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Tenacious D Live in Concert at BlizzCon 2010
Oh my god Oh my god Oh my god Oh my god.
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
IRVINE, CA. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that the greatest band in the world*, Tenacious D, will perform at the closing concert during this year’s sold-out BlizzCon®. Taking place October 22-23 at the Anaheim Convention Center, BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft®, Diablo®, and StarCraft® game universes. While tickets to the convention are currently sold out, viewers can watch at home by ordering a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, offering over 50 hours of event coverage (including Tenacious D’s performance) globally over the Internet and also on DIRECTV® in the United States.

Tenacious D is made up of musical visionaries Jack Black and Kyle Gass. After forming in 1994, the duo rose to rock god-dom following the release of the HBO cult-hit series Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth. Since then, Tenacious D has released two albums and a pair of live DVDs, sold out arenas around the world, and starred in their own feature-length movie, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny. At the BlizzCon closing ceremony on October 23, the band will perform an earth-shattering set that includes the debut of new, soon-to-be-legendary songs.

“The best way to wrap up two days of epic entertainment is with an epic rock concert—and few bands fit the bill like Tenacious D,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We’re looking forward to a great show and can’t wait to see what Jack and Kyle have in store for everyone attending BlizzCon and watching from home.”

In addition to serving as a gathering place for the Blizzard Entertainment gaming communities, BlizzCon will have an array of activities, including discussion panels, competitive and casual tournaments, contests, hands-on playtime with current and upcoming Blizzard Entertainment games, and more. Viewers at home can order a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket for $39.95 USD, available as a multi-channel Internet stream around the world (pricing and availability may vary by region) and also via DIRECTV in the United States. Visit www.blizzcon.com for more details and ordering information.

To keep pace with the continued growth of World of Warcraft as well as development on other Blizzard Entertainment games, the company is currently hiring for numerous open positions. More information on available career opportunities can be found at us.blizzard.com/jobs. As BlizzCon draws closer, further details about the show will be announced at www.blizzcon.com.
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Comments 143 Comments
  1. mxte's Avatar
    Who is Tenacious D?
  1. Twoflower's Avatar
    The low niveau of the guest musician kinda shows who WoW is being designed for. Shame realy. But hey, stupid kids bring money
  1. Spoonman's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by spos776 View Post
    Wow Was Kinda Hoping for Lvl 85 Tauren Chieftain...
    Hahah This, Totally!
  1. mmathes339's Avatar
    Not sure if anyone asked this...but I wonder if Jack Black will have to start his own encore chant like Ozzy had to. Silly nerds.
  1. Wonderboy's Avatar
    It's about time Blizzard acknowledge their appreciation and envy of me in song form.
  1. Heallygood's Avatar
    Sweet
  1. Baobot's Avatar
    Soooo much better than Ozzy, now if only they'd get someone other than Jay Mohr and I'd be really excited.
  1. Azahel's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by spos776 View Post
    he would probably be some lame black gnome or something.
    "Quickly! Poison them all while they're still close!"
  1. Nindoriel's Avatar
    awesome
  1. tcrash247's Avatar
    A joke rock band, great. What's next year, Kiss?
  1. thayn33's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Baobot View Post
    Soooo much better than Ozzy, now if only they'd get someone other than Jay Mohr and I'd be really excited.
    I agree Jay Mohr is an ass. I think he was totally drunk last year. he isn't even funny AND he is clueless when it comes to World of Warcraft.
  1. Posokhov's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by tcrash247 View Post
    A joke rock band, great. What's next year, Kiss?
    They had a joke last year, at least Tenacious D is trying to be a joke. Ozzy just is one.
  1. Ibbi's Avatar
    Yay Tenacious D!! I never heard their music before, but yay!!
  1. Eleveneleven's Avatar
    Why doesn't this guy have a commercial for WoW?

    Hello. I am the D and this is GREATEST CLASS IN THE WORLD!

    Insert Ele Shaman
  1. Sez's Avatar
    NO EFFING WAY DDDDDD SUPAH EXCITED LIEK WHAT i'm so getting a virtual ticket thingy now omgoshomgoshgomgosh!!!!
    way better then Ozzy! for real!
  1. zaneosak's Avatar
    I would only be concerned with the excessive use of F bombs, but wasn't Ozzy cursing up a storm last time on stage so I doubt there will be any problems. Not a big fan but at least its not Lady Gaga or something.
  1. EnterTheInfinite's Avatar
    You can't kill the metal!
  1. tcrash247's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Posokhov View Post
    They had a joke last year, at least Tenacious D is trying to be a joke. Ozzy just is one.
    At least Ozzy had some musical talent at one point, Jack Black never did.
  1. Lobbas's Avatar
    So awesome, listened to Tenacious D just 2 hours ago
  1. Altaria's Avatar
    I'd prefer Rodney Carrington

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