Metalocalypse

(2006)
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Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often portrays dark and macabre content, including such subjects as violence, death, and the drawbacks of fame, with extremely hyperbolic black humor; which accounts for the cartoon's consistent TV-MA rating. The show can be seen as both a parody and celebration of heavy metal culture.

The music, written by guitarist/creator Brendon Small, is credited to the band, and is featured in most of the episodes. The animation is often carefully synced to the music, with the chord positions and fingering of the guitar parts shown in some detail.

One of the trademarks of the show is having the usual "bleeps" for extreme profanity replaced by pinch harmonics.

  1. Brendon Small

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Hamill

    Mark Hamill

    Senator Stampingston / Mr. Selatcia

  2. Victor Brandt

    Victor Brandt

    General Crozier / Cardinal Ravenwood

  3. Malcolm McDowell

    Malcolm McDowell

    Vater Orlaag

  4. Brendon Small

    Brendon Small

    Skwisgaar Skwigelf / Pickles the Drummer / Nathan Explosion

  5. Tommy Blacha

    Toki Wartooth / William Murderface

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Metalocalypse

Season 4

2012 | 12 Episodes

The fourth season of the animated show Metalocalypse originally aired on Adult Swim from April 29, 2012 to July 15, 2012 with 12 episodes. The show follows virtual death metal band Dethklok. This season returned to the original 11-minute long episode format. The season four DVD/Blu-ray was released on October 30, 2012 through Adult Swim/Warner Home Video.

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Status Ended

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Certification

  • TV-MA

    Meaning

    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m

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