Tenacious D Announce 2012 Summer Tour

Rize of the Fenix Available for Pre-Order on the iTunes Store

"To Be The Best" Video Premiere on TheOnion.com

PR Newswire
NEW YORK
Mar 26, 2012

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an initial string of dates in May, including an appearance at the Sasquatch Festival in George, WA, Tenacious D will be hitting the road in support of their new album Rize of the Fenix. See below for the full list of cities and dates. Select tickets sales begin Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, for more information visit www.tenaciousd.com.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120326/NY76897 )

Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D's widely-anticipated third album, is available for preorder on the iTunes store. Their first studio album in six years, Rize of the Fenix is the follow-up to 2006's gold The Pick of Destiny and 2001's platinum debut album Tenacious D. The iTunes preorder includes the exclusive track "The 5 Needs" - a classic, never-before recorded Tenacious D song. Also available is the first single "Rize of the Fenix", listen to the track via soundcloud at www.tenaciousd.com.

Rize of the Fenix will be available everywhere May 15. Produced by the brilliant 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 Jeremy Konner directed "To Be The Best" music video expertly sums up the duos six year absence and features cameos from Dave Grohl, Yoshiki, Josh Groban, Jimmy Kimmel, Maria Menounos, Tim Robbins and Val Kilmer. "To Be The Best", the first visual from Rize of the Fenix, premiered today on TheOnion.com, click here to view: http://www.avclub.com/articles/weve-got-an-exclusive-tenacious-d-minimovie-for-yo,71465/

Tenacious D on tour:

    May 23             Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara
                       Bowl
    May 24            Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
    May 26             Bend, OR @ Les Schwab
                       Amphitheater
    May 27            Vancouver, BC @ PNE Amphitheater
    May 28            George, WA @ Sasquatch Festival

    June 1            Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock im Park
    June 2             Nurburgring, Germany @ Rock am
                       Ring
    June 3            Amsterdam, Netherlands @ HMH
    June 5            London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
    June 6            London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
    June 9             Donnington Park, UK @ Download
                       Festival
    June 10           Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo
    June 12           Glasgow, UK @ SECC

    June 23           Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
    June 25           Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
    June 26            Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
                       Charlotte
    June 28            New York, NY @ Hammerstein
                       Ballroom
    June 30            Philadelphia, PA @ Penn's Landing
                       - Festival Pie

    July 2             Boston, MA @ Bank of America
                       Pavilion
    July 3             Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
                       Arena
    July 6             Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
                       Detroit
    July 7            Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
    July 19           Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall
    July 20           Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
    July 21           Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater
    July 23           Saint Louis, MO @ The Pageant
    July 24           Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
    July 26            Denver, Co @ Red Rocks
                       Amphitheatre
    July 29            San Diego, CA @ SDSU Open Air
                       Theatre

Rize of the Fenix song titles:
Rize of the Fenix
Low Hangin' Fruit
Classical Teacher
Senorita
Deth Starr
Roadie
Flutes and Trombones
Ballad of Hollywood Jack and the Rage Kage
Throwdown
Rock Is Dead
They Fucked Our Asses
To Be The Best
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Pre-order available now:
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/rizeofthefenix
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/rizeofthefenixcd

www.tenaciousd.com
www.columbiarecords.com

SOURCE Columbia Records

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SOURCE: Columbia Records

Tenacious D Announce 2012 Summer Tour Rize of the Fenix Available for Pre-Order on the iTunes Store "To Be The Best" Video Premiere on TheOnion.com

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an initial string of dates in May, including an appearance at the Sasquatch Festival in George, WA, Tenacious D will be hitting the road in support of their new album Rize of the Fenix. See below for the full list of cities and dates. Select tickets sales begin Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, for more information visit www.tenaciousd.com

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120326/NY76897 )

Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D's widely-anticipated third album, is available for preorder on the iTunes store. Their first studio album in six years, Rize of the Fenix is the follow-up to 2006's gold The Pick of Destiny and 2001's platinum debut album Tenacious D. The iTunes preorder includes the exclusive track "The 5 Needs" – a classic, never-before recorded Tenacious D song. Also available is the first single "Rize of the Fenix", listen to the track via soundcloud at www.tenaciousd.com

Rize of the Fenix will be available everywhere May 15. Produced by the brilliant 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 Jeremy Konner directed "To Be The Best" music video expertly sums up the duos six year absence and features cameos from Dave Grohl, Yoshiki, Josh Groban, Jimmy Kimmel, Maria Menounos, Tim Robbins and Val Kilmer. "To Be The Best", the first visual from Rize of the Fenix, premiered today on TheOnion.com, click here to view:  http://www.avclub.com/articles/weve-got-an-exclusive-tenacious-d-minimovie-for-yo,71465/ 

Tenacious D on tour:

May 23

Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl

May 24

Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

May 26

Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater

May 27

Vancouver, BC @ PNE Amphitheater

May 28

George, WA @ Sasquatch Festival

 

 

June 1

Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock im Park

June 2

Nurburgring, Germany @ Rock am Ring

June 3

Amsterdam, Netherlands @ HMH

June 5

London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton

June 6

London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton

June 9

Donnington Park, UK @ Download Festival

June 10

Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo

June 12

Glasgow, UK @ SECC 

 

 

June 23

Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

June 25

Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

June 26

Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte

June 28

New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom

June 30

Philadelphia, PA @ Penn's Landing – Festival Pie

 

 

July 2

Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion

July 3

Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

July 6

Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit

July 7

Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom

July 19

Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall

July 20

Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

July 21

Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater

July 23

Saint Louis, MO @ The Pageant

July 24

Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater

July 26

Denver, Co @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

July 29

San Diego, CA @ SDSU Open Air Theatre

Rize of the Fenix song titles:
Rize of the Fenix
Low Hangin' Fruit
Classical Teacher
Senorita
Deth Starr
Roadie
Flutes and Trombones
Ballad of Hollywood Jack and the Rage Kage
Throwdown
Rock Is Dead
They Fucked Our Asses
To Be The Best
39

Pre-order available now:
iTunes:     http://smarturl.it/rizeofthefenix 
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/rizeofthefenixcd 

www.tenaciousd.com 
www.columbiarecords.com 

SOURCE Columbia Records

CONTACT: Benny Tarantini at Columbia Records, +1-212-833-5858, Benny.Tarantini@SonyMusic.com, or Mike Navarra at Columbia Records, +1-212-833-7545, Mike.Navarra@SonyMusic.com

Web Site: http://www.tenaciousd.com


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