Monday, January 16 2012
File under: Kind of oh-so-close.
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 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.
Tuesday, September 6 2011
An "original" Tool fan inspires the band to create one of the angriest (and most beloved) moments on Ænima.
Monday, August 29 2011
Tool gives listeners a lesson in Carl Jung and Drunvalo Melchizedek, but still remember to lay waste to your speakers in the process.
Monday, August 22 2011
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".
Monday, August 15 2011
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.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.