Moderators for the upcoming Maynard James Keenan book tour have been announced today, and there are some interesting names including Billy Howerdel, Kim Thayil and Alex Grey. It sounds like these will be pretty interesting events, so get along to one if you get the chance! Moderators for Maynard’s A Perfect Union of Contrary Things book tour have been announced: November 9 Nashville, TN City Winery Nashville SOLD OUTModerators: Dino Paredes (Suretone Management) &… Read More »Moderators announced for Maynard James Keenan Book Tour
Alex Grey recently gifted all four members of Tool a special CoSM Grail. According to the blog post: All four members of the band Tool were recently gifted with CoSM Grails. The CoSM Grail is a symbol that we are vessels of creative energy with expansive vision. An edition of extraordinary bronze grails, created by Alex, was recently cast by Black Hills Bronze. See the exciting foundry work, the initiatory… Read More »Grails for Tool
I don’t normally plug books on this site, but Alex Grey‘s coming book Net of Being promises to shed some further light on his collaboration with Tool. According to the Amazon description: How Alex Grey’s visionary art is evolving the cultural body through icons of interconnectedness • Includes over 200 reproductions of Grey’s artwork • Contains spectacular photos of Grey’s collaboration with the cult band TOOL plus his worldwide live-painting… Read More »Alex Grey’s Net of Being
A recent post by Blair on Toolband refers to an event called April Tool’s Day to be held at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors. This even hosted by Alex Grey will feature a talk about Tool, as well as screenings of Vicarious and Parabola. It’ll also feature a set from a local Tool cover band Schism. Sounds like an interesting evening!
I’m back from 5 days caving down at Mt Gambier, and while nothing too exciting in the Tool world has happened, there is some exciting news for New South Welshmen in regards to The Melvins and Alex Grey. Firstly The Melvins will now be playing a Sidewave with Primus in Sydney on the 28th of February at the Enmore Theatre. According to the blurb the gig will be all ages… Read More »Melvins Sidewave, More Alex Grey Oz Shows
Details have been released for the Alex & Allyson Grey show in Melbourne next year. Tickets are $70 per person for the event: For the first time in history, visionary artists Alex and Allyson Grey will step foot upon Australian soil to present their radiant portfolio of visionary paintings, drawings, and multimedia to art, science and music lovers across the nation. The main event in Melbourne will take place at… Read More »Alex Grey ticket details
According to the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors site Alex and Allyson Grey will also be touring Australia at the same time Tool do: For the first time in history, visionary artists Alex and Allyson Grey will step foot upon Australian soil to present their radiant portfolio of visionary paintings, drawings, and multimedia to art, science and music lovers across the nation.The main event in Melbourne will take place at the… Read More »Alex Grey Australian Tour
A range of Tool related merch has appeared on Ebay today – collectors should check out the following items: "Sieban" Limited Print by Maynard James Keenan of Tool http://item.ebay.com/200465409464 Tool Lateralus Signed Vinyl http://item.ebay.com/200470844864 Alex Grey "Net of Being" limited print http://item.ebay.com/200466514727 Happy shopping! And if you ever want to buy anything of Amazon or a range of other joints, check out my buddies website CamelCamelCamel.
I’ve been quite busy the last few days, so have a few bits and pieces to post, none of which are amazingly exciting though. At least it will clear my Inbox! I may also get around to posting my Soundwave review which is sitting in my Drafts folder! The most important one is that Alex Grey and his wife were involved in a serious car accident last week. They both… Read More »Playing Catchup!
According to a recent email from the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, the new Tool backdrop, entitled “Original Face” can be purchased from their online store for US$300: Our favorite band, Tool, is on a fourteen city tour and their backdrop for these shows is an unusual work of art by Alex Grey, entitled “Original Face.” Grey’s painting shows fountains of neon spirit illuminating the void, and life as a ripple… Read More »New Tool Backdrop For Sale