Maynard James Keenan Announces The Moderators For His Upcoming Book Tour


Maynard James Keenan will be heading out for his upcoming book tour next month, and he’s just announced who will moderate each event. Kim Thayil of Soundgarden, Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle, Steven Drozd of Flaming Lips, and others will moderate the event in select cities, which only adds to the excitement for this once in a life time experience with the TOOL front man. Maynard will be releasing ‘A Perfect Union Of Contrary Things’ on November 8th via Backbeat Books, and at each stop on this tour he will discuss the highly anticipated book, and much more. Check out the full list of moderators below, and in case you haven’t yet, pre-order ‘A Perfect Union Of Contrary Things’ today!

“A Perfect Union of Contrary Things” moderators:

* November 9 – Nashville, TN @ City Winery
Moderators: Dino Paredes (Suretone Management) & Mark Brooks (“Metalocalypse” director)

* November 10 – Wappinger Falls, NY @ Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
Moderator: Alex Grey (Renowned artist/Chapel of Sacred Mirrors founder)

* November 11 – New York, NY @ The New York Society for Ethical Culture
Moderator: Roxy Myzal (“HardDrive” Producer/radio personality)

* November 12 – Washington, DC @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Moderator (both 7:30 and 10 p.m. readings): Roxy Myzal (“HardDrive” Producer/radio personality)

* November 14 – Toronto, ON @ Convocation Hall (University of Toronto)
Moderator: Alan Cross (102.1 The Edge Music Director)

* November 16 – Chicago, IL@ Thalia Hall (7 p.m. reading)
Moderator: Amanda Danielson (owner, Trattoria Stella and The Franklin/Master Sommelier)

* November 16 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall (10:30 p.m. reading)
Moderator: Dirk Flanigan (executive chef, Ocean Cut and Il Coniglio/former PIGFACE vocalist)

* November 18 – Portland, OR @ The Aladdin Theater
Moderator (both 7:30 and 10 p.m. readings): Paul Barker (MINISTRY, LEAD INTO GOLD, PUSCIFER)

* November 19 – Seattle, WA @ Kane Auditorium
Moderator: Kim Thayil (SOUNDGARDEN)

* November 21 – San Francisco, CA @ Herbst Theatre
Moderator: Laura Milligan (a.k.a. Hildy Berger/”Mr. Show”)

* November 22 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Montalban Theater
Moderator: Billy Howerdel (A PERFECT CIRCLE, ASHES DIVIDE)

* November 25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Mesa Arts Center
Moderator: Kimber Lanning (Local First Arizona, Stinkweeds)

* November 26 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater
Moderator: Matt Mather (Sommelier at Frasca Food & Wine)

* November 27 – Dallas, TX @ Texas Theatre
Moderator: Steven Drozd (FLAMING LIPS)

Tickets for all dates are on sale now, with the exception of the November 14 event at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, which are available to the general public on October 14.