Former Tool bass player Paul D'Amour has been announced as the new bass player for Industrial metal stalwarts Ministry. He'll be joining them on their tour next month, and has also apparently joined them in the studio.
You think you’re a Tool superfan? Sure you’ve dropped hundreds on VIP passes, Lateralus vinyls, limited edition First Editions of Danny’s book and even a Tool blanket – but do you own an original piece of Tool artwork? If you have a bunch of money and just don’t know what to do with it, then I have good news. Artist Adi Granov is selling the originals of a couple of… Read More »Adi Granov selling original Tool artwork
I don’t always wish band members Happy Birthday on here any more, but since I was sent a special photo by reader slaamri I have a nice photo of some signed merch to share. From slaamri to Danny: Happy birthday from France! And I know the sentiment is expressed worldwide! Hopefully all those at the Tool show this evening will give him a solid rendition of Happy Birthday to You.… Read More »Happy Birthday Danny!
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!
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.