Here’s why Tool hasn’t released an album in almost a decade

Remember late last year when Reverb listed a long-awaited new album from Tool as one of the most anticipated rock albums of 2014? Well, now it's a little more shaky on whether or not the world will see a new album this year — even after fans have been itching for new material for eight years.

Photo essay: Tool @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Day 2

[caption id="attachment_17526" align="alignnone" width="495" caption="With visually elusive front man Maynard James Keenan once again prowling the back of the stage, the rest of Tool, including bassist Justin Chancellor (picture above), were left to play to the crowd.

Jimmy Buffett takes fans at Red Rocks off to paradise

[caption id="attachment_122235" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Jimmy Buffett at Red Rocks Thursday October 13, 2016. (Evan Semón for Reverb)[/caption]It had been 20 years since Jimmy Buffett and his band the Coral Reefers have played the Red Rocks stage, and Buffett knew it was a special occasion for his fans.

Sound and color: Five off-the-beaten-path Colorado music venues for fall

[caption id="attachment_121031" align="alignnone" width="810"] The Mishawaka Amphitheatre, in Bellvue, Colorado. (Photo courtesy of Dom Gambone)[/caption] Unlike my old stomping grounds in Appalachia, where gawking city folk flood in for a full month to watch our sloping green mountains burn orange and red, fall seems to last for about a week in Colorado.