• The Road to Redunktion

  • Words + Music, Vol. 29
  • By: Tenacious D
  • Narrated by: Tenacious D
  • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (2,516 ratings)
The Road to Redunktion  By  cover art

The Road to Redunktion

By: Tenacious D
Narrated by: Tenacious D

Publisher's summary

Through hard work and, well, tenacity, Jack Black and Kyle Gass catapulted themselves into rock superstardom. But before they were the only two members of the best rock band on earth, they were just Jack and Kyle, two theater students finding their footing in Los Angeles.

The D’s trajectory was a slow and steady rise from clubs to a guest spot on the hit show Mr. Show on HBO to albums to film to headlining festivals across the globe. But it wasn’t without its pains. This is their story.

These are their Words + Music.

In addition to seven newly recorded catalog songs exclusive to this volume, Tenacious D: The Road to Redunktion features 30 years of never-before-heard archival audio, bringing to life every anecdote with a docu-quality that places listeners right then and there. What’s unexpected is just how sweet it is to spend two hours with two true friends, both monstrously talented, delighting in their creativity and their unlikely journey from the living room to the stars.

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About the Creator and Performer

Jack Black and Kyle Gass make up the Greatest Band in the World: Tenacious D. They started playing together in Kyle’s apartment in Los Angeles. No one could have ever dreamed of where the band’s genius would take them, but take them it did.
The band had a variety series on HBO that aired in 1999. Their self-titled album was released on Epic Records in the fall of 2001 and was quickly certified at Gold-selling status, and has since gone Platinum. The duo completed their first feature film together, The Pick of Destiny, which was released in 2006. The album Rize of the Fenix followed in 2012, receiving a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album. In 2014, they won a Grammy in the category of Best Metal Performance for their cover of Ronnie James Dio’s "The Last In Line." In 2018, they released the album Post-Apocalypto and the animated film Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto, with each frame hand-drawn by Black and voiced by Black and Gass. In 2020 came the final piece to the Post-Apocalypto universe: the graphic novel.

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