SEPULTURA & More turned into comic heroes for DC’s Dark Nights: Death Metal series

In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition.
One of these bands will be Brazilian metal heavyweight SEPULTURA with artist Pedro Mauro creating the cover.

Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview.

The lineup includes:

Issue #1:         Featured band: Megadeth
                           Cover artist: Juanjo Guarnido

Issue #2:         Featured band: Ghost
                           Cover artist: Werther Dell’ Edera

Issue #3:         Featured band: Lacuna Coil
                           Cover artist: Timpano / Antonio Fuso

Issue #4:         Featured band: Opeth
                           Cover artist: Mathieu Lauffray

Issue #5:         Featured band Sepultura
                           Cover artist: Albuquerque / Pedro Mauro

Issue #6:         Featured band Dream Theater
                            Cover artist: Santi Casas

Issue #7:          Featured band. Ozzy Osbourne
                            Cover artist: Marco Mastrazzo

The Dark Knights: Death Metal seven-issue series event will launch in 13 countries internationally in March and rollout throughout 2021.

Dark Nights: Death Metal, from the bestselling team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, launched in the U.S in June 2020. Dark KnightsDeath Metal is the sequel to the smash-hit 2017-18 series Dark Nights: Metal, which brought widespread changes to the DC universe and introduced fans to the Dark Multiverse and a runaway-hit villain, the Batman Who Laughs.

When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman, who have all been separated, fight to survive.

The seven single issues with the Band edition variant covers will be published monthly in eight countries: France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Turkey.

For the Collectors’ Omnibus Edition featuring additional bonus content, these eight countries will be joined by Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Korea and Japan.

DC’s international publishing partners from each participating country will announce their respective release dates with press releases soon, so check out their social media for the latest information.

For more information about Dark Nights: Death Metal and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the website at, and follow on social media @DCComics and @thedcnation.

SEPULTURA released their latest album Quadra through Nuclear Blast on February 7th, 2020.

Order Quadra now in various formats here:
or in the official SEPULTURA shop:

More on Quadra:
“Last Time”:
“Means To An End”:
“Guardians of Earth”:

More info on SEPULTURA:

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