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Tag Archives: Jack Black

Audioslave to reunite for anti-inaugural show

Posted by on January 17, 2017

If there’s one band that was pretty successful in their day, but most people haven’t thought about in a while, it’s Audioslave. However, they’ve announced that this coming Friday (20), they’ll be reuniting, along with Prophets of Rage, Jackson Browne, Jack Black and more at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles. The band, which consists […]

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Remember When: Maynard James Keenan appeared in ‘Mr. Show’?

Posted by on January 9, 2017

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 front […]

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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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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Back to school jams

Posted by on August 26, 2015

As the parents around the country start to sing the Christmas jingle about it being the “most wonderful time of the year,” there are thousands of students returning to their respective schools and universities to continue their education. Whether they are going willingly, or because it’s the law, it’s an annual rite of passage for […]

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Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black go to Extremes to recreate More Than Words

Posted by on May 5, 2015

There is a recurring joke about new guitar players trying to impress the ladies at the campuses of their colleges by playing Oasis’ “Wonderwall,” but before that, the ultimate song of choice to reach a woman’s heart was the timeless “More Than Words” by Extreme, which, aside from being the best duo song to play […]

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Tenacious D working on new album

Posted by on April 30, 2015

What’s the next logical step for a band after winning a Grammy? Well, if you’re Tenacious D, you start work on a new album.  And while almost everyone can agree that The D winning the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for a Dio cover is a little preposterous, it makes sense that the duo of Jack […]

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Tenacious D wins Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Grammy

Posted by on February 8, 2015

Earlier this evening, before the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were televised, 70 of the 83 categories were given away off the air, with the presentation streaming on Grammy.com. Of course, the Metal and Hard Rock categories weren’t televised, and of course, the winner was easily the most tone-deaf of the five nominees – Tenacious D covering […]

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Metal Grammy nominees announced, continue to confound

Posted by on December 5, 2014

Earlier today, the 2015 Grammy nominees were announced. And if you’re expecting the organization to come around and be a little more progressive, you’re going to be disappointed once again. We’ll discuss this Headbangers Brawl style after the list, asking Metal Insider staffers their thoughts on the nominees and who we think will win. To […]

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Jack Black goes Off! in new video

Posted by on December 3, 2014

This might be the first time we’ve ever mentioned Jack Black two times in one day, but the video for “Over Our Heads” is so ridiculously over the top that we have to write about it. In the clip, Jack Black plays a skydiving instructor and OFF! are getting set to jump. Things don’t go well […]

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Dave Grohl, Jack Black praise Jersey band Rye Coalition in documentary clip

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Of all the bands that make it (whatever “making it” means these days, anyway), there are countless more that come really close and flame out. That’s what a new documentary, Rye Coaltition: The Story of the Hard Luck 5, examines. The New Jersey band started 20 years ago and released three albums independently before being courted […]

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