1, Episode 2
November 19, 2011
Part 1 of 2. Tracing the emergence and prominence of metal in America, with emphasis on Kiss, Aerosmith and Van Halen.
Season 1, Episode 1
November 11, 2011
The history of heavy metal is charted. The premiere chronicles the origins of the genre, from pioneering music in Memphis to the Kinks in England.
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