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Machinima Announces All Episodes Of "Hail To The King" Will Be Available On December 15th
December 09 2013

ALL-NEW ANIMATED SERIES COMBINES THE MUSIC AND CREATIVE MINDS OF AVENGED SEVENFOLD WITH THE PRODUCERS OF METALOCALYPSE All-New Series Trailer Available Now on Avenged Sevenfold's YouTube Channel Avenged Sevenfold's <em>Hail To The King </em>is well on its way to living up to its name. The album, released by Warner Bros. Records, earned the band its second No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, selling upwards of 159,400 units, making it the biggest first-week sales debut for a rock album this year. Hail To The King also went to No. 1 in Canada as well as in the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Ireland, and Finland. Avenged Sevenfold has just wrapped up sold-out tour dates in the U.S. and Europe, including a sold-out show at Wembley in the UK. With all of this momentum, Machinima, the number one global video entertainment network for young males, has announced that the <em>Hail To The King</em> animated series will be released on December 15 for binge-viewing on Machinima's HappyHour channel ( From the creative minds of Avenged Sevenfold, one of rock music's global heavyweights and a trailblazing force in fusing the worlds of music and video games, <em>Hail To The King</em> is a six-episode animated series, which is directed by Metalocalypse producer Jon Schnepp. The unique and innovative series tells the fictional story of the Deathbat - the band's longtime trademark, and serves as the prologue to their highly anticipated mobile video game, "Hail to the King: Deathbat." Accompanying the launch of the series will be a trailer for the game, which will be available early 2014. With the series launching in just days, Machinima has released an all-new trailer. Please feel free to embed or link out to the trailer using the below link: