Tool have started posting a series of album related images to social media, suggesting a countdown to the new album has started
Some of you might know that Tool have an official Instagram account, and a few hours ago via that account some new artwork was revealed, which I expect is the new Tool logo for their upcoming album. Here it is: There have been some mixed responses to the logo in the forum and other social media, including the inevitable poop jokes, but I don’t mind it! Hopefully we’ll see some… Read More »Tool unveil new logo
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
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?
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
Us long suffering Tool fans are used to periods of near radio silence from the band, and while that’s ok when there’s not much happening, it becomes much harder when we know that something is imminent. There are plenty of rumours flying around, but it’s pretty hard to discern what is true and what is false. They come from a range of sources – relatives, friends of the band, some… Read More »Tool New Album rumour update April 2019
Following up from yesterdays rumour of Tool entering the mastering phase, a few more bits of info have come to light to put this much closer to the “confirmed” category. Firstly, electronic artist Of The Trees has tweeted some further detail on his meeting with Tool: I imagine it was a chance encounter with the band at the airport or some other venue, rather than a planned thing. Secondly, Adam… Read More »Update: Mastering confirmed