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Tool Postpone All 2020 North American Tour Dates

Tool has become the latest band to push back their 2020 tour. After they had already postponed the first leg of spring tour…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2020

Tool Fan in New Zealand in Isolation After Coronavirus Diagnosis

A man who attended Tool show in Auckland, New Zealand last Friday is now the country's fourth reported case of having the coronavirus.
Daniel Kohn / March 6, 2020

Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Headlining Slots

Metallica has canceled their headlining slot at Sonic Temple fest in Columbus, Ohio, this May. They'll be replaced by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool.
Daniel Kohn / February 24, 2020

Tool Announce North American Spring Tour Dates

After a lengthy layoff, Tool is certainly making the most of their return. Just as they're about to wind down the Australian leg of their Fear…
SPIN Staff / February 24, 2020

Grammys 2020: Tool Wins for Best Metal Performance

Tool has added another Grammy to their trophy rack. The band's song "7empest" off Fear Inoculum won for Best Metal Performance at the 62nd Annual…
Anna Chan / January 26, 2020

Tool Seem Pretty Stoked to Be a Jeopardy! Question

January 14, 2020, was a huge day for people hoping to one day hear the words "Maynard James Keenan" exit Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek's mouth.
Maggie Serota / January 15, 2020

Tool’s Danny Carey Pays Tribute to Neil Peart in San Diego

Tool are currently on tour behind Fear Inoculum, their first new album in 13 years. During their show Friday night (January 10) at San Diego's…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2020

Tool to Headline Bonnaroo 2020

Tool is continuing to rock audiences in 2020, and are doing so beyond its Fear Inoculum tour. The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced on…
Anna Chan / January 7, 2020

Tool’s Fear Inoculum Just Earned a Pair of Grammy Nominations

Tool fans aren't the only ones impressed with Fear Inoculum, the band's fifth studio album. The Recording Academy announced on Wednesday, November 20, that Tool has…
Anna Chan / November 20, 2019

Tool Give Fans an Expanded Dose of Fear Inoculum This Holiday Season

Tool have announced the release of "an expanded book edition" of the band's 2019 album Fear Inoculum. The new edition of the critically acclaimed album…
Maggie Serota / November 13, 2019

Tool Are Extending Their North American Tour Into 2020

Tool aren't ready to end their post-Fear Inoculum victory lap just yet. The prog-metal band have announced a new set of North American tour dates…
Maggie Serota / November 11, 2019

The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

Tool’s Danny Carey Doesn’t Want to Wait 12 Years for Another Album Either

Vague but positive news for restless Tool fans: Drummer Danny Carey has set a tentative timeline of "hopefully not 12 years from now" for when…
Tosten Burks / September 18, 2019

Maynard James Keenan Posted a Thanos Meme About Taylor Swift on the Eve of Fear Inoculum Hitting No. 1

Tool's new album Fear Inoculum just claimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 (the biggest debut for a rock album in over a year), but Maynard James…
Will Gottsegen / September 10, 2019

Tool’s Fear Inoculum Debuts at No.1 With Biggest Rock Album Opening Week In Over a Year

Tool's Fear Inoculum, the band's first album in 13 years, has reached #1 on the Billboard album charts in its opening week. As Billboard reports, this makes…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 9, 2019
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