The Return of Deltron 3030
2013-07-10 by William Lim | 33 Comments

Since announcement in 2004, it's seemed as if the sequel to Deltron 3030's phenomenal 2000 album was something of a Sisyphus case, especially considering the endless streak of tentative release dates. But alas, with the singles 'Pay The Price' and 'City Rising From the Ashes' both released this year and the group's return to live performance, it was only a matter of time before a release date would follow. And it seems that, after nine years of waiting, we have reached that point.

Yes, the trio of Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator and Kid Koala is finally back, and no less than actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is hailing the return of the Galactic Rhyme Federation Champion and co. For on the group's official Facebook page appeared a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbIEg1DSHiI) on this day with the familiar words "we were always coming back" attached, and in that video, the eerie voice of Gordon-Levitt narrates as follows:

Stardate 3040:

The seasons continue to pass. Spring became summer. Fall dimmed into the winter's cold light.

Society continued to erode as the people began to collapse under the weight of economic despair.

10 years had elapsed since there had even been a blip of information on the whereabouts of the mythical duo.

Occasionally, a story would be heard, a rumor from an unreliable source in a bar or someplace like that.

Inevitably, it would be discounted as drunken heresay, much like Area 51 or the Loch Ness Monster, until they were eventually proven to be true, of course.

One by one the banks began to collapse again. Politicians were running out of flocks to fleece. The middle class had faded into irrelevance. Anarchy had started to peek its head out.

Then, when all seemed to be lost, a small glimmer of light appeared in the distance. Could it be...back from the great beyond...

It's the return of Deltron Zero and Automator.

The rousing beat that opened the first record begins to play as if to signal a new beginning, and as Gordon-Levitt's narration closes, the words which everyone has been waiting for appear on the screen in static neon blue:

DELTRON 3030
EVENT II

OCTOBER 1st


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Band Page: Deltron 3030

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PaddyPooHead
July 10th 2013

346 Comments


FUCK

FloatHereForever
July 10th 2013

88 Comments


FUCK (2)

FourthReich
July 10th 2013

15303 Comments


FINALLY A REAL NEWS ARTICLE WEW

ShadowRemains
July 10th 2013

19427 Comments


omg fuck yes bbq

FourthReich
July 10th 2013

15303 Comments


THAT VID IS TOO SICK OMG JGL :HEART:

eternium
July 10th 2013

16207 Comments


Oh shit.

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FourthReich
July 10th 2013

15303 Comments


WILL BE AOTY FOR THE NEXT 1017 YEARS

GeoffJesterPemberton
July 10th 2013

209 Comments


would totally blind 5/5

Days of Future Passed
July 10th 2013

459 Comments


Dat blue font

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JasonCarne
July 10th 2013

220 Comments


2013 is like one giant birthday to my ears.

larrytheslug
July 10th 2013

1309 Comments


finally someone let him out of his cage

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 10th 2013

30294 Comments


HYPED

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cvlts
July 10th 2013

8917 Comments


Deltron Osiris back from the dead

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lancebramsay
July 10th 2013

1585 Comments


can they just hurry up and release the album? I need more hip-hop

bloc
July 10th 2013

34489 Comments


Will probably be shit

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Tyrannic
July 10th 2013

3224 Comments


FUCK [3]

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 10th 2013

6920 Comments


this is gonna rule hard

dimsim3478
July 10th 2013

3962 Comments


2013 is like one giant birthday to my ears. [2]

Tracklist:
1. Stardate [ft. Joseph Gordon-Levitt]
2. The Return
3. Pay the Price
4. Nobody Can [ft. Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION]
5. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 1 [ft. David Cross and Amber Tamblyn]
6. Melding of the Minds [ft. Zach De La Rocha]
7. The Agony [ft. Mary Elizabeth Winstead]
8. Back in the Day [ft. The Lonely Island]
9. Talent Supersedes [ft. Black Rob]
10. Look Across the Sky [ft. Mary Elizabeth Winstead]
11. The Future of Food [ft. David Chang]
12. My Only Love [ft. Emily Wells]
13. What Is This Loneliness [ft. Damon Albarn and Casual]
14. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 2 [ft. David Cross and Amber Tamblyn]
15. City Rising From the Ashes [background vocals by Mike Patton]
16. Do You Remember [ft. Jamie Cullum]

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 10th 2013

48524 Comments


So stoked

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foxblood
July 10th 2013

6797 Comments


wha

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 11th 2013

6920 Comments


Am I the only one who's tired of JGL being everywhere? I don't really dislike the guy deep down but when he started gaining popularity suddenly he was fuckin everywhere you looked, and it's just the kind of thing that makes me gain a bit of a superficial aversion to his work.

dimsim3478
July 11th 2013

3962 Comments


It got a little weird when he started popping up everywhere, especially when he was in The Dark Knight Rises, but pretty much everything he does has some merit so I don't have gripes anymore.

bloc
July 11th 2013

34489 Comments


I do want to see JGL in that porno movie though.

"10. Look Across the Sky [ft. Mary Elizabeth Winstead]"

Holy fuck HOT

WeepingBanana
July 11th 2013

9893 Comments


holy shit fucking yes this will rule yes yes yes omg fuck yeah

Spec
July 11th 2013

26833 Comments


it seemed the album was something of a syphillis case.

ReAnimator
July 11th 2013

240 Comments


:gurgle:

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Scoot
July 11th 2013

17479 Comments


niiiice

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ShadowRemains
July 11th 2013

19427 Comments


wait mary elizabeth winstead?

just noticed that

cool

also ZDLR and mike fucking patton

elephantREVOLUTION
July 11th 2013

2701 Comments


wtf is up with the guest spots lol

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dimsim3478
July 11th 2013

3962 Comments


Now that this is actually coming out, I wonder when the new Madvillain will hit.

PaddyPooHead
July 11th 2013

346 Comments


My guess is never. Madlib said he made the beats ages ago and it's up to Doom now.

sumyunguy
July 11th 2013

754 Comments


sweet, one down, now just madvillainy 2, black star 2 and detox and my life will be complete.

Veldin
July 11th 2013

909 Comments


Bizarre set of guest vocals. I really hope this is awesome.

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