Tool have started posting a series of album related images to social media, suggesting a countdown to the new album has started
Some of you might know that Tool have an official Instagram account, and a few hours ago via that account some new artwork was revealed, which I expect is the new Tool logo for their upcoming album. Here it is: There have been some mixed responses to the logo in the forum and other social media, including the inevitable poop jokes, but I don’t mind it! Hopefully we’ll see some… Read More »Tool unveil new logo
The latest iteration of the Tool newsletter is out, and this month Blair recounts the tale of the band visiting CERN in Switzerland whilst on tour in Europe: Even though some of the CERN workers are Tool enthusiasts (and pose for photos while raising the horns) this doesn’t change my mind as to the true purpose of the LHC. And, besides, its currently down for maintenance (?), so no instantaneous… Read More »Tool June 2019 Newsletter
There’s not much actual news around the new Tool album around at the moment, except for the announcement that it’s coming on August 30th. There is a bunch of rumours and speculation around the place, that in order to keep you guys (any myself) amused, I’m going to list, and then give some kind thoughts about whether I reckon it’s legit or not. Note that some of below could be… Read More »Tool New Album Rumour File
Blair has released the latest issue of the Tool Newsletter today, dropping a couple of smallish hints for deciphering, but mostly reiterating how he came to be the Tool webmaster: In the nineteen years of writing for my – er – I mean the band’s website, the hardest thing is knowing something that would constitute real band news – something positive to relay to eager fans – only being unable… Read More »Tool May 2019 Newsletter
Former Tool bass player Paul D'Amour has been announced as the new bass player for Industrial metal stalwarts Ministry. He'll be joining them on their tour next month, and has also apparently joined them in the studio.
You think you’re a Tool superfan? Sure you’ve dropped hundreds on VIP passes, Lateralus vinyls, limited edition First Editions of Danny’s book and even a Tool blanket – but do you own an original piece of Tool artwork? If you have a bunch of money and just don’t know what to do with it, then I have good news. Artist Adi Granov is selling the originals of a couple of… Read More »Adi Granov selling original Tool artwork
Hot off the presses – Tool have confirmed at the Birmingham show tonight that the album will be released on August 30th. No further details at this time, but stay tuned!
Adam suggested that we’d get new Tool songs this tour, and they certainly delivered at Welcome to Rockville, with the band playing two tracks. I’m hesitant to get too carried away with analysis over songs that have only appears in phone recording quality, but I’m largely happy with what I hear. Both a relatively slow burners, quite atmospheric with a strong emphasis on instrumental work. First up was the complete… Read More »Tool debut new songs at Welcome to Rockville
A few other interesting tidbits of information come out overnight, mostly related to the Welcome to Rockville Tool show coming this Sunday. A note regarding spoilers: I know some of you Fourtheye readers are keen to avoid spoilers, and I’m also keen to protect you, but the reality is that this is a news site. While I’m going to keep spoiler information out of the titles of posts here, if… Read More »More updates leading into Rockville