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!

Tool January Newsletter

Blair released the Tool January Newletter today, despite the fact it’s February.  It talks about, and includes a picture of a bug found in a readers Vicarious DVD, and includes a vision, which may or may not mean something.  Not sure what to make of it, but the reference to various Toolarmy Ranks and so on could have some meaning.  Change coming to the website soon perhaps? There’s also a… Read More »Tool January Newsletter

Volto! gig, Pigmy pictures, ‘Busy” band members

Blair posted several updates to Toolband/Army today.  The first lot where a bunch of pictures from the recent Pigmy Love Circus gig.  Some nice work there with several shots take by Danny‘s girlfriend Rynne.  Toolarmy members get a close up of Danny in action. Also mentioned is that there is a Volto! gig coming up on Friday the 6th of March at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood.  Blair mentions it… Read More »Volto! gig, Pigmy pictures, ‘Busy” band members

Dannycarey.org Preview Pictures

This morning I was provided with a three pictures taken from the upcoming update to dannycarey.org.  The pics appear to be pretty heavily CGI’d which suggests the site will probably be quite Flash intensive.  Regardless, they look quite interesting and I can’t wait to see the end result!  No word yet on when the update will become available. For your viewing pleasure…

Meshuggah Live DVD, Pigmy Love Circus

According to a recent post on Blabbermouth, Meshuggah will be releasing a live DVD later on this year, and will also be recording an album for release in 2010. Danny’s other band, Pigmy Love Circus are playing a gig tonight with bands Sturgeon, Sextapes and Hectors Revenge at the Key Club in Hollywood.  Sounds like fun if you can make it!

Anyone for Golf?

Bellami from Toolarmy found some cool pictures from a recent Paiste Golf Day featuring our favorite Drummer!  Danny looks pretty suave in his golfing duds!  Heaps more pictures here.

Sonor Drum Video from NAMM

Marc writes in to let me know about this video on Drumtube, which shows off the whole range of Sonor drums, including the DC one.  According to the video, the cost of the drum will be “less expensive than originally thought” at €555, about US$727 and AU$1,085.  I’m not sure what expensive means in the world of drums, but that sounds like a fair bit for a single drum to… Read More »Sonor Drum Video from NAMM

Danny at NAMM 2009

Gregrohmer from Toolarmy took the following pictures of Danny at the NAMM 2009 convention.  Includes and extreme close-up of the new signature snare.  Thanks to Kat for the tip!

Pigmy Love Circus Live!

Pigmy Love Circus play a rare live show in February with bands Sextapes (featuring Chris Pitman) and Sturgeon (featuring Kent Brisley), all of who apparently played in a band in Kansas called Ibizabar.  The gig will be held at the Keyclub Hollywood on February 4th.  First 50 through the door get a free Sturgeon CD!

Danny judges at Guitar Center Drum-off

According to a post I read on Wired, Danny will be judging at a Drum-Off at Guitar Center (in LA?) on the 10th of January 2009: including Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, Tool’s Danny Carey, No Doubt’s Adrian Young, Avenged Sevenfold’s The Rev and session vet Kenny Aronoff.  Those distinguished musicians will be joined by celebration host and Jane’s Addiction slammer Stephen Perkins, The Mars Volta’s Thomas Pidgeon, Shadows Fall’s Jason… Read More »Danny judges at Guitar Center Drum-off