A busy day today for us Tool website administrators, with a doubly whammy of Fear Inoculum news coming out while I’m firmly ensconced in my office. First up is the official confirmation of the Fear Inoculum track listing. This appeared on the @toolmusic Instagram account a few hours ago, and contains some interesting titles: Also out there today is a range of Fear Inoculum reviews from an assortment of media… Read More »Track Listing and Reviews for Fear Inoculum Unleashed
Most of you have been paying attention, but I’ll state the obvious: Fear Inoculum, the title track from the new Tool album is out on all major music platforms. I’ve listened to it three times now, and loving it more each listen. My initial thoughts: Much like the other news songs played live, it’s very much a Tool track. They’re not breaking new ground here, more iterating on a theme.… Read More »Review: Fear Inoculum (track)
Just a quick post this morning as I’m here at work – the new Tool track Fear Inoculum will be released this evening Australian time, expected to be around 10:00pm AEST. Time converter at worldtimebuddy.comTime converter at worldtimebuddy.com According to Radio.com: By Michael Cerio, RADIO.COM10 hours ago 13 years in the making, the time for Tool has arrived.On Wednesday August 7, the band officially reveals their first song since 2006, the epic title… Read More »New track Fear Inoculum streams tonight!
While we immerse ourselves in Tool news this week, some further details have emerged that seemingly confirm the rumour that Fear Inoculum will have some form of LED screen. Port of Sound Records in California have listed the album with the following details: ToolFear Inoculum (CD bundle) Default TitleRelease Date: 8/30/19RCA Records –Limited Edition Tri-fold Soft Pack Video Brochure featuring:Compact disc (79 MINUTES OF MUSIC)4” HD rechargeable screen with exclusive… Read More »Possible Fear Inoculum details emerge?
Tool overnight revealed the cover for Fear Inoculum overnight via Instagram. The design vaguely resembles a computer animated spiral of eyes, or perhaps a snake skin. To me it seems more mechanical than organic. There’s no real clarification of the artist, however as noted yesterday it was heavily hinted to be Alex Grey. I would say it’s relatively low-key compared to other Tool albums, though I do expect that most… Read More »Fear Inoculum cover revealed
As the ever moving Tool hype train hurtles further out of control, in the last couple of days we’ve gathered some further information about Tool’s upcoming Fear Inoculum. First up is a recent interview with all 4 members of the band in the September 2019 issue of Revolver Magazine. Adam, Justin, Danny and Maynard all speak about their respective journeys in the last 12 years, and what it’s taken to… Read More »Revolver Interview and Album Art update
Several hours ago Tool finally flicked the switch on a digital release for the 5 main releases: Opiate, Undertow, Aenima, Lateralus and 10,000 Days. Most of you already know this of course, being vigilant and rabid Tool fans. It’s a great convenience for many of us who have moved on from more traditional media. You can find them on the usual haunts such as Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music… Read More »Tool now available to stream
Maynard confirmed this morning that Tool's back catalog will become available on streaming services such as Spotify on Friday the 2nd of August
An announcement ahead of Maynard’s Joe Rogan chat gives us the title of thew new Tool album: FEAR INOCULUM As mentioned in the post, we should be getting further details, including a lead track soon. Unsure if the album title is UPPERCASE only, or if Fear Inoculum is just fine…
In just over a months time, the new Tool album will be available for us all to enjoy. Or criticise, depending in your world view. At the time of writing, we only have limited information about the album. There’s also as a range of rumours and speculations ranging to implausible to “from a well regarded source”. In this post, I hope to summarise what we know so far, and what… Read More »New Tool album – what we know so far…