DETHKLOK mastermind Brendon Small has released a 30-second "making of" featurette teaser from the deluxe edition of the official score soundtrack for Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera. The teaser can be found below.
The deluxe edition "making of" featurette includes interviews with musicians and actors involved in the special and soundtrack, as well as information involving every step from the writing to recording process. The deluxe edition of the soundtrack will also include the full libretto (the opera script in text form). The original score in regular format will be released on Tuesday, October 29th via iTunes, but ONLY the deluxe edition will be available two days early via BrendonSmall.com
and his Topspin store on October 27th.
Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera includes the following tracks:
'The Birth/ Fata Sidus Oritur/ One Of Us Must Die'
'Magnus And The Assassin'
'Partying Around The World'
'Tracking/ Ishnifus And The Challenge'
'How Can I Be A Hero?'
'The Fans Are Chatting'
'Some Time Ago...'
'A Traitor Amongst Them'
'Training/ Do It All For My Brother'
'The Answer Is In Your Past'
'The Depths Of Humanity'
'Givin' Back To You'
'En Antris Et Stella Fatum Cruenti'
'The Doomstar Orchestra'
This isn’t just your average metal record, this is full blown musical featuring a fifty-piece orchestra. This full-length album features the intense, driving metal that Dethklok fans clamor for, as well as orchestral movements (produced by Brendon Small and Emmy winning composer Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica/Walking Dead). Also included with the album will be a bonus "making of" featurette with Executive Producer/creator/writer/musician Brendon Small and cast/musicians. Legendary powerhouse metal drummer Gene Hoglan returns to join Brendon and Dethklok. Other musicians include bassist Bryan Beller (Dethklok,THE ARISTOCRATS, JOE SATRIANI), and Mike Keneally (Dethklok, FRANK ZAPPA, Joe Satriani).
In Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera we pick up directly after the abduction of Dethklok guitarist Toki Wartooth in the season four 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, the animated one-hour special, Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera, airs Sunday, October 27th at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim. This once-in-a-lifetime Dethklok experience includes special guests Jack Black, Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, and CANNIBAL CORPSE's George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher.
Watch a first look below: