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Tenacious D Release Promo Video for New Album

The new album from cult-metal duo Tenacious D, 'Rize of the Fenix' is released on May 15th and the pair have released a mock-information film on behalf of the Tinnitus Institute to promote the album.

The 'D', which is made up of Jack Black & Kyle Gass, have enlisted the help of comedian Bob Odenkirk, also known as Saul Goodman on AMC's Breaking Bad, and bass legend Rudy Sarzo (Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne), to star in the promo video whichm whilst funny also does a good job in promoting the seriousness of the condition.

"This is for real," said Odenkirk. "When Jack gave me an early version of Rize of the Fenix I couldn't stop blasting it. I couldn't play it loud enough or often enough, and every night for a week, I went to bed with the sweet sounds of tinnitus ringing merrily in my ears, and yet, the next day I couldn't help cranking it again. I don't know if there is a Tinnitus Institute or not, but I predict there will be. Blame it on Rize."

The clip features snippets of the new album throughout as Doctor Bill Teetz (Odenkirk) attempts to test the effects of severe tinnitus on an aging roadie (Sarzo) and two young metallers. See below for the video which features on Rolling Stone's website.

 

 

 

 

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AmpKit 1.3 Features Trace Elliot, the First Modern Bass Amp Modeled for the iOS Platform

The new  version 1.3 of AmpKit, the award-winning iOS guitar and bass amp modeling application from Agile Partners, makes ...

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The Institute presents exclusive masterclass from Guthrie Govan

The Institute presents exclusive masterclass from Guthrie Govan

On Tuesday 17th April, the Institute will welcome Guthrie Govan to give an exclusive masterclass* to Institute students at...

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Roland Announces two new Stage Amps at Musikmesse

Roland Announces two new Stage Amps at Musikmesse

Custom built and supercharged for the stage, the new GA-112 and GA-212 are powerhouse guitar amplifiers. With the...

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Carlsbro Shows Classic Tube and New VAC Amp Series Amps at Frankfurt

Carlsbro Shows Classic Tube and New VAC Amp Series Amps at Frankfurt

The revival of the classic British Carlsbro guitar amplifier marque continues apace at Frankfurt, with the company exhibiting the...

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Introducing the NEW Matrix GM50!

Introducing the NEW Matrix GM50!

Matrix Guitar Amplification are proud to announce the release of the GM50, a versatile, lightweight, power amp module made...

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Rotosound announce Billy Sheehan, Paul Allender and Michael Amott Messe 2012 Artist Appearances

Rotosound announce Billy Sheehan, Paul Allender and Michael Amott Messe 2012 Artist Appearances

Rotosound are at the 2012 Messe with a select group of endorsees making an appearance at their booth on...

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Avid Mbox and Mbox Mini Now Deliver the Pro Tools Experience

Avid Mbox and Mbox Mini Now Deliver the Pro Tools Experience

Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that its ultra-portable, professional-grade Mbox® and Mbox Mini audio interfaces now come with Pro Tools®...

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Ampeg Expands Popular Portaflex Series  With Two New Cabinet Designs

Ampeg Expands Popular Portaflex Series With Two New Cabinet Designs

Ampeg have today extended their Portaflex series, announcing two new cabinets - the PF-115LF and PF-410HLF. These new cabinets...

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