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August 23rd, 2006 at 08:21am
TOOL.

Danny Carey.

Justin Chancellor.

Maynard James Keenan.

Adam Jones.

From Wikipedia: Tool is an American rock band, formed in 1990 in Los Angeles, California, when drummer Danny Carey joined the rehearsal of his neighbor, singer Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Paul d'Amour, when nobody else would show up. His decision proved to be a stroke of luck when the band turned out to become a highly successful act, "introducing dark, vaguely underground metal to the preening pretentiousness of art rock" ” most notably due to their influential third album, Ænima (1996). They have gained appreciation and critical praise for a complex and ever-evolving sound, that ranges from "slam and bang" heavy metal on their first release to more progressive influenced songwriting on Lateralus (2001) which "in another era would have been considered progressive rock, ten tons of impressive pretension."

Their overall sound has been described as "grinding, post-Jane's Addiction heavy metal" as well as "a primal sound as distinct as it is disturbing" ” most simplified categorizations of the band's genre are often dismissed. They are known for addressing philosophical and spiritual issues in their lyrics, such as evolution and Jungian psychology ("Forty Six & 2"Wink, organized religion ("Opiate"Wink and transcendence ("Lateralus"Wink, as well as for songs that feature "complex rhythm changes, haunting vocals, and an onslaught of changes in dynamics" which often result in a greater-than-average track length. Additionally, most of their music videos feature stop-motion animation created by Jones, in a style similar to the Brothers Quay ” "strange puzzle-like four minute movies" ” which tend to perpetuate the perception of Tool as a "dark, disturbing" band.

Their music has been influenced by King Crimson, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Rush, Meshuggah, and early Yes, among several others. In turn, Tool's music has been deemed influential by critics and fellow artists alike.


Or, in short, best band in the world. Listen. Love.

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August 23rd, 2006 at 08:27am
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Or, in short, best band in the world. Listen. Love.

Wow. Better check them out.
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Mibba
August 23rd, 2006 at 09:52am
I love their new cd.
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August 23rd, 2006 at 11:59am
I don't like them.
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August 23rd, 2006 at 12:12pm
I like a lot of songs but some I hate.

Think My dad saw them live a few years ago.
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August 23rd, 2006 at 12:17pm
lame. theyre incredibly boring.
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:42pm
Favorite Band.
I was actually gonna make a thread on them ..but as I'm lazy. It never happened. xD
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:46pm
yeah, tool does kick ass! I was at camp when the tickets for the show near me went on sale, and they sold out. Sad
I got 10,000 days the release date!! yay!
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:47pm
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yeah, tool does kick ass! I was at camp when the tickets for the show near me went on sale, and they sold out. Sad
I got 10,000 days the release date!! yay!
They still haven't sold out here yet. But I'm too poor for tickets. >_<'
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Mibba
August 23rd, 2006 at 04:47pm
A perfect circle is almost as good. I just love Maynard's voice. Very Happy
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:49pm
I love APC as well. -Nods.-
Yeah. Manyard is my favorite singer next to Layne Staley of Alice In Chains.
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Mibba
August 23rd, 2006 at 04:51pm
I have Undertow.

Prison Sex. Cool
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:53pm
I have all their albums. Cool
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:54pm
Yes I Am God:
I have all their albums. Cool
Ooh, well aren't you just the cool one? ~~
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August 23rd, 2006 at 04:56pm
Hardcore Panda!!1:
Yes I Am God:
I have all their albums. Cool
Ooh, well aren't you just the cool one? ~~
No. Molly
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August 23rd, 2006 at 05:02pm
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Hardcore Panda!!1:
Yes I Am God:
I have all their albums. Cool
Ooh, well aren't you just the cool one? ~~
No. Molly
Aww. Hug

Anyway, why is the album art for Undertow so disturbing!? omgno
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August 23rd, 2006 at 08:12pm
Hail Hail Hail
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August 24th, 2006 at 09:42pm
Hardcore Panda!!1:

Anyway, why is the album art for Undertow so disturbing!? omgno
xD
Dno

Cecilia:
Hail Hail Hail

Fo sho. Cool
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August 24th, 2006 at 10:33pm
Hardcore Panda!!1:


Anyway, why is the album art for Undertow so disturbing!? omgno


They dare to be different.
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August 25th, 2006 at 04:03am
There's still a slight chance I'll be getting a ticket for their concert. Ah
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