It’s been too long between posts! Today I have one of the best Tool thingos to be released lately, which is a rig rundown with bass player Justin Chancellor. Chris from Premier Guitar takes us on a tour of Justin’s entire stack with Justin and his tech Pete Lewis all adding their spin to the discussion. It’s 40 minutes of video no Tool fan will regret watching! Feature photo credit:… Read More »Justin Chancellor Rig Rundown
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A little while back Revolver Magazine were touting a new issue featuring Tool on the cover. I believe physical copies of this magazine are available, but for those who don’t desire phyiscal things, the article in question is now available on the Revolver website. Titled TOOL’s Trip to Power the article features quotes from both Justin Chancellor and Danny Carey who talk up the experience of playing the Power Trip… Read More »Tool’s Trip to Power
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
The first leg of Tool‘s mammoth 2023 North American Winter Tour has wrapped up, and by all reports there were some great shows! This post is a little spoilery, so if you’re keen to avoid what’s in the setlist, the please turn back now! The stage setup didn’t appear to change significantly. For the most part is resembled the last tour, though they seem to have done away with the… Read More »Tool 2023 North American Tour Wrap Up
On the final shows of the 2023 North American tour, Tool were joined on stage during Jambi by Alex Lifeson from seminal prog band Rush. As well as jamming on one of the best Tool tracks, they also worked a bit of A Passage to Bangkok into the piece. Check it out via the Youtube vid below:
As was promised a few days ago, Tool have announced their dates for Europe and the UK in 2024, a few being festivals, and others being stand alone gigs. Details and dates below: We’re returning to Europe and the UK next May and June for twelve headline shows, with support from @nightverses, and some festival appearances. Tickets for all headline shows go on-sale to the general public this Friday, November… Read More »Tool Europe and UK 2024 tour dates announced
Welcome news today that Tool are on the cusp of announcing further tour dates, this time for Europe and the UK. They’re encouraging you to send your dirty dollars at Toolarmy so that you can secure your prestigious VIP tickets at the appropriate time. Here are your orders: Tool Army cordially invites you to join us as we launch our upcoming European tour. Your membership entitles you to many insider… Read More »Tool Europe and UK dates coming soon!
Sneakily release at Idaho gig, and then confirmed on social media – Tool have released a new CD re-issue of their first record: Undertow. This package has been directed by Justin Chancellor with further package design by regular collaborator Mackie Osborne. It’s a great looking package, featuring some further artwork by Polish sculptor Vahan Bego, as well as a commemorative coin. I can’t determine if there’s any kind of audio… Read More »Tool release Justin Chancellor designed Undertow 30th Anniversary re-issue
Just yesterday Justin suggested Tool were hitting the road again in January, and here we are: Winter 2024 US tour dates announced. I haven’t checked my map, but I assume this leg of the current Tool tour fills a few of the gaps that were left out in the current one. Even better – the support act was announced, and they are the most excellent stoner metallers from Oregon: Elder.… Read More »Tool announce US Winter 2024 Tour
While preparing to hit the road with Tool, and in the lead up to the latest MTVoid release, Justin Chancellor has spoken with the crew at The Vinyl Guide. It’s a great interview, and he speaks about a bunch of interesting topics. A few of my takes from the interview Check it out: You may recall that the Vinyl Guide has also spoken with Mackie Osbourne, who has also commented… Read More »Justin Chancellor with The Vinyl Guide