We’ve known for a little while that Puscifer have a new record coming this year, and earlier today it was announced that it would be called Existential Reckoning. It’ll be released on the 30th of October, and you can preorder the usual range of physical media here, including this interesting cassette version: Accompanying this announcement is the latest track from the record – The Underwhelming – you can listen to… Read More »Puscifer announce Existential Reckoning
It’s almost hard to believe it’s been a year since the formal release of Tool’s latest – Fear Inoculum. And not just any year either – 2020 has been an extraordinary year in many ways, with worldwide changes that have had an impact on us all. While I’m not of the belief that the lyrics of the title track are prophetic, there certainly is an uncanny, if somewhat informal reference… Read More »Fear Inoculum: Year One
Interesting interview come out over the weekend, with Tool drummer Danny Carey having a lengthy chat with cEvin Key from Skinny Puppy. It’s a pretty chilled and laid back chat. Not a lot of new news of note, but covers a range of Tool related things, as well as covering a bunch of other Danny related projects. We worth your time I reckon.
Tool drummer Danny Carey has teamed up with musical luminaries such as Bill Kelliher from Mastodon, Les Claypool from Primus and Claudio Sanchez from Coheed & Cambria for a cover of prog rock legends Rush. The chosen track is Anthem and presented by the Two Minutes to Late Night Youtube channel. Here it is for your listening and viewing pleasure!
News from Tool guitar player Adam Jones‘ Instagram feed the other day that production of his Gibson Les Paul Silverbust Signature guitars are now underway. I haven’t seen much detail in regards to price and such, but I can’t imagine that these axes will be cheap at all. Start saving your pennies Tool fans!
Today Tool have issued a statement saying they will cancel all dates of their 2020 US Tour, following on from the previous decision to postpone them. According to the statement, this is mostly to allow fans to get refunds, rather than having this money tied up in tickets indefinitely. Make no mistake though, this tour will happen one the circumstances allow: “As so many music lovers have come to realize… Read More »Tool cancel upcoming tour dates
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!