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

Tool delivered more punishingly precise art-rock to the masses on Tuesday for the second night of its sold-out Red Rocks appearance, and Reverb contributing photographer Brian Carney was there to soak up the sights -- including the ones off stage and in the audience.

Photo essay: Tool @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Day 1

Taking the stage in an ironic Postal Service uniform and clutching a (what we assume was) fake gun, singer Maynard James Keenan led art-rockers Tool through an intense set for the opening night of their two-night, sold-out stint at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

On Father’s Day, Red Rocks gets Bob Dylan at his cruelest

Father's Day saw a warm early summer evening at Red Rocks, the sort of idyllic atmosphere that's impossible to plan for. Lightning flashed harmlessly in a storm cell off in the distance throughout Sunday's bill, which paired Mavis Staples and the ever-inscrutable Bob Dylan at the storied amphitheater.

Best shows: M83 and Fruit Bats

M83 and Fruit Bats are our picks for the best shows around Denver this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on Twitter and our selfies on Instagram.