Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Tenacious D coming to the Wiltern July 31

Following the release of Tenacious D's widely successful third studio album, Rize of the Fenix, the band have added a Los Angeles show to their 2012 Summer tour. The show will take place at The Wiltern on July 31, 2012. Select tickets sales begin Friday, June 29, for more information visit

In May 2012, Rize of the Fenix entered the top 5 of the charts around the world, debuting at #2 in the UK & Austria, #4 in Ireland & Switzerland and #5 in Germany. In the US the band saw their highest debut ever entering the chart at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and #1 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart.

"The brave warriors return...savagely beaten down by the long exile in the desert of non believers.they emerge triumphant.survivors of a post apocalyptic war on rock and roll.more heroic and robust than ever before. it is the dawning of a new day..the dawn of the D." -Tenacious D

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. 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).

In support of the new album, Tenacious D will visit The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this Thursday. They've also made appearances on CBS This Morning (May 14), The Late Show with David Letterman (May 14), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (May 15), The Howard Stern Show (May 15) and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (May 18).

Tenacious D are currently on their 2012 summer tour. Tickets are available at See below for full dates.

Tenacious D on tour:

June 28 New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom

June 29 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 5 Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach at Molson Amphitheatre

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 28 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues

July 29 San Diego, CA @ SDSU Open Air Theatre

July 31 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern


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 Throwdown Rock Is Dead They Fucked Our Asses To Be The Best


Rize of the Fenix Available now:



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