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Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

After 10 years, Tool have finally released at least part of the “curveball” – the re-recorded Opiate now known as Opiate2 (or Opiate squared). This Opiate2 audio stream can be listened to on Spotify, Apple, or your streaming service of choice. The Opiate2 video was created by Dominic Hailstone and it won’t be released until the 18th of March. You can buy it in physical media form in that fancy… Read More »Tool release Opiate 2 audio stream

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders

Pre-orders for the Tool Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP are starting to appear on line this morning, with prices appearing to be thankfully far less than the autographed editions offered at recent shows. There’s also a few extra photos of how the package looks. You can pre-order this album from Amazon (though listed as out of stock at time of posting) and most main stream record retailers. For Australian’s it… Read More »Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP Pre-orders

Tool to finally release Opiate2

Tool to finally release Opiate2

After what feels like many years of speculation it appears Tool are finally getting around to releasing the re-recorded version of Opiate. Here’s the details from Facebook: Taking it back to the beginning, Tool celebrates the 30th anniversary of their first commercially-available release, Opiate, with a re-imagined and extended version of the EP’s title track and an accompanying short film. “Opiate2” (pronounced Opiate Squared) is available via streaming services on… Read More »Tool to finally release Opiate2

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP

Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP

Hot off the presses from the Tool website is news that a vinyl issue of Fear Inoculum is finally on its way in April: There’s some late breaking news from the band. Having just received their personal allotment of the forthcoming (TBA) FEAR INOCULUM ULTRA DELUXE LP, they were inspired to offer for sale this very limited number of advance pressings to TOOLARMY VIP PACKAGE holders (taking advantage of their… Read More »Fear Inoculum Ultra Deluxe LP

Puscifer announce 2022 US Tour

Puscifer announce 2022 US Tour

Puscifer will hit the road this year finally getting the chance to properly support the Existential Reckoning album. The tour includes most of the cities you’d expect, and tickets go on sale this Friday! Pusciforce Agents Merkin, Round, and Mitchell have intercepted a coded message, which appears to be extraterrestrial in nature, emanating from the mysterious and elusive Briefcase, that translates as follows: “An Existential Reckoning is imminent.” Agent Dick… Read More »Puscifer announce 2022 US Tour

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

Tool & Puscifer join 2022 Bonnaroo lineup

Tool & Puscifer join 2022 Bonnaroo lineup

Tool have been announced as the headline act for Saturday night at Bonnaroo this June in Manchester, Tennessee. Puscifer will also feature on the bill playing on Sunday. Here’s a link to the website I feel like I must be getting old, as I can only recognise a small number if acts on the lineup, but if I were at the show I’d also be checking out Robert Plant &… Read More »Tool & Puscifer join 2022 Bonnaroo lineup

Tool 2022 US tour kicks off today!

Tool 2022 US tour kicks off today!

The day is finally upon us, and despite Covid hoping to ruin the party, it seems that the US Tool tour for 2022 will kick off shortly at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. A few snippets from some Tool fans snooping in on the soundcheck have revealed a few interesting songs being practice (I’ll let you trawl Reddit for these to avoid spoilers) but I’d note that the… Read More »Tool 2022 US tour kicks off today!

Hellboy’s Best Albums of 2021

Hellboy’s Best Albums of 2021

2021 has finally drawn to a close, and it dawns upon me that I haven’t posted a poll to collect Fourtheye Readers favourite albums of the year. I’d be keen to hear your thoughts, so if you’ve got lists post them below! As usual, I spent a decent chunk of my time in 2021 listening to new tunes, and while I think it was a pretty solid year for releases,… Read More »Hellboy’s Best Albums of 2021