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
Only the second edition of this weekly update thing, and already I feel like I have bugger all to write about. Strap yourselves in for a bunch of somewhat vaguely relevant “Tool” news! In this weeks edition: Aenima turns 21 Tool + Taylor Swift Mashup Signed “Chet Zar: I Like To Paint Monsters” DVD Documentary New music I’ve enjoyed this week! Aenima turns 21 Moreso than Undertow, I think Aenima… Read More »Weekly Update 18-Sept-2017
Frequent Tool collaborator Chet Zar has a new Kickstarter campaign happening, this time for a new project called Dystopia. The focus of the project seems to be the publication of a new book DY5TOPIA: A Field Guide to the Dark Universe of Chet Zar: Why Support? Written by: Mike Correll Have you ever encountered a painting so intriguing, that you wanted to know what lay outside the confines of the… Read More »Chet Zar – Dystopia
Adam celebrates a big birthday this year as he hits the big 50. Hopefully birthday celebrations include writing some more tunes, and spending some quality time with his new family and friends. To celebrate, Artist Direct have produced a list of Top 10 Adam Jones Leads. There’a few there I don’t necessarily agree with, but perhaps you guys do? Feel free to let us know in the comments. Here he… Read More »Adam Jones turns 50
Long time Tool collaborator Chet Zar has a new project in the works – a solo art show of new paintings called Ego Death. He is hoping to fund this show using popular crowd-sourcing site Kickstarter. From his own description: In the wee morning hours on the first day of 2013 I got an idea for the title of my next solo show of original paintings: EGO DEATH. Ego Death… Read More »Chet Zar’s Ego Death hits Kickstarter
I spotted today on Twitter Chet Zar plugging a Kickstarter project entitled TOME which is apparently come kind of comic related project. Not only is Chet involved in the project, but so is fellow Adam collaborator Steve Niles (of 30 Days of Night fame). According to the blurb this years theme is Vampires, so if comics and vampires are your thing, then check it out!
Vertebrae33 emailed me today to let me know about an interview he did with Chet Zar for his website Metal Band Art. The interview features a range of questions about his artwork, his influences and his work with bands such as Tool. A short but interesting read.
I received my copy of the Vicarious DVD one Tuesday, and after watching all the of the various parts of it, I felt it was about time to share my opinion with you all. If any of you want to share your thoughts on the DVD, feel free to comment below. I may well put a poll up at some point in the next few days too. The Vicarious DVD… Read More »Vicarious DVD Review
Today’s post on Alterati features an interview with long-time Tool collaborator Chet Zar. He discusses several aspects of his art in the lead up to a could of shows featuring his work. The second part of the Pigmy Love Circus interview can also be found on the site.
A few items here that I’ve neglected to post in the last few days. Firstly two more Tool shows have been confirmed for the US Tour. These are in Oklahoma City on the 29th of March and Southhaven on the 30th of March. No details on pre-sales at this stage. Here’s the list of confirmed dates so far: 2007 15 Mar Las Vegas NV US The Pearl 2007 16… Read More »New Shows, Chet Zar, Lustmord