Watch Tool Play “Undertow” For The First Time In 20 Years

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The band added the song to their setlist in Detroit on Thursday

Tool performing in New Jersey on February 26 [Matt Bishop Photo]

While Tool‘s setlist has been fairly steadfast on their 2022 tour, the band has been mixing things up here and there. Last night in at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, fans were treated to a historic performance of “Undertow” – the title track from the band’s debut album. Check out the …

Tool Release New Track “Opiate2”

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Listen to the re-worked song now

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Tool [Matt Bishop Photo]

Tool have released a re-imagined version of “Opiate,” the title track from their first EP. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their first commercially-available release, the band re-imagined and extended the song with an accompanying short film. Stream “Opiate2” (pronounced Opiate Squared) now below.

A Blu-ray only visual companion will be available on March 18 (pre-order now via Visual artist Dominic Hailstone (…

Tool Unleash Complex Spectacle On Fear Inoculum Tour

Tool Fear Inoculum tour 2022

The band is in peak form supporting their latest smash hit album

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Tool [Matt Bishop Photo]

After cancelling the remainder 2020 shows due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tool are back in the road supporting their latest album Fear Inoculum. The record arrived in 2019 following more than a decade of anticipation. It debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the band’s third consecutive LP to top the chart. It shattered …

Tool Announce 2022 World Tour

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The band return to the road after cancelling their 2020 trek

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Tool [Travis Shinn]

Tool are heading back out on the road next year. The band as confirmed a massive 2022 world tour. The North American leg kicks off on January 10, 2022, at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR and wraps up on March 20 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, OH.

Blonde Redhead and The Acid Helps will serve as special guests …

Five Fave: 2020 Metal Albums You May Have Missed

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. In doing research …

Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Festivals

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Regretfully Informs Fans

Band Is Cancelling Its Performances At Music Festivals

Sonic Temple And Louder Than Life


Metallica Reassures Fans That They Will Perform As Scheduled

At Music Festivals Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville And Aftershock


Red Hot Chili Peppers And Tool

Announced As The New Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Friday & Sunday Headliners, Slipknot To Headline Saturday


Louder Than Life Headliners And Lineup Information Coming Soon



Five Fave: 2019 Rock Albums – Legends Rise

These are our Five Fave Rock Albums of 2019, where Legends Rise. We have a band completely gelling with a new singer and guitarist, finally matching their historic heights. We have guitar heroes continuing their ascent while expanding their horizons. We have a supergroup’s sophomore effort solidifying their signature sound. We have an album years in the making that can no longer be a punchline. We have an 80’s band that never wore spandex, never …

Ministry: Prescripture – Fully Authorized Visual History Book Signing Friday the 13th

Ministry: Prescripture Out Now
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Includes Anecdotes From Members Of The Smashing Pumpkins,
ZZ Top, Cheap Trick, NWA, Ramones, Nine Inch Nails & More
Plus “(Every Day Is) Halloween (Acoustic)” 7-Inch
featuring Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) 
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Al Jourgensen To Appear In Chicago For Book Singing
Friday, December 13 At Morgan’s On Fulton
Order Book Here

“He’s fearless. He’s funny. He’s a diehard hockey fan. I love this

Aftershock 2019 Wraps Sold-Out Weekend With 97,500 In Attendance At Sacramento’s Discovery Park

Images by Johnnie Crow
Images of Tool by Lizzy Davis
Aftershock 2019
Wraps Sold-Out Weekend With
97,500 In Attendance
At Sacramento’s Discovery Park
California’s Biggest Rock Festival
Expanded To Three Days, October 11, 12 & 13
With Performances From
Tool, Slipknot, blink-182,
Korn, Rob Zombie, Staind & Many More
Tickets for Aftershock 2020
Featuring Two Unique Headlining Performances From Metallica
On Sale Now
Aftershock wrapped the biggest weekend in the history of the California rock

Tool Claims No. 1 Spot on Billboard Top 200 as ‘Fear Inoculum’ Reigns Over Worldwide Charts

TOOL celebrates their third consecutive #1 debut on Billboard’s Top 200, with Fear Inoculum (RCA Records) reigning over the U.S. sales charts, selling 270,000 units.

The news of Fear Inoculum’s impressive debut comes amidst news stories of the album release being met by lengthy lines at retailers as music lovers clamored to get a copy of the limited edition, physical version of the CD. The spectacular, groundbreaking packaging boasts a 4” HD rechargeable screen …

Tool Anounce 2019 North American Tour


Tool [Travis Shinn]

(TRR) – Tool have announced a massive North American Tour in support of their new studio album Fear Inoculum. The band’s fifth LP is their first outing in 13 years. Tickets for the upcoming tour go on-sale September 6 at 10 am local time, with a limited number of tickets will be available to Tool Army members on September 4. Tool Army information, as well as VIP package details, can be …