CONCERT REVIEW: Tool – Blonde Redhead: Live at The Chase Center


By my own admission, I have been to some weird Tool shows in my nearly thirty years as a fan. Some of them have been weird thanks to the band, and some have been weird, because well I’m (not a creep), a weirdo. One of my last shows before the world shut down was Tool at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, complete with an army of relentless rent-a-guards practically assaulting fans due to the notorious Tool cell phone policy. I’ve no issue with the policy, just the way it is implemented. Tonight was by far the weirdest Tool show ever for many reasons.

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Deftones to Present Black Stallion Remix Album Preview Exclusively at Adult Swim Festival


Deftones previously announced their upcoming reissue of their classic White Pony as well as their planned Black Stallion Remix album! The set will be released on December 11th via Reprise / Warner Records. The band will share an early sneak peek of the Black Stallion album with a new song and visualizer, rumored to be Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park’s remix of “Passenger” ft Maynard James Keenan of Tool. The song will appear this Friday as part of the Adult Swim Online Festival. An All-star cast of peers and legends including DJ Shadow, Robert Smith, Mike Shinoda, Clams Casino, Phantogram, Tourist, and more will reimagine White Pony for its 20th Anniversary (read our retrospective here); Pre-orders are live at the link below. Listen to Purity Ring’s entrancing remix of “Knife Prty” below. Continue reading


ALBUM PREVIEW: We Have Heard the New Tool Album and Here is What We Think So Far


Ghost Cult had the opportunity to visit RCA Records’ headquarters in New York City to take part in an exclusive Tool listening event for press for Fear Inoculum, releasing on August 30th. We appreciate being counted among the major media in attendance and getting to experience this highly anticipated new album. Although this is not a full review (check back next week), this contains our initial thoughts on Tool album number six. Continue reading


Maynard James Keenan Completes His Work On The New Tool Album


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In a post to social media Tool frontman, Maynard James Keenan has detailed his work on his completed material for their new album. Tool is expected to release a new album sometime 2019, as they have a world tour planned to coincide. We have been following this story for years it seems and will update again with more news soon.Continue reading


Maynard James Keenan Shares Excerpt From Biography, Books Tour Dates


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As the date approaches for the highly anticipated release of Maynard James Keenan’s authorized biography, A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, on November 8th. Co-author Sarah Jensen, A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, on November 8th. A wide-ranging excerpt has posted. Read some of it below:Continue reading