Another visitor from the Loft today, this time British rapper Heitham Al-Sayed from the band Senser, who claims that this is the last rehearsal prior to recording. All signs seem to be pointing to Tool reaching conclusion on their next album. We were honored to be invited to the last rehearsal before the recording begins on TOOL’s new album. I closed my eyes and saw visions, it was so moving… Read More »Final Tool rehearsal prior to recording new album?
Blair has posted the March 2016 Tool Newsletter, and this month it recounts the life and death of a Pepsi cooler in the Loft. The status of the new album does get a bit of a mention though: After a short deliberation it was unanimously agreed by the band members – as a tribute to its many years of commendable service – to continue with the day’s session. Afterwards, there… Read More »Tool March 2016 Newsletter
It’s true! Despite rumours to the contrary, Maynard is full of love, at least for his fellow bandmates that aren’t Adam and Justin! Actually, I image Maynard enjoys their company too, and I think he has no problem with the majority of non-insufferable Tool fans as well. Maynard and Danny are pictured via Instagram below, rehearsing for the Tool show happening this weekend. Despite being “conned into it”, I expect… Read More »Maynard & Danny – still in love after all these years
It’s been a good couple of days for Tool updates, and now Maynard swoops in and gives us another: I’ve been making regular trips to LA to check on the writing progress of my Tool brethren. Things a progressing nicely. Slowly, but definitely progressing. Nothing is recorded yet, but the guys are confident that the pieces are coming together swimmingly and will be ready for me to begin writing melodies… Read More »Maynard gives us a Tool update
Tool (sans Maynard) have put on a private show for a bunch of WWE wrestlers in the Loft, and have posted some photographic evidence for us all to enjoy. Word is they played Sober, 46&2 and Schism at the request of those in attendance.
Adam has shared with us some footage of the band rehearsing Lateralus from the Loft. It doesn’t really need further explanation or analysis, so here it is!
In news just at hand, it appears Danny is selling some black Sacred Geometry pillows via his store at dannycarey.org: Pillow comes in TWO SIZES and contains a colorful reproduction of Danny’s talismanic pantacle board. Can be used as an ornamental pillow for the home, or as a cushion for drummer’s stools. With its esoteric symbols and alchemical motto, makes a unique gift for all fans of Danny and Tool.… Read More »Danny sells Sacred Geometry pillows!
Blair has released the lastest Tool newsletter this morning, and it is part one of a series of newsletters outlining the history of Tool’s Loft. I haven’t had a chance to read yet, but I imagine it’s a good one for all you Tool nerds. Find it on Toolband and Toolarmy.