|Song by Tenacious D|
|from the album The Pick of Destiny|
|Released||November 22, 2006|
|Recorded||The Dell And 606 Studio|
|Songwriter(s)||Jack Black, Kyle Gass, John R King, John Konesky|
|The Pick of Destiny track listing|
"The Metal" is a song by Tenacious D from their 2006 album The Pick of Destiny. The album was a soundtrack for the film. The song is played during the end credits of the film and is the final track on the album.
Tenacious D plays "The Metal" regularly at concerts, in 2006–2007, on the Pick of Destiny tour, the song was accompanied by JR Reed (as "Lee") in a dancing armored costume. Whilst on tour, the costume appeared on Saturday Night Live and at the Spike Video Game Awards. Reed would reoccur his role at festivals and benefit concerts between 2008-10 until Mike Bray took over the role for the August 2013 European tour and at the 2013 edition of Festival Supreme. The costume was auctioned off to help fund victims of the November 2015 Paris attacks in December 2015.
The song appeared in the video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock as a 6th tier song out of 8. It also appeared as a DLC for the video game, Rock Band. The song was part of the song playlist in the game, Brütal Legend.
- "Charitybuzz: Tenacious D Supports Sweet Stuff Foundation". www.Charitybuzz.com.