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The American progressive metal band Tool have revealed, via a Twitter message from the frontman of the band Maynard James Keenan, that their new album is expected to be released next year. Keenan toured across Europe with A Perfect Circle this summer performing at many major music festivals.
Twelve years have passed since the release of Tool’s fourth album 10,000 Days. Now the fans of the group have a serious reason to be excited after the lead singer of the band Maynard James Keenan confirmed in his Twitter message that the other band members are working on their parts in the upcoming album. After a long legal lawsuit, the band had previously confirmed that they are turning their focus towards recording the album.
It is still unknown whether Tool are planning to tour across European festivals next summer. The band has previously headlined major rock and metal festivals such as Download and Rock am Ring. Moreover, although they are still performing live across U.S, they last performed on European soil in 2007. As a result, Tool’s return to Europe is highly anticipated by their fans across the continent.
You can see Maynard J Keenan’s updated on the new album below:
Update- Scratch Vox tracked awhile ago. AJ deep in Guitars now. Final Vox after. Step back. Adjust. Mix. Adjust. Re-Adjust. Master. Adjust. Re-Adjust. Long Way 2 Go But Much Closer. #TOOL #2019
— Maynard J Keenan (@mjkeenan) September 10, 2018
Tool are progressive rock/metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1990. Their debut album Undertow was released three years later. Although the band included many alternative heavy metal and rock elements in their first release their sound evolved towards progressive metal in their later records. Their second and third albums were certified Platinum in many countries and are considered two of the most influential albums of all times. Tool have also won three Grammy Awards, while they are still performing at major festivals around the world. During their performances they include melodic, theatrical and ambient elements combined with a unique visual show, for which Tool are often praised. Tool’s fourth studio album 10,000 Days was released in 2006, selling more than 2.5 million copies worldwide.