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Win DVDs in The Quietus' Metalocalypse Competition
David Moats , June 19th, 2009 06:48

The first three correct responses to our Metalocalypse trivia question will each win Metalocalypse Season 1 and Sealab 2021 Season 1 on DVD, courtesy of Adult Swim.

Recently on our site, Scott Ian of Anthrax spoke about the impact of games like Guitar Player and Rock Band have had in bringing metal to a wider audience. These games will no doubt spawn an entire generation of metal fans who think that the Western chromatic scale has four notes.

But let's not forget the importance, in America especially, of Adult Swim's Ultra-violent cartoon Metalocalypse in popularising metal. The show's fictional Scandinavian-American metal band Dethklok's first album Dethalbum entered the Billboard 200 chart at number 21, making it the best selling death-metal album of all time (depending on your definition of death-metal, which Billboard chart you look at and if you count spoof albums).

Metalocalypse follows the exploits of Dethklok, a metal band so successful that they are the worlds 12th largest economy. Their legions of fans execute any and all directives in their lyrics and politicians must stay on their good side.

In honour of the UK release of Metalocalypse season 1 and similarly funny show Sealab 2021 season 1 on DVD, Adult Swim are giving away both DVDs to the first 3 correct responses* to the following question:

Which actor, who at one time played Batman's The Joker, provides the voices for several characters in the show?

Fire up your Wikipedia and email your responses and mailing addresses to david@thequietus.com

*winners must live in the UK.

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