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The Tool Page: An Article

Publication: The State newspaper

Date: September, 2001

Transcribed by
Cade Warren (

 title: Once more, it's Tool time

Once more, it's Tool time

With Slipknot, System of a Down and even the venerable 
Iggy Pop leading the way, heavy rock 'n' roll is making its 
umpteenth comeback.  Of all the acts associated with this 
complex, deep and dirgy rock movement, Tool is rapidly 
becoming the most popular.

"It hasn't been an easy battle, but our main thing all along 
was that we recognized from the first time we got together in 
our little rehearsal space that there was something special," 
drummer Danny Carey recently told The Boston 
Globe.  "We've tried to remain true to the chemistry that 
happens when the four of us get together.  We want to take 
that as far as we can and hopefully keep communicating with 
each other on deeper and deeper levels."

Tool took time off to reflect on the tragic events surrounding 
the terrorist attacks, but the band is glad to [be] back on 
tour.  The quartet's show last week at Boston's 20,000-seat 
Tweeter Center sold out in 50 minutes.  Tool comes to the 
Verizon Amphitheatre in Charlotte Oct. 6.

The band's most recent album is called "Lateralus," whcih is a 
former No. 1.  Several of the band's songs have an 
apocalyptic flavor, which sort of suits the moment.

Posted to t.d.n: 09/29/01 13:06:53