July 2011 Tool Newsletter released

Blair released the July 2011 Tool newsletter earlier on Toolband today, and it’s largely in the format of a Q&A with questions submitted by drug taking readers.  Of importance to our “Tool news only” fans:

Assuming that you know all about the A PERFECT CIRCLE tour and new PUSCIFER TRACK ("MAN OVERBOARD"), other than another TOOL WEBSITE MEETING on Friday, DANNY being the guest drummer for the Monday Night Jammmz (JULY 25), and on-going TOOL WRITING SESSIONS at the loft, there’s not much news this month. Therefore, let’s answer some of the more relevant e-mail, shall we…

And:

Soon, ideas began to flow, and it wasn’t long before the rehearsal space was filled with heavy guitar riffs and drums, an arrangement with sublime resolution and transitions. In short, the sound of Tool… But, to answer the question: they haven’t started recording yet…

Quite an amusing newsletter this month and worth the read!

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failsafe
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failsafe

Just finished reading myself, definitely one of the better newsletters I’ve read. I actually chuckled once or twice.

cooper
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cooper

That newsletter wuz great. Like maynard said…..”we’re writing”

st1nkf1st
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st1nkf1st

Sounds like we should be trippin’ balls on lsd while watching Rasslin’! As much as I love TOOL, you’ll never catch me watchin’ Rasslin’!! LOL
.)D R O P

ilikecheese
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blair must never have taken acid the way he was downing everyone like that…and somehow….i don’t believe that…

“…and over course you’re gonna see ufo’s when you take acid at night in the fucking desert!”
–ilc

Intension
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Intension

Interesting read, funny and rude, which im down with. Sometimes it only seems like the mentally fat fans email Blair, and the same questions. But you have to imagine that happens with all bands. Somebody’s got to do it i suppose. Everything on this album in progress seems extremely tight lipped, hopefully for grand reason.

DRURY
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DRURY

I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992.

Lizbet
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Lizbet

I thought that was a very funny newsletter. And I loved that Adam was a big fan of the sport “walking around freely”. lol

TAoutsider
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TAoutsider

I actually think less of adam for going to the white trash sporing event. ;(

TAoutsider
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TAoutsider

well i guess that’s what i get for giving an opinion. 😉

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As good as any newsletter I’ve read on TA. Obviously I set the bar pretty low.

Calfium Jay
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Calfium Jay

DRURY – 4 hours ago  » 
I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992.

^

This is the post of the year.

king
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king

[quote comment=””]

DRURY – 4 hours ago  »  I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992.

^
This is the post of the year.
[/quote]
Hells Yeah

ilikecheese
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admin – 5 hours ago  » 

I actually think less of adam for going to the white trash sporing event. ;(

I think less of you for being so judgemental

I think less

Hotdog
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Hotdog

admin – 10 hours ago  » 
Rynne just revealed on Children of Saturn that the skin on the exhaust pipe was discovered when they found Levi licking it!

I also heard Rynne say at the end of the show that Justin will be next weeks guest…

novaconda
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novaconda

Holy crap…Blair actually answered one of my questions I emailed him. Quite the response too…
 

REPLY:
I don’t know. Can you tell me what those “Heaven’s Gate” people were going to use their $5.75 for – on an alien spaceship? Get the idea? I’m very busy here…”
 
Can’t help but laugh at that.

Naattik
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Intension – 11 hours ago  »  Interesting read, funny and rude, which im down with. Sometimes it only seems like the mentally fat fans email Blair, and the same questions. But you have to imagine that happens with all bands. Somebody’s got to do it i suppose. Everything on this album in progress seems extremely tight lipped, hopefully for grand reason. Actually, it’s more likely that Blair cherry-picks the questions that play into what he wants to answer, or just finds amusing. Or maybe he just makes some of them up? @ Novaconda – I was wondering why no FourthEye… Read more »

nednarb
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why think less of Adam for going to some wrestling event? he has more disposable income than your or I most likely, and hell it can be fun to go see. (i haven’t been since i was a kid with my dad, but it is fun) I don’t think Adam spends is Monday nights at home wearing a ripped up hulkamania yellow shirt, and smacking Camilla in the face with a stuffed ultimate warrior wrestling buddy.

tiresias
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tiresias

I know I should not take Blair seriously when he does things like this. But, you know, this date: 52222012 in the numerology answer is very blatant. And because it is so blatant, I should not take it seriously. Lateralus came out in May 2001 and 10,000 days in May 2006. So, yeah. One can only hope. 

tiresias
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tiresias

[quote comment=””]I know I should not take Blair seriously when he does things like this. But, you know, this date: 52222012 in the numerology answer is very blatant. And because it is so blatant, I should not take it seriously. Lateralus came out in May 2001 and 10,000 days in May 2006. So, yeah. One can only hope.   [/quote]

And May 22nd, 2012 is a Tuesday…

Naattik
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tiresias – 10 minutes ago  » 
I know I should not take Blair seriously. 

Bingo!

elp5000
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elp5000

TAoutsider – 8 hours ago  » 
I actually think less of adam for going to the white trash sporing event. ;(

HEY !!
I am White Trash, so Fuck You !!

Remember, Judge Not, And Ye Shall not be Judged..

;-}~

Naattik
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@ ELP… Uh oh, is that a fully exposed nipple I see up there?

Hellboy!!!

PS – I like your remote office setup. =p

elp5000
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elp5000

^ Haha.. Speaking of Nudity, I did enjoy the “First” picture you posted..

And look, I can Multi-Task..

;-}~

joeypants
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joeypants

I never get tired of reading/hearing Blair wind people up.

markuspoop
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Mmmmmmmmm…..dingleberry pie.

ilikecheese
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nednarb – 3 hours ago  » 
why think less of Adam for going to some wrestling event? he has more disposable income than your or I most likely, and hell it can be fun to go see. (i haven’t been since i was a kid with my dad, but it is fun) I don’t think Adam spends is Monday nights at home wearing a ripped up hulkamania yellow shirt, and smacking Camilla in the face with a stuffed ultimate warrior wrestling buddy.

he used to do that on monday’s; that’s why they’re divorced!

monkeyghostpirate
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monkeyghostpirate

kittaan – 4 hours ago  »  Intension – 11 hours ago  »  Interesting read, funny and rude, which im down with. Sometimes it only seems like the mentally fat fans email Blair, and the same questions. But you have to imagine that happens with all bands. Somebody’s got to do it i suppose. Everything on this album in progress seems extremely tight lipped, hopefully for grand reason. Actually, it’s more likely that Blair cherry-picks the questions that play into what he wants to answer, or just finds amusing. Or maybe he just makes some of them up? @ Novaconda –… Read more »

novaconda
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novaconda

@kittaan Haha! …actually my question about the Lateralus tour was legit. I was curious about the Tuvan throat-singing.  In fact, check this out….it’s from 1999 off Letterman. I am impressed he had this musical guest instead of Nsync or someone of that nature. The performance is really good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVyyhHFKI8E  On another side note, I do think Blair cherry-picks questions that he has the need or desire to answer along with questions that everyone wants to know that he can make a mockery of in some fashion. I’m sure he is over the whole “Is Tool recording?” question. Not sure how… Read more »

cultiv8420
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cultiv8420

In the newsletter, there is a reference to the white board they use in the practice space.  He says it has written on it things like “glue 8” and “strait 4”.  These words can be seen on the white board on a recently tagged Facebook photo by Mikey Wheels.  Befriend Adam or Danny on FB to see what I’m talking about.

cooper
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cooper

mikey wheels……as in Mike Oliveri?

seanhalas
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seanhalas

DRURY – 4 hours ago  »  I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992. not only the best post of the year, but the best one i have ever seen. not sure if you came up with that DRURY, or saw it somewhere, but i dont give a rip about that. thank you very much. something about that little blurb sent some chills down mine spine, and… Read more »

Jethro Tool
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Jethro Tool

[quote comment=””]DRURY – 4 hours ago  »  I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992. not only the best post of the year, but the best one i have ever seen. not sure if you came up with that DRURY, or saw it somewhere, but i dont give a rip about that. thank you very much. something about that little blurb sent some chills down mine spine,… Read more »

seanhalas
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seanhalas

“sounds a bit fanboy” ………..???????????

cheer up dude!

nxrm
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nxrm

@cultiv8420 – Or…just check out the photo here:
Mikey Wheels Blog

DRURY
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DRURY

[quote comment=””][quote comment=””]DRURY – 4 hours ago  »  I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992. not only the best post of the year, but the best one i have ever seen. not sure if you came up with that DRURY, or saw it somewhere, but i dont give a rip about that. thank you very much. something about that little blurb sent some chills down mine… Read more »

ilikecheese
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^I agreE theY dO ‘rulE.’
ilC

danielkauai21
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danielkauai21

Mike can ya tell us a little about your evening at the loft or have you been sworn to secrecy?

Izzy
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Izzy

^^ awww sooo cute 🙂

smithersSOCAL
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smithersSOCAL

[quote comment=”46501″][quote comment=””][quote comment=””]DRURY – 4 hours ago  »  I can feel the pulse of Tool pounding in my veins, spewing nano pixels of archetype tones and geometric beats that summon the spirits beyond and the minds that have been captured by their magick song system since the year 1992. not only the best post of the year, but the best one i have ever seen. not sure if you came up with that DRURY, or saw it somewhere, but i dont give a rip about that. thank you very much. something about that little blurb sent some chills down… Read more »

Tyson
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Tyson

What’s with the fake tans, are they working side jobs in Charlie’s chocolate factory?

DRURY
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DRURY

@smithersSOCAL

Oh okay, so you’re humorless. I got it.

danielkauai21
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danielkauai21

admin – 1 hour ago  »  not sure Mike is a member here daniel. Here’s the pic though: Mike is a cool dude, he was part of the group that I met in Hawaii for the Tool show. He wore a Tool crew shirt when about fifteen of us went to this Tai place for dinner he explained he was given the shirt by the band. He also went to all the Australia shows, just him and his mom, a really nice and cool lady. I knew he had met the band multiple times in the past but a sit… Read more »

royal
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royal

mikey is the man!!! such a great guy, the loft is a magical and mysterious place

Calfium Jay
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Calfium Jay

For a 50 year old, Danny Carey sure is in great shape.

elusivEuphoria
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elusivEuphoria

Anybody notice what is scribbled on the whiteboard behind them?

ilikecheese
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^i see a duck with a startled look on it’s face
and E 87
Glue 8
something 4

poosibly something something darkside….