DETHKLOK, the celebrities of the Grownup Swim sequence “Metalocalypse”, will co-headline the 2022 Grownup Swim Pageant Block Celebration, set to happen August 5-7 throughout 4 venues — The Fillmore, The Foundry, Punch Line and Brooklyn Bowl — in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. DETHKLOK will play on August 7 at The Fillmore. Additionally scheduled to headline the occasion are RUN THE JEWELS (August 5 at The Fillmore) and TIERRA WHACK (August 6 at The Fillmore). Along with music, there shall be “stay panels, unique premieres, watch events, video games, giveaways, and merch.”
DETHKLOK final carried out in November 2019 as a part of the Grownup Swim Pageant on the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The present marked DETHKLOK‘s first stay look since collaborating within the 2014 version of Pageant Supreme in L.A. DETHKLOK performed a 19-song set that included stay premieres of the tracks “Impeach God” and “Comet Music”. Becoming a member of mainman Brendon Small (guitar, vocals) on the gig had been Gene Hoglan on drums, Nili Brosh on second guitar and Pete Griffin on bass.
In a 2012 interview with MLive, Small mentioned that he conceptualized DETHKLOK‘s present after watching a stay efficiency of GORILLAZ, one other animated band fronted by Damon Albarn of BLUR.
“I all the time needed to make a report, and discover a option to tour it,” Small mentioned. “I checked out GORILLAZ, who’re gifted, and have a number of the greatest animation I’ve ever seen, however [because the musicians hid behind a screen, and the audience couldn’t see them,] there was no connection between performer and viewers. It was cool and mysterious, nevertheless it did not give the viewers what they need. We do not appear to be [DETHKLOK], and we’re not speculated to, however at the very least you possibly can see us enjoying. We’re like a pit band in that sense.”
DETHKLOK‘s newest album, “Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III”, was launched in October 2012 by way of Williams Road Data. The disc offered round 20,000 copes in america to land at place No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart.
The band’s earlier CD, “Dethalbum II”, opened with 45,000 models again in October 2009 to enter the chart at No. 15.
“Dethalbum III” was as soon as once more co-produced by Small and Ulrich Wild (“Dethalbum” and “Dethalbum II”).
Final 12 months, Grownup Swim introduced that it’ll produce a brand new authentic film primarily based on “Metalocalypse”. The film shall be launched globally on Blu-ray/DVD and on digital transactional video on demand (TVOD) and digital promote via (EST) for a 90-day unique window, adopted by premieres on HBO Max and Grownup Swim.
“Metalocalypse” was one of many first authentic productions to air on Grownup Swim. “Metalocalypse” first aired on Grownup Swim in 2003 and ran for 4 seasons, ending with the half-hour particular “The Doomstar Requeim” in 2013.