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.
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!
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!
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!
In between being a new Dad, and writing a new Tool EP (lol) it seems that Tool drummer Danny Carey has found the time to appear on Daniel Romano’s latest creation: Forever Love’s Fool Danny’s playing tabla and percussion on this proggy album (FOREVER LOVE’S FOOL) by DANIEL ROMANO’S OUTFIT. That’s one way to keep your mind occupied during the quarantine. Thanks to Ben Sherazi for tracking files sent via… Read More »Daniel Romano’s Outfit featuring Danny Carey
Amazing footage this morning, with some multi-angle and excellent sounding footage of Danny Carey working the kit during a recent performance of the track Pneuma off Tool‘s latest album Fear Inoculum. It’s great stuff, and well worth the time investment for drummers and Tool fans alike!
Cool interview released today, with Danny Carey speaking to Joe at the Trap Set in a pretty open and candid chat about Fear Inoculum and Tool in general. It’s oine of the best I’ve heard with Danny, so well worth the time to check out: Danny Carey is the rare artist with a wildly ambitious imagination, coupled with the virtuosic ability to manifest his singular ideas. Joe joined Danny at… Read More »Danny Carey speaks to the Trap Set
I don’t always wish band members Happy Birthday on here any more, but since I was sent a special photo by reader slaamri I have a nice photo of some signed merch to share. From slaamri to Danny: Happy birthday from France! And I know the sentiment is expressed worldwide! Hopefully all those at the Tool show this evening will give him a solid rendition of Happy Birthday to You.… Read More »Happy Birthday Danny!
Looks like Danny Carey has a new side project with some dudes from Zappa Plays Zappa: Stumpfest takes place over Easter this year in Portland, Oregon, and features other great acts such as Elder, Baptists and Earthless. As per the Facebook post above, the Danny Carey Trio join the party on Saturday night the 20th of April. In other Danny related news, I note a recent post on Toolband: The… Read More »The Danny Carey Trio
Some were expecting the latest Tool newsletter from Blair would contain an announcement, and while technically it did, it probably wasn’t the one they are expecting! As has been reported before (I think), Danny has been working on a new book, and it will be out “soon”: I am excited to announce that Danny’s new book Remember the Future is finally at the printers. Over three years in the making, the coffee… Read More »Tool January 2019 Newsletter
There was an Instagram post from Adam Jones recently which showed a picture of Danny Carey holding a melted drum head, presumably outside the studio while recording the new Tool record. Danny’s website now has an explanation for the fire: Danny’s drum altar burst into flames the other night after he finished tracking one of the tunes for the new TOOL ALBUM. This occurred while he was listening to the… Read More »Danny’s Drum Altar in the studio catches fire