Tag Archives: Tool

Tool’s Justin Chancellor hints at shorter wait for new album

Posted by on February 13, 2024

  In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, Tool bassist Justin Chancellor offered a glimmer of hope to fans who have patiently awaited new material, indicating that they won’t have to endure another 13-year hiatus between albums. Chancellor disclosed that Tool have already embarked on the initial stages of composing music for 2019’s Fear Inoculum. […]

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Concert Calendar (1/10-1/21): A Twenty-Ton Metal Hammer. Tool, The Bunny The Bear, & more

Posted by on January 10, 2024

  2024, ya’ll! It feels real good to say ‘sup to my show-attending moshketeers again in this fresh new year. Fuck yeah, here we go. Back into the live music groove! Still a bit calm on concerts this month, as January often goes, but the shows are definitely gonna get staked towards the beginning of […]

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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan attains black belt in jiu-jitsu

Posted by on January 8, 2024

  Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan has earned his blackbelt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The artist received it just in time before a busy touring season, which Tool’s winter trek kicks off this Wednesday (10th). Ty Gay, a fellow Jiu-jitsu black belt and Keenan’s friend and training partner, congratulated Keenan via […]

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MTVoid (Tool) share “Drop-Out” video

Posted by on December 15, 2023

  MTVoid, the duo featuring Tool’s Justin Chancellor and Sweet Noise/Serce vocalist Peter Mohamed have unveiled a video for their latest single, “Drop-Out,” featuring vocals and lyrics from Isabel Munoz-Newsome (Pumarosa). The duo teamed up with Deforum Studio to implement AI into the video. The track is taken from the project’s latest album, Matter’s Knot, […]

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ICYMI: Alex Lifeson joined Tool onstage in Toronto

Posted by on November 27, 2023

  Renowned Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson surprised fans when he joined Tool on stage at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena last Monday (20th). The collaboration featured a rendition of Tool’s “Jambi” with a unique twist by treating the audience to a snippet of Rush’s “A Passage To Bangkok” and inserting a segment of “2112: Overture.” Following the […]

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Concert Calendar (11/13-11/19): What Happened To This Year, YA’LL? Goatwhore, Dying Fetus, & more

Posted by on November 13, 2023

  Hey, all. Hope everybody is attending all of the gigs. This week, Ian sliced out the fat while listing a bunch of totally awesome shows that are speed walking us towards the end of another crispy November. There is plenty of primo events to check out as the leaves fall, and it won’t truly […]

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Top 10 Breakthrough Metal/Hard Rock Albums of 1993

Posted by on November 10, 2023

  It’s hard to believe that 1993 was 30 years ago. With grunge becoming a mainstay on MTV and Top 40 radio over the previous couple of years, the mainstream was starting to favor a harder edge to their music. The year saw highly praised debuts from Tool, Cynic and Life Of Agony and breakthrough […]

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Concert Calendar (11/07-11/12): The Metal Never Stops – Suffocation, Goatwhore, & more

Posted by on November 7, 2023

  It’s November, peeps! How was everyone’s Halloween? We service industry workers had a bit of a chill and regular one, but it was a blast anyway! Thanks for checking out another concert calendar. Hope you’re having a relaxing Tuesday and are getting ready to make this a November to dismember. Take a look at […]

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Tool’s Justin Chancellor teases abundance of ideas for next album amid touring schedule

Posted by on October 12, 2023

  Tool bassist Justin Chancellor recently appeared on The Vinyl Guide Podcast, revealing a potential update on the follow-up to 2019’s Fear Inoculum. Expressing, “We’ve got many ideas cooking. We haven’t recorded anything yet. But we’re quite busy until — I guess until after the spring of next year touring. So once that’s done, we’re […]

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Tool announce winter 2024 Tour

Posted by on October 10, 2023

  While recently wrapping up their Power Trip Festival appearance and trekking across North America, Tool are ready for more. The progressive metal giants will kick off 2024 with a month-long U.S. tour, including a return to Madison Square Garden and a doubleheader at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. This marks their first Madison Square Garden […]

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