Dethklok is the animated hard rock band from the Adult Swim and Cartoon Network show "Metalocalypse."
Updated: October 15, 2012 9:28AM
Here is a look at events with tickets already on sale or going on sale soon.
Gigs include Dethklok at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago.
6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont, (847) 635-6601, allstatearena.com
◆ Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “The Lost Christmas Eve,” an all-new show, at 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 8. On sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 14.
TSO is teaming with the Hallmark Channel to present the live debut of the band’s multiplatinum rock opera “The Lost Christmas Eve.”
A modern classic that officials say can stand side by side with a Charles Dickens tale, “The Lost Christmas Eve” is the newest chapter in the TSO holiday tradition.
1106 W Lawrence Ave., Chicago, (773) 561-9500, aragon.com
◆ Adult Swim’s “Metalocalypse” presents Dethklok with Machine Head, All That Remains and the Black Dahlia Murder at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16. On sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 14.
As in tours past, bringing Dethklok to life on stage will be “Metalocalypse” co-creator Brendon Small on guitar and lead vocals, legendary drummer Gene Hoglan, bass guitarist Bryan Beller and guitarist Mike Keneally.
This lineup of musicians will be joined by Nathan Explosion, William Murderface, Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Pickles and Toki Wartooth in all-new animation from Titmouse Studios that will play behind the live musicians.
In addition to news of this fall tour, Adult Swim’s Williams Street Records will release the band’s upcoming album, “Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III.”
“Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III will be released on Oct. 16 in a variety of formats including a standard CD, clean CD and deluxe-edition CD/DVD combo, which will include a 32-minute behind-the-scenes documentary of the making of “Dethalbum III,” as well as music videos and more.
A vinyl edition of the album with special etching will also be released on Nov. 6.
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, (773) 489-3160, doubledoor.com
All shows are for ages 21 and older
Tickets will go on sale at noon Sept. 15 at Ticketfly.com or (877) 435-9849.
◆ Coyote Arts Festival presents Pete Jive, Matthew Morgan & The Lost Brigade, Jeff Brown and CAF Talent Showcase at 2 p.m. (1:30 p.m. doors) Sept. 29. Tickets are $5 or free with a CAU wristband.
◆ Coyote Arts Festival presents Jeff Daschbach, Matthew Morgan (solo), CAF Talent Showcase and Right Eye Rita at 2 p.m. (1:30 p.m. doors) Sept. 30. Tickets are $5 or free with a CAU wristband.
◆ AWOL Music presents Just Blaze (disc jockey set) and special guests to be announced at 8:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Oct. 4. Tickets are $20.
◆ The Last Vegas at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. doors) Oct. 5. Tickets are free.
◆ Pet Peeve, Goldenboy and Small Houses at 8 p.m. (7:30 p.m. doors) Oct. 8. Tickets are $7.
HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO
329 N. Dearborn St., (312) 923-2000, hob.com/chicago
All shows are general admission.
Tickets for these shows will go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 14.
◆ Sum 41’s Does This Look Infected 10th Anniversary Tour with I Am Dynamite at 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets are $22.50 in advance or $25 on show day for the 17-and-older gig.
◆ An Enchanted Evening with Joey “Coco” Diaz and Ari Shaffir at 8 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets start at $20.50 for the 17-and-older show.
◆ Cowboy Mouth at 9 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 on show day for the 17-and-older gig.
1901 W. Madison St., Chicago, (312) 455-4500, unitedcenter.com
◆ Prince: Welcome 2 Chicago at 8 p.m. Sept. 26. This third show has been added by demand. Already on sale.