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Tenacious D ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM + ANIMATED SERIES
Comedy music duo Tenacious D have announced their grand return to music after six years away. Comprising comedian Jack Black and bandmate Kyle Gass, Tenacious D’s new album will be titled Post-Apocalypto.
Produced by John Spiker, the record will also feature Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl on drums. It’s available on November 2nd via streaming, CD and translucent green vinyl.
The Tenacious D singer is alive and well after false reports of his death appeared on Twitter.
Actor and musician Jack Black has become the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax after a poor-taste Twitter prank. The Twitter account of Black’s band Tenacious D was hacked early on Sunday morning and announced that he had passed away at the age of 46.
Jack Black is alive and well.
The hacker first tweeted: ‘I'm sad to officially announce the death of Jack Black at the age of 46, rest in peace brother.’ They then followed with: ‘It is with a heavy heart I am to announce that Jack Black passed away last night at 3:37am. The cause of death is yet unknown.’
Continue reading: Jack Black Is Not Dead! Actor Victim Of Death Hoax After Twitter Hack
About to round off a run of UK shows, Jack Black and Kyle Gass aka Tenacious D must wonder how to recapture the mojo that brought acclaim to their self-titled debut. Black's Hollywood career remains buoyant, so exposure is no problem, yet 2006's 'Pick Of Destiny' was off the mark - a typical 'difficult second album'.
The above point is immediately addressed by the opening title track, an attempted slow-burner that proves as rousing as a bleak winter's morning. Black's ever-theatrical vocals fail to enthuse and when the matter is addressed on 'Classical Teacher' the result is even worse. A spoken word sketch, somebody needs to let the duo know that sodomy jokes don't work, particularly when your combined age is touching a century. The music proves equally uninspiring, with heavier moments like 'Deth Starr' and 'Throw Down' instantly forgettable, while 'Rock Is Dead' proves a sadly accurate title.
Thankfully, 'Roadie' proves a reminder of the quality Tenacious D are capable of, rediscovering humour about those who get the gigs going, while 'The Ballad Of Hollywood Jack And The Rage Kage' shows they aren't afraid to mock themselves. Ironically it is a track that references ageing years - '39' - that proves the most refreshing, a mock-ballad in acoustic tones that amuses throughout. If this trio wasn't present it would potentially be time for The D to call it a day - but there's a little life just about still showing.
Continue reading: Tenacious D - Rize Of The Phoenix Album Review
Kyle Gass and Tenacious D - Kyle Gass of Tenacious D Los Angeles, California - Broadway sensation 'Rock Of Ages' celebrates its Los Angeles homecoming at The Pantages Theatre Tuesday 15th February 2011
“ROBOT” & "DADDY DING DONG" from Chapter 4 are now out in the world on all digital platforms. Learn the lyrics here… https://t.co/SRDf0gd7ae
RT @UPROXX: .@RealTenaciousD's @JackBlack and Kyle Gass (@GassLeak) discuss the patriotic duty of their new film, ‘Post-Apocalypto’ https:/…
EPISODE 4 IS LIVE RIGHT NOW https://t.co/MzDwLAw5Il https://t.co/cbOpXzTYyZ
RT @Nate66611362: @RealTenaciousD Making Love. “I can’t give you my load, if I don’t feel safe” is the best lyric ever.
@joshrob1223 @jackblack It's comin' Nov 2!
Post-Apocalypto. @alamodrafthouse. Nov 2! https://t.co/gE1u1uyUKS https://t.co/qXfNQ97WQJ
World, tell the D: what is your favorite song from Post-Apocalypto so far? 💥
The search for Sas never stops. https://t.co/KTmTw1QM9D
RT @HFH_Jordan: We're only 17 days away from a new @RealTenaciousD album and the hype is real.
Rad HOPE drawing by @strangefruit42 🐕🐕🐕 https://t.co/Dn9GGosuh2
Post-Apocalypto the album is out NOV 2! Pre-order, stream, and check out the Official Store for the current merch o… https://t.co/oH8nd3l0Ud
Rock out to "TAKE US INTO SPACE" from Episode 3 of Post-Apocalypto! The adventures roll on... Episode 4 out Thursda… https://t.co/b0o8wl1ss6
Chapter 3 of Post-Apocalypto is live RIGHT NOW!!!! https://t.co/mAl37oZgH9 https://t.co/I5B6VA5khB
JB and KG on @955KLOS @JonesysJukebox right now - watch here! https://t.co/p73DXpLoTL
Tune in today at 12pm PT! @955KLOS @JonesysJukebox https://t.co/VCuKtv4KNx
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LA!! Tickets on sale now! https://t.co/mE4D3nsJKN https://t.co/lvwyhKUN5h
The D are joining @kevinandbean this morning at 8:20am PT to talk about the series, the album, and oh so much more.… https://t.co/5lVafPBTs2
Post-Apocalypto Chapter 3 is LIVE! https://t.co/UwpsASa755 https://t.co/mvEWlQ4tvA