Tenacious D @ SXSW 2012 (cicatriz83)
Tenacious D

Jack Black & Kyle Gass aka Tenacious D, who just stopped in Austin make their live return at SXSW, will release a new album of (hopefully) funny and rockin' songs called Rize Of The Fenix on May 15. They said:

"We recorded down and dirty in a friend's garage with a shoestring budget of 600 dollars, much like Nirvana's first album "Bleach"-or the Beatles first album "Help". Rough and yet a masterpiece."

May tour dates in support of that masterpiece were previously announced and include the Sasquach Festival.

It has now been reported that the duo will be heading out on a summer tour that brings them back to NYC to rock our socks off at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 28th! Tickets ($55) for the NYC show go on sale Friday, 3/30, at 10am. We also have a pair you can WIN. Contest details, the new album art, with all currently known tour dates, and some videos from SXSW, below...

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Jack Black + Tenacious D peforming "Roadie" at SXSW

Tenacious D - The History of Tenacious D Live at SXSW 2012

Tenacious D " fuck her gently" at SXSW

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For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see Tenacious D at Hammerstein Ballroom: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "Tenacious D" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "The D". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!
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Tenacious D -- 2012 Tour Dates
23 May - Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara Bowl - on sale Saturday at 11am -http://bit.ly/AEx3Dv
24 May - Oakland - Fox Theater - on sale Sunday at 10am - http://bit.ly/xCHQjb
26 May - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater - on sale Friday at 10am -http://ticketf.ly/TENAC-D
27 May - Vancouver, BC - PNE Amphitheater - on sale Friday at 10am -http://bit.ly/TenDPNE
28 May - George, Washington - Gorge Amphitheater Sasquatch Festival
1 June - Nuremberg - Rock im Park - http://bit.ly/wGw1RR
2 June - Nurburgring - Rock am Ring - http://bit.ly/zho3nt
9 June - Donnington Park - Download Festival - http://www.downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets/
3 June - Amsterdam - HMH - on sale Friday at 9am - http://bit.ly/yOgyPR
5 June - London - O2 Academy Brixton - on sale Friday at 9 am - http://bit.ly/yCbtz7
6 June - London - O2 Academy Brixton - on sale Friday at 9 am - http://bit.ly/yCbtz7
10 June - Manchester - O2 Apollo - on sale Friday at 9 am - http://bit.ly/yCbtz7
12 June - Glasgow - SECC - on sale Friday at 9am - Standing Tickets http://bit.ly/y70f2x, Seated Tickets http://bit.ly/yD9W5Z
25 June - Atlanta, GA, The Tabernacle,
26 June - Charlotte, NC, The Fillmore Charlotte
28 June - New York, NY, Hammerstein Ballroom
02 July - Boston, MA, Bank of America Pavilion
06 July - Detroit, MI, The Fillmore Detroit
07 July - Chicago, IL, Aragon Ballroom w/ Urge Overkill
20 July - Dallas, TX, The Palladium Ballroom
23 July - St Louis, MO, The Pageant
24 July - Kansas City, MO, Uptown Theater

(more dates TBA)