• Arrested Development contest winner Allie Goertz sets sights on Tenacious D with a song about Festival Supreme (Video)

    Allie Goertz caught our attention with her unique brand of comedy-inspired singer/songwriter music in 2011, when she released the song “Comedians” on YouTube. Since that time Goertz has gained a significant following online, taking part in the National Lampoon Twitter Awards and winning an appearance on the newest season of Arrested Development on Netflix. Now, with more than 11,000 followers on YouTube, Goertz is submitting a song to another contest—this

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    Tenacious D promises Festival Supreme 2 will ‘leave all other comedy and music festivals crying in the dust’

    Jack Black and Kyle Gass, aka Tenacious D, have announced the return of Festival Supreme, the comedy, music and arts festival curated by the world’s most popular comedy rockers. “Yes, Festival Supreme was the comedy and music event of 2013,” Jack Black and Kyle Gass said in a statement. ‘But we’ve improved it tenfold. Festival Supreme 2 (The Metal Years) will feature a dark carnival haunted house circus of death!

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    SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

    AUSTIN — Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by the American heroes of Tenacious D: Jack Black and Kyle Gass. But I’m getting ahead of myself. The comedy day began with a screening and discussion of

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    Tenacious D announce musical comedy festival, inviting Spinal Tap, Flight of the Conchords, more

    Hot on the heels of their Grammy nominated album Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D – Jack Black and Kyle Gass – have announced plans to curate a comedy music festival this Fall! “We’re working on a festival, called Festival Supreme,” Black tells Rolling Stone. “It’s gonna be a meeting of the minds. It’s gonna be like Mount Rockmore.” Black says he’s already reached out to Flight of the Conchords

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    Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

    “When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again — just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious D’s new album and its title track Rize of the Fenix,  which dropped this week. The song

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    You can listen to the new Tenacious D album ‘Rize of the Fenix’ right now

    Although the their long-awaited new album won’t be available for proper purchase and download until May 15, Tenacious D has just made Rize of the Fenix available now to stream– for ZERO dollars. As you may know, this is their first album since their 2006 release The Pick of Destiny, which even The D — Jack Black and Kyle Gass — will tell you kinda sucked. But having browsed the

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    Exclusive first review of “High Road,” Matt Walsh’s directorial debut

    Simply put, High Road is hilarious. The audience adored the film at its world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Friday, and showed their appreciation with frequent swells of laughter. There’s been plenty of speculation and Internet buzz about the Matt Walsh-helmed “improvised indie road rom com”; Is this an Upright Citizens Brigade flick? Is it just another stoner movie? What are all these well-known funny people (Abby

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    Second trailer for Matt Walsh’s “High Road” is here

    After the landing of the first trailer for Matt Walsh’s highly anticipated improvised movie High Road, people were excited, but a little confused as to what an amazing cast was up to. With a cast boasting the likes of Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz, Abby Elliot, Zach Woods, Andy Daly, Lizzy Caplan, Kyle Gass, and more, not to mention the amazing talents of those who aren’t as famous like

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    Matt Walsh: High on improv

    Improvisation in cinema has been tried a few times over history. The films of auteur Robert Altman were noted to use a script as merely a blueprint from which the actors improvised from. As the sophistication of certain audiences has risen, improvisation on screen has become more frequent with shows such as Larry David’s cult status show Curb Your Enthusiasm. Matt Walsh, one of UCB’s founder, is now stepping into

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