Post-Apocalypto is an original, six-part animated video series from the minds of Tenacious D. Each frame of every episode was hand-drawn by Jack himself, with every character voiced by Black and Gass. The series begins TODAY, via Tenacious D's YouTube page, with a new episode each Friday after that. View chapter 1, Hope, below.
All six episodes feature new Tenacious D songs, culminating in a new Tenacious D album -- also called Post-Apocalypto -- released on November 2, 2018. As each episode goes up, a song from that episode can also be heard via all DSP's. Produced by John Spiker, and featuring long-time collaborator Dave Grohl on drums, Post-Apocalypto - THE ALBUM - is a genius addition to The D's already scintillating catalogue of rock greatness.
True to the title, Post-Apocalypto finds Tenacious D thrust into a world of complete and utter destruction following the drop of an atomic bomb. Surviving the attack in classic cinematic fashion (a good old imperishable 1950's refrigerator), the duo quickly learns that new forms of evil have spawned from the blast. One thing becomes apparent -- for humanity to prevail, Tenacious D must save the world.
With unimaginable twists and turns, an insane visit to the White House, a time machine, a space adventure, and the help of some tried and true daddy issues, Post-Apocalypto is as hilarious as it is political, and as brilliant and multi-faceted as its incredible creators. The songs are damn good, too.