DETHKLOK co-creator Brendan Small and members of PARADISE LOST and will be the featured guests on Indie 103.1 FM's specialty metal program "Chaos with Full Metal Jackie" tonight (Sunday, November 4) at 10:00 p.m. PST (1:00 a.m. EST Monday morning).To listen to the show live via the Internet, go to this location. The program also airs on KNAC.COM Monday nights between 7 and 9 p.m. PST (and again on Sunday mornings between 7 and 9 a.m.). DETHKLOK's "The Dethalbum" CD features several full-length songs from Adult Swim's most metal animated series "Metalocalypse" plus all-new tracks. "The Dethalbum" sold nearly 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position #21 on The Billboard 200 chart. It also dominated the Loud Rock radio charts, hitting #6 on CMJ, #11 on FMQB, and #1 on Mediaguide metal specialty. The CD was also streamed 45,000 times when it went live on AOL Music during the week of its release.
The September 25 release of "Metalocalypse: Dethklok's The Dethalbum" coincided with the start of Season 2 of "Metalocalypse" on Adult Swim and the release of "Metalocalypse: Season 1" on DVD. The DVD, which hit streets on October 2, sold over 18,000 units in its first two days. Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT) has teamed up with Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller and Brendon Small on the road as the real live version of DETHKLOK. The group is currently opening for ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF OUR DEAD on their U.S. tour. This Adult Swim-backed trek includes free shows at 12 U.S. colleges (open to the public) ending on November 18.
Mike Keneally (guitar) has played with Frank Zappa and Steve Vai, among others, and is also the National Music Director for the Paul Green School of Rock. Bryan Beller (bass) is part of the Mike Keneally band and currently tours with Steve Vai.