Announced this morning are the two “special guests” promised for the Tool show in San Bernadino this June. They are Fantômas and Clutch, who are both great additions to the lineup! Anyway, this sounds like a great show. Wish I could be there, but seems unlikely to happen! Looking forward to hearing reports from all Fourtheye readers who attend! ADDITIONAL SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR TOOL’S ONLY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SHOW CLUTCH AND… Read More »Fantômas and Clutch join Tool show in SoCal
MWDWN have an good interview with King Buzzo in which he talks about The Melvins (doing lots of shit), Fantomas (not doing anything for now) and Tool: As for The Melvins’ one-time collaboration with Tool on The Crybaby, he’s optimistic that the two bands might rejoin to write more original material but confirms nothing has been planned. “Well you know, I would do whatever they wanted to. They’re busy doing… Read More »King Buzzo talks about The Melvins, Fantomas and working with Tool
The Ipecac shop has the final remaining UNKL Figure sets for sale at the moment. The set includes Tool favorites such as Isis, The Melvins, Tomahawk and Fantômas. Get them before they’re all gone! I’d love one for Christmas if anyone is feeling generous….
Nick emailed me just a minute a go to let me know that the following Myspace page has tour dates for Fantomas in Australia/New Zealand next year including the 2009 Big Day Out: 16 Jan 2009 – Big Day Out Festival, Auckland, NZ 18 Jan 2009 – Big Day Out Festival, Gold Coast, Aus 21 Jan 2009 – TBA, Brisbane, Aus (opening for Serj Tankian) 23 Jan 2009 – Big… Read More »Fantomas for Big Day Out 09
The Fantomas Melvins Big Band DVD recently released is streaming in it’s entirety on PitchforkTV all this week. If you’d like to check out this great recording then make sure you check this out.
Usquan from Toolarmy has posted these further details on the upcoming Nightmare Before Christmas festival, curated by Mike Patton & The Melvins. As expected, Ipecac bands feature quite heavily: All Tomorrow’s Parties takes great pleasure in announcing that the next curators for the Nightmare Before Christmas this December 2008 will be Mike Patton and Melvins. Both are hugely influential, innovative and vital productive forces, and we’re very very pleased to… Read More »More details on the Nightmare Before Christmas
Sick of buying Tool T-Shirts? Then check out these cool figurines, available from Ipecac in January next year. Models include Tool favorites The Melvins, Tomahawk, Fantomas and Isis:
Looks like Ipecac Recordings have opened an online store to sell stuff for their more popular bands. You can find a wide selection of shirts and stuff from all your favorites, including Tool tour mates Tomahawk, Fantomas, Isis and The Melvins. Some cool stuff there. One thing you can purchase is this cool Melvins Doll. it could be yours for US$50!
This Friday the 27th of July, the Melvins will be playing at The Troubadour in Hollywood. Trevor Dunn from Fantomas will be taking care of bass playing this show, and they’re expecting to play the entire Lysol and Eggnog albums. Blair tells us that some members of Tool might be there. Adam playing with the guys perhaps?
Last weeks poll asked what was your favorite Mike Patton project? Personally I’m a Tomahawk fan, but it came as no surprise to me to see that Faith No More won the poll. Faith No More were pretty much a defining band for me as a teenager. Without them, and particularly Angel Dust I probably would never got into Heavy Music at all, and would be stuck in the purgatory… Read More »Poll Results: Favorite Mike Patton Project?