Answering the prayers of every die-hard Tool fan in town (and apparently Justin Bieber), not only did the prolific rockers this morning announce the title of their forthcoming album due out August 30 - they also officially unveilved this morning some news that'll make your proggy heart skip a beat that from this Friday August 2nd you can stream their entire back catalogue to your heart's content.
Let's not beat around the bush here - after a 13 year wait, the new Tool album is locked and loaded for its August 30th release date. And the name? After some cryptic hints via the band's Instagram, it's official that the upcoming opus is titled: 'Fear Inoculum'.
With frontman Maynard James Keenan appearing today on Joe Rogan's podcast to chat all things old and new Tool, it comes as a sight for sore ears that not only are we poised for brand new tunes from the LA juggernauts, but this Friday we can get our hands on the digital holy grail, as the band's discography officially sets to go live on all digital service providers after one of the most intense streaming holdouts of all time.
Whether you've been rabidly holding out for this string of announcements or not, it's been a long, LONG and arduous road for fans and the band alike to reach this point - so definitely clear some spaces in your Spotify playlists for this Friday and get ready to celebrate Tool Month this August.
Tool's upcoming fifth studio album 'Fear Inoculum' will unleash this August 30th. For pre-order info and more, head HERE.
BY TIANA SPETER