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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Six tours announced this week – 8/30/19

Posted by on August 30, 2019

Bands including Tool, Cattle Decapitation, Counterparts, and Morbid Angel will embark on a North American tour this Fall. At this point, it seems like there will be a show every night from September up until 2019 ends. With that being said, at least six other tours have been announced this week. In case you missed […]

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Five studio updates we heard this week – 8/30/19

Posted by on August 30, 2019

While today is heavily focused on Tool’s first album in thirteen years with Fear Inoculum (read our review here), we’ve heard at least five studio updates this week. Unfortunately, none of these involve another new Tool album. In case you missed it, check out the album updates we heard last week here.   05) Epica share […]

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Tool release official music videos on YouTube

Posted by on August 30, 2019

As we continue to celebrate Tool day, it looks like these legends have more than their entire catalog available on streaming services. Last night (29th), the group released their classic Music Videos for “Sober,” “Schism,” “Vicarious,” “Prison Sex,” “Ænema,” and “Stinkfist” on YouTube. We can only hope this means: more Tool videos!  Check them out […]

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These games pay tribute to some of the legends of metal

Posted by on August 30, 2019

These games pay tribute to some of the legends of metal  Gaming, and in particular casino gaming, has always had close ties with the world of metal and hard rock. Ace of Spades, one of those metal songs familiar even to those who ordinarily listen to classical or K-pop, is all about the turn of […]

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Mayhem unveil new song “Worthless Abominations Destroyed”

Posted by on August 30, 2019

Mayhem have unleashed the new song “Worthless Abominations Destroyed.” The track is the first single taken from the Norwegian black metal legends’ new album Daemon, which is scheduled to arrive on October 25th via Century Media. The song is meant for all listeners to feel “lost and hopeless” as guitarist Teloch expressed: “After teasing you […]

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Tool announce fall North American Tour

Posted by on August 30, 2019

TOOL! TOOL! TOOL! Yes, today is officially Tool day now that their first album in 13 years has finally arrived with Fear Inoculum (check out our review here). Today (30th), these icons have announced a North American Tour, which kicks off on October 13th at this year’s Aftershock Festival and runs through November 25th in […]

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New & Noteworthy: August 30th, 2019 – NEW TOOL NEW TOOL NEW TOOL

Posted by on August 30, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features the long awaited Tool album Fear Inoculum and a few other releases too I guess. For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and […]

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Album Review: Tool – ‘Fear Inoculum’

Posted by on August 30, 2019

Fear Inoculum starts where 10,000 Days left off. Whether you like it or not, it seems as though nothing has changed within the last thirteen years. However, the music industry has since evolved, which could make one wonder if Fear Inoculum could maintain Tool’s legacy. Some people could feel bored with the lengthy and hypnotic […]

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Tool’s Adam Jones’ homeroom teacher was Tom Morello’s mom

Posted by on August 29, 2019

One of the 10,000 updates we heard on the new Tool album was when Rage Against the Machine/ Prophets of Rage’s Tom Morello heard new tracks, roughly two years ago. It appears Morello has always been connected with the band considering the guitarist and Tool’s Adam Jones grew up together in the suburbs of Chicago. […]

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Ingested forced to cancel first three U.S shows due to Visa issues

Posted by on August 29, 2019

  Ingested have been forced to cancel the first three-dates of their upcoming North American tour with Despised Icon due to a delay in their visa process. The cancelled dates include September 15th in Kansas City, MO, September 16th in Des Moines, IA and September 17th in Minneapolis, MN. The group issued the following statement:  […]

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