Tenacious D


Tenacious D





57th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Metal Performance

The Last In Line

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"I'd love to do the straight music thing, but that's kind of against our mission, which is to rebel against the serious singer/songwriter mentality." — Kyle Gass

  • Members: Jack Black, Kyle Gass
  • Formed 1994 in Los Angeles
  • Tenacious D first gained notoriety in 1997 when they launched their HBO television series "Tenacious D: The Greatest Band On Earth." During the program, the group showcased songs, many of which they later recorded on studio albums. Their debut self-titled album was released in 2001.
  • For 2012 Tenacious D were nominated for Best Comedy Album for Rize Of The Fenix. And for 2014, they won their first career GRAMMY for Best Metal Performance for "The Last In Line."
  • Gass cites his early musical influences as Tom Waits and Tony Robbins, while the Who and Led Zeppelin inspired Black.
  • The band has supported The Sweet Stuff Foundation in their effort to raise funds for families and victims of terrorist attacks.


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Best Metal Performance

The Last In Line

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