Blu-ray, Digital Release: Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar

Blu-ray, Digital Release Date: Aug. 22, 2023
Price: Blu-ray/Digital $22.95
Studio: Warner

It doesn’t get more metal than this! The long-awaited return of Adult Swim’s favorite heavy metal adventure Metalocalypse arrives with the all-new, full-length animated movie MetalocalypseArmy of the Doomstar!


The film stars Small, Tommy Blacha, Victor Brandt (Metalocalypse), Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner (Grammy Award-winning musician), King Diamond (KING DIAMOND; MERCYFUL FATE), Mark Hamill (Batman: The Animated SeriesThe Machine), Kirk Hammett, Jon Hamm (Confess, FletchTop Gun: Maverick), Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Juliet Mills (Passions) and Laraine Newman (Saturday Night Live),.


Originally premiering on Adult Swim in 2006, Metalocalypse ran for four seasons with a standalone special Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem. The series was created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blancha. 



After the heroic rescue of Toki Wartooth, DETHKLOK frontman Nathan Explosion finds himself traumatized in a BRUTAL professional and romantic flat-spin all while he is tasked with fulfilling the prophecy and confronting the ultimate songwriting challenge: write the SONG OF SALVATION and save the planet. Can Nathan Explosion look beyond his brutally damaged ego to save his band, stop the Metalocalypse, and finally face the ultimate evil: Salacia?



Behind the Metal Curtain (Featurette) – Dive deep into the making of MetalocalypseArmy of the Doomstar with interviews with show co-creator Brendon Small and his team of writers, animators, and musicians as they share the inspirations behind turning the hit Adult Swim series into its first feature film.

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