Wednesday, May 31 2006
's new gimmicks are mildly amusing, they indicate that the band is trying to de-emphasize its personal peculiarity. Why the hell would it want to do that?
Thursday, May 4 2006
"Who cares about the music? It looks like Maynard's pointing right at me!"
Monday, May 14 2001
Monday, October 10 2011
A gargantuan track closes out the Ænima album and gives millions an introduction to a comedic icon.
Monday, October 3 2011
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.
Monday, September 26 2011
A crunching guitar riff and pulverizing drumming unfortunately can't save "Ænima" from some lax songwriting.
Monday, September 19 2011
Tool prepares for Ænima's final act with a nine-minute epic--and a cookie recipe.
Monday, September 12 2011
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.