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Has MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Secretly Been At Work On TOOL Album?

Has TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan secretly been working on lyrics for the band's long-awaited fifth album since the spring? According to The Pulse Of Radio, Keenan appeared on comedian Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast and, when asked about new TOOL music, replied, "I'm gonna stop by the rehearsal space today. In theory, having beaten them ...

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PUSCIFER: 'What Is…' Feature-Length DVD And Accompanying Soundtrack Due In November

PUSCIFER answers the enduring question of what exactly Puscifer is with a new DVD release titled "What Is…", which is due on November 26 via Puscifer Entertainment. The two-hour sketch comedy show-meets-concert film builds upon and punctuates the multimedia format of the band's live performances with skits from the stable of PUSCIFER characters such as ...

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TOOL: 'Little Bits And Pieces' Of New Album Coming Together

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan and drummer Danny Carey were interviewed this week by New Zealand publication Rip It Up, and naturally the subject of a new album came up. What did they have to say? Carey explained, "Maynard deals with the lyrical content. He's been pretty busy with ...

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Donkey Punch the Night - PUSCIFER

While most rock fans continue to kvetch at the lack of a new TOOL album (or even A PERFECT CIRCLE, for that matter), Maynard James Keenan continues to coddle his Id, Ego and Anima (to paraphrase the direct source) in his explorative outer refuge, PUSCIFER. What Maynard and his round robin supporting players have coughed ...

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TOOL Member Reportedly Injured In Scooter Crash

According to The Pulse Of Radio, an unidentified member of TOOL recently crashed his Vespa scooter on an icy road, suffering serious injuries and delaying work on the music for the band's long-awaited next album. The musician sustained several broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder in the crash, forcing the band to push back writing ...

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Music For New TOOL Album 'More Than Halfway' Done

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL's webmaster posted a lengthy message online this week in which he claims that the band may be "more than halfway" finished writing the music for their fifth studio effort. The webmaster wrote, "While riding with Danny [Carey, drums] to Chili John's yesterday, I heard a lot of new ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN To Direct New HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Video

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD have selected M. Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. SLIPKNOT's Clown) to direct the video accompanying the band's lead single from the forthcoming album "Notes From The Underground". Clown has been an acclaimed director for years working in the field of music video, delivering clips for his own band SLIPKNOT throughout their multi-platinum Grammy-winning career. Crahan ...

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PEARL JAM, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For LOLLAPALOOZA Chile, Brazil

Lollapalooza Chile and Lollapalooza Brasil, the South American satellites of the iconic festival founded by JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell, are back in 2013, and with colossal lineups. Continuing the momentum after a blowout inaugural festival in São Paulo in 2012, Lollapalooza Brasil invites PEARL JAM, THE KILLERS, THE BLACK KEYS, DEADMAU5, QUEENS OF THE ...

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TOOL Drummer Offers Yet Another Vague Update On New Record

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL drummer Danny Carey offered a brief update on the progress of the band's fifth studio album in an interview with the "Children Of Saturn" radio show last week. Carey explained, "The TOOL thing is happening. Me, Adam [Jones, guitar] and Justin [Chancellor, bass] are banging away. Trying to ...

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WES BORLAND's BLACK LIGHT BURNS: New Song Available For Streaming

BLACK LIGHT BURNS, the avant-garde alter ego of LIMP BIZKIT/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist Wes Borland, will release its long-awaited sophomore album, "The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall", on August 14 via Rocket Science Ventures/THC: Music. "This is a really personal record for me," says Wes. "I spent three years writing it . . . ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Talks PUSCIFER, Wine With CBS News (Video)

Maynard James Keenan (PUSCIFER, TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE) talked wine and PUSCIFER with Karen Brown, an award-winning TV reporter with CBS News. You can now watch her report below. PUSCIFER will launch the third tour in support of its sophomore album, "Conditions Of My Parole", on June 9 at Bonnaroo. The three-week trek will include ...

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PUSCIFER To Launch New Tour In June

PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), will launch its third tour in support of its sophomore album, "Conditions Of My Parole", on June 9 at Bonnaroo. The three-week trek will include a stop at the River's Edge Music Festival in St. Paul, Minnespta. Tickets for all shows ...

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TOOL Drummer Hoping To Enter Studio In June/July

Vic Firth has uploaded an "Artist Spotlight" video feature on TOOL drummer Danny Carey, featuring interview clips and footage from the band's January 28 concert at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. During the chat, Carey revealed that he was hoping TOOL would enter the studio in June/July to begin recording its new album. TOOL ...

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TOOL Frontman Sounds Off On Illegal Music Downloading

On March 13, Carl Sundberg of the "Standard Ass Rock Show" on Oregon's "real rock" radio station 101.5 KFLY conducted an interview with Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUSCIFER). You can now listen to the chat below. When asked about his views on illegal music downloading and how it has affected the music ...

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GLENN DANZIG To Perform 'Legacy' Set In Irvine

Glenn Danzig will perform his "Legacy" career-spanning set featuring songs from DANZIG, SAMHAIN and MISFITS on May 26 at the Irvine Meadows Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, California. Tickets will go on sale this Friday. There will be a limited number of tickets available for only $13.13. As previously reported, Danzig will also perform his ...

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