Comedy duo's third album isn't formally released until May 14
Tenacious D are streaming their new album ‘Rize Of The Fenix’ online in full, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to listen to the record.
The duo, who consist of actor Jack Black and comedian Kyle Gass, will release the album on May 14. The album is the follow-up to 2006’s ‘The Pick of Destiny’ and the band’s 2001 self-titled debut.
Dave Grohl, who has drummed on both of the band’s previous efforts, has once again contributed to the album. The record has been produced by John Kimbrough and includes 13 songs in total. It was recorded at Kimbrough’s home in Los Angeles.
Tenacious D will play five UK shows this June in support of the album’s release. They will play three shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 5, 6 and 7, Manchester’s O2 Apollo on June 10 and Glasgow SECC on June 12.
The band are also part of the line-up for this summer’s Download Festival, playing on a bill that is headlined by The Prodigy, Metallica and a reunited Black Sabbath. The festival takes place over the weekend of June 8-10 at Donington Park, with the duo performing on June 9.
‘Rize Of The Fenix’ also features Big Talk bassist John Spiker.
The tracklisting for ‘Rize Of The Fenix’ is as follows:
‘Rize Of The Fenix’
‘Low Hangin’ Fruit’
‘Flutes and Trombones’
‘Ballad of Hollywood Jack and the Rage Kage’
‘Rock Is Dead’
‘They Fucked Our Asses’
‘To Be The Best’