If you ams metal, this one for you. If you ams not metal, you ams dildos.
Easily the funniest metal show of all time, Metalocalypse, left fans with one helluva cliffhanger at the end of Season 4. And to makes things worse, the chances of a new season were looking bleaker with every passing month. Rumors even circulated that the show was cancelled at a point to the dismay of many. Rumors ams dildos. But in some ways the rumors may be true. There might not be another season of
But Dethklok will return with a one hour METAL OPERA special, “Metalocalypse: The Doom Star Requiem A Klok Opera”. Say whaaaa? Doubt anyone saw that coming when it was announced a few months back. Well… besides Adult Swim and creator Brendan Small himself. It makes total sense though considering Metalocalypse is a music (metal \m/) based show. And on top of this, who can say no to a solid hour of original, new Dethklok music? They might literally kill you if you did.
The “Metalocalypse: The Doom Star Requiem A Klok Opera” will air on Adult Swim on October 27th. You heard right… this is happening THIS MONTH! Prepare yourselves. The score from the TV special will be released a full-length album two days later on October 29th.
Guests include Corpsegrinder from Cannibal Corpse (who has been with the show since the beginning), Jack Black, Mark Hamill (aka Luke Skywalker) and Malcolm McDowell. The special will also include a 50 piece orchestra to back the metal madness.
You can watch the official trailer and read the official Brendan Small statement along with the synopsis from the press release down below. You can also check some hilarious moments from the
“This is not like anything we’ve ever done. This is a full blown musical- metal combined with symphonic passages, classic musical theatre, high stakes drama, emotional moments, and yes totally ridiculous comedy. I drew from all of my influences to make this the most unique project I could dream of. This is easily the best thing we’ve ever done with the show and the music. I can’t wait for you to hear it.” – Brendan Small
“In Metalocalypse: the Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera, we pick up directly after the abduction of Dethklok guitarist Toki Wartooth in the season four finale. With his life in danger, his only salvation can come from the four most selfish human celebrities on Earth—his bandmates, extreme metal band Dethklok. Will they be able to get past their own egos to help someone besides themselves? Find out in this one-hour heavy metal rock opera special with a completely original score.”