Tool collaborator Chet Zar will have some of his work on display in the Bien Art Gallery in Brunswick, Victoria from mid July: OPENING NIGHT: Saturday, July 13, from 6–9 pm. Free entry. This exhibition will be on view from July 14 to August 4, concurrently with Dark Art 2019. This show depicts a new class of beings in Dy5topia, the alternate dystopian reality that serves as the setting for… Read More »Chet Zar – The Administrators Down Under
There’s not much actual news around the new Tool album around at the moment, except for the announcement that it’s coming on August 30th. There is a bunch of rumours and speculation around the place, that in order to keep you guys (any myself) amused, I’m going to list, and then give some kind thoughts about whether I reckon it’s legit or not. Note that some of below could be… Read More »Tool New Album Rumour File
Blair has released the latest issue of the Tool Newsletter today, dropping a couple of smallish hints for deciphering, but mostly reiterating how he came to be the Tool webmaster: In the nineteen years of writing for my – er – I mean the band’s website, the hardest thing is knowing something that would constitute real band news – something positive to relay to eager fans – only being unable… Read More »Tool May 2019 Newsletter
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?