Just a couple of quick updates, firstly Tool bass player Justin Chancellor will be taking part in the Berklee College of Music’s bass player seminar this Thursday at 10 am US Pacific time. Instagram has all the details you need! Also happening this weekend is a stream from the Baked Potato, featuring Danny Carey sitting in with the Webb All Stars. If you’re like me, and always been keen to… Read More »Danny & Justin streaming soon!
A Perfect Circle celebrate the 20th Anniversary or their debut album Mer De Noms this week, and guitar player Billy Howerdel took the time to speak to Revolver magazine: How do you lot view Mer De Noms 20 years later? My favorite APC album is 13th Step, but MDN is really not all that far behind!
Nice interview with Maynard James Keenan up on Revolver this week, where he talks about Puscifer, the new track Apocalyptical, and various other issues confronting the world today: THERE’S PROBABLY NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME FOR A SONG LIKE “APOCALYPTICAL” TO ARRIVE, BUT IT WAS ACTUALLY WRITTEN LONG BEFORE THE PANDEMIC, RIGHT?Yeah, Mat has been having a lot of fun with some old-school keyboards and tech, so we had a… Read More »Maynard discusses the Apocalypse and the new Puscifer album
Adam Jones has posted an early demo of the song Descending from Tool‘s last release Fear Inoculum on Instagram recently. Well worth checking out!
Blair has posted a Tool Newsletter for May 2020, and this time around it has a little more information than we’ve seen in a little while. It serves as an update mostly for side projects of various band members, most of which I’ve posted about already. Perhaps the most interesting part is Justin‘s update, where he discusses new music coming from M.T.void very soon, as well as a hint of… Read More »Tool Newsletter May 2020
Good news for fans of old Tool interviews – Kabir has used this quarantine time to update the archive of Tool articles contained on his site Toolshed: I’m sure there’s some interesting reading there, so if you’re at a loose end during this time period, get stuck into it!
New music from Maynard this morning, with Puscifer dropping the first track off their coming album. The track Apocalyptical is available for streaming on the usual streaming platforms. Update: There’s now a video which you can find at the end of this post. Also noted in the video is: PUSCIFER INVASIONPREPARE TO BE ABDUCTEDNEW ALBUM FALL 2020WORLD TOUR 2021 Interested to hear your thoughts in the comments! Personally after a… Read More »Puscifer drop new track Apocalyptical
In between being a new Dad, and writing a new Tool EP (lol) it seems that Tool drummer Danny Carey has found the time to appear on Daniel Romano’s latest creation: Forever Love’s Fool Danny’s playing tabla and percussion on this proggy album (FOREVER LOVE’S FOOL) by DANIEL ROMANO’S OUTFIT. That’s one way to keep your mind occupied during the quarantine. Thanks to Ben Sherazi for tracking files sent via… Read More »Daniel Romano’s Outfit featuring Danny Carey
A quick update today from Tool land – guitar player Adam Jones gives us a quick lesson on how to play a section of Pnuema via Instagram. It’s a nice part, one I’ve attempted to play a few times with limited success, so looking forward to analysing it a bit over the coming days: I gotta say, I might just have small fingers or something, but he makes it look… Read More »Adam Jones gives us a Pnuema lesson
The Tool FAQ created by Kabir from Toolshed is a primary source of information for many Tool fans. It documents many of the quirks and queries that fans had, especially focused on the early days of the band. Since Toolshed has been in archive mode for some time now, it’s unclear if and when the FAQ might get updated, so a fellow Tool fan Steven W. Luttrell took it upon… Read More »An updated Tool FAQ emerges