ToolFear Inoculum

✦✦✦✧ It’s immediately apparent that this is less a collection of bangers and more a sonic journey, likely intended to be consumed in undisturbed sequence. Any hopes for analogues to “Sober” or “Stinkfist” are bound to disappoint; while the tracks flirt with delivering the metal goods, this album is not mosh pit fodder.


I am in (drum)hog heaven

Holy crap: Danny Carey sat in premier Genesis tribute band The Musical Box the other night! Am I stoked that this clip is of the song “Can-Utility And The Coastliners”? Not exactly… but I’ll take what I can get.

(By the way, if I haven’t yet extolled the virtues of The Musical Box: they are absolutely amazing live.