Tenacious D: Set Cut Short After Stabbing

Tenacious D's brand of comedy rock has never been known for inspiring violence amongst its listeners.

Tenacious D: Set Cut Short After Stabbing
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Tenacious D's brand of comedy rock has never been known for inspiring violence amongst its listeners. Yet, at a show in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Jack Black and Kyle Gas were forced to cut their set short after a member of the audience was stabbed during a brutal assault. According to Classic Rock, a man was stabbed in the leg when a fight broke out in the House of Blues venue, which resulted in intervention from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police department. The shut down meant that the D's set ended half an hour early, and that Steel Panther, who were scheduled to perform later that evening, didn't get to go on. The D are currently touring behind their third album "Rize Of The Fenix". Back in May, Jack Black stated that the album is to be taken more seriously than it's light-hearted predecessors: "We've dug deep for a lot of the jams, such as 'Throw Down', our major anti-organized religion song, and 'Senorita', a story about a man who falls in love with a woman who can't let go of her abusive relationship. It doesn't sound funny... We're exploring some deeper, darker material." Tenacious D will play the final date of their US tour at the Wiltern in Los Angeles tomorrow night, before heading to Europe in October. The tour ends at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on October 24th. Meanwhile, The West is reporting that the band may be heading to Australia early next year, reporting Jack Black as saying: "We'd love to come back Down Under. We opened for the Foo Fighters and that was a lot of fun, but we didn't play any songs from our new album because it hadn't been released. Nothing has been confirmed but we'd like to come down early next year, probably around February."

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    jannick
    well... not to sound cold-hearted but.. at least it wasnt in the czech republic... they'd just lock up jack in a couple of years.
    stonedhippos
    Ballsweat wrote: I used to rock out hard to Tenacious D...then I took a knife to the knee.
    I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you don't say any more bad Skyrim memes now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.
    Fats_McClure
    UniformRecon wrote: Probably cause of some drunk that got comp'd from a nearby casino...No D fan would do something so stupid...
    Never underestimate the stupidity of people. Stupidity has a knack for exceeding expectation.
    xwf
    Odds are it was a fight between two idiots waiting to see Steel Panther.
    UniformRecon
    Probably cause of some drunk that got comp'd from a nearby casino...No D fan would do something so stupid...
    Z0S07657
    Jack Black and Kyle Gas were forced to cut their set short after a member of the audience was stabbed
    I see what you're doing UG, I see it.
    KingBobert
    iamryanallen wrote: *yawn* slow day, huh UG?
    Dude, how is this NOT music news? What do you expect, a new band releasing a new album everyday? Reunions? Comebacks? Your comment isn't constructive, or amusing, or necessary.
    BillyMays4Pres
    Ballsweat wrote: I used to rock out hard to Tenacious D...then I took a knife to the knee. I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you don't say any more bad Skyrim memes now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.
    .....good luck
    Vypor
    I would of stabbed somebody else if I found that I wasn't going to get to see Steel Panther.
    iommi600
    colashanacogh wrote: i love how UG mods fail to delete genuine spam linking to external sites yet don't waste a second deleting user comments that they consider to be "spam".
    Beat me to it.
    Skullivan
    There's no way he got through security with that knife. Must've STORMED THE GATE! All jokes aside, I hope the victim has a speedy recovery. Article didn't say much about how serious the injury was, so I can only assume it wasn't too bad.
    archangels
    Tenacious D opened for Steel Panther? That's absurd. It should've been the other way around.
    suicidalpoptart
    stonedhippos wrote: Ballsweat wrote: I used to rock out hard to Tenacious D...then I took a knife to the knee. I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you don't say any more bad Skyrim memes now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.
    lmao that made my day
    Mell0nCollie
    Fats_McClure wrote: Stupidity has a knack for exceeding expectation.
    This made me lol. So true!
    Ben Baczenas
    jannick wrote: well... not to sound cold-hearted but.. at least it wasnt in the czech republic... they'd just lock up jack in a couple of years.
    I guess some people will never understand that LoG's singer did in fact kill a guy... Awful joke, awful comparison. OT: Awesome album. The D was amazing live!
    RUSTDOGG666
    Watch now Jack Black will get arrested and take the blame for this and we won't hear from them for the next ten years just like LOG.
    ant_smusher
    This whole worlds going crazy... Think maybe there's too many people on this planet? When we start bumping elbows, the ones that weren't raised well start stabbing/shooting people? ****, HIDE YOUR KIDS HIDE YO WIFE! EVERYONES GETTIN ASSAULTED UP IN HERE!
    robo37
    KingBobert wrote: iamryanallen wrote: *yawn* slow day, huh UG? Dude, how is this NOT music news?
    It's about Tenacious D.
    6-String_Madman
    jannick wrote: well... not to sound cold-hearted but.. at least it wasnt in the czech republic... they'd just lock up jack in a couple of years.
    My thoughts exactly... Gore seems to more rampant in gigs lately.
    mallement
    Hope the man who stabbed gets a real nasty time in jail.I really want to know what bring people do such things.
    jannick
    Ben Baczenas wrote: jannick wrote: well... not to sound cold-hearted but.. at least it wasnt in the czech republic... they'd just lock up jack in a couple of years. I guess some people will never understand that LoG's singer did in fact kill a guy... Awful joke, awful comparison. OT: Awesome album. The D was amazing live!
    watch the video. this has been up on the forums a hundred times since the first news about it. i dont think anyone who has watched it would agree with you...
    PsiGuy60
    I hope the guy who got stabbed makes a quick recovery. And that the guy who did the stabbing gets to spend the next few years in jail.
    kinslayerSOA
    Go on then, how long before the music is blamed? It's always the same with rock and metal music.... Hope the victim makes a speedy recovery.
    iamryanallen
    KingBobert wrote: iamryanallen wrote: *yawn* slow day, huh UG? Dude, how is this NOT music news? What do you expect, a new band releasing a new album everyday? Reunions? Comebacks? Your comment isn't constructive, or amusing, or necessary.
    +1
    swave75
    Mell0nCollie wrote: Fats_McClure wrote: Stupidity has a knack for exceeding expectation. This made me lol. So true!
    I am going to have to remember that one.
    ermonski
    kinslayerSOA wrote: Go on then, how long before the music is blamed? It's always the same with rock and metal music.... Hope the victim makes a speedy recovery.
    don't you just always hate it when some random guy attacks another dude in the crowd, or worse, attacking the performers themselves (in the case of Dimebag). I guess some people are just too ****ed up to do that. Music is supposed to unite people together sharing the same interests in music, and concerts are places where people get to have fun for a few hours without thinking about crap at home, office or the stress of daily life. I guess some people just want to watch the world burn...
    MorganFreeman
    stonedhippos wrote: Ballsweat wrote: I used to rock out hard to Tenacious D...then I took a knife to the knee. I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you don't say any more bad Skyrim memes now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.
    The single greatest comment I've read on this site.
    LazyHardRocker
    Huh. A while ago I was discussing how awesome it would be for the D and Steel Panther to play together, and they're actually pulling it off?
    guitar7masta
    iamryanallen wrote: *yawn* slow day, huh UG?
    Every time, without fail... Well I hope the dude's doing alright, but I wonder if he instigated it. Not saying he deserved a stabbing, but I've seen how crazy it gets at these shows