New album from Tenacious D

Columbia Records announced the May 14, 2012 release of Tenacious D’s widely-anticipated Rize of the Fenix, the band’s first studio album in over six years. Rize of the Fenix is the third album from the group and is the follow-up to 2006’s gold The Pick of Destiny and 2001’s platinum debut album Tenacious D.

Produced by John Kimbrough, Rize Of The Fenix was recorded in the garage behind his LA home and features Jack Black and Kyle Gass (Tenacious D’s core duo), performing with Dave Grohl (drums), John Spiker (bass, piano, organ)and John Konesky (electric guitar). The album was engineered and mixed by John Spiker who has been touring with the band for years.

In May 2012, Tenacious D will embark on their initial tour which includes a Memorial Day performance in Washington at the Sasquatch Festival. See list of cities below.

Rize of the Fenix will be available everywhere May 14th, 2012.

Tenacious D will tour the following cities, full dates and ticket information to be announced soon:
Santa Barbara, CA
Oakland, CA
Bend, OR
Vancouver, CAN
Amsterdam, NL
London, ENG
Manchester, ENG
Glasgow, SCT
Nashville, TN
Atlanta, GA
Charlotte, NC
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, DC
Boston, MA
Toronto, CAN
Detroit, MI
Chicago, IL
Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Tulsa, OK
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Denver, CO
Las Vegas, NV
San Diego, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Rock Im Park Festival (Nuremberg, Germany)
Rock Am Ring Festival (Nurburgring, Germany)
Download Festival (Castle Donington, England)

Rize of the Fenix song titles:
Rize of the Fenix
Low Hangin’ Fruit
Classical Teacher
Deth Starr
Flutes and Trombones
Ballad of Hollywood Jack and the Rage Kage
Rock Is Dead
They Fucked Our Asses
To Be The Best

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