UTG INTERVIEW: The Technicolors Talk Tour, Joining 8123 and Their New EP

Having recently released their stellar debut EP, Ultraviolet Disguise, 81twentythree’s very own The Technicolors set out on a full U.S. tour alongside label-mates The Maine, Real Friends, and Knuckle Puck. Under The Gun got to catch up with the Phoenix natives before they played their New York City show. The garage rock/90s Brit-pop-inspired three-piece talked […]

Members Of Mastodon And Tool Form New Supergroup

Supergroups are a great way for musicians to branch out and try new musical techniques they might not be able to get away with in their full-time band. The latest group to pop up out of the music industry is named Legend Of The Seagullmen. The group is made up of members from Mastodon, Tool […]

Tool Comment On New Album Rumors; Disappointment Follows

Yesterday we brought you news of a rumor sweeping the net that Tool had not only confirmed the completion of their new album, but that they planned to release the record before the end of 2014. We warned readers it may be too good to be true, and it turns out – we were right. […]

Tool’s New Album Is Allegedly Complete; 2014 Release Expected

The number of times rumors about Tool and whether or not they would be releasing a new album any given year has rolled through our inbox is crazy high at this point, but the following story is one we’ve chosen to believe. If we’re eventually proven wrong sometime in the future, let us go ahead […]

Reunited Failure Tapped to Open Tool’s March Tour

Say what you will about Tool’s lack of urgency to release a follow-up to 2006’s 10,000 Days, the band continues to string together a small run of tour dates nearly every year and they’ve yet to disappoint when it comes to choosing an opening act. Over the course of their career, Tool has hand-picked everyone […]

Tool Add Dates To US Tour

Tool have significantly expanded their previously announced plans to embark on a US tour beginning in March 2014. This morning, a new series of Tool tour dates found their way online. The dates are still primarily on the west coast, but the expansion’s added performances should offer at least a glimmer of hope to those […]

Tool Announce West Coast Tour Dates

While the world grows increasingly impatient waiting on new music, the members of Tool have decided to spend at least a portion of spring on the road. Tool have announced a string of West Coast tour dates for Spring 2014. The outing marks their first series of performances since summer 2012, which likely means a […]

Tool Members Finally All Agree: They Are Working On New Music

For those of us not following Tool, here’s how the past few years have gone: a band member says they’re working on new material, then another band member says “nuh uh.” This has happened a few times, mostly with vocalist Maynard James Keenan saying he was focusing on his winery and not on music for […]

Tool Eyeing Early 2014 Album Release

Okay, Tool fans. The time has officially come to begin getting excited for the band’s return to music. Speaking with Loudwire in a new interview, Tool drummer Danny Carey has offered an in depth update on the progress of the band’s new album. Speaking on recording, Carey claims “It’s still the three of us right […]

Tool Working On First Album Since 2006

The notorious Los Angeles progressive metal band Tool confirmed yesterday that they will soon be getting back to work writing and arranging songs for the band’s upcoming record. The band has just returned from Japan, where they played Ozzfest 2013, a two-day metal festival. Day one included the likes of headliner Slipknot, Slash (of Guns N’ […]

REVIEW: Vajra – ‘Pleroma’

Artist: Vajra Album: Pleroma Genre: Progressive Rock For fans of: Tool, Dead Can Dance, Fever Ray I’ve never found myself a fan of bands like Lacuna Coil and Evanescence and as you probably noticed immediately, both of those bands are female fronted and you’re probably thinking, “Well this guy’s just sexist.” I assure you that […]

Danny Carey (Tool), cEvin Key (Skinny Puppy) And John Frusciante (ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers) Working On Side Project?

UPDATE: After seeing our post, cEvin posted on his personal Facebook page saying “Danny and I have stuff going, but we’ll have to hope that John drops by one day !  <3 nice thought, as it would be cool.” We’ve been waiting on a new Tool album for far too long – quite literally, their […]