The BEST Episodes of Metalocalypse

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2021

Network: Adult Swim

Metalocalypse is an eleven-minute flash animated comedy airing on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha. The series follows the exploits of a fictitious half American/half Scandinavian death metal band known as Dethklok. The band and its members are huge the world over, but incredibly stupid - a death metal version of Spinal Tap. Watch as they leave a trail of destruction and mayhem in their wake with their ear-melting onslaught of metal!

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#1 - Dethcarraldo

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 1, 2008

The band travels to the Amazon and learns about the native brutality of Nathan's ancestors.

star 8.74
152 votes
Dethrelease (2)

#2 - Dethrelease (2)

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 7, 2008

Dethklok’s new album is released to the world. The Revengencers make their next move. Mordhouse is directly attacked by the Revengencers, during a concert after party. Part two.

star 8.62
89 votes

#3 - Dethsources

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 6, 2008

The band is fed up with Ofdenson knowing more than they do. They want their fifth of everything and decide to hire an efficiency expert to tighten up matters at Mordhaus and maximize their weekly allowance.

star 8.60
182 votes

#4 - Dethtroll

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 27, 2006

The band plays an ancient song which hasn't been heard in thousands of years which unexpectedly awakens a deadly Nordic lake troll and must compose the world's first death metal lullaby to return the beast to its slumber.

star 8.49
407 votes
Directors: Chris Prynoski
Writers: Brendon Small, Tommy Blacha
Church of the Black Klok

#5 - Church of the Black Klok

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 15, 2012

Dethklok is notified of a looming secret that has been around for hundreds of years: the secret of the Metalocalypse. Before they can contemplate what this means, however, Nathan must give a eulogy and do the most brutal thing he has ever done: get in touch with his emotions.

star 8.45
138 votes

#6 - Klokblocked

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 29, 2008

When Nathan learns his ex-girlfriend has found a new love, he decides to return to dating.

star 8.42
150 votes

#7 - Bluesklok

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 5, 2006

After a concert that Dethklok didn't perform, but just stood on the stage, they travel to Mississippi to learn about the blues.

star 8.35
230 votes
The Metalocalypse Has Begun

#8 - The Metalocalypse Has Begun

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 17, 2006

Dethklok receives death threats from fans right before the first live performance of Dethwater. Krosier and Ravenwood attempt to take Dethklok out, with the help of an old enemies brother... With the secret army on the horizon waiting for the right moment to strike, will Dethklok make it through this?

star 8.34
249 votes
Writers: Brendon Small, Tommy Blacha
Breakup Klok

#9 - Breakup Klok

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 8, 2012

While the world awaits the final Dethklok performance, members of the band prepare for their post-Dethklok careers. Pickles starts a winery for the most alcoholic wine ever, Nathan and Skwisgaar look for a brand new sound that does not suck, and Toki works with Murderface on his campaign for congressman. Meanwhile, Selatcia takes Dethklok’s weakness as the opportune time to strike!

star 8.23
163 votes

#10 - Dethdad

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 13, 2008

When Toki gets news that his dad is dying, he's forced to travel back to his home town in Norway. The rest of the band decides to make a vacation out of it, citing "album inspiration" as their excuse to further put off working on their delayed album.

star 8.21
149 votes
Dethrelease (1)

#11 - Dethrelease (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 7, 2008

Dethklok’s new album is released to the world. The Revengencers make their next move. Mordhouse is directly attacked by the Revengencers, during a concert after party. Part one.

star 8.19
139 votes

#12 - Dethrace

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 15, 2008

When William Murderface creates an auto event, Nathan and Pickles try to be supportive while Swisgaar and Toki try to get their licenses.

star 8.17
153 votes

#13 - Dethvengeance

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2007

The wounded, the scarred, and the disfigured unite. Meanwhile, an oblivious Dethklok spends their studio time recording onto the purest of all analog formats: water.

star 8.11
262 votes

#14 - Writersklok

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 3, 2012

The band’s new female producer sends them on a vacation to help write songs for the new album. The getaway proves anything but relaxing, however, when they end up in a brutal country and are sold into sex slavery.

star 8.09
203 votes
Directors: Brendon Small
Writers: Mark Brooks

#15 - Renovationklok

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 8, 2009

Believing Ofdensen is dead, Dethklok is forced to become their own managers while dealing with repairs to the destroyed Mordhaus and trying to plan their biggest concert to date. Their efforts are stalled however when a past acquaintance cuts off their unlimited financial freedom to get revenge against the band.

star 8.09
264 votes

#16 - Dethgov

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2008

Nathan serves a term as the temporary governor of Florida.

star 8.09
211 votes

#17 - Dethhealth

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 22, 2009

The members of Dethklok use a variety of potentially dangerous home remedies in a desperate attempt to avoid a visit to the doctor's office.

star 8.09
218 votes
PR Pickles

#18 - PR Pickles

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2008

Pickles gets a new PR lady who inflates his fame, prompting jealousy from his bandmates.

star 8.08
181 votes

#19 - Rehabklok

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 10, 2010

While Pickles is back in rehab, the band replaces him with an automated beat keeping machine.

star 8.07
214 votes

#20 - Diversityklok

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired May 6, 2012

Accusations of racism are leveled at the band, so they open an urban youth center to improve their image. Elsewhere, Toki starts a club but excludes Murderface.

star 8.07
221 votes
Directors: Mark Brooks
Writers: Daniel Libman

#21 - Fertilityklok

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 26, 2010

Toki decides he wants to find his soulmate and goes to a match making service. Meanwhile, Murderface bets Skwisgaar that he can have more sex than him.

star 8.05
212 votes

#22 - Mordland

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 1, 2006

Mordhouse, the home of Dethklok, opens its gates to the public for the first time in celebration of International Dethfan Day. Will the band and their fans make it through the experience? Dethklok find themselves in potential trouble after two Internet geeks threaten to release the band's exclusive, one-time-only, fan song over the internet unless they give in to their demands.

star 8.05
297 votes

#23 - Dethcamp

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 10, 2012

Toki goes to rock-and-roll camp and is bullied by other campers. But he soon finds an ally in a former Dethklok guitarist. Meanwhile, Skwisgaar and Murderface binge on candy and horror movies while Toki is away.

star 8.00
205 votes
Directors: Jon Schnepp
Writers: Brendon Small
Performance Klok

#24 - Performance Klok

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2006

Dethklok has a huge fight on stage, which prompts the record label to hire a performance coach to keep the band together. The band falls in love with therapy for all the wrong reasons.

star 8.00
310 votes
Directors: Chris Prynoski
Writers: Brendon Small, Tommy Blacha

#25 - Dethwedding

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 1, 2008

Pickles's brother is getting married and Dethklok are asked to appear at the wedding.

star 7.99
157 votes