Tenacious D announce summer 2023 Europe and UK dates

Tenacious D
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Comedy rock duo Tenacious D have announced a batch of European and UK dates for summer 2023. As well as two dates in Germany via Hamburg and Berlin, Jack Black and Kyle Gass will play shows in Austria, Italy, Switzlerand, Belgium and The Netherlands, before finishing up with a show in the UK at the O2 Arena in London.

A statement given alongside the tour announcement reads: "In 2022 and beyond Tenacious D continue their quest to spread the message of rock n roll across the world and firmly retain their title as one of the greatest rock bands in the world.  Ever."

Tickets go on general sale Friday November 4 at 10am via metropolismusic.com. Check out the full list of dates below.

Tenacious D 2023 Europe and UK dates

Jun 6: Sporthalle, Hamburg - Germany
Jun 7: Zitadelle, Berlin - Germany
Jun 8: Nova Rock Festival, Nickelsdorf - Austria
Jun 10: Carroponte, Milan - Italy
Jun 12: The Hall, Zurich - Switzerland
Jun 13: Forest National, Brussels - Belgium
Jun 14: AHOY RTM, Rotterdam - Netherlands
Jun 16: O2 Arena, London – UK

Tenacious D tour poster

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Jack Black has recently been making headlines due to his casting as none other than Bowser in the upcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie, which is due out next year. Jack's rousing take on the iconic gaming villain has already been a hit with fans after he gave a preview of what to expect at last month's New York Comic Con event.

The immense cast for The Super Mario Bros. Movie will also include Chris Pratt as Mario, Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Seth Green as Donkey Kong, Michael Key as Toad, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Sebastian Maniscalco as Foreman Spike and Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek. 

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Merlin moved into his role as Executive Editor of Louder in early 2022, following over ten years working at Metal Hammer. While there, he served as Online Editor and Deputy Editor, before being promoted to Editor in 2016. Before joining Metal Hammer, Merlin worked as Associate Editor at Terrorizer Magazine and has previously written for the likes of Classic Rock, Rock Sound, eFestivals and others. Across his career he has interviewed legends including Ozzy Osbourne, Lemmy, Metallica, Iron Maiden (including getting a trip on Ed Force One courtesy of Bruce Dickinson), Guns N' Roses, KISS, Slipknot, System Of A Down and Meat Loaf. He has also presented and produced the Metal Hammer Podcast, presented the Metal Hammer Radio Show and is probably responsible for 90% of all nu metal-related content making it onto the site.