Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, Ghost, More Highlight DC Comics’ “Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition” Series

Sepultura, Opeth, Lacuna Coil, and Dream Theater will also get their own issues

Dark Nights Death Metal Band Covers
Dark Nights Death Metal Band Covers, via DC Comics

    DC Comics’ has announced a new series dubbed Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition that will feature a different heavy metal act on each of its seven issues. The series will include Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, Ghost, Sepultura, Opeth, Dream Theater, and Lacuna Coil.

    The upcoming comic book releases will offer variant covers on DC’s 2020 Dark Nights: Death Metal series. Each issue will depict one of the acts on the cover, along with an introduction from the band and an exclusive interview.

    The comic series’ storyline is described in a press release as follows: “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 Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition issues will be published throughout 2021, with issue No. 1 featuring Megadeth. A full list of issues, with corresponding bands and artists can be seen below, as well as the cover images for each one. More details can be found via DC Comics.

    Issue #1: Megadeth / Cover Artist: Juanjo Guarnido
    Issue #2: Ghost / Cover artist: Werther Dell’ Edera
    Issue #3: Lacuna Coil /Cover artist: Timpano & Antonio Fuso
    Issue #4: Opeth / Cover artist: Mathieu Lauffray
    Issue #5: Sepultura / Cover artist: Albuquerque / Pedro Mauro
    Issue #6: Dream Theater / Cover artist: Santi Casas
    Issue #7: Ozzy Osbourne / Cover artist: Marco Mastrazzo

    Megadeth and Ghost Covers:

    Megadeth and Ghost DC Comics

    Lacuna Coil and Opeth Covers:

    Lacuna Coil and Opeth DC Comics

    Sepultura and Dream Theater Covers:

    Sepultura and Dream Theater DC Comics

    Ozzy Osbourne Cover:

    Ozzy DC Comics