INTERVIEW: Brendon Small Part 2: Metalocalypse – Dethklok – Dethalbum IV and Dealing with a Burglary


In the second part of this two-part feature, Omar Cordy and Brendon Small of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse – Dethklok discuss the making of Dethklok’s “Dethalbum IV”, the difference between the album and movie score, and Brendon’s guitar robbery.

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Brendon Small Interview Part I: Dethklok’s Return, and “Metalocalypse : Army of the Doomstar” Movie and Album


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!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Music Friday New Rock and Metal Releases 8-25-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums releasing this week, on 8-25-2023!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dethklok – Dethalbum IV


 

It’s going to be a big year for Dethklok with their new album, movie, and co-headling tour with Babymetal. It’s been over 10 years since we’ve heard anything from Nathan Explosion and the gang and the fact they are back deserves celebration.

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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.

 

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday New Rock and Metal Releases Preview 8-25-23


 

Check out our preview of the new Rock and Metal albums releasing this week, on 8-25-2023!

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Adult Swim Has Put Up All Episodes of Metalocalypse ft. Dethklok On Streaming for FREE


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


Watch Dethklok Perform at Adult Swim Festival


Dethklok reunited and performed live for the first time in five years last night as the headline act of Adult Swim Festival at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California! Ghost Cult was on hand for the festival and review will be up on the site next week. The band performed a 19-song set-list of hits and deep cuts, as well as two new premieres. Dethklok, which emerged from the metal fan favorite and pop culture hit Metalocalypse, has not performed live since their 2012 tour to promote Dethalbum III, although they released The Doomstar Requiem soundtrack in 2013, but never toured behind it. That episode concluded the show, on October 27th 2013. Series co-founder and band leader Brendon Small has been working on other series and his other band, Brendan Small’s Galaktikon, which released a new album in 2017, Galaktikon II: Become The Storm. Joining Small (vocals/guitar) in the band last night was Gene Hoglan on drums, Nili Brosh on second guitar and Pete Griffin on bass. Watch fan-filmed footage of their set right now! Continue reading


Dethklok To Return To the Stage In 2019 at Adult Swimfest


Metal fans have mourned the loss of Brendon Small’s Metalocalypse television series and the real-life metal band that represented the music of the show Dethklok. The band will make its triumphant return and play its the first show in five years at the play the second annual Adult Swim Festival. The two-day event at Los Angeles’ Banc of California Stadium. Tickets for the fest — scheduled for Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th — will go on sale to the public today at 12 p.m. PST. Tickets start at $49 and up.Continue reading


Metalocalypse Co-Creator And Artist Jonathan Schnepp Has Died At 51


 

In a terrible loss to the metal world, as well as the overlapping areas of film, video, and comics, Jonathan Schnepp – best know to metalheads for his work co-creating Metalocalpse/Dethklok has passed away following a stroke. He was 51. He suffered a stroke and passed away following a hospital stay in which he lapsed into a coma. Schnepp was a longtime music video director, writer and comic book artist, which led him to help create the Dethklok metal parody show with Brendan Small. Their work is currently exhibited in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Schepp also acted in and directed countless music videos, mostly metal, co-created the Slayer comic series, and directed films and animated series such as his acclaimed work on The Black Panther. Later he was the host of Collider’s YouTube channel. Collider helped break the news of his passing, along with his partner Holly Payne. We send our sympathies out to Jon’s family, friends and loved ones, and his legion of fans at this time. Continue reading