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04\27\11 Tool Madness: Second Round Update

It’s been a wild ride in the first half of the second round of the Tool Madness tournament. As you vote for the Greatest song by Tool, there has been much interesting discussion, both on the Opinion forums and on … Continue reading

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04\19\11 Tool Madness: First Round Analysis

The first round of Tool Madness is over. You can see the updated bracket for the quick hit of results, but here’s some deeper analysis: 34,919 votes were cast! There were many blowouts, owing largely to the fact that there … Continue reading

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04\18\11 Final Final 4 Day

Today is the final day to submit your picks for the Final 4 in the Tool Madness tournament. If you haven’t already, head over to the Tool Madness page and take a stab at it! §

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04\15\11 Tool Madness Update

The first round of matchups in the Lateralus & Salival bracket has ended. No real surprises here, though the not-often-played “No Quarter” is the first #12 seed (and the first cover) to advance. “Reflection” steamrolled over companion song “Disposition”, so … Continue reading

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04\12\11 Tool Madness: The Right Side

The first round continues down the right side of the bracket this week, and judging from the ballots you have all cast predicting the Final 4, there are a few heavy favorites and a few unpredictable matchups coming. More details, … Continue reading

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04\10\11 Tool Madness: Ænima Bracket Update

The first-round matchups in the Ænima bracket are now over, and the Tool Madness tournament marches on. As expected, all of the six segue tracks from Ænima were soundly defeated, though “Die Eier von Satan” was the only one to … Continue reading

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04\08\11 APC Tickets | Tool Madness Changes

This morning, tickets for A Perfect Circle’s tour are on sale. Good luck to all who want them! § One change to the Tool Madness voting – by popular demand, each poll will now stay open for at least 24 … Continue reading

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04\07\11 Tool Madness Ballot

As of yesterday evening, you can now fill out a Final 4 ballot for Tool Madness. Who knows, maybe we’ll have a prize announced before this is all over. A lot of people have already signed up; fill yours out … Continue reading

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04\06\11 Undertow is Legal | Tool Madness Matchups 3 & 4

Well well. “Undertow”, an album that got many of us into Tool, was released eighteen years ago today. No word yet on whether the venerable record will celebrate by registering to vote, buying a pack of cigarettes, or just enjoying … Continue reading

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04\05\11 Tool Madness

Tomorrow marks eighteen years since the release of “Undertow”, the album which put Tool on the map. (Which map? I’m not sure.) After all these years, Tool has released 63 of their own songs, and since March Madness has just … Continue reading

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04\02\11 Fooled?

Mwahaha. Yesterday’s post here and on this site’s Twitter feed (@thetoolpage) was in fact our annual April Fools’ Day prank. Sadly, Tool will not be opening any shows for A Perfect Circle, but I would like to commend all of … Continue reading

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04\01\11 APC Surprise Support!

The Tool page doesn’t normally cover A Perfect Circle news in-depth here, but many of you probably already know that Maynard’s other band will be hitting the road for their first tour in years. What I just heard from a … Continue reading

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