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“˜Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III’ Debuts at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 Headline Tour with MACHINE HEAD, ALL THAT REMAINS and Special Guests THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Kicks Off Next Tuesday, October 30th

 

Adult Swim is pleased to reveal that  DETHKLOK‘s new album,  Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III,  has debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 charts in its first week! The album has also debuted at #1 on the Hard Music Albums chart.  Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III  was released last week via Williams Street Records, the network’s independent music label. This is the highest debut charting position that  DETHKLOK  has garnered since the beginning of the show.

 

When asked to comment about the #10 debut,  DETHKLOK  co-creator Brendon stated, Thanks to the fans for actually buying music in a world where they don’t have to.”

 

Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III  is available now in a variety of formats including a standard CD, clean CD and Deluxe Edition CD/DVD combo, which includes a 32-minute behind-the-scenes documentary of the making of  Dethalbum III, as well as music videos and more. A vinyl edition of the album with special etching will  also be released on November 6, 2012. Head to  www.adultswim.com/dethalbum3  NOW to listen to new tracks from the album, watch the music video for “˜The Galaxy’, and find information about the band’s upcoming Tour. Starting today, fans can also purchase the album at  Best Buy  and other retailers.

 

DETHKLOK  recently announced a North American headline tour with support from  All That Remains, Machine Head,  and special guest  The Black Dahlia Murder. The tour kicks off in Norfolk, VA next Tuesday, October 30th. The tour, featuring the band from the  Metalocalypse  animated series, will make more than 30 stops throughout the United States and Canada before coming to an end in Atlanta, GA.  The Black Dahlia Murder  will open each show, with  Machine Headand  All That Remains  alternating direct support positions in the line-up in each city. For ticket information please visit  www.adultswim.com/dethtour. See the bottom of this release for all upcoming tour dates.

 

When discussing the upcoming tour, Brendon Small stated, DETHKLOK  are excited to be a part of the best tour of 2012.   We spared no expense on production for the tour. We are unleashing tons of new animation, new comedy, and new sketches and are very excited to play many new songs and can’t wait for new people to see our show. I’ll be honest, I don’t know when we will be able to pull off anything this massive again, so don’t miss it.”

 

In celebration of the impending tour kick-off, Loudwire.com and Gibson Guitars are teaming up to give away an Epiphone 1958″ Korina Explorer! Enter the contest  HERE  and check out the specs on the guitar  HERE.

 

Also on the tour kick-off date, Adult Swim releases  Metalocalypse Season 4  on DVD and Blu-ray Disc, bringing  DETHKLOK  back to DVD and Blu-ray for the first time in two years. In the fourth season of the comedy series from co-creators Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, the band welcomes guest appearances from the likes of Corpsegrinder (Cannibal Corpse), Cam Pipes (3 Inches Of Blood), Dweezil Zappa, Jon Hamm and director Werner Herzog among others. Along with all 12 episodes from the series’ fourth season, the  Metalocalypse Season 4  DVD and Blu-ray releases will feature more than two hours of special features. Highlights from those features include a 90-minute feature film of Nathan Explosion tackling his latest Shakespeare reading, in Nathan Reads Shakespeare 4: Comedy of Errors,” a series of band member StaresDowns,” a look at  DETHKLOK  Fan Art, MurderThoughts,” a Pickles Flyby” and much, much more.

 

 

UPCOMING DETHKLOK TOUR DATES:

 

10/30/2012                 Norfolk, VA @ Norva

10/31/2012                 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory

11/2/2012                     Silver Spring, MD @ Fillmore

11/3/2012                     New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom

11/4/2012                     Worcester, MA @ Palladium

11/5/2012                     Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

11/7/2012                     Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy

11/8/2012                     Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

11/9/2012                     Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion

11/10/2012                 Detroit, MI @ Fillmore

11/11/2012                 Grand Rapids, MI @Orbit Room

11/13/2012                 Fargo, ND @ The Venue

11/14/2012                 Minneapolis, MN @ Myth

11/15/2012                 Milwaukee, WI @ Rave

11/16/2012                 Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom

11/17/2012                 Kansas City, MO @ Midland

11/18/2012                 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant

11/20/2012                 Denver, CO @ Fillmore

11/21/2012                Salt Lake City, UT @ Great Salt Air

11/23/2012                 Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO

11/24/2012                 Portland, OR @ Roseland

11/26/2012                 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

11/27/2012                 Hollywood, CA @ Palladium

11/28/2012                 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee

11/30/2012                 Dallas, TX @ House of Blues

12/1/2012                     Austin, TX @ Stubbs

12/2/2012                     Houston, TX @ House of Blues

12/4/2012                     Orlando, FL @ House of Blues

12/6/2012                     Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29

12/7/2012                     Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore

12/8/2012                     Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

 

 

For more information on  DETHKLOK  and  Dethalbum III, please visit  http://metalocalypse.tv/  or  http://www.adultswim.com/music/.

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