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Dëthkløk
Band Info
OriginMordhaus
Years-Active2006 - Present
Genre(s)Death metal
Melodeath
Label(s)William Street Records
Associated Actshttp://www.myspace.com/dethklok
Homepagehttp://www.last.fm/music/Dethklok
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Dethklok is a virtual melodic death metal band created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha for the television show Metalocalypse. The band is sometimes cited as an example of "comedy rock" on par with bands such as GWAR or Spinal Tap, though the overtly comedic aspects of the band are usually reserved for show episodes. Dethklok released their first album in 2007, and the music itself is relatively straightforward extreme metal. The band's less common typeset moniker, Dëthkløk, includes the heavy metal umlaut.

Dethklok's debut album, released September 25, 2007, was entitled The Dethalbum. Creator Brendon Small wrote the lyrics and music and also performed the guitar, bass, and vocals (as he also does in the series); former Death/Dark Angel/Devin Townsend/Strapping Young Lad drummer Gene Hoglan performed drums on the album. The album debuted at #21 on the Billboard Top 200 list, making it the highest charting death metal album ever.

Virtual band Edit

Line-up Edit

Actual band Edit

Current member's Edit

Touring member's Edit

  • Mike Keneally: Guitar(2007-present)
  • Bryan Beller: - Bass(2007-present)

Discography Edit

  • Dethwaters (Fictional; 2006)
  • The Dethalbum (2007)
  • The Dethalbum II (2009)

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