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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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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 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

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 in […]

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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 Insider’s Top 5: Metal Cameos In Movies

Posted by on May 21, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Previously, we’ve shared our top 5 metal themed movies. However, Vulture.com published a piece recently called “When Rock Stars Cameo As Themselves in Movies,” which listed the top 10 cameos from rock stars playing themselves. Their list was […]

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Video: The Beards Think You Should Have Sex With A Bearded Man

Posted by on May 11, 2012

Behold South Australia’s The Beards. As you might imagine, the members of the band are hirsute. In fact, every one of their songs are about beards – three albums worth. And while their new album, Having a Beard is the New Not Having a Beard doesn’t contain gems from their first two, like “A Wizard Needs […]

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Tenacious D Show Love For The Roadie In New Music Video

Posted by on May 8, 2012

By now you’ve likely already seen Tenacious D’s video for “Rize Of The Fenix,” watched Dave Grohl and Josh Groban teach them how to be the best again, and learned about threat of extreme tinnitus. Hell, you’ve probably even already heard their new album Rize Of The Fenix in its entirety already. But now comes […]

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Tenacious D Streaming New Album Online, Offer Video Of “Rize Of The Fenix” For Free

Posted by on May 1, 2012

On May 15, Tenacious D will release their third studio album Rize of the Fenix. However, we don’t have to wait any longer to hear Jack Black and Kyle Gass’ long awaited return. That’s because the duo is streaming each track two weeks prior to the album’s release. That’s right, Tenacious D uploaded each track […]

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