With Fear Inoculum, their first new album in 13 years, Toolis finally back. With this new album, vocalist Maynard James Kennan, guitarist Adam Jones, bassist Justin Chancellor, and drummer Danny Carey have created another sonic experience that cements their status as one of rock’s modern masters. The albums title track, which clocks in at over 10 minutes in length, is the longest song to ever chart in the Billboard 100.
Over their now three-decade run Toolhas pushed the boundaries of heavy metal and alternative rock beyond the normally accepted limits, infusing their music with ever more inventive and progressive musically ideas. They’ve been called the“thinking person’s metal band” but their fan base is legion. Fear Inoculumsuccess will only make the wait for the next record even more difficult.