When not stomping around onstage in Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, Maynard James Keenan has been known to stomp a few grapes in his Arizona-based Merkin Vineyards. A good chunk of Puscifer’s upcoming second album, Conditions of My Parole, was even recorded in the viticulturist’s wine cellar. So Revolver asked the singer–who is interviewed in [...]
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Already huge in their homeland, Australia, with stadium tours alongside Muse and Linkin Park under their belts, prog-inflected alt rockers Dead Letter Circus are finally putting out their acclaimed full-length debut, This Is the Warning, in the U.S. on July 26, via Sumerian Records. In anticipation of the release, the band has given us this [...]
This restless Texas prog-metal outfit, best known as the former protégés of Serj Tankian (and the best Tool-aping act since Chevelle), have yet to make an epic game-changer of an album, but Arrows & Anchors, their fourth, comes close. Sprawling and ornery and darker than anything else they’ve done, it’s a fulminating mass of Brooklyn [...]
Since tomorrow is Judgement Day and a massive earthquake will throw open all the graves, the dead will rise, Christ will return to earth, and within five months, all of humanity will have been wiped away–at least according to some dude Harold Camping–we thought we’d ask some of our favorite rockers to pick their favorite songs [...]
Tool is an American rock band, formed in 1990 in Los Angeles, California when drummer Danny Carey joined the rehearsal of his neighbour, 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 [...]