I was just reading that The Melvins are playing on this years Fuji Rock Festival in Japan in July. It would be nice if they also did a proper Australian tour while they’re in this region…
I stumble across this article this morning on SignOnSanDiego.com, talking about Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay venue in San Diego, which mentions that: artists include Jackson Browne, LeAnn Rimes, Loggins & Messina, Carlos Mencia and Puscifer (Tool singer Maynard James Keenan), who will all be making their debuts at the intimate Shelter Island venue this year. No further info in the article that I could see, which focuses on the venues… Read More »Puscifer to play in San Diego?
Maynard was recently interviewed by Lex & Terry (some DJs from the US I’ve never heard of) and answered some questions regarding his wine experiences. I haven’t listened, so can’t vouch for the quality, but in case you miss it, the link to the interview is on the left side of the link under Downloads. Thanks to jun dos san for the tip!
According to James and Adambot, Tool will be joining the lineup for the Mile High Festival in Denver, Colorado. Tool will play with the likes of Widespread Panic, Ben Harper & Relentless7, G. Love & Special Sauce, Ani DiFranco, India.Arie, the Black Keys and the 18th of July. Tool would appear to be a unusual addition to the line-up, far heavier than anyone else on the show, unless Tool are… Read More »Tool joing Mile High Club
The Austin Decider has published a new interview with Maynard today where he discusses his comedic work, and his thoughts on the genre at the moment, and Puscifer: D: Who’s the funniest non-comedian you’ve ever worked with? MJK: A guy who should have his own talk show, if you could just get—you know how it is, you have guys who once you aim a camera at them, all of that goes… Read More »Maynard discusses Comedy
Blair has confirmed on Toolband/Army that Tool will be touring this summer. Presumably the US only, Tool break from recent trends and decide to tour prior to the release of the new album. I’m sure many of you have heard of an upcoming summer tour. Although I can’t announce any specific dates yet (as the bulk of the dates haven’t been confirmed), once they are finalized and official, we’ll be… Read More »Tool Summer Tour confirmed
According to a recent post by Ipecac and Isis on Myspace: Our lovely friends at Newbury Comics is hosting the pre-order for the new Isis “Wavering Radiant” that gets released May 5th. Soooo order yours today and you’ll recieve an autographed booklet by the whole band! http://www.newburycomics.com/rel/v2_viewupc.php?storenr=103&upc=68923001132 What are ya waitin’ for?! Support your record stores!! I listened to the Wavering Radiant the other day, probably the best Isis album… Read More »Pre-Order Isis’ Wavering Radiant
Maynard is interviewed in this interesting video regarding the upcoming LA Puscifer shows, courtesy of Erin at LA Weekly. He talks about the “content” of the shows, GG Allin and make several bad jokes: There’s also a few live tracksfrom the Vegas shows on the Puscifer website that are worth checking out. Thanks to Ruben for the tip.
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
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…