Hot off the presses – Tool have confirmed at the Birmingham show tonight that the album will be released on August 30th. No further details at this time, but stay tuned!
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Adam suggested that we’d get new Tool songs this tour, and they certainly delivered at Welcome to Rockville, with the band playing two tracks. I’m hesitant to get too carried away with analysis over songs that have only appears in phone recording quality, but I’m largely happy with what I hear. Both a relatively slow burners, quite atmospheric with a strong emphasis on instrumental work. First up was the complete… Read More »Tool debut new songs at Welcome to Rockville
A few other interesting tidbits of information come out overnight, mostly related to the Welcome to Rockville Tool show coming this Sunday. A note regarding spoilers: I know some of you Fourtheye readers are keen to avoid spoilers, and I’m also keen to protect you, but the reality is that this is a news site. While I’m going to keep spoiler information out of the titles of posts here, if… Read More »More updates leading into Rockville
There was a new Tweet overnight from Tool’s account, which suggests that new material is definitely on the cards for this coming tour: Most importantly, Maynard will have a new costume! What could it be?
Just as I was about to write a rant about Tool have let their fans down with a lack of communication, Adam posts a grab on Instagram which teases their often previewed live track Descending. All of a sudden my anger has subsided somewhat. Many hoped that we’d see some new songs played at the upcoming shows (the first of which is on Sunday), with probably just as many expecting… Read More »Adam teases Descending in Instagram
The wait for details on the new album is long, and so far unsatisfying, and it appears that even with a tour on the horizon only the most optimistic of us expect some kind of deliverance in the coming days. Even a much hyped website update seemed to reveal little. Instead, we can turn to mindless speculation. Today I pose the following question – would you prefer: An album containing… Read More »Discussion: album track length predictions
There was a leaked lineup for the Aftershock Festival that came out yesterday, will Tool claimed as the headliner. Today we have formal confirmation that Tool will indeed be the final act on Sunday night the 13th of October.
Us long suffering Tool fans are used to periods of near radio silence from the band, and while that’s ok when there’s not much happening, it becomes much harder when we know that something is imminent. There are plenty of rumours flying around, but it’s pretty hard to discern what is true and what is false. They come from a range of sources – relatives, friends of the band, some… Read More »Tool New Album rumour update April 2019
Ah, April Fools! In prior years I’ve been organised enough to do some fooling of my own, but this year instead I will reflect on what is increasingly becoming an irrelevant event. In these days of the internet, it takes a genuinely good post to fool anyone. Indeed many were predicting today would be the day Tool announce a new album. While April 1 is not over, I personally think… Read More »April Tools!
Ettan on the forum let me know today that the Tool Drive Project has had a recent update. For those that don’t know, this project does a fantastic job of collecting, preserving and documenting Tool live recordings, and is a must visit for anyone interested in these things: 2019.03.19: The site is live! For those of you with rclone set up correctly, send us an email with a username for… Read More »Tool Drive Project gets updated!