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Tenacious D Cover Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game”

From a SiriusXM Session Which Took Place This Weekend

Dec 05, 2022

Tenacious D (aka Jack Black and Kyle Gass) covered Chris Isaak’s 1989 song “Wicked Game” during a SiriusXM session from this past weekend More

Tenacious D Announce The Who Cover Release, Share Video for Cover Medley

The Who Medley 7-Inch Due Out in Early September

Jun 09, 2022

Tenacious D (aka Jack Black and Kyle Gass) have announced the release of a new medley consisting of The Who covers. The Who Medley will be released on 7-inch vinyl some time in September, and proceeds from record sales will go to Everytown for Gun Safety. More

Aug 12, 2019

A new behind-the-scenes video documenting the recent goings on of Tenacious D (aka Jack Black and Kyle Gass) teases a collaboration with Jack White. The video is fittingly titled Jack Gray, although it’s unclear if that will actually be the name of a project. More likely is that Tenacious D have recorded a single for White’s Third Man label with a little help from White himself. More

Tenacious D Announces Inaugural Festival Supreme

Featuring Reggie Watts, Zach Galifianaki, Fred Armisen, and Others

Jun 10, 2013

As one of the most well-known icons to bridge to the tastes of music and comedy together it’s only fitting that Tenacious D - a.k.a. Jack Black and Kyle Gass - have curatedf their own multi-talented comedy/rock gathering, the Festival Supreme. More

May 22, 2012

In their music video for Rize of the Fenix track “Low Hangin’ Fruit” Tenacious D‘s Jack Black and Kyle Gass become masters of the innuendo, and by “innuendo” really just throwing all sorts of sexual imagery right in your face. More

May 04, 2012

With their forthcoming new album Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D‘s Jack Black and Kyle Gass are looking to reclaim the throne that was supposedly lost to them when their 2006 movie/soundtrack The Pick of Destiny under-performed at the box-office and Billboard charts. More

Feb 29, 2012

Tenacious D‘s Jack Black and Kyle Gass have announced the release of the band’s first studio album in over six years, Rize of the Fenix. More

Outside Lands Taps Tenacius D to Replace Beastie Boys

Comedy Rock Duo Promises "Gigantic Rock Storm"

Aug 06, 2009

Tenacious D will replace The Beastie Boys as a co-headliner of the second-annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The news was given to journalists across the globe via a phone conference (We’re phoning it in,” quipped Jack Black) As previously reported, The Beasties recently canceled a batch of shows after Adam “MCA” Yauch was diagnosed with throat cancer. More


My Favorite Album: Heidi Gardner of “Saturday Night Live” on Tenacious D’s Self-Titled Album

“I think just listening to how well it works when you make a comedy album with a kick-ass singer like Jack Black, it’s incredible.”

Jul 14, 2020

Comedian and actor, Heidi Gardner, who is known for her many roles on Saturday Night Live and for her voice work on the animated show, SuperMansion, pursued her career in comedy a little later in life than some. While laughter had always been part of her world, for a while she never knew she could find a job that paid within the ranks. In the meantime, before earning a role on the most prestigious sketch show in the world, Gardner appreciated the work of the talented musical and comedic duo, Tenacious D. More