Image for DETHKLOK Announce Metalocalypse Rock Opera Coming This October

DETHKLOK Announce Metalocalypse Rock Opera Coming This October

Written by Sarah Bella on May 12, 2013

It’s finally here. Metalocalypse creator Brendon Small has been hinting at an announcement about our favourite fictional metal band on Twitter and he’s finally let the cat out of the bag – a Metalocalypse rock opera will be airing this October.

Small pleased DETHKLOK fans everywhere after tweeting “What happens to Toki? Metalocalypse; the Doomstar Requiem. A 1hr complete ROCK OPERA w/ 1 hr of brand new original music. Coming soon. RT”. As well as creating the show, Small writes all of DETHKLOK’s music, as well as voicing singer Nathan Explosion, lead guitarist Skwisgaar Skwigelf and drummer Pickles.

Adult Swim have released this snippet on the special:

In Metalocalypse: The Doom Star Requiem, we pick up directly after the abduction of Dethklok guitarist Toki Wartooth in the season 4 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. Created by Brendon Small, Metalocalypse: The Doom Star Requiem airs in October. Animated one-hour special.

Sounds like the 1-hour special will wrap up all of those season 4 loose ends, but no word on whether we can expect a season 5.

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

News

Refused Announced For Soundwave 2016

The Soundwave 2016 drip feed continues, with Refused becoming the fourth act to be officially locked in for next year’s heavy music spectacular.

Interviews

Interview: Troye Sivan On His Whirlwind Musical Journey

South African-born Aussie YouTube star turned pop musician, Troye Sivan, sat down with Music Feeds presenter Luke to chat about his whirlwind journey through the music world.

News

Rhythm & Alps 2015 Announces Stellar First Line-Up

The biggest New Year’s party in the Southern Lakes, international music festival Rhythm and Alps (R&A) is back for it’s fifth anniversary in 2015, with star-studded lineup in-store for the hugely popular year’s end event.

News

Storm The Sky To Support Sleeping With Sirens On Their Australian Tour

Melbourne outfit Storm The Sky are set to support Sleeping With Sirens during their upcoming Australian tour, which includes the Florida band’s first Aussie headline shows in over two years.

News

Watch Airling Throw Down Usher’s ‘U Got It Bad’ For ‘Like A Version’

Best known for her indie-pop project Airling, Brisbane’s Hannah Shepherd has stepped into the triple j studios this morning to throw down a cover of Usher’s U Got It Bad for this week’s Like A Version segment.

News

Watch Dorky Dads Jamie Oliver & Blur’s Alex James Belt Out Oasis’ ‘Wonderwall’

Dorky dads are magical, tremendous creatures, and two of the world’s dorkiest — celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Blur bassist Alex James — have teamed up to embarrass their children by belting out Oasis‘ Wonderwall as part of a DJ set.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You