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Tenacious D Wants a Festival with All the Comedy Rock Greats (Weird Al, Conchords, Spinal Tap, et al.)

Jack Black and Kyle Gass, members of the comedy rock outfit Tenacious D, spoke to Rolling Stone today on their 20th anniversary as a band, and they laid out plans to hold a festival featuring all of the biggest names in comedy music. Dubbed "Festival Supreme," it's "a fuckin' Super Bowl of comedy-rock" in the vein of Coachella or Bonnaroo taking place on the Santa Monica Pier on October 19th of this year. Nobody's been booked for the event beyond Tenacious D, but Black rattled off his dream list of performers, which includes Flight of the Conchords, Lonely Island, Zach Galifianakis, Spinal Tap, Eric Idle, Tim Minchin, Neil [...]

The Complete Guide to Everything: Concerts

Tim and Tom are seasoned concert-goers, and this week they share some of their experiences, tips and gripes about going to see some of today's hottest rock and roll outfits. In this episode, we talk mostly about Tom's experience at a charity concert featuring Neil Young and the Foo Fighters, and a Radiohead concert 12 years ago at which Tim and Tom became true friends.

We also reflect on how we've each become the boring jerks at concerts we hated when we were teenagers and share tips for sneaking alcohol into shows and getting a refund at any concert you go to. In addition, we discuss Tom's hibernation [...]