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Death metal enlivened by animation

By Scott McLennan
Globe Correspondent / October 25, 2009

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Dethklok is the improbably successful collision of “Beavis and Butt-head’’ and “The Commitments.’’ The metal band from the cartoon series “Metalocalypse’’ takes the headbanging stereotype to a comical extreme, though in a heroic direction. Dethklok’s music - written by co-creator Brendon Small, who performs it with drummer Gene Hoglan - has taken off on its own, just as the Commitments ... (Full article: 189 words)

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