New Dethklok Album and Special Announced

artist: dethklok date: 10/02/2013 category: upcoming releases
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New Dethklok Album and Special Announced
Adult Swim will air a one-hour special called "Metalocalypse: the Doomstar Requiem a Klok Opera" on October 27, with a brand new special album to follow.

But unlike your usual episodes of the animated metal fantasy, it will feature a 50-piece orchestra alongside Dethklok for something really special. Check out the trailer below for a sample of the orchestral-inspired episode.

"This is not like anything we've ever done," says creator Brendon Small. "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."

Voice talent in the episode will include Jack Black, "Star Wars" star Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, and even Cannibal Corpse's George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, according to Metal Insider.

Check out a preview of the animated special right here:

What do you think of the potential for an orchestral mashup with Dethklok? Let us know if you like it below.
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