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Watch Death Cab For Cutie Perform, Boy George & Jack Black Cover The Doors On Conan

Last night, Death Cab For Cutie were musical guests on Conan. They played "The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive," the most recent single form their new…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 9:12 am

Watch Jack Black & Jimmy Fallon Recreate Extreme’s “More Than Words” Video

Extreme's video for the 1990 if-you-really-loved-me-we'd-fuck power ballad "More Than Words" is one of those absolutely ineffable early-'90s pop culture artifacts. If you were the…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 7:07 am

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Has Unreleased Beatles Cover, Not Dave Grohl

A cut of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck premiered at Sundance last night. It's the first fully authorized documentary about the Nirvana singer, and wa…
James Rettig | January 25, 2015 - 4:08 pm

OFF! – “Meet Your God” Video (Feat. Jack Black)

Last week, California hardcore supergroup OFF! released their gory, ridiculous, deeply entertaining "Over Our Heads" video, in which Jack Black played a berserk skydiving instructor…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2014 - 2:25 pm

OFF! – “Over Our Heads” Video (Feat. Jack Black)

OFF!'s awesome video for Wasted Years track "Over Our Heads" features Jack Black, skydiving, LSD, rampant bloody violence, a murderous grizzly bear, and Dimitri Coat…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2014 - 12:49 pm

Die Antwoord – “Ugly Boy” Video

South African shock-rappers Die Antwoord released their third album, Donker Mag, earlier this year, and they've just shared a cameo-filled video for "Ugly Boy." Cara…
James Rettig | November 4, 2014 - 11:13 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic – “Tacky” Video (Pharrell Parody)

In the YouTube era, Weird Al's shtick isn't so novel anymore. The songs he spoofs on his 14th album Mandatory Fun"Happy," "Royals," "Fancy,"
Scott Lapatine | July 14, 2014 - 11:29 am

Beck’s Song Reader CD Tracklist Revealed: Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

As previously speculated, Beck is finally releasing an official version of his 2012 sheet music album Song Reader at the end of the month. Beck…
James Rettig | July 8, 2014 - 9:20 pm

Beck Teams With Warby Parker On Glasses, L.A. Song Reader Event

On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.’s Walt Disney…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 1, 2013 - 11:41 am

Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks – “Senator” Video (Feat. Jack Black)

The Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks song "Senator" has a video now, and it's a doozy. Jack Black, hamming it up hardcore as always, play…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2011 - 9:47 am

Pixies With Weird Al, Flea, Tenacious D @ Echoplex, LA 12/8/09

Well, this had to have been the the best thing to attend on so many levels. Background: Jennifer Bertrand, a friend of Frank Black's wife…
Amrit Singh | December 10, 2009 - 4:09 pm

Outside Lands 2009 In Photos

Last year, San Fran's inaugural Outside Lands festival featured Radiohead, but also power outage issues. This year: No Radiohead, but abundant electricity. Trade-offs! While Thom…
Amrit Singh | September 1, 2009 - 9:39 am

Queens Of The Stone Age, Tenacious D, And Matt Cameron Cover Cream

Jack Black took a break from terrorizing red carpets with silliness and blanket Tropic Thunder promotion to join Queens Of The Stone Age the other…
Amrit Singh | August 19, 2008 - 9:52 am

Video Hangover: Beck – “Sexx Laws”

Every week, we dig in the archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. And then, Jon McMillan breaks 'em dow…
Stereogum | January 8, 2008 - 12:23 pm

New Michael Jackson (Feat. Kanye West) – “Billie Jean ’08”

After listening to this you might think, well isn't this more a "remix" rather than a 'newly updated song' as the 25th Anniversary Thriller boxset…
Stereogum | December 20, 2007 - 3:13 pm

Jack Black & Mos Def’s Be Kind Rewind Trailer

Amazing what a name can do. Musical thespians Mos Def and Jack Black team up for Be Kind Rewind, and through ten-fifteen seconds, it look…
Stereogum | August 15, 2007 - 9:46 am

Green Day Cover “The Simpsons Theme”

Remember that will-not-confirm-or-deny-anything 20th Century Fox intrigue over whether Green Day were in fact getting Groening'd? That lasted about two minutes? Internet's fun like that.
Stereogum | July 24, 2007 - 7:19 pm

American Idol, Give Back Our Two Hours

There were two good reasons to tune in to last night's very special American Idol Gives Back telethon: (1) to secure the relevant telephone number…
Stereogum | April 26, 2007 - 12:27 pm

Comedians At The Oscars

Did anyone make it through last night’s Oscar telecast? Pretty sure we knocked out sometime after the Best Sound Engineering In A Foreign Musical award,…
Stereogum | February 26, 2007 - 9:36 am

Six Minutes Of The Pick Of Destiny

We know there’s been a lot of Jack Black-lash of late, and we also know this “preview” has been floating around for weeks, but we’re…
Stereogum | November 17, 2006 - 9:30 am