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WES BORLAND's BLACK LIGHT BURNS Signs With THC: MUSIC

BLACK LIGHT BURNS, the avant-garde alter ego of LIMP BIZKIT/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist Wes Borland, has signed a worldwide deal with Rocket Science Ventures/THC: Music. The project's long-awaited sophomore LP, "The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall", in the summer. "This is a really personal record for me," says Wes. "I spent three years writing ...

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PUSCIFER Performs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' (Video)

PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), was the musical guest on last night's (Thursday, February 16) episode of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (which actually aired the morning of Friday, February 17). You can now watch the "Telling Ghosts" and "Toma" performances below. "Telling Ghosts" and "Toma" come ...

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PUSCIFER: 'Telling Ghosts' Video Released

"Telling Ghosts", the new video from PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), can be seen below. The clip was shot by Tim Cadiente (Barton Perreira) and Meats Meier (3D Art Space) and was edited by Mat Mitchell. "Telling Ghosts" comes off PUSCIFER's sophomore album "Conditions Of My ...

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PUSCIFER To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), will perform on the Thursday, February 16 episode of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (which will actually air the morning of Friday, February 17). PUSCIFER will return to the road on February 23 in support of its recently released album "Conditions ...

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TOOL: New Tour Dates Announced

Just days after two TOOL tour dates appeared and then mysteriously vanished on Ticketmaster's web site, the band has officially unveiled the first batch of shows for a 2012 winter tour. The dates begin on January 14 in Reno, Nevada, with 11 more shows confirmed so far. It is unknown how long the tour will ...

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PUSCIFER: New North American Tour Dates Announced

PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), returns to the road on February 23 in support of its recently released album "Conditions Of My Parole" (Oct. 18, Puscifer Entertainment). The band's live performances are not to be missed. Keenan brings the unconventional atmosphere of the Verde Valley to ...

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Updated: TOOL Drummer's VOLTO! Recording New Music

**Updated**: The original version of this report erroneously stated that TOOL had begun recording its new album. The corrected article follows below. Over the Thanksgiving break, VOLTO!, the American jazz rock fusion jam band featuring TOOL drummer Danny Carey, entered the studio with producer Joe Barresi (ISIS, COHEED & CAMBRIA, PUSCIFER, TOMAHAWK) to begin recording ...

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PUSCIFER Performs On 'Late Show With David Letterman' (Video)

PUSCIFER, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE), made its television debut last night (Monday, Octoebr 31) with a performance on CBS-TV's "Late Show With David Letterman". The group played its current single, "Conditions Of My Parole", with a special guest solo from Letterman's musical director Paul Shaffer. Check ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, STAIND, ROB ZOMBIE Share Halloween Stories

With Halloween here again (Monday, October 31), The Pulse Of Radio asked a few of its favorite rockers to share some of their thoughts, memories and experiences on this scary holiday. TOOL and PUSCIFER frontman Maynard James Keenan told The Pulse Of Radio that he enjoys Halloween because it's more than just costumes and trick ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN On New TOOL Album: 'Nothing's Solid'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan said in a new interview with Loudwire that he is concentrating on his own projects, including his act PUSCIFER, while guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey work out the music for the band's long-awaited fifth album. Keenan explained, "I'm allowing them their space ...

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PUSCIFER: 'Man Overboard' Video Released

"Man Overboard", the new video from PUSCIFER, the project ringleader Maynard James Keenan describes as "'Twin Peaks' in the desert," can be seen below. The song, which made available via iTunes and other digital service providers on July 19, comes off the band's new album, "Conditions Of My Parole", which is scheduled for release on ...

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PUSCIFER: 'Conditions Of My Parole' Artwork Unveiled

PUSCIFER, the project ringleader Maynard James Keenan describes as "'Twin Peaks' in the desert," will release "Conditions Of My Parole" on October 18 via Puscifer Entertainment. "Man Overboard", the first single from the album, was made available via iTunes and other digital service providers on July 19. "The Verde Valley is an intrinsic part of ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Says Next TOOL Album Is 'Just Progressing'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan has unveiled the first song from his other band PUSCIFER's second album. The track, called "Man Overboard", premiered at Spin.com and arrived at radio stations this week, while the album, titled "Conditions Of My Parole", emerges on October 18. Spin described the song as ...

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PUSCIFER To Release 'Conditions Of My Parole' In October

PUSCIFER, the project ringleader Maynard James Keenan describes as "'Twin Peaks' in the desert," will release "Conditions Of My Parole" on October 18 via Puscifer Entertainment. "Man Overboard", the first single from the album, will be available via iTunes and other digital service providers on July 19. "The Verde Valley is an intrinsic part of ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Not Likely To Record Full Album

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel says that the band is close to finishing up a new song which it will play on the band's upcoming summer North American tour. As for whether the yet-to-be-titled track will lead to a full album's worth of material, Howerdel told The Pulse Of Radio that he doesn't see ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Talks AXL ROSE

Before forming A PERFECT CIRCLE with TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan in 2000, guitarist Billy Howerdel spent several years working as a guitar tech and computer programmer on the GUNS N' ROSES album "Chinese Democracy", which finally came out in 2008 after a 15-year wait. With all the stories about GUNS frontman Axl Rose being ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: Tour Dates Announced

A PERFECT CIRCLE has announced a five-city, multi-night tour for this fall with ticket on-sales slated for this week. Phoenix, Los Angeles and Seattle tickets go on sale on September 24 at 10 a.m. PST. Las Vegas tickets are on sale the same day, September 24, at 12 noon PST. Tickets for the San Francisco ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE To Debut New Material On Upcoming Tour

A PERFECT CIRCLE has announced that it will go out on a five-city tour this fall, marking the band's first shows since 2004. Dates and ticket information will be announced shortly, but the venues and cities have been confirmed as the Marquee Theatre in Phoenix, the Avalon in Los Angeles, the Showbox in Seattle, the ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announces New Bassist

A PERFECT CIRCLE, the band led by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, PUSCIFER) and Billy Howerdel (ASHES DIVIDE), will boast a new bassist when it hits the road for a five-city tour this fall. Joining Keenan (vocals), Howerdel (guitar, vocals), James Iha (guitar) and Josh Freese (drums), will be Matt McJunkins, who previously played with Maynard ...

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TOOL Frontman Talks 'Blood Into Wine' Documentary In New Interview

ARTISTdirect.com editor Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUSCIFER) about "Blood Into Wine", the documentary about Maynard's Arizona vineyard business. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ARTISTdirect.com: Does "Blood Into Wine" exemplify the creative collective idea you've had with PUSCIFER? It brings ...

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It's Official: A PERFECT CIRCLE Is Back

A PERFECT CIRCLE has returned from its self-imposed hiatus. The band, led by Maynard James Keenan (TOOL, PUSCIFER) and Billy Howerdel (ASHES DIVIDE), will embark on a five-city tour this fall (dates and ticket on-sale information will be announced shortly). Shows in Phoenix (Marquee Theatre), Los Angeles (Avalon), Seattle (Showbox at The Market) and San ...

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