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The Doomstar Requiem
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Dethklok
Released October 27, 2013 (Digitial)
March 14, 2014 (LP)
March 18, 2014 (CD)
Recorded 2013
Genre Melodic death metal
Length 74:52
Label BS
Produced by Ulrich Wild, Brendon Small
Dethklok albums
Previous album Dethalbum III
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The Doomstar Requiem – A Klok Opera is the fourth full-length album by death metal band Dethklok, from the Adult Swim animated series Metalocalypse. It was released on October 27, 2013. It is the soundtrack album to the Metalocalypse special of the same name.

ProductionEdit

The album features a 50 piece orchestra under the composition of Bear McCreary. There is also a "making of" feature included with the album. For the first time, Dethklok's live guitarist Mike Keneally was featured on a studio album.

ReleaseEdit

The first single off the album, "Blazing Star", was released on Loudwire on October 17, 2013. "Blazing Star" is the only official Dethklok song on the album, whereas the rest of the tracks are considered Metalocalypse songs.

The album was initially released as a digital download, with a physical CD and limited edition LP version released in mid March 2014. The digital download version of the album was released two days earlier than the standard release date and the CD version was released three months earlier than the standard release date exclusively on Brendon Small's website. The digital version of the album comes with a downloadable 34 page libretto of the special.

Track listingEdit

  1. The Birth/Fata Sidus Oritur ("The Doomstar is Born")/One of Us Must Die
  2. Magnus and the Assassin
  3. Partying around the World
  4. Tracking/Ishnifus and the Challenge
  5. How Can I Be a Hero?
  6. The Fans are Chatting
  7. Abigail's Lullaby
  8. Some Time Ago...
  9. The Duel
  10. I Believe
  11. A Traitor Amongst Them
  12. Training/Do it All for My Brother
  13. Before You Go
  14. The Answer is in Your Past
  15. The Depths of Humanity
  16. Givin' Back to You
  17. En Antris et Stella Fatum Cruenti ("Behold! The Cave and Bleeding Star of Doom")
  18. The Crossroads
  19. Morte Lumina ("The DethLights")
  20. Blazing Star
  21. Doomstar Orchestra

PersonnelEdit

Virtual personnel from MetalocalypseEdit

DethklokEdit

Additional personnelEdit

ProductionEdit

Actual personnelEdit

DethklokEdit

Additional personnelEdit

  • Bear McCreary – orchestra
  • Thundercat – bass on "How Can I Be a Hero"
  • George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher – vocals
  • Raya Yarbrough – vocals
  • Jack Black – vocals
  • Mark Hamill – vocals
  • Victor Brandt – vocals
  • Malcolm McDowell – vocals

ProductionEdit

  • Ulrich Wild – production, mixing, engineering, vocals
  • Mastered by Dave Collins
  • Antonio Cannobio – cover art
  • Michael Mesker – package design

GalleryEdit

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