"The Dethalbum II"
, the new album by DETHKLOK
, the animated metal band from Adult Swim
, will be released on September 8 via Williams Street Records
. The effort features 12 full-length tracks detailing DETHKLOK
's exploits in murder, mayhem and all things brutal. Written by series co-creator Brendon Small
and recorded alongside legendary drummer Gene Hoglan
, "Dethklok: The Dethalbum II"
will be released as both a standard edition and a two-disc deluxe edition on CD and digital download beginning September 8. Additionally, a limited edition vinyl of the album will be released in to local record shops on September 29.
The track listing is as follows:
02. The Gears
03. Burn the Earth
04. Laser Canon Deth Sentence
05. Black Fire Upon Us
06. Deth Support
07. The Cyborg Slayers
08. I Tamper with the Evidence at the Murder Site of Odin
09. Murmaider II: The Water God
10. Comet Song
The deluxe edition will include a bonus DVD with 52 minutes of never-before-released music videos featured in the 2008 DETHKLOK
Check out the cover artwork below.
Created by Brendon Small
) and Tommy Blacha
("Da Ali G Show"
), the "Metalocalypse"
television series launched in 2006 and is on its third season on Adult Swim
. One of the most popular series on the cable network, "Metalocalypse"
as a Norwegian band with unheard-of popularity, even ranking them as the seventh-largest economy on earth. In 2007, this phenomenal virtual success transformed into real-life success with the CD release of "The Dethalbum"
. Constructed of full-length songs only partially heard during the show's episodes, "The Dethalbum"
took audiences by storm and has seen unparalleled success. Performed by a commanding assemblage of renowned metal musicians, the album debuted at No. 21 on The Billboard 200 and sold more than 33,000 copies within its first week, making "The Dethalbum"
the highest-selling death metal album ever, with more than 270,000 copies sold to date.
This past spring, Alfred Music Publishing
released the first-ever authentic guitar TAB songbook from DETHKLOK
. Through a deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises
, the global licensing and merchandising arm of Adult Swim
, "The Dethalbum"
guitar TAB songbook is available at local music retail stores, as well as online at alfred.com and www.williamsstreet.com for $22.95. Alfred
's album-matching folio features all 15 regular tracks plus the hidden "Metalocalypse"
theme song in authentic guitar TAB transcriptions approved by the show's guitarist, composer, and creator, Brendon Small
. Each songbook includes a free DVD, featuring a lesson from Brendon Small
on how to play the theme song and an animated guitar lesson by the fastest guitar player alive, DETHKLOK
's own Skwisgaar Skwigelf