Amer emailed me the other day, letting me know that he’s being forced to part with his signed copy of the “stupendously rare” (his words not mine!) Cesaro Summability picture disc. Apparently only 25 of these signed items exist in the world, so for you die hard collectors this sounds like a great opportunity to open your wallets and grab a copy.
Current bidding on Ebay puts it at $222 + shipping, and the auction has another six days remaining. Amer mentions he’d rather this go to a genuine Tool fan rather than a re-seller, so check it out!
Though all has been quiet on the Tool front for some time, a promoter wrote in today to say he’s heard rumblings of possible Tool shows in 2009. We’ll keep an eye on this and keep you all posted.
Personally, I could maybe see a late 2009 tour, but that would be about it. Presuming they maybe hit the recording studio soon, or early next year, then i could see a tour after a late 2009 release of an album.
For the Tool Collector who has everything, you can now buy Maynard’s Pants. That’s right – this Ebay auction claims to have the actualy leather pants worn by Maynard in the Undertow photo shoot. According to the description they are “beyond dirty”, and who knows if they’re legit or not! Bidding starts at US$185.
Blair has posted the October/Halloween Tool Newsletter, which mainly outlines his and Danny‘s trip to the Guitar Hero World Tour party in LA. A somewhat interesting read, but I’m sure most Tool finds will find the following statement much more interesting:
Oh, one more thing: “No”, GHWT wasn’t “the big thing” (your words) alluded to in earlier posts. I believe that’s still a go. In the meantime, keep on rocking in the irised spotlight!..
I read this in Maynard‘s Myspace post the other day, but for some reason thought nothing of it. Thanks to Jake for pointing out to me that the Momma Sed video is now streaming on Myspace. It seems to be a full version of the Sunglasses ad that we saw a month or so ago.
Oldesch on Toolarmy tells me that there is a new Puscifer remix album available on Puscifer.com called D is for Dubby. This album contains nine tracks all remixed by Lustmord:
Dub remixes from “V is for Vagina” by the elusive O.G. Goth legend, LUSTMORD. Lot’s of Dub out there in the world. Some of it is actually done correctly. Lustmord is one of the few who do it right. Turn it up, settle in, and remember to Puff Puff Pass.
Children of Dub
Dub with Power
Momma Dubbed part 1 and 2
The album can be sampled and purchased electronically in the MP3 section of the Puscifer site.
Lined up for 20 minutes to get in via metal detector. Opening band Alchemist were ok. HQ is a pretty good venue for live bands, everytime I’ve been there the sound has been excellent and the layout of the venue makes you feel quite close to the band.
I though the size of the crowd last night was a little small. Those that were there seemed pretty into the show though.
Seems as though Meshuggah use all rack gear straight into the PA live. No amps to be seen. Who says you need big valve amps to sound good.
Drumming sounded pretty good. The position I had on the barricade at the front was great, but I couldn’t see much of the drumming cause the guitarist was directly in front. Not that i’m complaining.
Setlist was good, they played all the songs I hoped to hear (except maybe I). The set was perhaps a little short though. 1 hour and 15 minutes is possibly not quite long enough for a headline act.
Came extremely close to catching a drum stick. Better luck next time I guess.
Overall, a great show! Check them out this tour if you haven’t already!