Tool to headline Lollapalooza

There are now some very strong rumours that Tool will be headlining this years Lollapalooza festival: The Killers and Tool are expected to fill out the headlining slots for the fifth annual Lollapalooza festival Aug. 7-9 in Grant Park. Multiple industry sources confirmed over the weekend at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, that the two bands will join headliners previously reported by the Tribune: the Beastie… Read More »Tool to headline Lollapalooza

Tool May Release?

tojenol from Toolarmy posted the following today: My cousin works at a mall record store, HMV, and she mentioned that there was a Tool release scheduled in May that came up in the computer recently. File this well and truly in the rumours department for now, but I would suspect a May release of The Pot DVD is definitely not beyond the realms of possibility…

The Pot video details

Mahamundra from Toolarmy pointed out a quote from the recent Guitar World interview with Adam Jones, and a recent tweet from Meats Meier as having something in common…. Adam Jones: We’re working on ‘The Pot’ but Ive been really lazy lately[Laughs]. The setup for it is a-lot more epic, so its actually good that we’ve been able to have more time. Its going to be all stop motion and in… Read More »The Pot video details

The Melvins join ATP New York

The Melvins have been announced as part of the lineup for the New York All Tomorrow Parties Festival this year, curated by The Flaming Lips. Also announced are personal favorites of mine The Jesus Lizard: Today we’re pleased to announce the second group of announcements for our second ATP New York festival which runs from 11th-13th September 2009 and is co-curated by The Flaming Lips. The first event received widespread… Read More »The Melvins join ATP New York

The Melvins with Green River

According to a recent Myspace post, The Melvins are playing a couple of shows with Grunge forefathers Green River in Seattle: More Silver Anniversary fun!! The Melvins will play two special shows with old pals Green River. The dates are May 22nd and 23rd at the Showbox At The Market in Seattle, WA. Check out the Green River Myspace here, http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=364525415 Sounds like a good gig to me!

Puscifer LA Show Details emerge

Some more details of the two Los Angeles Puscifer shows have appeared on Toolband/Army: 1st Night, April 4th: The opener is “INTO THE PRESENCE”, featuring Tim Alexander (Primus, Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, Fata Morgana, Laundry) 2nd Night, April 5th: The opener is “SWEETHEAD”, Featuring Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of The Stone Age, A Perfect Circle) Also reported on the site was the sad news that John Ziegler from Volto! lost… Read More »Puscifer LA Show Details emerge

Tool to play All Good Festival?

This is nothing more than speculation based on Blair‘s cryptic emails, but is worth posting anyway: Sounds kinda crazy I know, but collectivejudas29 put together a good analysis of Blair’s spirit session from the February newsletter that led him to conclude Tool may be playing a show in July. It seems right to me, and more specifically it seems like they might be playing a festival. If it’s in July,… Read More »Tool to play All Good Festival?

Tool February Newsletter 2009

Blair has released the February 2009 Newsletter somewhat secretly this time, as there wasn’t a post in the new about it.  It gives us an update of all the members, which I shall summarise below: Adam is working on several big undisclosed projects (the video presumably) Maynard is Puscifering, as we already know Danny & Justin have had a very productive jam session a couple of weeks ago Thanks to… Read More »Tool February Newsletter 2009