Articles tagged tool

15 Jan 2012 // 9:00 PM

Tracker: How I Became An Alien

File under: Kind of oh-so-close.

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “Third Eye”

A gargantuan track closes out the Ænima album and gives millions an introduction to a comedic icon.

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “(-) Ions”

You're almost done with Ænima. Just two more songs to go. And one of them sounds like listening to a bug zapper for four minutes. But skipping the track will feel like a betrayal to a ferociously ambitious album.

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Evolution Calling: Tool – “Die Eier Von Satan” and “Pushit”

Tool prepares for Ænima's final act with a nine-minute epic--and a cookie recipe.

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Evolution Calling: Tool – “Intermission” and “jimmy”

The lighthearted, aptly-named "Intermission" serves as the halfway marker on Tool's Ænima, while "jimmy" supplies a much-needed personal core to the landmark album.

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “Message to Harry Manback” and “Hooker with a Penis”

An "original" Tool fan inspires the band to create one of the angriest (and most beloved) moments on Ænima.

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “Useful Idiot” and “Forty Six & Two”

Tool gives listeners a lesson in Carl Jung and Drunvalo Melchizedek, but still remember to lay waste to your speakers in the process.

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “Eulogy” and “H”

In the latest Between the Grooves series, Sean McCarthy undertakes a track-by-track examination of the concept of change in Tool's 1996 classic, Ænima, this time looking at "Eulogy" and "H".

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Evolution Calling: Tool - “Stinkfist”

In the latest Between the Grooves series, Sean McCarthy undertakes a track-by-track examination of the concept of change in Tool's 1996 classic, Ænima, starting with "Stinkfist", one of the best metal songs of the '90s.

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The 10 Best Alternative Metal Singles of the 1990s

Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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