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- Posted on Aug 26th 2009 10:00AM by Benjy Eisen
That's because the D, the self-proclaimed greatest band in the world, fear that their lives would be in danger if they move about the festival without going incognito. "I think that we'd be torn apart limb by limb, really, if we tried to go out into the crowd," Gass told Spinner at a recent press conference.
But since the artist hospitality tent most likely won't be stocked with spare elephant suits, Tenacious D are probably not going to be out and about. That could make catching sets by the Dead Weather, Ween and Modest Mouse -- all of whom they expressed interest in seeing -- a little difficult.
"I'm just going to stay backstage and do some stretching," muses Black. "I have some groin stretches that I do, and then I'm going to make some bread. I've been making bread a lot just to relax. I'm going to make a loaf of pumpernickel and a loaf of rye, and then I'm going to probably sit down and s--- a loaf of bread because I'll be so freaked out, and then we will go out on stage."
He's joking -- we think. But even backstage, we'd still recommend a disguise, just in case M.I.A. is around.