|25 April, 2015 (03:05pm) |
The MONDAY NIGHT JAMMMZ continue this APRIL 27 with special guest musicians GLEN SOBEL on drums and STEPHAN DeREINE on keys. Experience some of L.A.'s finest players at THE BAKED POTATO jazz club in STUDIO CITY, CALIFORNIA. 9:00. ALL AGES WELCOME AT THE 'TATOR."
|23 April, 2015 (04:48pm) |
Belated 4.20 birthday cheers to Tool lighting director MARK 'JUNIOR' JACOBSON. Now, where did I put my damn extra strength Prevagen?..
|22 April, 2015 (08:37am) |
THE LATEST TEE-SHIRT FROM DANNY CAREY, "PHILOSOPHIC FIRE", FEATURES ELIZABETHIAN MAGUS, JOHN DEE'S SYMBOL OF THE HIEROGLYPHIC MONAD" - AN ARCANE CONFIGURATION THAT SUGGESTS THE KEY TO A PARTICULAR MYSTERIUM THAT WHEN PROPERLY UNDERSTOOD IS CAPABLE OF ACTIVATING MAGICKAL RADIATIONS OTHERWISE OBSCURED 'BEHIND' NATURE'S VEILS. WITH THE LINEAR CONSTRUCTION OF ASSOCIATED SIGILS, THE HERMETIC MONAS HIEROGLYPHICA ALSO HINTS AT A 'DEATH-RESURRECTION' FORMULA THAT FACILITATES ESOTERIC GNOSIS.
|21 April, 2015 (01:59pm) |
The members of the band are getting good use out of their new BLUE MICROPHONE "MO-FI" high-fidelity HEADPHONES when listening to jams at the loft, and would like to thank artist relations manager KEVIN WALT for turning them on to their audiophile performance features during a recent gathering in the studio.
Photo by AJ
|21 April, 2015 (10:21am) |
Some very lucky people who purchased U2's "Songs Of Innocence" during a recent record store release found instead a copy of TOOL's 1992 "OPIATE" EP inside. Kind of makes you believe in mysterious higher powers doesn't it.
|21 April, 2015 (09:20am) |
ALOKE DUTTA will be posting previously un-published compositions on his website, and will be describing rare tabla arrangements technically and mathematically in terms that can be understood by musicians of any discipline.
For further information, please visit www.alokedutta.com
|20 April, 2015 (09:57am) |
Here's a friendly reminder that "RAJAS" will be performing at THE COMPLEX in OAKLAND on THURSDAY, APRIL 23 (and then at "STUMPFEST" in PORTLAND, OREGON on SATURDAY, APRIL 25).
VOLTO! (DANNY CAREY, JOHN ZIEGLER & LANCE MORRISON) will be playing a FREE SHOW at THE SLIDEBAR in FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA on FRIDAY, APRIL 24. 21 AND OVER.
|19 April, 2015 (06:28pm) |
The amps have barely cooled from the 10th Anniversary jams and its already time to plug in again. Special guests for the APRIL 20 show at the BAKED POTATO in STUDIO CITY include AARON HAGGERTY on drums and ED ROTH on keys. All ages welcome!
|18 April, 2015 (02:25pm) |
ALEISTER CROWLEY 'SILENCE' TEE Due to popular demand (i.e. your email), THE MERCH COLLECTIVE has added 93 MORE "SILENCE" tee-shirts to the store.
Featuring a portrait of the hooded Crowley as "The Silent Watcher", the shirt's overall design is suggestive of a magical operation (involving death simulation and the premature release of an endogenous substance) specifically timed to coincide with the plummeting brightness of the eclipsing 'binary' Algol star configuration. At a distance of 93 light years, Algol (Ra's al-Ghul) was known in ancient star lore as "the most evil, violent, and dangerous star in the heavens." Winking balefully in the heart of the deeps, the blinking "Demon's Head" holds yet another curiosity. To the "Silent Watchers", the famous "Algol Paradox" provides the perfect analogy with a closely guarded secret of our occult hyper-khemistry known as "The Jewel of Divine Anthropophagy."
|17 April, 2015 (10:10am) |
Birthday cheers from all of us today to that master multitasker, MJK. As a further example of the man's talent, I offer this drawing by Maynard entitled "SIEBEN" - a limited number of prints of which were once available to ToolArmy members (and proud we are of all of them), but now a rare collectible. Before putting this one on eBay, with a glass raised high (actually a mug of spiked coffee at this hour), here's to number 51, my friend!
Note: Don't spend too much time looking for this one on eBay.
|16 April, 2015 (09:51am) |
Our friends in RAJAS will be performing TONIGHT (THURSDAY, APRIL 16) at THE COMPLEX in GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA. The band takes the stage at 11:00 PM.
|15 April, 2015 (04:40pm) |
Birthday greetings today to Tool business manager, DEBBIE ALAGAO. Cheers from your co-workers at Slant, and everyone else in the Tool family! Now, if I could only find a candle...
|13 April, 2015 (11:06am) |
The closer is brought in to get the job done... using everything in his arsenal.
|13 April, 2015 (11:05am) |
Birthday cheers today to Tool's live show projections director, BRECKINRIDGE 'BRECK' HAGGERTY.
|11 April, 2015 (09:18am) |
Here's the list of the special guests for the 10th anniversary (APRIL 13) of THE MONDAY NIGHT JAMMMZ at the BAKED POTATO in STUDIO CITY. LIVE MUSIC inside starting at 9:30, with LIVE GRILLING over flaming Kingsford charcoal out back. All that and more!..