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Bow Before Saruman’s Face-Melting Metal Album, Mortals

Bow Before Saruman’s Face-Melting Metal Album, Mortals

Christopher Lee is best known for playing Saruman in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, so it’s saying something that that may be his second craziest role because, oh man, can you even believe it, this 91-year-old man has released an honest-to-awesomness death metal album called The Omens of Death. Take a moment and let that title wash over you like waves of majestic terror. Now, look, this happened a few weeks ago, so you’ll have to pardon our tardiness. Actually, we’re doubly tardy because Christopher Lee—who goes by the awe-inspiring metal name “Charlemagne” when he’s unleashing the power of rock from his mighty axe—actually released his debut metal album in 2010. Let’s only hope that Charlemagne spares us …

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