On this week’s episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps spoke with Maynard James Keenan. In their conversation, Keenan shared some nuggets throughout the years. Keenan told Lipps about the first records he bought and Joni Mitchell’s impact on Tool. He also hinted at new music from both A Perfect Circle and Tool.
Since it began in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Love, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Nikki Sixx, Perry Farrell and many, many more.
On the previous episode of Lipps Service, Lipps spoke with the Melvins. Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover looked back at their career, which started in the late ’80s in Seattle. They discussed knowing Kurt Cobain, the current state of rock music, the influence of the Rolling Stones and Charlie Watts on them. They also played a couple of acoustic songs as well. We also shared an archival episode with Mick Rock. The photographer died on November 18 at the age of 72.
Every week, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you consume podcasts (Apple, etc.), and you can listen to the full episode with Maynard James Keenan below.