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Original Tool bassist Paul D’Amour joins Ministry

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Ministry have recruited former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour as the group’s newest member. D’Amour was with Tool from 1990-1995 and worked on 1992’s Opiate EP and their 1993 debut album, Undertow. Ministry bassist Tony Campos had to step down from touring due to his obligations with the recently reunited, Static-X. Ministry mastermind, Al Jourgensen, announced […]

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Paul D’Amour’s (ex-Tool) Lesser Key streaming debut EP

Posted by on April 2, 2014

We got a tease of Paul D’Amour’s new project Lesser Key about a month ago, and now the EP is out now via Sumerian and available for streaming and it’s pretty great. If you’re a fan of Tool or A Perfect Circle you’ll enjoy this, and even if you’re not all that familiar with those two […]

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Former Tool bassist Paul d’Amour’s Lesser Key introduced

Posted by on March 5, 2014

While Tool is touring as of yesterday, there’s still no inkling of when the long-awaited follow up to 10,000 Days will come out from them. Thankfully, the band’s former bassist Paul d’Amour has resurfaced with a new band, Lesser Key, and the band have released a 6 minute teaser trailer for their first EP, which is […]

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Failure To Open For Tool On Upcoming Tour

Posted by on February 28, 2014

It’s been 16 years since Failure called it quits, but they have since reunited and will soon be hitting up the States. And they won’t be touring alone. Failure has announced that they will be joining Tool on their upcoming tour, making it the first time the bands have toured together since 1996. Failure’s Ken […]

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Tool’s former bassist announces shows with new band Lesser Key

Posted by on September 23, 2013

Former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour signed a record deal this summer with Sumerian and his band Lesser Key. The band has now announced they will play a couple of  live shows coming up in California. The release date for their new EP has yet to be announced, but with these shows slated to go on, […]

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Former Tool bassist’s band Lesser Key signs to Sumerian

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Paul D’Amour, former bassist for Tool, will release an album later this year with his new band Lesser Key. The band has signed with Sumerian Records, who have given us a glimpse into their sound with the first released track off the future album. The song, “Intercession” was released on YouTube via Sumerian . While […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Replacements

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, the metal world was thrown for a loop when Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano left the band to concentrate on his production work. Actually, it was the second time Caggiano had left the band, as Dan Spitz had a […]

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Two Bassists Walk Into A Bar (Chord), Premiere New Projects

Posted by on November 15, 2011

Last month, we discovered that former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been keeping himself busy with his stoner punk/metal band Papa Wheelie. The band (which Newsted sings and plays guitar in) has been playing a handful of shows in California. And during one gig at Road House Studios in Walnut Creek, California this past Saturday […]

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