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Tag Archives: Tenacious D

Metal Insider’s (More Than) Top 5: Black Friday Vinyl Releases

Posted by on October 22, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. The idea behind Record Store Day is a great one – get music consumers into independent record stores to pick up rare and limited-edition music from some amazing artists. It usually takes place on the third Saturday of April, but […]

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Tenacious D Releasing Jazz Album

Posted by on October 2, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AcpcvTqTho[/youtube] It was only a few months ago that Tenacious D released their third album, Rize of the Fenix, but it appears that’s not going to be the only material coming from the duo this year. Making the rounds to promote his new film, Bernie, Jack Black mentioned that the duo have a jazz album coming out […]

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Metal By Numbers: Album Sales Have Gone To Hell

Posted by on August 1, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A slow week for new metal releases this week, with the top debut coming in the form of a compilation. However, that particular greatest hits package just so happens to come from Slipknot. Antennas […]

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Tenacious D Show Cut Short After A Stabbing Incident

Posted by on July 30, 2012

Fact: stabbings can occur anywhere (not just at Cro-Mags shows). Proof: Tenacious D’s show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas this past Saturday night (7/28). According to numerous sources (including KLAS-TV Las Vegas), a fight broke out between two men halfway through Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ show in Las Vegas. The scuffle […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Say Yellow To My Little Friend

Posted by on July 25, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While it’s a week jam packed with new releases, all eyes arguably are on Baroness. With all the buzz that has surrounded the group over the past few years, many wondered whether their adventurous […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: P.O.D. Is Still Alive

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Ah, 2001. It was a simpler time. People still cared about rap-metal, and San Diego’s Payable On Death released their fourth album, Satellite – on September 11th. In the wake of what else happened on that day, the album’s first single, “Alive” became somewhat of an inspirational anthem. After that album, they slowly lost relevance, yet […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/11: Djamn Periphery Djid Good This Week!

Posted by on July 11, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Anyone that thinks the djent movement was just a fad is probably eating their palm-muted words right now. Periphery’s sophomore album has a debut that many more established bands would kill for. For a […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/27: Is This The Worst Record We’ve Ever Covered?

Posted by on June 27, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. That’s it – we’ve reached the end of the internet. When these two screamo, rapist, dance/techno idiots can have 10,000 14 year-olds waste their allowance money on this terrible music, something’s wrong. The band […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/20: Big Time Rush

Posted by on June 20, 2012

Five years ago, the last Rush album, Snakes & Arrows, sold 93,000 copies. That’s why it’s even more impressive that in 2012, their new album has sold over 100,000 copies, matching the #2 peak that they reached back in 1993 with Counterparts. Is rock alive? Did their cameo in I Love You Man help out? Was it their […]

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Headbangers Brawl 6/15: The (Half) Year In Metal

Posted by on June 15, 2012

Back in January when New & Noteworthy writer Chris Colgan wrote his list of the most anticipated albums of 2012, we only had an inkling of what to expect from the new release calendar this year. Of course there  are gems, some surprises, and some flops, but with the first half of the year all […]

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