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Black Guarding Next Tenacious D Hit

TENACIOUS D star JACK BLACK is keeping all details of the band's new songs secret - because he's paranoid he will be ripped off. The singer/actor and his bandmate Kyle Gass are currently working on...

Tenacious D Plan The Who Tribute

JACK BLACK's crazy rock duo TENACIOUS D are to use their METALLICA support shows in England as a platform to honour their heroes THE WHO. Black and pal Kyle Gass are rehearsing a The Who...

Tenacious D Duo Break Tv Show Head-touching Record

Fun-loving TENACIOUS D stars JACK BLACK and KYLE GASS took part in a wacky contest to touch Los Angeles shoppers' heads during an appearance on US chat show JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on Friday (09FEB07). The...

Black Brings School Of Rock To Life

TENACIOUS D rocker-turned-actor JACK BLACK brought hit comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK to life this Tuesday (09JAN07) when he chose two youngsters to perform with his band at a gig in New Zealand. The funnyman, who...

Black Happy To Be Second Choice

Heavyweight funnyman JACK BLACK loves his Hollywood's Most Unlikely Sex Symbol Tag, because it proves humour is indeed the best aphrodisiac. Black has played the lead in a number of films, including SHALLOW HAL and...

Gass: 'Meat Loaf Is An Ass'

TENACIOUS D rocker KYLE GASS has branded MEAT LOAF an "ass", after the heavyweight rocker refused to star in new film TENACIOUS D AND THE PICK OF DESTINY for less than $1 million (GBP510,000). GASS...

Movie Reviews: Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny

Critics are having a tough time figuring out just what to make of Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, based on the Jack Black-Kyle Gass show on HBO. Kevin Crust in the Los Angeles...

Black: 'Tenacious D Made Gnarls Barkley Acceptable'

JACK BLACK insists GNARLS BARKLEY would not exist without his TENACIOUS D duo, because he and bandmate KYLE GASS made large musicians acceptable. The movie star-turned-rocker is still waiting for a thank you from CRAZY...

Religious Mother Unwittingly Introduced Black To Rock

TENACIOUS D rocker JACK BLACK discovered his love for rock music when his religious mother preached to him about "the devil's music". The actor/musician took delight in a tape recording of a preacher telling him...

Fox News's Cavuto Calls Happy Feet Part Of Liberal Agenda

Fox News business commentator Neil Cavuto suggested Wednesday that Warner Bros.' hit movie Happy Feet was like "an animated Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore's documentary about global warming. "I half expected to see an animated version...

A Feast Of Films For Thanksgiving

The major studios are unveiling a wide array of new films over the five-day Thanksgiving Day holiday to compete with last weekend's champs, Happy Feet and Casino Royale and the still-running-strong Borat: Cultural Learnings of...

The Game Back On Top But Well Short Of A Million

THE GAME is back at the top of the US album charts but his new release failed to muster the one million-plus sales the rapper was hoping for. His new album DOCTOR'S ADVOCATE debuted at...

Black: 'High Concept Tour Is Costing Us Money'

JACK BLACK insists he is losing money on his TENACIOUS D tour because ticket prices fail to cover the costs of the amazing stage show he puts on with bandmate KYLE GASS. The actor/rocker wanted...

Black Uses Fame To Get Out Of Trouble

JACK BLACK used his fame to get him out of trouble when he was caught trespassing at his old university while preparing for rock comedy THE PICK OF DESTINY. The TENACIOUS D rocker, who wrote...

Gass' Weight Problem On Tenacious D Movie Set

TENACIOUS D rocker KYLE GASS worked hard to shed weight in advance of making the band's new movie THE PICK OF DESTINY, only to immediately pile it back on once shooting started. Gass and his...

Black: 'Tenacious D Has Not Sold Out'

Singer/actor JACK BLACK has slammed the suggestion TENACIOUS D has sold out just because the band has signed to a major record label and will soon release its own movie. Black, who stars in upcoming...

Black Convinced Meat Loaf To Play Dad

Actor/singer JACK BLACK insists there was only one clear choice when it came to casting his father in upcoming TENACIOUS D film THE PICK OF DESTINY- singer MEAT LOAF. The film features Black and his...

Jack Black To Host Mtv Video Music Awards

The last time Jack Black hosted a major event in New York, he was upstaged by a giant ape. When it was announced Thursday that he will host the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards from...

Black Bans Own Music

Funny man JACK BLACK has banned his children from listening to his TENACIOUS D records until they are at least 13. The comedy rock group are currently filming a movie littered with plenty of their...

Black's No Party Animal

Actor/singer JACK BLACK has given up partying since becoming a married father-of-one. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star and TENACIOUS D rocker blames himself for giving off a rock 'n' roll image. Black says, "People stop...

Dio Thrilled To Play Himself In Tenacious D Film

American heavy rocker RONNIE JAMES DIO is set to embark on an acting career after agreeing to play himself in the much anticipated TENACIOUS D movie, THE PICK OF DESTINY. The DIO frontman jumped at...

Black's Scrabble Addiction

JACK BLACK has been forced to delay the release of TENACIOUS D's new album, after becoming addicted to internet Scrabble. The actor/singer admits he has wasted valuable recording time fixed to the computer screen beating...

Jack Black Elopes

KING KONG star JACK BLACK has eloped with his girlfriend TANYA HADEN. The couple first met while they were attending a private performing arts high school in Santa Monica, California, but were not romantically involved....

Black Losing Control Of His Ocd

Movie funnyman JACK BLACK is struggling to keep his obsessive compulsive disorder under control - he even instructs friends on how to knock on his door. The KING KONG star insists on "round numbers"...

Black Gets Excited About Rock Film

US funnyman JACK BLACK insists the forthcoming movie based on his band TENACIOUS D, will be the best music film ever. The SCHOOL OF ROCK actor, who formed the band in 1994 with actor...

Tenacious D Organise Katrina Concert

Hollywood funnyman JACK BLACK has organised a concert with his band TENACIOUS D to benefit victims of last month's (AUG05) Hurricane Katrina - and he's recruited a host of stars to perform at the fundraising...

Tenacious D Star To Take To The Stage In 1980s Musical

TENACIOUS D rocker KYLE GASS is to star in a new Las Vegas, Nevada musical featuring the biggest power ballad hits of the 1980s. ROCK OF AGES follows the story of a young girl's...

Rock Thrills Tsunami Benefit

Comedian CHRIS ROCK thrilled a tsunami benefit concert in Los Angeles on Monday (17JAN05) night by joining the likes of TENACIOUS D, PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER and BECK to give guests a taste of the...

Vedder, Beck And Tenacious D Join Tsunami Relief Effort

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER, BECK and TENACIOUS D have signed up to headline a rock benefit concert for the tsunami relief effort. Hosted by funnyman WILL FERRELL, the hastily-arranged show will take place...

Tenacious D To Go Down In Record Books

Actor JACK BLACK's TENACIOUS D bandmate KYLE GASS has boasted the upcoming film based on the spoof group's beginnings will be the funniest movie ever released. Shooting on TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF...

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