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Tool to resume work on next album (for real)

Posted by on April 3, 2014

The last time we got an update on the next Tool album, it turned out to be not a real update. This is legit though as it comes from a newsletter posted to the band’s website this past Monday. For the record, this wasn’t actually written by a member of the band, but a staff member […]

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Things we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on January 3, 2014

We’re now three days into the new year, and we’ve already had one major revelation in the metal world. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there are going to be many more before the year ends. And while it would be both ridiculous and impossible to predict what the year is going […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/14: Asking Alexandria About The Charts

Posted by on August 14, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Let’s get this out of the way: we know that simply by reading the headline people are probably ready to toss in their very meaningful two cents with a comment that probably looks like […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/31: Metalcore gets back to its Roots

Posted by on July 31, 2013

It’s a slow week for album sales, with only three albums selling over 40,000. However, it’s a big win for We Came as Romans, whose third album, Tracing Back Roots, has a monster first week. For a band whose first album came out not even four years ago, they’ve quickly established themselves. Elsewhere, Mike Portnoy’s new band […]

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Tool Drummer Danny Carey’s Volto! Streaming New Album Online

Posted by on July 22, 2013

Danny Carey hasn’t been waiting around to release an album with Tool. The drummer has been working on a side project called Volto!, who will release its debut album tomorrow, July 23. Now fans can hear the entire album over at Rolling Stone. The album, titled Incitare, features the famed geometric drummer creating rock-jazz fusion […]

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Today In Obvious: No New Tool This Year

Posted by on July 15, 2013

The last time Tool released an album, Metal Insider wasn’t even a gleam in its founders’ eyes. And while it has been over seven years since 10,000 Days came out (May 2, 2006 for those of you keeping track), drummer Danny Carey stated in a recent interview that it doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing album #5 […]

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Drummer Danny Carey Hopes Tool Will Enter The Studio In June/July

Posted by on March 19, 2012

Towards the end of 2011, rumors started to spread that Tool had finally started work on a new album, only to find out that it was drummer Danny Carey’s project Volto! that had been in the studio all along. However, hope was reinforced when the band kicked off 2012 with a mini-tour. And as it turns out, […]

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Is Tool Planning A Mini-Winter Tour?

Posted by on December 9, 2011

By now, fans are probably familiar with the newsletter posted on Tool’s website, the same one that had us assuming the band were finally recording new music. And while it later turned out that Tool wasn’t the band in the studio being referred to (hey, at least we’ll get a new album from Danny Carey’s […]

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Tool NOT Making Progress On New Album, But Volto! Is

Posted by on December 2, 2011

Yesterday, fans (including us) were excited when a newsletter on Tool’s website revealed that band members supposedly recorded with producer/ engineer Joe Barresi during Thanksgiving last week. However, it would appear that we’ve all jumped the gun. Shortly after buzz swept the web, the newsletter was updated to mention that it was drummer Danny Carey’s […]

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