The very first book about the Anglo-American metal band Tool explores not only their uncompromising music but also their unsettling, self-made image based on mythological symbols and arcane theories.
Now available in paperback. The quartet of master musicians - Maynard James Keenan, Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor and Adam Jones - emerged from the club scene in Los Angeles in 1990 alongside their friends Rage Against the Machine, grabbing the concept of heavy music and then completely redefining it.
With a sixties-style commitment to art and agit-prop, they have now attained a level of artistic complexity and depth which makes their enduring success a miracle in today's culture of bland, corporate entertainment.They have received three Grammy awards and their rise to glory has been one of the stranger rock tales of our time.
Joel McIver leaves no detail omitted as he delves into the mystery behind Tool's music.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages, b/w photos
- Publisher: Omnibus Press
- Publication Date: 14/03/2012
- Category: Heavy Metal music
- ISBN: 9781780381510