DETHKLOK are back and have dropped the new song “Aortic Desecration”
Get ready to rock and roll, metalheads, because the long-awaited return of DETHKLOK is finally here! Adult Swim’s favorite heavy metal adventure is back with a bang in the form of an all-new, full-length animated movie. Brace yourselves for “Metalocalypse: Army Of The Doomstar,” written and directed by the genius behind the series, Brendon Small. It’s time to reunite the heaviest metal band ever created and embark on an action-packed journey. So mark your calendars, because this metal mayhem will be available digitally and on Blu-ray disc starting August 21, 2023.
But wait, there’s more! As if the movie wasn’t enough to satisfy your metal cravings, we have not one, but two full-length albums coming your way this year. Prepare to headbang to the highly anticipated “Dethalbum IV” by DETHKLOK. This album features all-new original songs by the band and is set to unleash its sonic fury on August 22.
And that’s not all! We also have the “Metalocalypse: Army Of The Doomstar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” on the horizon. This album will not only include additional songs but also a totally original movie score to amplify your metal-loving experience. Get ready to blast those speakers because it drops on August 25. Both albums will be released through WaterTower Music, the magical gatekeeper of musical goodness.
To add to the excitement, WaterTower Music has already teased us with a taste of what’s to come. They recently released “Aortic Desecration,” the first new music from “Dethalbum IV” and DETHKLOK‘s first fresh tunes in nearly a decade. If you’re a vinyl enthusiast, you’re in luck because “Dethalbum IV” will also be available on vinyl through Mondo. Don’t waste any time—preorders are now live, so snag your copy before they’re gone.
Now, let’s talk star power! “Metalocalypse: Army Of The Doomstar” boasts an all-star cast including the talented Brendon Small himself, along with the likes of Tommy Blacha, Victor Brandt, Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner (Grammy Award-winning musician), King Diamond (KING DIAMOND; MERCYFUL FATE), Mark Hamill (voice acting legend and the iconic voice of the Joker. He also just happens to be Luke Skywalker) and Kirk Hammett (from the legendary METALLICA), Jon Hamm (who’s confessing and mavericking all over the place).
Also there’s Scott Ian (ANTHRAX‘s own riff master), Amy Lee (the hauntingly beautiful voice of EVANESCENCE), Malcolm McDowell (the droog from “A Clockwork Orange“), Juliet Mills (bringing her passion to the metal table), Laraine Newman (an SNL veteran), Raya Yarbrough (making her voice heard in “Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem – a Klok Opera“), and Livia Zita (the proud recipient of the 2022 Society of Voice Arts and Sciences Award).
So, dear metal aficionados, get ready to head into the mosh pit of animated metal greatness with “Metalocalypse: Army Of The Doomstar.” It’s going to be one hell of a ride, filled with brutal riffs, guttural screams, and epic storytelling. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for August 21, 2023, and brace yourselves for a metal experience like no other. Stay tuned for the ultimate headbanging experience with “Dethalbum IV” and the “Metalocalypse: Army Of The Doomstar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” hitting the airwaves on August 22 and August 25 respectively. Let the metal gods guide you on this epic journey!