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11th August 2006

KING KONG star and TENACIOUS D frontman JACK BLACK will host the MTV Video Music Awards on 31 August (06) in New York.

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Black Bans Own Music

26th July 2006

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...

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Black's No Party Animal

14th July 2006

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...

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Dio Thrilled To Play Himself In Tenacious D Film

30th April 2006

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...

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Black's Scrabble Addiction

6th April 2006

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...

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Jack Black Elopes

15th March 2006

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....

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Black Losing Control Of His Ocd

2nd January 2006

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"...

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Black Gets Excited About Rock Film

25th November 2005

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...

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Tenacious D Organise Katrina Concert

15th September 2005

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...

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

25th July 2005

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...

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Rock Thrills Tsunami Benefit

19th January 2005

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...

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Vedder, Beck And Tenacious D Join Tsunami Relief Effort

12th January 2005

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...

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Tenacious D To Go Down In Record Books

19th November 2004

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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Dave Grohl Joins Anti-bush Brigade

27th August 2004

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is determined to oust American President GEORGE W BUSH ahead of the 2 November (04) presidential election. The rocker has been an ardent supporter of Democrat Senator JOHN...

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Grohl, Tenacious And Phair Gig For Kerry

9th July 2004

Rockers DAVE GROHL, LIZ PHAIR and TENACIOUS D joined forces on Tuesday (06JUL04) to raise money for US Democrat Presidential candidate JOHN KERRY. Former NIRVANA drummer and FOO FIGHTERS frontman Grohl performed solo at...

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Tap Tops Rock Film Poll

4th June 2004

Cult classic THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped another rock magazine's Best Movie list. The 1984 rockumentary beat TENACIOUS D's new DVD release THE COMPLETE MASTERWORKS and JUDAS PRIEST documentary HEAVY METAL PARKING LOT...

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Black: Rock Character Is Me

10th February 2004

Hollywood star JACK BLACK was just like his slacker character in new movie SCHOOL OF ROCK before he became a successful actor. The 34-year-old, who also fronts rock band TENACIOUS D, plays unemployed musician...

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Black Avoids Drama

17th January 2004

Hollywood funnyman JACK BLACK has promised to keep making movies in the comedy genre - because he would be a disastrous dramatic actor. The TENACIOUS D frontman was offered a part in a forthcoming...

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Tenacious D Copy Blaine Stunt

4th November 2003

Funnyman JACK BLACK and his TENACIOUS D bandmate KYLE GASS poked fun at magician DAVID BLAINE in New York yesterday (03NOV03) by launching their new DVD from a glass box above Times Square. In...

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Jack Black's Bleeping Headache

10th September 2003

TENACIOUS D funnyman JACK BLACK had an embarrassing experience when he kicked up a fuss about a bleeping sound in his hotel room - only to discover it was his new phone. The spoof-band...

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Jack Mocks Jacko

29th August 2003

TENACIOUS D rocker JACK BLACK mocked MICHAEL JACKSON's embarrassing moment at last year's (02) MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS by taking to the stage at last night's (28AUG03) ceremony dressed as the KING OF POP....

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Meat Loaf To Play Jack Black's Dad - And Husband?

29th May 2003

MEAT LOAF is in negotiations to play funnyman JACK BLACK's husband and father in riotous new comedy THE PICK OF DESTINY. The film, a loose re-telling of the history of Black's novelty rock act...

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Tenacious D's 'Mystical' Film

14th May 2003

Comedy outfit TENACIOUS D's "mystical" feature film will see the unlikely rock idols become the greatest band in the world - they claim. The movie - to be called TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK...

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Tenacious D Cut Short Tour Over War Fears

23rd April 2003

American rockers TENACIOUS D have cut short their European tour after the start of military action in Iraq. The musical duo, actor JACK BLACK and KYLE GASS, were due to move from the UK...

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Kelly Rowland Cancels Tour Amid War Fears

26th March 2003

DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND has cancelled her European tour because she's scared to travel during the war with Iraq. After similar moves by rockers TENACIOUS D and MATCHBOX 20, the sexy STOLE singer...

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