Puscifer Officially Announces Halloween Weekend Dual Live Stream Events via PusciferTV

As first revealed when Maynard James Keenan recently sat down for an interview with Rick Beato, Puscifer will host two live-stream concert films events on Halloween weekend. “Parole Violator: A Puscifer Concert Film Featuring Conditions Of My Parole” & “V Is For Versatile: A Puscifer Concert Film Featuring Music From The V Is For… Era.” Watch the trailer here:

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Puscifer Announces Remix Album ft. Trent Reznor, Justin Chancellor, Troy Van Leeuwen, Phantogram, and More – “Existential Reckoning: Rewired”

Sprung from the superego of Maynard James Keenan (Tool, aperfectcircle) electro-Goth comedy troupe Puscifer has delighted fans with a companion remix collection for each of their studio albums. True to form, the band will release a track-by-track reimagining Existential Reckoning: Rewired (December 9, Puscifer Entertainment/Alchemy Recordings/BMG). Pre-orders are live now with merch and NFTs, at the link below and you can catch the band on tour in North America soon.

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INTERVIEW: PODCAST: Episode #168: Billy Howerdel – The Ghost Cult Interview

Ghost Cult caught up with Billy Howerdel (also of a perfect circle) to discuss his new solo album – What Normal Was (Alchemy Records, Rise Records, BMG). Billy discusses his career up to now, the choice to use his own name instead of Ashes Divide, letting his 1980s influences fly on the new album, his upcoming tour dates, and some plans for a perfect circle too. Continue reading

Puscifer Books “Existential Reckoning” Headline Tour

Puscifer will bring their theatrical and immersive live show to stages across the USA this summer their first full tour since 2016. They will also appear at Bonnaroo Festival. Featuring Maynard James Keenan (Tool, a perfect circle), Mat Mitchell, and Carina Round tour in support of their album from 2020, Existential Reckoning (Alchemy Recordings/Puscifer Entertainment/BMG). The dates, which kick off June 9 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, include the group’s largest scale performances to date with shows slated for Los Angeles’ venerable Greek Theatre (site of Keenan’s one-time-only Cinquanta mini festival), Brooklyn’s movie palace-turned-concert-hall Kings Theater and the state-of-the-art Mission Ballroom in Denver. Moodie Black will open all dates. Watch a music video from Agent Dick Merkin of Pusciforce, with his report. Tickets go on-sale Feb. 18th, 2022 at the link below.

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Maynard James Keenan’s “A Curmudgeon’s Guide To Divine Collisions And Pythagorean Oenology” Debuts On Nov.12 via Puscifer TV


As we previously reported, Puscifer is launching Puscifer TV on November 12th, an on-demand service for the bands video content past, [present, and future. Newly announced is the Maynard James Keenan’s (Tool, aperfectcircle) led “A Curmudgeon’s Guide To Divine Collisions And Pythagorean Oenology” special. It features a candid one-on-one conversation from 2016 “A Perfect Union Of Contrary Things” Book Tour.” The one-on-one conversation with Keenan finds the musician/vintner in New York City discussing the New York Times Best Seller, “A Perfect Union of Contrary Things.” Moderated by legendary radio producer Roxy Myzal, the hour-plus conversation covers all facets of Keenan’s life. The special also will see the debut of the never-before-seen video “Gallileo.” The additional title joins the previously announced Puscifer TV releases arriving on Nov. 12 (with pre-orders available now via Puscifer.com): “Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti,” “Billy D and The Hall of Feathered Serpents Featuring Money $hot by Puscifer,” and “What Is… Puscifer.” An accompanying capsule collection featuring exclusive merch items is also available via the band’s website. Watch the trailer now

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Puscifer to Launch Puscifer TV On-Demand Video Service

Puscifer who have released a new album and held two unique and immersive live streaming events during the pandemic will expand that universe even further with Puscifer TV, a hub to purchase the bands video content like livestreams. It will launch on November 12th aia Vimeo on Puscifer’s website. Pre-orders are available for purchase now! Available titles include first time on-demand purchase/rental of concert films: “Existential Reckoning: Live At Arcosanti,” and “Billy D And The Hall Of Feathered Serpents Featuring Money $Hot By Puscifer.” Pre-orders for the initial slate of titles are available now at their webshop. An accompanying capsule collection featuring exclusive merch items is also available via the band’s website. The band’s latest album Existential Reckoning: released via Puscifer Records in 2020. To get a taste of the Pusciferverse Watch the “What Is… Puscifer” trailer from back in 2013:

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Tool Releases New Merch Line For “10,000 Days” Anniversary

Tool marked the 15th anniversary of the release of their 10,000 Days (Volcano, Tool Dissectional) album on May 2nd, 2021 with a new line of special themed merch. Among the typical shirts, hoodies, and hats, there are pillows, pint glasses, a sherpa blanket, and the Vicarious single/video DVD for sale at their store. 2021 is a special year for Tool album milestones as Lateralus (read our review here) just turned 20 years old, and Ænima will see a 25th anniversary this fall. The band was supposed to be on the road touring being Fear Inoculum, but has been largely inactive since the lockdown as vocalist Maynard James Kennan contracted COVID-19 twice and released a new album with Puscifer, while Adam Jones put out an instrumental single and video with the help of fellow bandmates Danny Carey and Justin Chancellor.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Puscifer – “Money Shot Live”

During the very strange time that is the Covid quarantine era, livestreams have become quite popular over the last year. Having seen a few of them, they are well produced and are meant to feel as if one is at the show, albeit with no one else around, and have been quite popular. Having said that, the latest Puscifer livestream entitled Billy D and the Hall of Feathered Serpents featuring Money Shot is on a whole different level! Starting off with Billy D (portrayed by Maynard James Keenan) ending up in an underground luchador bar with “bartesians” serving up experiences in a glass, each drink served up is named after a track from the Money Shot album.

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Maynard James Kennan Says Full-Album Livestreams of Early Puscifer Albums Will Likely Happen in The Future

Puscifer, by Meg Loyal Photography

This weekend Maynard James Keenan’s (Tool, a perfect circle) band Puscifer will host a livestream event in which they will perform all of their 2016 Money $hot album in full. Enter to win tickets from Ghost Cult at this link! This weekend’s activities follow their first livestream for their Existential Reckoning album release event last fall. In a new interview with Revolver, Kennan revealed since the band doesn’t know when touring will resume for them, they expect to do more livestreams and mentioned both the Conditions of My Parole and V is For Vagina albums as examples. He also discusses his recovery from COVID-19 (twice), his love of Lucha Libre Wrestlers, some of the storyline behind the ongoing characters in the music of Puscifer, and much more.

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