The results are in for the Fourtheye Readers Top 10 Albums of 2017. The poll didn’t get a huge amount of entries this year (partially my fault, since I didn’t push it too hard) but also a reflection of lower traffic these days on Fourtheye (I think partly to to many now consuming Tool news via various Social Media channels rather than older style websites). Anyway, without further delay, here… Read More »Fourtheye Readers Top 10 Albums of 2017
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
It’s taken me a while (mostly since I’ve been away) but after much procrastination I’ve finally come up with my Top 10 Albums for 2014. This year, I found I had trouble making a top 10, not because I hadn’t listened to much, but because I felt while there were many good albums, there weren’t that many that moved into the great “automatic top 10” selection category. Still, in the… Read More »My Top 10 Albums of 2014
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
Tool touring buddies Mastodon and Meshuggah have both been confirmed as part of the 2012 Soundwave Festival down here in Australia. The festival, which also includes headline acts System of a Down (which may well feature our buddy Junior on lights) and Slipknot, tours around Australia in February and March. Here’s the dates: Saturday 25 RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane SUNDAY 26 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK FRIDAY 2 MELBOURNE SHOWGROUNDS SATURDAY 3 ADELAIDE… Read More »Mastodon & Meshuggah join Soundwave 2012
Things are pretty quiet in the Tool world at the moment, so in order to keep you clicking on my ads informed here’s the latest in the Book of Douche Bag series of videos from Puscifer: I’m still surprised we don’t have Puscifer dates for the tour yet. Hopefully soon! Just in case that Puscifer video doesn’t do much for you, perhaps you’ll find the new Mastodon album The Hunter more… Read More »The Book of Douche Bag. Vol 4. vs The Hunter
Seems as though it’s been a while since we updated the various goings on of some former Tool touring mates, so here goes! Bong smoking pals Mastodon are currently recording their new album The Hunter, which is expected to be released later this year. it has some pretty awesome artwork for the cover: Expect a world-wife tour to follow. The ‘Don are rumoured to be playing Soundwave in 2012, which… Read More »Tool touring buddies update!
Some footage from Artisan News Service/Youtube has been released which shows some of the drum off between Danny and Brann from Mastodon with backing band VOLTO! at the recent Guitar Centre Drum Off: Anyone who has some better footage/lengthier of this event should let me know! Thanks to Brian for the tip!
Mastodon, who are touring Australia and New Zealand as part of the Big Day Out festival have announced a couple of sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne: SYDNEY – Thursday 21 January – THE ROUNDHOUSE, UNIVERSITY OF NSW Presented by triple j & FasterLouder – Tickets: Ticketek 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au MELBOURNE – Thursday 28 January – THE PALACE Presented by triple j & FasterLouder – Tickets: Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com.au or 136… Read More »Mastodon Announce Big Day Out Sideshows
Mattia emailed me to let me know about the Guitar Center Drum Off Finals 2010, which will feature a collaboration between Danny and Mastodon’s Brann Dailor: Guitar Center announced today that Tommy Lee and the Street Drum Corps’ Frank Zummo will present “Bezerk” – an exclusive project commissioned by Guitar Center, featuring some of today’s top drummers and artists – as part of the upcoming Drum-Off Grand Finals, taking place… Read More »Danny Collaborates with Brann Dailor