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12\31\12 The New Year

Happy New Year, everyone! It’s been quiet here and on the Tool front as well, apart from word that the guys have been “writing”, which we do always hear in the years between albums. The other noteworthy Tool news is … Continue reading

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06\25\12 Show Reviews from Rivers Edge

Tool played this past weekend in Minnesota, showcasing a setlist that did not deviate much from their usual shows over recent years, though they did open with an old crowd favorite. Check out the reviews being posted to the Tour … Continue reading

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04\10\12 Just One Show

I posted this to our Twitter feed a few days ago when it was announced, but neglected to do so here! Oops. Tool will be playing at the River’s Edge Festival in Minnesota this summer, in what is being billed … Continue reading

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12\17\11 More Dates

Several more shows have been announced, and are now posted to the Tour page. There are some rumblings that a Coachella appearance may be in the works, but so far, that’s just a rumor… §

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12\13\11 On The Road Again

And with this fine December week comes word of several new shows that Tool is suddenly reported to play. It’s been eighteen months since they’ve played shows in North America, and all of a sudden, it looks like there will … Continue reading

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10\29\11 Danny and Paul • Maynard Speaks

This is an interesting reunion – for the first time in fifteen years, Danny will perform on a track with former bassist Paul D’Amour, on the first album by Paul’s band Feersum Ennjin. Loudwire has the full story. § Also, … Continue reading

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08\17\11 Sixteenth Birthday • The Jones Spangled Banner

Sixteen years ago today, the very first news post was made to this site, in an era before blogging or websites with time-stamped updates. Happy birthday, toolshed, and congratulations on being old enough to drive. Can’t believe it’s been online … Continue reading

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06\23\11 No Release Date

As expected, the Official Site has admitted that the “release date” for the next album that was posted recently was actually not a real one. Meanwhile, we must be patient. §

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05\26\11 Release Date?? • Last Chance Voting

Our old pal Blair over at the Official Site posts today that Tool’s next album will be released on May 15 or 22 of 2012. It’s a long long way from now for such a precise bit of prognostication, but … Continue reading

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05\15\11 Ten Years Tool Madness Wrapup: Sweet 16

The album Lateralus was released ten years ago today. Sit back and reflect on all that has happened in your life since then. I said it a few weeks ago for the 10,000 Days anniversary, and I’ll say it again: … Continue reading

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05\10\11 Age Madness

As the Tool Madness tournament continues, let’s take a second to wish drummer Danny Carey a happy 50th birthday! Congratulations on reaching this milestone and still being one of the best. §

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05\02\11 An Anniversary Tool Madness Update

Today is the five-year anniversary of the release of 10,000 Days, and to commemorate the occasion, a rollout of a new feature here at The Tool Page was planned, but everyone had their “eye on the TV” with the Osama … 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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01\15\11 Aloha, Again

Last night Tool played a show in Hawaii – if you were in attendance, get on over to the Tour page and post your own concert review for the masses to read! §

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