Tenacious D
Tenacious D is an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles
Los Ángeles
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, California
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 in 1994. Composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jack Black
Jack Black
Jack Black , is an American actor and musician, notably of Tenacious D.Jack Black may also refer to:* Jack Black , late 19th - early 20th Century author and hobo* Jack Black , drummer for 1970s UK punk band The Boys...

 and lead guitarist and vocalist Kyle Gass
Kyle Gass
Kyle Richard Gass , also known as KG or Kage, is an American rock musician, singer-songwriter and actor. He is a member of the bands Tenacious D and Trainwreck. In Tenacious D , Gass plays lead guitar and sings backup vocals, and also plays the role of Black's comic foil in most of their comedy...

, the band has released two albums – Tenacious D
Tenacious D (album)
Tenacious D is the first studio album by American comedy rock band Tenacious D, released on September 25, 2001 by Epic Records. The album's polished production was a departure from the band's acoustic origins, due in part to the production of the Dust Brothers."Tribute" was the first single...

(2001) and The Pick of Destiny (2006). The band's studio releases, and more recently its live performances, feature a full band lineup, including such musicians as guitarist John Konesky
John Konesky
John Konesky is an American guitarist who is known primarily for his association with Tenacious D. He plays electric guitar with Tenacious D, and has toured with them through North America, Europe and Australia. He played the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals with Tenacious D in 2008...

, bassist John Spiker
John Spiker
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 and Bad Religion
Bad Religion
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 drummer Brooks Wackerman
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Tenacious D formed in 1994 when the members performed as an acoustic duo.

We ride with kings on mighty steeds, across the devil's plain. We've walked with Jesus and his cross, he did not die in vain. NO!

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Kyle's fingers be silver/Jack's voice, then, be gold/but lest you think we're vain/We know you're all robots and we don't care/Tenacious D/We reign/Supreme.

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Metal! It comes from hell!

The Metal

"What's it gonna be, Kyle? You have to decide. Tits… or Destiny?"

We are Tenacious D; Greatest band on earth

But I've looked out at audiences, I've seen the effect some of these songs -- it's like, it's hard to be me and sing them.