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Articles related to Justin Chancellor, bass player for the bands Tool, M.T.void and White Onion

Justin speaks with The New Scene

Plenty of great Justin Chancellor interviews this month, coinciding with the Tool tour and the release of MTVoid‘s newest record. In this episode with The New Scene, just talks quite a bit about being on the road, how things went in his early days with Tool, the writing process of Fear Inoculum and the bands excitement to start working on new material. It’s a pretty great interview, and well worth… Read More »Justin speaks with The New Scene

Justin chats with Matt Pinfield

Justin chats with Matt Pinfield

Great new interview where Justin Chancellor from Tool has a chat with Matt Pinfield from 95.5 KLOS. Highlights of the interview include some of his influences as a young bass player, Tool’s enthusiasm for touring, their desire to start songwriting following their 2024 dates as well as a plug for the new MTVoid record. It’s worth your time!

Night Verses – Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley Of Night Part 1

Night Verses – Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley Of Night Part 1

Justin Chancellor has been pretty busy of late, including prepping for Tool tours and recording MTVoid latest album. Not content with that, he’s also appeared on the latest Night Verses record – Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley of Night Part 1. I posted about this a little while ago, but this week I had the chance to have a listen, and I gotta say it’s one of… Read More »Night Verses – Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley Of Night Part 1

MTVoid announce Matters Knot, Pt. 1

MTVoid announce Matters Knot, Pt. 1

Back in 2013 Justin Chancellor from Tool together with Peter Mohamed released MTVoid’s debut Nothing’s Matter. The duo are back in 10 years later with their next release – Matters Knot, Pt. 1. The album also includes contributions from friends of Chancellor and Mohamed: Aric Improta (Night Verses, ex-Fever 333) on “Propagator,” Isabel Munoz-Newsome of Pumarosa on “Drop-Out,” and Andy Morin (Death Grips), who contributed drums and production to “Scanner… Read More »MTVoid announce Matters Knot, Pt. 1

Night Verses announce new album featuring Justin Chancellor

Night Verses announce new album featuring Justin Chancellor

Night Verses are a prog-rock band from California, and have announced a new album recently. Called Every Sound Has A Color In The Valley Of Night, this album features a range of guests, including Tool bassplayer Justin Chancellor. He plays on the closing track on Part 1 called Séance. Also featured on the record is Tristan Shone, who you may recall is the mastermind behind Author & Punisher. You can… Read More »Night Verses announce new album featuring Justin Chancellor

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

MTVoid release ‘Scanner Void’

MTVoid release ‘Scanner Void’

Justin has been promising a new MTVoid release for a little while now, and it appears today is the day we get to see the first track off their next release. It’s called Scanner Void and the video is below for you viewing pleasure… So what do you all think? It sounds to me like it’s very much in the same vein as their debut release. It’s a quite interesting… Read More »MTVoid release ‘Scanner Void’

Justin Speaks & Adam + Dälek

Justin Speaks & Adam + Dälek

A couple of quick news items I’ve come across recently! First up Tool bassist Justin Chancellor has a chat with the Miami New Times about the tour which is currently underway. He talks briefly about the delays in Fear Inoculum’s creation, and also touches on a few of the challenges of playing certain songs live (note: this article may contain setlist spoilers). Secondly details of the next Dälek have been… Read More »Justin Speaks & Adam + Dälek

Justin Chancellor update: Pedal + Dunable + EXU

Justin Chancellor update: Pedal + Dunable + EXU

Not one to rest on his laurels, Tool bass player Justin Chancellor has been busy the last few months with a few cool new things coming to light in the last few weeks. First up: Justin was been working with the team at Dunlop to create a custom wah pedal – the JCT95 Justin Chancellor Cry Baby. It’s got some cool features and it includes some fuzz and filter features… Read More »Justin Chancellor update: Pedal + Dunable + EXU

Justin Chancellor Ernie Ball StingRay Bass

Justin Chancellor Bass up for Auction

Tool bassplayer Justin Chancellor is currently auctioning one of his Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray basses for charity. Run by French metal band Gojira, this fundraiser is for Brazil’s Indigenous People Articulation (APIB). Proceeds of this, and other auctions will raise much needed funds. According to Toolband: Justin has autographed and painted his 2019 short scale Ernie Ball StingRay bass and donated it for a live auction raising funds for indigenous… Read More »Justin Chancellor Bass up for Auction