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Fear Inoculum Black Vinyl 180G 3LP

Fear Inoculum Black Vinyl 180G 3LP

Tool continued the onslaught on our wallets today by announcing yet another Fear Inoculum variant – this time a relatively standard LP edition: Fear Inoculum is the Grammy winning masterpiece from Tool. Following the release of the limited edition single-pressing ultra-deluxe 5-disc vinyl box set, this critically acclaimed album is available now as a 3-disc 180 gram set, that features new artwork in a triple gatefold jacket and an exclusive… Read More »Fear Inoculum Black Vinyl 180G 3LP

Adam Jones looks back on Lateralus

Adam Jones looks back on Lateralus

There’s a new Adam Jones interview from Revolver today, where he reflects on the creative process behind the Tool album Lateralus. Here’s a snippet regarding the composition of Schism: “Justin is a riff-writing machine, and I love him for it,” he says, recalling how the bassist started off that cut. “One of us brings in a riff, and it gets kind of pulled apart, tugged at, in our process. Dan… Read More »Adam Jones looks back on Lateralus

Dälek “A Heretic’s Inheritance” featuring Adam Jones of Tool

Dälek “A Heretic’s Inheritance” featuring Adam Jones of Tool

New clip this week from hip hip act Dälek which includes a pretty heavy presences from Tool’s Adam Jones. According to MC Dälek: “The core of this was built by myself, Mike Manteca, and Joshua Booth,” explains Will Brooks, aka MC Dälek. “I ain’t big on features on Dälek albums … but this one is different. Listening to the rough of this joint late night, I knew who’s sound would… Read More »Dälek “A Heretic’s Inheritance” featuring Adam Jones of Tool

Failure Documentary

Failure Documentary

There’s a new documentary regarding the Failure which is planning a release for 2023. There’s an extended trailer you can watch, and it feature Maynard James Keenan speaking about what is one of his favourite bands. Failure toured with Tool on numerous occasions over the years, and I’m sure many of you will agree Fantastic Planet is an exceptional album. Watch the trailer below: Also worth noting that Failure have… Read More »Failure Documentary

Dominic Hailstone discusses Opiate2

Dominic Hailstone discusses Opiate2

There’s a pretty interesting interview with Opiate2 video producer Dominic Hailstone up on Salival.fr. He speaks about a range things, including his background, working with Adam Jones and hinting at further work to come with Tool: And so when did you meet Adam Jones?He contacted me around the time of The Eel, then the first time I met him was at an art gallery.We got on and agreed it would be… Read More »Dominic Hailstone discusses Opiate2

Tool release Opiate2 preview

Tool release Opiate2 preview

For those still waint for their copies of the new Opiate2 Blu-Ray, you can checkout a preview of the video on their Youtube channel. It’s only a 3 minute preview for now, but I expect at some point they will release the full clip.

Mackie Osbourne on Fear Inoculum Vinyl

Mackie Osbourne on Fear Inoculum Vinyl

Long time Tool artistic collaborator Mackie Osbourne has had another chat with the The Vinyl Guide. This time she covers the process behind the creation of the new Tool release – the Fear Inoculum Deluxe LP. Mackie talks about the time it’s taken to get the design up and running, details on the manufacturing process, the etching and much more. She also talks a little about future vinyl plans for… Read More »Mackie Osbourne on Fear Inoculum Vinyl

Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

After 10 years, Tool have finally released at least part of the “curveball” – the re-recorded Opiate now known as Opiate2 (or Opiate squared). This Opiate2 audio stream can be listened to on Spotify, Apple, or your streaming service of choice. The Opiate2 video was created by Dominic Hailstone and it won’t be released until the 18th of March. You can buy it in physical media form in that fancy… Read More »Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders

Pre-orders for the Tool Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP are starting to appear on line this morning, with prices appearing to be thankfully far less than the autographed editions offered at recent shows. There’s also a few extra photos of how the package looks. You can pre-order this album from Amazon (though listed as out of stock at time of posting) and most main stream record retailers. For Australian’s it… Read More »Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders