Jack Black band’s Tenacious D brings Spicy Meatball Tour to Australia

An iconic band have introduced they’re lastly returning to Australia for the primary time in 11 years.

Comedy rock duo Tenacious D have revealed that they’re coming again Down Underneath for his or her extremely acclaimed Spicy Meatball Tour in July this yr.

The group shaped in Los Angeles again in 1994 and is comprised of beloved actors Jack Black, 54, and Kyle Gass, 63.

Their greatest hits embrace Tribute (2001), Kickapoo (2006), Wonderboy (2001) and Grasp Exploder (2006), whereas the pair additionally launched their new hit Video Recreation final yr.

“It’s no joke. Tenacious D is the most effective band on the planet and within the Spicy Meatball Tour they’re on the peak of their powers,” an ‘Nameless Rock Historian’ wrote in an announcement from Frontier Touring.

“Higher than the Beatles … higher than the Stones … even higher than Taylor Swift. They usually have PYRO!!! Don’t miss the spicy meatball … it’s D-licious!!!”

Beloved by followers throughout the globe, the Tenacious D journey features a hit HBO selection sequence in 1999, a Platinum-certified self-titled album in 2001, and a function movie – Tenacious D within the Choose of Future – in 2006.

Their album Rize of the Fenix earned a Grammy nomination for ‘Greatest Comedy Album’, with the band additionally taking residence their first win in 2014 for ‘Greatest Metallic Efficiency’.

In 2013, Black and Gass created Los Angeles’ music and comedy occasion Pageant Supreme, which featured the likes of Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman and Flight of the Conchords.

In 2018, they launched animated movie Tenacious D in Publish-Apocalypto – which noticed every body hand-drawn by Black, and characters voiced by the band, who additionally recorded the accompanying soundtrack.

A graphic novel accomplished the Publish-Apocalypto universe in 2020.

Final yr, Tenacious D launched The Spicy Meatball Tour, performing in 24 cities and promoting out London’s O2 the week it was introduced.

They launched their newest hit tune ‘Video Video games– their first new monitor in 5 years – and paid tribute to Chris Isaak with a viral hit tackle his traditional ‘Depraved Recreation’.

In December 2023, Jack Black delivered one other smash along with his shock hit ballad ‘Peaches’ from the Tremendous Mario Bros. Film.

Tenacious D will carry out in Sydney (14 July), Newcastle (16 July), Brisbane (18 July), Melbourne (20 July) and Adelaide (22 July), earlier than heading to New Zealand.

Tickets will go on sale Friday 9 February at 12pm native time.