Tool

Tool are a band from Los Angeles California. This section of Fourtheye contains all the latest Tool news and rumours.

Newest packaging coming soon

Adam Jones teases Tool package prototype?

Fresh from Adam’s Instagram (well, a few days old anyway, since I was out in the field for a week) is a preview of some new Tool package. There’s not a lot of detail on what it is! Some speculate that this could finally be some kind of vinyl – possibly a Fear Inoculum release, Lateralus anniversary edition, or possibly even a box set? It’s hard to say much more… Read More »Adam Jones teases Tool package prototype?

Some “Wicked” Tool news coming soon?

Some “Wicked” Tool news coming soon?

Blair suggests today that some exciting Tool news will be surfacing soon. I can’t imagine a tour is on the cards anytime in 2021, so either it’s tour news that some time off, or something else? New record, live streams, vinyl, blankets – the points of speculation are endless. Those of us who work for the band wish we could share more news updates that fans would find truly exciting…… Read More »Some “Wicked” Tool news coming soon?

Tool Newsletter January 2021

Tool Newsletter January 2021

It’s been a little while since we’ve had a Tool Newsletter with a great deal of updates from band members, but Blair has posted one recently which updates us on what Danny & Justin are up to at the moment: Would you good folks settle for a half of a Tool newsletter? Okay, great!  Here we go.  A while back I mentioned that DANNY was tracking with Peter Murphy (of… Read More »Tool Newsletter January 2021

Peter Grenader working with Danny on something Tool related

Peter Grenader working with Danny on something Tool related

A video come out back in October from Synth jockey Peter Grenader, who’s worked with Danny Carey numerous times, in particular his Toolbox synth from recent Tool tours and the track Chocolate Chip Trip. Below is a Youtube clip of him twiddling some knobs on Danny’s synth. Importantly this video has a comment: Yup! Was just over there last week, going to be back this week. Working on a a… Read More »Peter Grenader working with Danny on something Tool related

Tool Kitchen Sink for Auction!

Tool Kitchen Sink for Auction!

For the Tool fan that has it all, now you can have a kitchen sink! This sink is now up for auction, and is autographed by all members of the band! It’s part of a charity auction to support the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Happy bidding! The auction closes on December 2nd

Justin Chancellor speaks to Alex Grey

Justin Chancellor speaks to Alex Grey

The latest guest on Alex Grey‘s COSM podcast is Tool bass player Justin Chancellor – it’s a great interview where Justin talks at length about his and Tool’s creative process and in particular Fear Inoculum. Alex also gives us his thoughts on the creative process and how the artwork was inspired by the band. It’s a great listen, thankfully free of outrageous claims regarding new recordings, though Justin does indicate… Read More »Justin Chancellor speaks to Alex Grey

Tool Schism collaborator Hannah Sims passes away

Tool Schism collaborator Hannah Sim passes away

Hannah Sim, who was one half of Osseus Labyrint passed away recently, with Tool guitarist Adam Jones taking note in a recent Instagram post: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Adam Jones (@adamjones_tv) on Nov 10, 2020 at 1:35pm PST She and partner Mark Steger worked with Jones and Tool on the Schism video. They also joined them on the road for a couple of tours following… Read More »Tool Schism collaborator Hannah Sim passes away

Fear Inoculum: Year One

Fear Inoculum: Year One

It’s almost hard to believe it’s been a year since the formal release of Tool’s latest – Fear Inoculum. And not just any year either – 2020 has been an extraordinary year in many ways, with worldwide changes that have had an impact on us all. While I’m not of the belief that the lyrics of the title track are prophetic, there certainly is an uncanny, if somewhat informal reference… Read More »Fear Inoculum: Year One

Tool cancel upcoming tour dates

Tool cancel upcoming tour dates

Today Tool have issued a statement saying they will cancel all dates of their 2020 US Tour, following on from the previous decision to postpone them. According to the statement, this is mostly to allow fans to get refunds, rather than having this money tied up in tickets indefinitely. Make no mistake though, this tour will happen one the circumstances allow: “As so many music lovers have come to realize… Read More »Tool cancel upcoming tour dates