Adult Swim Shares New Metalocalypse Trailer – New Movie, Album and Soundtrack Out this Week

This week Adult Swim put out the latest media promoting their new film Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar. Releasing August 22nd, in digital and Blu-Ray formats, the movie will also see the first of two new Dethklok albums, Dethalbum IV. The second, the film’s OST (plus extra tracks) comes out on August 25th. Keep reading below for more information.

Pre-order Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar here:



After the heroic rescue of Toki Wartooth, Dethklok frontman Nathan Explosion finds himself traumatized in a brutal professional and romantic flat-spin all while he is tasked with fulfilling the prophecy and confronting the ultimate songwriting challenge: write the “Song Of Salvation” and save the planet. Can Nathan Explosion look beyond his brutally damaged ego to save his band, stop the Metalocalypse, and finally face the ultimate evil: Salacia?


Originally premiering on Adult Swim in 2006, Metalocalypse ran for four seasons with a standalone special Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem. The series was created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blancha.


From Adult Swim, Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment and Titmouse, Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar was written and directed by Brendon Small (Metalocalypse). Executive producers are Small, Chris Prynoski (The Legend of Vox Machina), Shannon Prynoski (Fairfax), Antonio Canobbio (Arlo the Alligator Boy), and Ben Kalina (Big Mouth).


The film stars Small, Tommy Blacha, Victor Brandt (Metalocalypse), Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner (Grammy® Award-winning musician), King Diamond (King Diamond; Mercyful Fate), Mark Hamill (Batman: The Animated Series; The Machine), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Jon Hamm (Confess, Fletch, Top Gun: Maverick), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Amy Lee (Evanescence), Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Juliet Mills (Passions), Laraine Newman (Saturday Night Live), Raya Yarbrough (Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem – a Klok Opera), and Livia Zita (2022 winner – Society of Voice Arts and Sciences Award).


Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar will be available on August 22, 2023 to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. Blu-Ray Disc will be available to purchase online and in-store at major retailers. Pre-order your copy now.


Special Features Include:

Behind the Metal Curtain (Featurette) – Dive deep into the making of Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar with interviews with show co-creator Brendon Small and his team of writers, animators, and musicians as they share the inspirations behind turning the hit Adult Swim series into its first feature film.


Pricing and information:



Digital Purchase $19.99

Blu-ray + Digital* $29.98 SRP USA

Blu-ray $39.99 in Canada


*Digital version not available in Canada


Audio: English, Spanish, French

Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

Running Time: approx. 83 minutes

Rated: R for pervasive language, violence and drug use.


Both of the coming albums will be released through WaterTower Music, who recently released “Aortic Desecration”, the first new music from Dethalbum IV, and Dethklok’s first new music in almost 10 years! Dethalbum IV will also be available on vinyl through Mondo, and vinyl preorders are now live.


Metalocalypse: The Complete Series is also available to purchase Digitally and on DVD, and includes all 62 episodes, Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem and all the previously released bonus materials.


Catch Dethklok live:


Dethklok, an extreme metal band, is the most successful entertainment act on the planet and the seventh largest economy in the animated world of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse. Live, they are a multi-media powerhouse that showcases animation, comedy and brutality, excellently recreating the popular albums and animated visuals in a live atmosphere. Band members include musician and show co-creator Brendon Small and legendary drummer Gene Hoglan and more! Beginning August 30, Dethklok will be co-headlining a national tour with Japanese kawaii metal pioneers Babymetal.

The Babyklok tour 2023:


August 30: 713 Music Hall – Houston, TX

August 31: South Side Ballroom – Dallas, TX

September 02: Orlando Amphitheater – Orlando, FL

September 03: Coca-Cola Roxy – Atlanta, GA

September 05: Nashville Municipal Auditorium – Nashville, TN

September 06: Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH

September 08: UPMC Events Center – Pittsburgh, PA

September 09: Toyota Oakdale Theatre – Wallingford, CT

September 10: Blue Ridge Rock Festival – Alton, VA

September 12: The Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA

September 14: MGM Music Hall at Fenway – Boston, MA

September 15: Hammerstein Ballroom – New York, NY

September 17: Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre – Sterling Heights, MI

September 18: RBC Echo Beach – Toronto, ON

September 20: GLC Live at 20 Monroe – Grand Rapids, MI

September 21: Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL

September 23: Louder Than Life Festival – Louisville, KY

September 24: The Rave/Eagles Club – Milwaukee, MN

September 25: The Fillmore – Minneapolis, MN

September 27: Saint Louis Music Park – St. Louis, MO

September 28: Steelhouse Omaha – Omaha, NE

September 30: Fillmore Auditorium – Denver, CO

October 01: The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT

October 03: PNE Forum – Vancouver, BC

Octtober 04: WaMu Theater – Seattle, WA

October 07: Aftershock Festival – Sacramento, CA

October 08: Pearl Theater at Palms Casino Resort

– Las Vegas, NV

October 10: Arizona Financial Theater – Phoenix, AZ

October 11: YouTube Theater – Los Angeles, CA

October 12: YouTube Theater – Los Angeles, CA