‘Fear Inoculum,’ Tool’s first album since 2006’s ‘10,000 Days,’ was released on streaming platforms at midnight, and fans can listen on Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal.
He added: “But the record turned out cool and it’s very different than our last record. I think that’s what we all wanted.”
The wait was apparently worth it — “Fear Inoculum” is already breaking records.
Pour one out for David Bowie’s “Blackstar,” which ran for a paltry nine minutes and 57 seconds.
“Our obsession with, and dream of, a world where BetaMax and Laser Disc rule has ended,” frontman Maynard James Keenan said in a statement that accompanied the release. “Time for us to move on. But never fear. There’s a brand new thing we think you’re really gonna dig. It’s called Digital Downloads and Streaming. Get ready for the future, folks!”
Tickets go on sale next week.