The Hammerstein Ballroom served as the ideal venue for this extraordinary lineup, amplifying the raw intensity and intricacies of each performance. It was the perfect backdrop for this monumental night of music.
Ghost Cult’s Omar Cordy chatted with Brendon Small about the comeback of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse’s Dethklok! In Part I of a wide-ranging two-part interview, Brendon discusses the creation and plot of The new Dethklok movie and soundtrack “Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar” which is now available Digitally and on Blu-ray. Brendon discusses his love of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, concept albums, Broadway musicals, how we all have a little William Murderface inside every one of us, and much more!
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.
The long-awaited return of Adult Swim’s favorite heavy metal adventure “Metalocalypse” arrives with a nationwide tour of the series’ on-screen band Dethklok. A full-length original film, written and directed by Brendon Small, “Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar,” a companion soundtrack, and “Dethalbum IV” will also arrive this year. Dethklok will kick off their twenty-nine-date national tour on August 30 with Japanese kawaii metal pioneers BABYMETAL as co-headliners and virtuoso guitarist Jason Richardson (All That Remains) as support. Ticket information and VIP packages can be found at the link below.
Anarcho Grind punks Cloud Rat have dropped a new single as part of Adult Swim’s 2021 Singles series and it’s a banger! After a series of experimental songs, “Mother Tongue – Glitter Belly” features a more straight-ahead classic Cloud Rat sound! We’re hoping for some new Cloud Rat new album news soon. In the meantime, buy this song from their Bandcamp page, and jam it out!
Code Orange has shared a new music video for their song “Autumn And Carbine” from their acclaimed 2020 album Underneath (Roadrunner). The clip made it’s world premiere during Adult Swim’s Toonami broadcast this past Saturday, January 23rd. The animated video, which was directed / animated by the band’s own Eric ‘Shade’ Balderose and Jami Morgan (NOWHERE2RUN Productions), follows Code Orange into a dystopian wasteland as they confront the thieving overlords of a ruined future society. The band also utilized DIY motion capture techniques to animate the various performance scenes in the video which is streaming now on their official YouTube channel. Furthermore, Code Orange have launched a limited edition “Autumn and Carbine” shirt in their webstore, featuring 3D incarnates of each member as seen in the animated video. Watch it now!
We have been blessed with a lot of great Mastodon news of late, from celebrating their 20th anniversary, their new song on the Bill And Ted Face The Music soundtrack – “Rufus Lives”, to the band hitting the studio to work on full-length number eight. So 2020 seems like a good time for a good old odds and sods release, the cleverly titled Medium Rarities (Reprise).
Adult Swim has answered the call of humanity in our hour of need (and boredom). The network has returned all episodes of Metalocalypse free on their app and website! The show featuring the hilarious death metal band Dethklok! The show ran from August 2006 to October 2013 and was beloved in the metal community, even bringing non-fans into the genre. Fans keep hoping that the show will return someday, although the creators, Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, have been doubtful. The actual band Deathklock performed last fall at the Adult Swim Festival, and you can read our review here.Continue reading
Oathbreaker has returned with a new single ‘Ease Me’. Originally released as part of the Adult Swim “Metal Swim 2” compilation last year, ‘Ease Me’ has now been remixed and remastered, and will see a proper physical release in May via Deathwish Inc. The track has been remixed/reinterpreted by incredible artists Jesu, Chelsea Wolfe, WIFE, and Michael A. Muller, and recorded by Michael Neyt at Jetson and later mixed and mastered by Jack Shirley at Atomic Garden. Listen + share the ‘Ease Me (Jesu Remix)’ here.