There are many rockers who move to California to get discovered, but Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan was more intrigued with pursuing a career in interior design and set decoration upon arriving in Los Angeles. The future frontman attended the Kendall College of Art and Design and took odd jobs like providing feng shui for a pet store.
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As Maynard James Keenan and the rest of Puscifer prepare for the release of their new EP 'Donkey Punch the Night,' many fans are holding out hope for a 2013 release date for a new Tool album. While singer Maynard James Keenan recently insinuated there would be no new Tool album this year, he offers hope by stating in a new interview that he has been jamming on new material from both Tool and A Perfect Circle.
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held last night (Feb. 10), and it was business as usual for the famed awards show. Music's biggest names walked the carpet, while shiny golden gramophones were given out to rock artists such as the Black Keys, Halestorm and Trent Reznor + Atticus Ross. However, a sense of disarray resonated with various musicians, who took to Twitter in order to vent their disapproval of the Grammy Awards.
Although Maynard James Keenan no longer writes a bi-weekly column for the Phoenix New Times, the Tool / A Perfect Circle / Puscifer vocalist recently spoke to the publication about a ton of different topics. Keenan not only gives extra details on Puscifer's upcoming EP, 'Donkey Punch the Night,' but info on his upcoming autobiography and the overall state of the music industry.
Puscifer are currently revving up for the release of their upcoming EP 'Donkey Punch the Night' along with a handful of tour dates in Australia and South America. To take you further into the realm of Maynard James Keenan and his Puscifer bandmates, we've got an exclusive video of the musical collective warming up for what is sure to be a spotlit year for the band's career.
Prolific musical mastermind and fresh-faced feature columnist Maynard James Keenan has just posted the latest installment of his Phoenix New Times bi-weekly blog. Keenan seems to be given a great deal of freedom when it comes to the subjects he chooses to cover for his column, and in this edition, the musician addresses his reputation for being a notoriously difficult interview.
When listing the musical projects of Maynard James Keenan, the order almost universally is presented as: Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer. Although sometimes seen as a side project to Keenan's other two musical endeavors, Puscifer have slowly stolen the spotlight over the last six years. In a new interview with MoshCam.com, Keenan goes in-depth about Puscifer, offering insight into the band's upcoming 'Donkey Punch the Night' EP, a cover of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and much more.
Rock and metal music's greatest workaholic, Maynard James Keenan, has announced the upcoming release of new Puscifer material. Keenan is famous for his work with Tool and A Perfect Circle, but Puscifer is another beast entirely, mixing electronic elements with bizarre imagery and gorgeous songwriting.
Maynard James Keenan is a man who wears many hats, but in 'Crank: High Voltage,' he wears an incredibly nerdy wig. The Tool / A Perfect Circle / Puscifer singer has made various appearances in both television and film during the past 15 years, but his cameo in 'Crank' is one you may have missed.