As any massive TOOL fan will tell you, it’s pretty lame that we’ve been waiting for a new album for over ten years now. However, most of those same fans will also tell you that they firmly believe that whatever masterpiece the band puts out will definitely be worth the wait.
Luckily for us, the front man for TOOL remains a very busy man, and so far all of his projects have been well received and given the stamp of approval from most TOOL fans.
Given that Maynard James Keenan has been such a busy man, while at the same time remaining so disconnected from mainstream media, it’s bred a hunger for any kind of official storytelling. Finally after years of misinformation, disinformation, and flat out lies, Maynard is releasing an official biography called A Perfect Union Of Contrary Things.
Although the book doesn’t officially come out until November 8th, Rolling Stone Magazine has an exclusive advanced excerpt telling the story of how Maynard and Tom Morello hanging out back in the day would eventually become this incredible band that we love so much called TOOL:
Tom would recall. “Brad and I had been jamming with both Maynard and Zack De La Rocha. We really liked playing with both of them, and Brad and I had this long phone call to discuss who we should ask…(read more)