puscifer in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

TOOL Frontman Preparing For PUSCIFER Live Debut

TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan is prepping his side project, PUSCIFER, for its live debut this weekend in Las Vegas. He told The Pulse of Radio that he expects all three shows to be very different from each other and from a TOOL show. "As long as we're all communicating on the particular premise of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Starting Organic Market

The Pulse of Radio reports that TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan plans on opening an organic market in Cornville, Arizona, that will include a commercial kitchen and a tasting room for the wines he produces in nearby Sedona. According to Spinner.com, Keenan is currently adding the new sections to an already existing market, explaining, "I've ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PUSCIFER: Third Las Vegas Show Announced

TOOL vocalist Maynard James Keenan recently set February 13 and February 14 as the dates for the live debut of his side act PUSCIFER in Las Vegas. Those shows sold out within an hour of their on sale this past weekend, and a third concert has now been announced. The additional gig will take place ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Talks Wine; Video Available

Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV's "Thunder Show" recently visited Arizona and taped an episode with one of the most requested guests to appear on the program — TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan. They were also joined by winemaker Eric Glomski. Watch the show in two parts below. Maynard James Keenan told The Pulse of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

New Music From A PERFECT CIRCLE On The Way?

TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan told The Pulse of Radio last week that he and guitarist Billy Howerdel have been working on some fresh material for A PERFECT CIRCLE, the group they formed in 2000 while Keenan had time off from TOOL, but which has been inactive since 2004. However, Keenan revealed that the band ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman's PUSCIFER Schedules Live Debut

TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan's side project PUSCIFER will make its live debut on at the Pearl @ Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 13 and February 14. More information is available one the poster below. Keenan told The Pulse of Radio that PUSCIFER (see video below) actually evolved out of a cabaret-style ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Planning Vegas Act

The Pulse of Radio reports that TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan is putting together a cabaret-style show for a string of dates at The Palms in Las Vegas, beginning in mid-February. According to an inside source, the shows will feature both comedy and music. Keenan is not a stranger to this kind of gig — ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Opens Store

According to The Pulse of Radio, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan has opened a retail store named after his side project PUSCIFER in the town of Jerome, Arizona, where Keenan also makes his home. The shop features all the items available at the online PUSCIFER store, as well as local art and coffee plus other ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Drummer Has Hand Surgery

The Pulse of Radio reports that TOOL drummer Danny Carey had to have two surgeries on his hand recently, according to a post at the group's official web site, Toolband.com. The post said that Carey's hand was apparently injured as a result of a run-in with "an unruly marine hazard, venomous and... dangerous... while vacationing ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Says A PERFECT CIRCLE Is Still Alive

The Pulse of Radio reports: TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan sent an email to fans last week in which he said that A PERFECT CIRCLE, the band he formed in 2000 with guitarist Billy Howerdel, is still a going concern even though both Keenan and Howerdel are both now involved with other projects. Keenan wrote, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Singer Doing Wine Signing At Supermarket

According to The Pulse of Radio, TOOL vocalist Maynard James Keenan will make a rare personal appearance at a Whole Foods supermarket in Chandler, Arizona on Wednesday (April 9) to sign bottles of wine from his vineyards in Sedona. According to the Whole Foods online calendar, Keenan and his partner Eric Glomski will sign bottles ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Singer Issuing DVD From Side Project

The Pulse of Radio reports: TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan will release a DVD for the song and video "Queen B", from his side project PUSCIFER, on Tuesday (January 8). Keenan wrote in a post at the PUSCIFER MySpace page, "The 'Queen B' DVD is out on Tuesday. Limited edition, so get them while they ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL: More 'Vicarious' DVD Details Revealed

TOOL will issue a DVD called "Vicarious" on December 18. According to a press release, the disc will contain the title video — which was for the first single from the band's 2006 album, "10,000 Days" — along with "a tour that takes you through the history of [TOOL guitarist] Adam Jones' visual effects work, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Questions RADIOHEAD Album Strategy

According to The Pulse of Radio, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan admitted to Spinner.com on Friday (November 16) that he's skeptical about RADIOHEAD's recent digital release of its new album, "In Rainbows". Keenan said that it was easy for a band as popular as RADIOHEAD to let its fans pay what they want for the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Sounds Off On Illegal Downloading

During an interview with Australia's Beat magazine, Maynard James Keenan of TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE and PUSCIFER sounded off on illegal downloading, but not for selfish reasons. "I acknowledge I am one of the winners of the lottery," Keenan tells Nick Snelling. "Around the time NIRVANA came out, labels were out there looking ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL: New Video Interview With MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Posted Online

SuicideGirls.com recently conducted an exclusive interview with TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan on Keenan's vineyard in Arizona. Watch the four-minute chat below. The debut album from Maynard's new band PUSCIFER, "V is for Vagina", sold 27,000 in the United States in the first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Featured In 'Artist On Artist' Interview

TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan took part in a MySpaceTV "Artist on Artist" interview with actor/writer/comedian Patton Oswalt. The pair discuss the psychological toll performing can take, origins (both real and fictional) of Keenan's new band PUSCIFER before they draw parallels between Maynard and Justin Timberlake. Watch the interview below. PUSCIFER released its debut album, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TOOL Frontman Flashes His 'V' With Side Project

The Pulse of Radio reports: TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan releases the debut album from his side project PUSCIFER, titled "V Is For Vagina", on Tuesday (October 30) through his own label. Although PUSCIFER has been around in one form or another since the early '90s, when a version of the outfit would perform at ...

Read more

Posted in: News