Maynard James Keenan
Outsider art, psych-prog flourishes, and faux-deep philosophy mark their confusing and endearing catalog. Here's where to start.
Regarding the food and music pairings, Keenan warned: “If there's Creed on this playlist, I'm fucking cutting you."
An anonymous Twitter user alleges Keenan raped her on a Nine Inch Nails tour in 2000, when she was 17 and he was 36.
We sat down with APC's mastermind Billy Howerdel to talk about the band's first record in 14 years, creative friction with Tool icon Maynard James Keenan, and gloomy aesthetics.
They also promise a new album, coming 2018.
They waited five years—almost as long as the length of one of their own songs—to come back to Canada.
Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.