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
Thursday, March 19 2015
This week in metal features legendaries killing it on the live circuit and a surprising debut from the oft-forgotten world of speed metal.
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.