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S-Tool - Update

Former Sentenced singer Ville Laihiala and his band Poisonblack are been on hiatus since 2015, when he launched the new metal band S-Tool. The band has released their debut album, Tolerance 0, in September and are doing some shows in support of it.

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Posted: 06.10.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Tool - Bassist Gives Update On New Album

Another Tool update has been delivered. It's been more than ten years since Tool released their last studio album, 10,000 Days. Bassist Justin Chancellor recently gave an update on the long-awaited new album, confirming that they are "deep into the writing process now." They are working on it but don't hold your breath maybe?

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Posted: 12.12.2016 by Metal God | Comments (14)


S-Tool - New Band From Ville Laihiala

Vocalist Ville Laihiala of Sentenced and Poisonblack fame has launched a new band called S-Tool. He is joined in the Finland-based group by drummer Aksu Hanttu (Entwine), bassist Kimmo Hiltunen (Lullacry) and guitarist Sami Leppikangas. If it looks interesting to you, check out their video for the song "Shovel Man" here to get an idea of the music.

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Posted: 25.07.2016 by Bad English | Comments (7)


Tool - Announce October Mini-Tour

Tool will be embarking on a mini-tour this October 2016. They have announced three headlining shows - in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Little Rock - as well as festival appearances. The progressive metallers will perform at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2016 in New Orleans and they will also headline the 2016 Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento's Discovery Park.

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Posted: 08.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Amenra - Stream Tool 'Parabol' Cover

Amenra have just released Alive, an acoustic live album, on Consouling Sounds and they performed at Roadburn Festival in Tilburg yesterday, with another performance scheduled for today. On this release is an acoustic cover of Tool's haunting track "Parabol" which can be enjoyed fully here now.

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Posted: 17.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Tool - Update On New Album, Tease New Song Live

Here we go again with the Tool updates, some might think, but... according to an interview with the Rolling Stone magazine, it looks as if the guys in Tool are optimistic regarding the completion of their still untitled fifth studio album.

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Posted: 24.11.2015 by Netzach | Comments (17)


Tool - Announce U.S. Shows

Tool have teased some new material this year but nothing has really been confirmed. While we don't know if the band is releasing new material anytime soon, they have just announced a string of U.S. shows for next year. The American progressive/alternative metal outfit will tour in January with Primus accompanying them. See the dates below and you can buy the tickets starting this November 20th.

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Posted: 18.11.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Tool - Headlining Monster Mash Festival On Halloween

No, it's not an update on Tool's new album. Status on that: unknown. The band teased an announcement recently and now it's out there. The American metallers will be performing at the 2015 Monster Mash Festival at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe, Arizona on Halloween, October 31st. The line-up also boasts Primus and Coheed And Cambria, with more to be announced.

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Posted: 23.06.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Tool - Settle Lawsuit, New Album Update

Tool guitarist Adam Jones has recently given some new updates about the new album's progress and the legal issues the band faced. He was interviewed by Yahoo! Music and announced that the lawsuit that dragged on for eight years has been settled in the band's favor. For now, Jones, bassist Justin Chancellor, and drummer Danny Carey have finished one yet-untitled track and have more than 10 songs in various stages of completion. The next step is making plans for vocalist Maynard James Keenan to come in and start tracking vocals.

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Posted: 16.03.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (20)


Tool - In The Studio

Tool guitarist Adam Jones has recently shared a video filmed by Motörhead's drummer Mikkey Dee. It appears that the two bands are working on new releases in the same recording facility in Los Angeles. Tool have confirmed that they are working on new material before but fans are still waiting for the follow-up to 2006's 10,000 Days.

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Posted: 16.02.2015 by Mehdi Taba | Comments (19)


Tool - Drummer Danny Carey Forms Supergroup With Brent Hinds

Apart from being kicked out of the Grammy Awards, Mastodon vocalist/guitaris Brent Hinds is involved in another supergroup with Tool drummer Danny Carey and Off! and Burning Brides guitarist Dimitri Coats. The band is called Legend Of The Seagullmen. As of now, you can have a taste of the music they produced by downloading two new songs, "The Deep-Sea Diver" and "Ships Wreck," on their website.

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Source: rollingstone.com
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Posted: 12.02.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Tool - Explain New Album Delay

Tool's latest album was 10,000 Days released back in 2006. The band has been working on new material but contrary to some rumours (a misunderstanding between the band's guitarist and a fan led to speculation that the group had completed the album and intended to release it this year), they haven't completed the new album yet. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey confirm that the new Tool record is far from completion. An ongoing lawsuit has weighed on all of the group members but the band has continued to write new music.

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Source: rollingstone.com
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Posted: 16.07.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (31)


Tool - Drummer's Volto! Debut Album Streaming

Tool's drummer Danny Carey and his long-running project VOLTO! will release their debut album today, July 23rd on iTunes, and August 6th via Fantasy/Concord Music Group everywhere else. The jazz fusion album is called Incitare. They've already released their first-ever video for "Tocino" which you can see at this location. Furthermore, you can already listen to the whole album over here and enjoy it right now.

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Posted: 23.07.2013 by PocketMetal | Comments (4)


Tool - Announce Australian And NZ Tour, Not Releasing Album In 2013

Tool have announced an Australian arena tour which will kick off in Melbourne on April 27th at Rod Laver Arena. Australians are set to see a lot of Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan in 2013 with his other 2 bands A Perfect Circle and Puscifer hitting out shores later this month for Soundwave and a tour respectively.

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Posted: 07.02.2013 by Ace Frawley | Comments (15)


Ozzfest Japan 2013 - Tool, Deftones And Others Confirmed

The line-up for the first-ever Ozzfest Japan 2013, set for May 11th and May 12th, 2013 at the Makuhari Messe arena just outside of Tokyo - keeps getting stronger. Tool, Slash, Deftones and Stone Sour have now been confirmed and will join previously announced headliners Black Sabbath and Slipknot.

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Event: Ozzfest Japan 2013
Posted: 25.11.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (2)