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We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based, all in…
If you’re making music for all the right reasons, people are going to be receptive to that and appreciate it the same way you did…
There’s always the influence of music, film, art and the other things that drive me. I’m usually inspired by my environment and whatever is making…
I really like stuff that is collectible that you can hold and go, ‘There’s only a few people that have this.’ I like to see…
With four perfectionists in the band, we have a hard time reaching perfection.
Everyone in Tool is interested in how we present our music. We write a group of songs that have a vibe, energy and feeling, and…
When you don’t know what the band looks like, it puts the emphasis on thinking and taking the music and message more seriously.
When we played with the Rollins Band, we’d keep songs going until we felt like ending it.
We’re more into expressing ourselves than making radio hits.
We wanted to take as much time and effort making the video as we did the song.
We have meetings with our record label to tell them how to market us.
In the time between records, I always have lots of stuff going on. I shoot photography, make little sculptures, play video games.
That’s what I love about our music – it’ll never be a hit because you can’t dance to it.
If I play anything that sounds like a solo, it’s gonna sound like a lyric.
I’ve never worried about how long the song is.
I’m not a geek about equipment, I just know what I like.
Many of the songs on Undertow were written at the time Opiate came out.
I’m a self-taught guitarist, but I have a classical music background.
I’m a bass player from way back and Paul is a guitar player and we’ve been in many bands.
I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.
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