I’ve noticed a few interesting happenings in regards to bands that have supported Tool over the years, and today I shall compile them into one handy post for you all to enjoy. Firstly, not only are the Melvins touring with Unsane, but it appears they are recording something. A new album I guess. Seems not all that long ago they released the last one, but I always welcome a new… Read More »Generic “bands that have supported Tool” update
Here’s a bunch of news updates and things I’ve picked up of the last month but haven’t quite been motivated enough to create a new post for. In case you missed it, Justin Chancellor will be appearing on a couple of tracks on the new Intronaut album Valley of Smoke. The album will be released on the 12th of October so Rodney tells me. No word on what Justin plays… Read More »August Updates
Bonnaroo took place over the weekend, and favorites of Fourtheye The Mevlins and Isis both performed. Luckily for those that couldn’t make it their sets are available for streaming! Enjoy: The Melvins Isis
According to a recent post on the ISIS website, they have decided to call it a day: ISIS has reached an end. It’s hard to try to say it in any delicate way, and it is a truth that is best spoken plainly. This end isn’t something that occurred over night and it hasn’t been brought about by a single cataclysmic fracture in the band. Simply put, ISIS has done… Read More »Isis No More…
Aaron Harris from ISIS twittered today a couple of details from the upcoming ISIS/Melvins split on Hydrahead. According to the pics the track are: ISIS: Way Through Woven Branches Pliable Foe The Melvins: Pig House (alt version) I’ll Finish You Off (alt version) The Isis Tracks are from the Wavering Radiant sessions, while The Melvins tracks seem to be versions of songs from their forthcoming album The Bride Screamed Murder.… Read More »The Melvins/ISIS Split Details
I’ve been looking forward to Soundwave 2010 for quite a while now. Not only were one of my favorite bands Faith No More reuniting, but it also featured several other favorites of mine, including Tool touring buddies Meshuggah and Isis. Forecast for the day was originally in the high 30s, but thankfully this didn’t turn out to be the case – it was a beautiful Adelaide day in the end!… Read More »Soundwave 2010
According to an article on Limewire, the forthcoming Melvins tour will include dates with Isis, and for those shows without Isis, the Melvins will play two sets. Not sure which one I’d be more interested in to be honest: The Melvins may have just recently had their 25th band birthday, but they’re showing no signs of slowing down. They’ll be supporting The Bride Screamed Murderall over the country in June… Read More »Melvins Tour Details, Album Art
A cool little titbit of info was released on Hydrahead’s Twitter feed today: oh fuck, we forgot to mention MELVINS/ISIS split 12". If you rat us out karma will fuck you. Sign me up for a copy!
We’ve know for a couple of months now that Isis are touring Australia as part of the Soundwave Festival in February 2010. Today the band announced that they will be playing a series of sideshows on the East Coast: February 18th Brisbane @ The Hi-Fi February 23rd Sydney @ Manning Bar February 25th Melbourne @ The Corner Hotel For those that missed it, they are also playing shows in Auckland… Read More »Isis announce Sidewaves
A recent post on Toolband has revealed that Isis have a new video for the track 20 Minutes/40 Years. The video was created by artist Matt Santoro, which observant readers will not has been named by Blair as being involved in a future Tool project. The video is quite good!