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Danny Carey

Danny Carey is the drummer for the band Tool, and also plays regularly in Los Angeles as part of Volto! and various other acts at the Baked Potato.

Danny is also considered one of the worlds leading drummers, and regularly appears at the pointy end of many Top Drummers lists. For all articles on Danny Carey, use this category!

Beat announced full US tour

Beat announced full US tour

Following up from the the recently announced San Diego show, King Crimson supergroup Beat have announced an range of dates across the US. In case you missed it, Beat feature Tool drummer Danny Carey, as well as Adrian Belew, Tony Levin and Steve Vai: Former King Crimson members ADRIAN BELEW and TONY LEVIN band together with guitar virtuoso STEVE VAI and explosive Tool drummer DANNY CAREY for the first time… Read More »Beat announced full US tour

Rick Beato interviews Danny Carey

Rick Beato interviews Danny Carey

Plenty of great Tool content out there at the moment, and one of the best is Rick Beato‘s interview of Danny Carey in the Tool Loft. It’s a great conversation about a range of topics including Tool, drumming & drummers and music in general. Possibly the most exciting take from the interview is that Aenima has been remastered for a vinyl re-issue. No word on when this might be, but… Read More »Rick Beato interviews Danny Carey

Beat – featuring Danny Carey

Beat – featuring Danny Carey

It looks like Danny Carey has another project happening, this time with King Crimson luminaries Adrian Belew and Tony Levin, and joined by Steve Vai. There’s not much know about this yet, except a small gig poster for one show: No word on this will be more than on show, but it takes place at Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay in San Diego on September 17 It also appears Robert… Read More »Beat – featuring Danny Carey

Danny Carey tour kit rundown

Danny Carey tour kit rundown

Follow up from the excellent rig rundown featuring Justin – it’s Danny‘s turn to get the treatment. David Frangioni from Modern Drummer chats with Danny Carey about his Tool touring rig from the recent 2024 US shows. Really interesting video, especially for those into drumming tech. David also interviews Danny as part of the Modern Drummer podcast. Danny mostly stays focused on drumming topics, including how he developed his sound… Read More »Danny Carey tour kit rundown

Chocolate Chip Trip Live in Winnipeg 2023

Chocolate Chip Trip Live in Winnipeg 2023

Keen to hear more of Danny’s Toolbox synth whilst jamming to Chocolate Chip Trip? Synth guru and Electro-Acoustic Research founder Peter Grenader has the video for you! From the description: live recording of Chocolate Chip Trip form the 2023 Winnipeg Tool show, featuring Danny Carey at the Toolbox synth. Images are of the Toolbox in Palm Springs, October 2023 before their Power Trip Festival performance, while installing a new LFO… Read More »Chocolate Chip Trip Live in Winnipeg 2023

Justin & Danny join Primus for Jimmy Hayward benefit

Justin & Danny join Primus for Jimmy Hayward benefit

Les Claypool and his mates in Primus are throwing a benefit show for his buddy Jimmy Hayward. Among other things, Jimmy worked with Danny Carey in Legend of the Seagullmen and Freebird. The show will take place on the 17th of April, 2023 at the Belasco in Los Angeles. It wouldn’t surprise me if there are more guests putting in an appearance on the night! Danny and Tool bass player… Read More »Justin & Danny join Primus for Jimmy Hayward benefit

Stumpfest 2023 lineup announced

Stumpfest 2023 lineup announced

Stumpfest is back for 2023, and as expected this mini-festival delivers a bunch of great acts worth checking out, including a rare appearance of the Danny Carey Trio. Stumpfest IX will take place over the 20th, 21st and 22nd of April at the Mississippi Studios Here’s what ChatGPT has to say about some of the other bands on the lineup: Elder is one of the most exciting and dynamic bands… Read More »Stumpfest 2023 lineup announced

Danny Carey added to Taylor Hawkins Tribute lineup

Danny Carey added to Taylor Hawkins Tribute lineup

This Tuesday night the 27th of September is the second Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, and it was announced recently that Tool‘s Danny Carey has joined the list of guests for the evening. No word on who Danny will be performing with, but with members of Yes and Rush on the lineup, prog fans worldwide could be in for an interesting night! It’s not really confirmed yet if this show will… Read More »Danny Carey added to Taylor Hawkins Tribute lineup

Danny Arrested at Kansas Airport

I’m sure you’ve all heard the news by now, but recent reports from TMZ tell us that Danny Carey was arrested last night at the Kansas Airport following an alleged altercation with a staff member. Reports are unflattering to say the least, and Danny probably has some explaining to do. On a more positive note, while in town Danny sat in with the Kansas University band during a recent basketball… Read More »Danny Arrested at Kansas Airport

cEvin Key tours the Loft with Peter Grenader

cEvin Key tours the Loft with Peter Grenader

cEvin Key from Skinny Puppy recently had the opportunity to tour The Loft, and chat with Tool drummer Danny Carey, as well as synth guru Peter Grenader to checkout the collection of vintage synths within. I haven’t seen the footage, but apparently it’s available to subscribers on cEvin’s Patreon channel. Peter was kind enough to share a few photos on Facebook though! Here’s an Imgur link for you non-Facebookers!