ATTN: For all metal fans alike, this album will blow your mind. The first death metal band to have their very own cartoon; I am proud to present Dethklok! There isn’t a single doubt in my mind that Dethklok is one of today’s most creative metal bands. I mean come on, to write songs on the basis of shoving it into a TV show, that takes creativity. And now without further adieu, I present The Dethalbum.
I’m sure all of you readers get pissed off when metal albums have that parental advisory on the cover. I agree entirely. Music is art. Simple as that. Unfortunately, this disc does have the warning on the cover. However, I personally believe it should say ‘WARNING: BAD ASS MATERIAL WITHIN”, or something along those lines.
The entire album is mind-numbing, including tracks such as “Murmaider,” “Bloodrocuted,” and “The Lost Vikings.” Included on both the regular version, and the limited edition of the album is “Thunderhorse,” which received a huge amount of air time, considering it was put on Red Octane’s Guitar Hero II. And if you didn’t know that, go out right now and either rent or buy the game just to play “Thunderhorse.” You will not be disappointed.
The limited edition contains a bonus disc with more tracks from the TV series, including one of their most famous tracks “Duncan Hills Coffee Jingle.” It’s well worth spending the extra three dollars or so to pick up the limited edition. So if you have the opportunity, do it. Don’t think. Just do it.
There aren’t very many faults for the majority of the album. The recording quality is crystal clear, the tracks are all insane, and it just makes me want to go watch the TV show. While many people believe it’s a waste of time to watch the TV show, I don’t think they’ve realized just how much creativity, time, and effort goes into both the music and the animation. [ END ]
02. Go Into the Water
05. Go Forth and Die
07. Better Metal Snake
08. The Lost Vikings
10. Briefcase Full of Guts
11. Birthday Dethday
14. Face Fisted
Run Time: 52:16