Review: Fear Inoculum

Review: Fear Inoculum

It’s finally here! Today, August 30th 2019 Tool finally released their latest masterwork – Fear Inoculum. I’ve had a few days to digest this now, and figured to celebrate I’d throw together some words in the way of a review. Fear Inoculum The title track is the first on the album, and also the first released. I’ve reviewed this one already, and my opinion on the track hasn’t changed a… Read More »Review: Fear Inoculum
Fear Inoculum leaks

Fear Inoculum leaks

As I’m sure many of you are aware, Fear Inoculum seems to have leaked onto the internet. A couple of quick things: Please don’t post links to the leak in the comments section, they will be deleted I don’t mind discussion about the leak, or thoughts on the album Out of respect for the band and the process, I won’t be posting my thoughts here until Friday (I may discuss… Read More »Fear Inoculum leaks
Danny Carey speaks to the Trap Set

Danny Carey speaks to the Trap Set

Cool interview released today, with Danny Carey speaking to Joe at the Trap Set in a pretty open and candid chat about Fear Inoculum and Tool in general. It’s oine of the best I’ve heard with Danny, so well worth the time to check out: Danny Carey is the rare artist with a wildly ambitious imagination, coupled with the virtuosic ability to manifest his singular ideas. Joe joined Danny at… Read More »Danny Carey speaks to the Trap Set
Track Listing and Reviews  for Fear Inoculum Unleashed

Track Listing and Reviews for Fear Inoculum Unleashed

A busy day today for us Tool website administrators, with a doubly whammy of Fear Inoculum news coming out while I’m firmly ensconced in my office. First up is the official confirmation of the Fear Inoculum track listing. This appeared on the @toolmusic Instagram account a few hours ago, and contains some interesting titles: Also out there today is a range of Fear Inoculum reviews from an assortment of media… Read More »Track Listing and Reviews for Fear Inoculum Unleashed

Review: Fear Inoculum (track)

Most of you have been paying attention, but I’ll state the obvious: Fear Inoculum, the title track from the new Tool album is out on all major music platforms. I’ve listened to it three times now, and loving it more each listen. My initial thoughts: Much like the other news songs played live, it’s very much a Tool track. They’re not breaking new ground here, more iterating on a theme.… Read More »Review: Fear Inoculum (track)
New track Fear Inoculum streams tonight!

New track Fear Inoculum streams tonight!

Just a quick post this morning as I’m here at work – the new Tool track Fear Inoculum will be released this evening Australian time, expected to be around 10:00pm AEST. Time converter at worldtimebuddy.comTime converter at worldtimebuddy.com According to Radio.com: By Michael Cerio, RADIO.COM10 hours ago 13 years in the making, the time for Tool has arrived.On Wednesday August 7, the band officially reveals their first song since 2006, the epic title… Read More »New track Fear Inoculum streams tonight!
Possible Fear Inoculum details emerge?

Possible Fear Inoculum details emerge?

While we immerse ourselves in Tool news this week, some further details have emerged that seemingly confirm the rumour that Fear Inoculum will have some form of LED screen. Port of Sound Records in California have listed the album with the following details: ToolFear Inoculum (CD bundle) Default TitleRelease Date: 8/30/19RCA Records –Limited Edition Tri-fold Soft Pack Video Brochure featuring:Compact disc (79 MINUTES OF MUSIC)4” HD rechargeable screen with exclusive… Read More »Possible Fear Inoculum details emerge?
Fear Inoculum cover revealed

Fear Inoculum cover revealed

Tool overnight revealed the cover for Fear Inoculum overnight via Instagram. The design vaguely resembles a computer animated spiral of eyes, or perhaps a snake skin. To me it seems more mechanical than organic. There’s no real clarification of the artist, however as noted yesterday it was heavily hinted to be Alex Grey. I would say it’s relatively low-key compared to other Tool albums, though I do expect that most… Read More »Fear Inoculum cover revealed
Revolver Interview and Album Art update

Revolver Interview and Album Art update

As the ever moving Tool hype train hurtles further out of control, in the last couple of days we’ve gathered some further information about Tool’s upcoming Fear Inoculum. First up is a recent interview with all 4 members of the band in the September 2019 issue of Revolver Magazine. Adam, Justin, Danny and Maynard all speak about their respective journeys in the last 12 years, and what it’s taken to… Read More »Revolver Interview and Album Art update
Tool now available to stream

Tool now available to stream

Several hours ago Tool finally flicked the switch on a digital release for the 5 main releases: Opiate, Undertow, Aenima, Lateralus and 10,000 Days. Most of you already know this of course, being vigilant and rabid Tool fans. It’s a great convenience for many of us who have moved on from more traditional media. You can find them on the usual haunts such as Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music… Read More »Tool now available to stream