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TOOL's JUSTIN CHANCELLOR Featured In ERNIE Ball's New 'Striking A Chord' Podcast Series

Ernie Ball, the iconic maker of Slinky guitar strings and instrument accessories, has announced the launch of their new podcast series, "Striking A Chord". The first episode features bassist Justin Chancellor of TOOL. "Striking A Chord" is a new bi-monthly, audio-only podcast interview series hosted by Ernie Ball brand ambassador Evan Ball that features artists ...

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Drummer GIL SHARONE Quits MARILYN MANSON

Drummer Gil Sharone has announced his departure from MARILYN MANSON. The Los Angeles native joined Manson's band in 2013 and was featured on the shock rocker's last two records, "The Pale Emperor" and "Heaven Upside Down". He has also performed with a number of other notable acts, including one of Maynard James Keenan's projects, PUSCIFER, ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Completes Recording Vocals For New TOOL Album

Maynard James Keenan says that he has completed recording his vocals for TOOL's long-awaited new album. The singer took to his Twitter account earlier today to write: "Update- Final vocals tracked MONTHS ago. Then U.S.-UK-Euro run w #APC. If Tool all inst are tracked, long process of Mixing now. Meanwhile write/film/track w @puscifer for #puscifer2020 ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Can't Stop Cameras At COACHELLA

According to The Pulse Of Radio, A PERFECT CIRCLE's ban on mobile phones and other devices that could be used to film the band's live show could not defeat fans at last weekend's Coachella festival in Indio, California. During the band's set this past weekend, either the crowd was too big or festival organizers just ...

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Hear New A PERFECT CIRCLE Song 'Disillusioned'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a brand new song called "Disillusioned", the second track to be heard from the band's upcoming album. Back in October, A PERFECT CIRCLE released another song called "The Doomed". The official music video for the track was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn. "Disillusioned" stands in stark contrast to ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist Defends A PERFECT CIRCLE's No-Cell-Phone Policy

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael has defended A PERFECT CIRCLE's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that the Maynard James Keenan-fronted outfit regularly performs previously unreleased material that should not be experienced for the first time through a low-quality YouTube recording. It was reported in early November that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Once Again Defends 'No-Cell-Phone' Policy At Concerts: 'We Would Like You To Be With Us, Present'

A PERFECT CIRCLE's Billy Howerdel has once again defended the band's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that it's "rude" for anyone to be "sticking your phone up in front of the face of the person behind you." The guitarist's latest comments come a month after it was reported that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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Soul Pretender - PRIMITIVE RACE

Originally staked as an industrial supergroup mirroring the essence of REVOLTING COCKS, FRONT 242 and NITZER EBB, the PRIMITIVE RACE cotillion, and sound, has been shaken up—drastically. Founded by LORDS OF ACID/REVOLTING COCKS bassist Chris Kniker, PRIMITIVE RACE was fortified in 2013 by Erie Loch (LUXT, BLOWNLOAD, EXAGEIST), Raymond Watts (KMFDM, PIG), Mark Gemini Thwaite ...

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Video Premiere: A PERFECT CIRCLE's 'The Doomed'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released the official music video for "The Doomed", the first new music to be heard from the band's expected 2018 album. The clip, which was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, arrives as the band is in the final two weeks of its North American tour. A PERFECT CIRCLE also ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Responds To Fans Over 'No Photos' Policy

According to The Pulse Of Radio, A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued a brief response to fans following reports that more than 60 concertgoers were ejected from an APC show over the weekend for taking photos in violation of the band's stated policy. After a fan complained about the policy on Instagram, ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida's biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Corey Taylor says: "STONE SOUR ...

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Hear New A PERFECT CIRCLE Song 'The Doomed'

A brand new A PERFECT CIRCLE song titled "The Doomed" can be streamed below. The track's release follows Friday's (October 13) fifteen-second tease from A PERFECT CIRCLE's official Twitter account and singer Maynard James Keenan recently hinting that a new APC album was on the way. "Fourteen years have passed since we released 'eMOTIVe'," said ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

A PERFECT CIRCLE, which recently wrapped up a sold-out U.S. tour, will return to the road this fall, kicking off a North American trek at the Aftershock festival on October 21. Tickets for all non-festival shows are on-sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. local time. VIP packages will be available simultaneously. Tour dates: ...

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TOOL Announces Southern California Concert With PRIMUS, MELVINS

Iconic band TOOL will bring its unparalleled sonic and visual experience to Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California with PRIMUS, a "special" guest to be announced, MELVINS, and DJ sets by THE CRYSTAL METHOD on Saturday, June 24. This is a unique opportunity to experience live performances by some of the most highly acclaimed artists ...

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TOOL Announces North American Tour Dates

TOOL will play the following shows this spring: May 24 - Fairfax, VA @ EagleBank Arena May 27 - Bangor, ME @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion May 28 - Boston, MA @ Harvard Athletic Complex May 30 - Rochester, NY @ Blue Cross Arena May 31 - Hamilton, ONT @ First Ontario Centre Jun. 02 - ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Unveils First Photo Of 2017 Lineup

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released its first 2017 group photo, confirming that the band's lineup remains unchanged from the last time they toured four years ago. Joining vocalist Maynard James Keenan and guitarist Billy Howerdel once again are James Iha on rhythm guitar, Matt McJunkins on bass and Jeff Friedl on drums. A PERFECT CIRCLE ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Has Music Written, May Become Active In 2017

According to The Pulse Of Radio, A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel revealed at a live interview with singer Maynard James Keenan on Monday night (November 21) in Los Angeles that A PERFECT CIRCLE will tour next year and has been working on new songs. Keenan concurred, adding that the band will also perform at ...

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