Tool

On Tour: Tool Takes Us Into the 'Fear Inoculum' Experience

It’s a misconception to think Tool went away. The pioneering powerhouse has been playing shows and touring the country steadily before their latest run, but there’s a renewed urgency and importance to the stops they are making now. It’s easy to see why, with the progressive icons offering up their...
Read More

Coffee-Table Album: Tool to Release Expanded Book Edition of 'Fear Inoculum'

No one takes music packaging more seriously that Tool , and they’re not done blowing minds with Fear Inoculum . Copies of the physical album keep selling out, but the band is restocking with an expanded book edition that will be released on December 13 th . The latest offering includes five 3D...
Read More

Tool Promises to Eject Fans Who Violate Concert Cell Phone Policy

Tool doesn’t want fans to be distracted by cell phones at their concerts, and they’re not messing around. The “Fear Inoculum” band has a strict no camera policy at its shows because band members feel it takes away from the experience, and they’re so serious about it that fans could find themselves...
Read More

Tool Fan Unwittingly Asks Eddie Van Halen to Take His Picture

Smile for Eddie Van Halen ! A fan at a Tool concert did exactly that, but what he didn’t know was who was holding the phone. Eddie was one of the thousands of people in L.A. who traveled to Staples Center this week to watch one of hard rock’s most intriguing bands. After Tool played their final...
Read More

Tool Has Tons of Material for Another Album

It took Tool 13 years to release Fear Inoculum , but the next album could come much quicker. In an interview with Metal Hammer , Tool drummer Danny Carey talks about the future for the band, expecting to tour for two or three years, and hopefully get back into the studio. “My hope is we get in and...
Read More

Tool Breaks Rock Record Set by Twenty One Pilots

Numbers don’t lie, Tool has released one of the biggest albums of the year. Not only has Fear Inoculum quenched the thirst of fans after 13 years , it is also setting some impressive marks on the charts, pushing the band past some of the most accomplished artists in music. Last week, the album...
Read More

Tool Trolls Taylor Swift After Bumping Her From Number 1

13 years later, and Tool is back on top. Fear Inoculum is the number one album in the country according to Billboard , the band’s third trip to the top spot and their first in 13 years. Tool previously landed at number one in 2006 with their album 10,000 Days and in 2001 with Lateralus . Even...
Read More

Tool Dethrones Taylor Swift on the Billboard 200

Pop has been owning Rock on the charts in recent years, but not on Tool ’s watch. The prog metal band from Southern California rode the hype surrounding their first new album in 13 years right past Taylor Swift to the top of the Billboard 200. Fear Inoculum debuted at #1 with the biggest week for...
Read More

Tool Announces Arena Tour Hours After the Long-Awaited 'Fear Inoculum'

It turns out the first Tool album in more than a decade was only half of the good news for die-hard fans today. The band also just announced it will support Fear Inoculum with an arena tour. The six-week journey begins October 13 in Sacramento at the Aftershock Festival and ends November 25 in...
Read More

Tool Delivers on 'Fear Inoculum' After Over a Decade of Waiting

After 13 years of waiting, Tool has unleashed Fear Inoculum . As expected, the band’s fifth album in nearly thirty years checks in at over 85 minutes, but with something uncommon from the elusive band. It’s everywhere. The group which just made their music available on all platforms for the first...
Read More

Pages