Publication: Guitar Magazine
Date: March, 1997
page: title: author: I was reading an article about MVT, and it had a brief mention of Tool as follows: GUITAR: "How often do you add a video based only on its visual impact, even if there is no radio or retail story behind it?" Patti Galluzzi, MTV's Senior VP of Talent and Music: "I think we do that fairly often. We have added many videos without even knowing who the artist is, but a lot of cool videos are done by the artists that we already know. The Tool video "Stinkfist" is an outstanding clip which we are most supportive of because the video is so great. ...." GUITAR: "You mentioned the Tool video, which is credited on MTV as 'Track No. 1' rather than its real title, 'Stinkfist.' I assume the name does not meet your programming standards. What types of things do bands need to avoid in order to get their clip played on MTV?" PG: "The biggest thing is to use some common sense. You shouldn't put the kind of things that upset your grandmother or mother in your video. Obviously, profane language is something you can't use and nudity won't fly. ..."
Posted to t.d.n: 05/03/97 14:50:20