Classic Albums

Classic Albums

Explore the stories and sounds behind the greatest heavy metal albums of all time. Our library is packed with in-depth documentaries featuring exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. From Black Sabbath to Iron Maiden, there’s something here for every metalhead.

Classic Albums
  • Classic Albums

    5 seasons

    Thunderflix brings you the best of Classic Albums - highlighting some of the best metal albums ever.

    Classic Albums is a British documentary series about pop, rock and heavy metal albums that are considered the best or most distinctive of a well-known band or musician or that exemplify a stage i...

  • Metallica - Metallica

    A one-hour documentary about the making of the Metallica album entitled ‘Metallica’ but now referred to as ‘The Black Album’. The album that changed the headlines to capacity stadium fillers on a global scale. The album charted at Number 1 in the US Billboard charts upon its release, won the Gram...

  • Black Sabbath - Paranoid

    The second album by Black Sabbath, released in 1970, has long attained classic status. ‘Paranoid’ not only changed the face of rock music forever, but also defined the sound and style of Heavy Metal more than any other record in rock history. The result of a magic chemistry which had been discov...

  • Judast Priest - British Steel

    Had Judas Priest released just this one album, it would still go down in history: Full blown metallic sound, awesome solos, great lyrics, and god-like vocals: this album has it all. Released in 1980, BRITISH STEEL opened the era of British Metal as we know it (and American metal consequently). ...

  • Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast

    1982 was a momentous year for Iron Maiden. Following the addition of brilliant new vocalist Bruce Dickinson, their third album The Number Of The Beast was released to universal acclaim from both critics and rock fans. The album topped the UK Charts for 2 weeks, launched them into the US Top 40 fo...