Saturday Night Live Transcripts
Season 32: Episode 7
Tenacious D performs The Metal
The Metal…..Jason Reed
Matthew Fox: Once again, Tenacious D!
(cheers and applause)
Tenacious D: (singing)
Since the dawn of Time, one genre of music has ruled with an iron fist
Heavy Metal![reveal a metal monster at the center of the stage]
You can’t kill the metal
The metal will live on
Punk Rock tried to kill the metal
But they failed, as they were smite to the ground
New Wave tried to kill the metal
But they failed, as they were stricken down to the ground
Grunge tried to kill the metal – Ha, hahahahaha
They failed, as they were thrown to the ground
Tenacious D & Cast: [singing]No one can destroy the metal
The metal will strike you down with a vicious blow
We are the vanquished foes of the metal
We tried to win, for why we do not know.
Tenacious D: [singing] New Wave tried to destroy the metal, but the metal had its way[The Metal strikes a blow across New Wave, sending them crashing to the floor] [Grunge (Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis) moves in to take on The Metal]
Grunge then tried to dethrone the metal, but metal was in the way[The Metal kicks Grunge to the ground] [Punk Rock (Bill Hader, Amy Poehler) moves in]
Punk Rock tried to destroy the metal, but metal was a-much too strong
Techno tried to defile the metal, but techno was proven wrong, yea![The Metal looks at Techno in disbelief, so Techno simply turns and walks away]
It comes from hell!
Sloooo-moooo![The Metal slowly throws one genre to the ground after another, all acted out in slow-motion]
Satanic Dog Pile!
Submitted by: Dirk Noel