Ridiculous rock all-stars Tenacious D stopped making music after their 2006 flick The Pick Of Destiny flopped miserably. Here, they announce their triumphant (?) return with album Rize Of The Fenix. It’s more of a celebrity-filled sketch than a video, but that’s kind of the point. Dave Grohl and Josh Groban aid in the creation of the “the greatest album ever recorded; by anyone; ever.” which drops May 15th.
One of the hardest rocking bands in history, Led Zeppelin crafted epic songs of grace and fury influenced by the American blues tradition. This documentary chronicles the band’s history from their 1968 formation to their reign as 1970s hard-rock giants, through rare photographs, archival footage and interviews with the band and those who were close to them: managers, sound engineers, groupies and fellow rockers.
This Week: Matthew Wars leaves She & Him and Monsters of Folk for his own sound; Alabama Shakes drop a great debut and pick up a spot on Jack White’s new tour; A collection of early 7-inches and LPs on The Dawn of Eternal Summers; Bassnectar’s speaker-splitting dubstep; Sisters Cristi Jo and Jezzica Zambri’s second effort.
Here’s video number two off Jack White’s new album, Blunderbuss, which comes out later this month. In the strange clip Jack White is the only adult in a world full of crazed children drinking tussin, destroying furniture and spitting smoothies at each other. He’s in a real bind by the end. Stick around for the cliffhanger.