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Maynard James Keenan on New Tool Album: ‘It’s a Long Process’

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It has been seven years since Tool last gave us their last album, ‘10,000 Days,' which fans are hoping is not an indicator of how long they will have to wait before another one hits the shelves. There have been sporadic updates from members and the band's website and now singer Maynard James Keenan has given an update on the progress from where he stands.

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Maynard James Keenan vs. Lemmy Kilmister – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 2

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Look what we've got here! Maynard James Keenan represents one of metal's most progressive bands, while Lemmy Kilmister is at the helm of the most unwavering, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it' bands.

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Maynard James Keenan vs. Peter Steele – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

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This first round battle in the Greatest Metal Frontman tournament features an eclectic matchup between Maynard James Keenan and the late Peter Steele.

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Maynard James Keenan Teases 2014 Tool Album + New Material From A Perfect Circle and Puscifer

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Fantastic news from Mr. Maynard James Keenan! The anticipation for new Tool and A Perfect Circle material has left countless Keenan fans shivering in the fetal position. However, the singer has just hinted at news that Tool fans have been waiting for with bated breath.

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Has Maynard James Keenan Begun Writing Vocal Parts for Tool’s Fifth Full-Length Album?

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Tool fans are more rabid than ever for a new album. The brilliant act released '10,000 Days' in 2006, but ever since, there has been a brutal drought of Tool material. Rumblings of writing sessions have been widely covered, but in each update, vocalist Maynard James Keenan had not yet entered into the band's writing process. However, it seems like that may have changed.

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Maynard James Keenan Donates Platinum Tool and A Perfect Circle Plaques for Tornado Relief

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In response to the tornadoes that recently hit Oklahoma, Tool / A Perfect Circle / Puscifer singer Maynard James Keenan has reached out to help the state's Animal Resource Center. The center was damaged by the tornadoes, so to raise money for the Animal Resource Center's recovery, Keenan is auctioning off the platinum plaques he received for Tool's 'Undertow' and A Perfect Circle's 'Mer de Noms.'

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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Pursues Interior Design – Moments That Nearly Destroyed Rock

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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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Maynard James Keenan Speaks of ‘Jamming’ Sessions for Tool + A Perfect Circle

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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.

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Corey Taylor, Maynard James Keenan, Dave Navarro + More Criticize 2013 Grammy Awards

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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.

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Report: Maynard James Keenan Says Tool Will Not Release New Album in 2013

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Fans who have been patiently waiting for Tool's next album will unfortunately have to hang in there a bit longer according to vocalist Maynard James Keenan. In a recent interview with Chile's Radio Futuro, Keenan apparently stated that Tool will not be releasing a new album in 2013.

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