Tag Archives: Tenacious D

2019’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Slipknot, Jinjer, Life of Agony, and more

Posted by on October 9, 2019

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 29th have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include Life of Agony, Jinjer, Slipknot, Overkill, and more. […]

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Lollapalooza & Woodstock skimp on metal

Posted by on March 20, 2019

While celebrities use metal t-shirts as a fashion trend, major award ceremonies and festivals have sadly been snubbing the heavy genre. Within the last two days, we’ve seen major festival announcements that have very few heavy artists on the lineup despite how both festivals originated. And of course, we’re talking about Woodstock and Lollapalooza. Despite […]

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Metal Insider’s Josh Musto’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2018

Posted by on December 19, 2018

Metal Insider’s Josh Musto reveals his top ten metal albums of 2018.   10) Galactic Empire,  Episode II (Rise Records) After their 2017 debut, which mainly covered material from Star Wars’ original trilogy, Philadelphia’s Galactic Empire have proven that John Williams’ deep cuts can translate to some unbelievably brutal metal. Their second studio album, aptly named Episode […]

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Review: Tenacious D brought ‘Post-Apocalypto’ to Brooklyn

Posted by on November 27, 2018

The self-proclaimed “greatest band in the world,” Tenacious D kicked off their new album cycle with two shows at Brooklyn’s beautiful King’s Theater earlier this month. Since their debut album in 2001, every six years or so The D has released something new. Their 2006 feature film, The Pick of Destiny (which included a full-length […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/21: Holy holiday hell

Posted by on November 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For Thanksgiving this year I am thankful that I don’t have to travel anywhere. I did all my traveling last week: I’ve relocated from Tennessee to Massachusetts. Which means…absolutely nothing to you, but […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/15 Tenacious D laughs up the charts

Posted by on November 15, 2018

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With the week we’ve had so far involving the bizarre story behind the “band,” Threatin, we needed a few laughs. Thanks to Tenacious D’s new album Post-Apocalypto taking over the charts, it reminds us about […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 2nd, 2018: Garden of the New Releases

Posted by on November 2, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Tenacious D and Arsis, and live albums from Opeth and Steven Wilson! Be sure to check out the last week’s New & Noteworthy for what all […]

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Tenacious D announce first US tour in five years

Posted by on May 15, 2018

Tenacious D, the comedy-rock duo featuring Jack Black and Kyle Gass, recently got us excited that they are releasing the sequel to 2006’s The Pick of Destiny this Fall. Now, it looks like the group might have a new album to arrive at some point this year. However, they definitely plan on hitting the road. […]

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Tenacious D to release sequel to ‘The Pick of Destiny’ this fall

Posted by on May 7, 2018

Are you a fan of Tenacious D’s 2006 film, The Pick of Destiny? Well, get ready for another one. According to Consequence of Sound, the news that a sequel is coming this Fall. The fact was revealed during the group’s performance at Shaky Knees Music Festival this past weekend as Jack Black assured the crowd […]

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Remember When: Ronnie James Dio guided Tenacious D in ‘The Pick Of Destiny’

Posted by on August 9, 2016

  It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in […]

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