10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Tool: Spin’s 2001 Cover Story, ‘Hammer of the Gods’

This story originally appeared in the June 2001 issue of Spin. As Tool readies their first album in 13 years, we’re republishing it here. Sometimes,…
Chris Norris / May 8, 2019

Tool Officially Announce New Album

After a 13-year hiatus, Tool are finally ready release a new album. Metal Injection reports that the band shared the news at a show in Birmingham, AL…
Will Gottsegen / May 8, 2019

Tool Debut Two New Songs at Welcome to Rockville Festival: Watch

Your long wait is over Tool fans. After waiting more than a decade -- but not quite 10,000 Days -- the prog rockers debuted two…
Gil Kaufman, Billboard / May 6, 2019

Tool Fan’s “AENIMA” License Plate Rejected by DMV

Yet another blow to American freedom: twenty years removed from MTV's "Stinkfist" censorship, a humble Tool fan in California can't even get a license plate…
Tosten Burks / March 29, 2019

Maynard James Keenan Says New Tool Album Won’t Be Out in April

Vintner-rocker Maynard James Keenan has been teasing his plans for Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer for a while now. His promises of new music…
Will Gottsegen / February 5, 2019

Maynard James Keenan Says Vocals for Tool’s Next Album Are Done (And Maybe Instrumentals Too)

Maynard James Keenan today greased the Tool rumor mill with a tweet teasing new details about the band's allegedly forthcoming album, their first since 2006. Keenan…
Tosten Burks / January 4, 2019

Tool Announce European Tour

Tool have announced a 2019 European tour. The band, which hasn’t released an album since 2006, will perform throughout the continent next summer for…
Gwen Aviles / October 23, 2018

Maynard James Keenan Responds to Anonymous Rape Allegation

Maynard James Keenan has issued a statement denying an anonymous allegation of rape widely circulated online over the past week. "Many thanks to those of…
Anna Gaca / June 28, 2018

Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Promises New Music Next Year

As of this writing, it has been 4,423 days since Tool released its fourth album, 10,000 Days, in May 2006. This a long time for anyone to…
Andy Cush / June 14, 2018

St. Vincent Covers Tool’s “Forty Six & 2″: Watch

St. Vincent took over the BBC Radio 6 Instagram account on Friday and during the event, fans asked her to play some of her favorite…
Rob Arcand / June 10, 2018

Tool Dedicates Rock on the Range Set to Chris Cornell

Tool were the headliners for the final night of the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 20th. As part of their…
Israel Daramola / May 21, 2018

Tool’s New Album Will Apparently Feature Only 10-Minute-Plus Songs

Tool has begun hosting their $500-a-head "music clinic" sessions, billed as intimate events in which the band's three instrumentalists (sans Maynard) would talk at length…
Andy Cush / May 14, 2018

Hear a Brief Clip of New Music from Tool

After over a decade since their last album 10,000 Days, Tool have finally shared new music. In a clip posted to their Facebook page, the…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2018

Maynard James Keenan Gives One Star to Your Bad Yelp Review of His Winery

Maynard James Keenan generally has a difficult time masking his disdain for obsessive Tool fans. In a new interview with the New Zealand website Stuff, he…
Andy Cush / April 23, 2018
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