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.

Puscifer makes way for masked luchadores at the Bellco Theatre

Those who missed the Puscifer concert Tuesday night at the Bellco Theatre missed a spectacle. The show was meant to be enjoyed in the moment, without fans taking cellphone videos and texting--to put a fine point on it, anyone caught messing about on their phones was subject to a verbal warning followed by possible ejection from the theater.

Parquet Courts at the Marquis Theater, Nov. 13

Some people at the Marquis Theater on Friday night seemed confused about what kind of band Parquet Courts really is. “Play faster, play harder,” they yelled to the stage at the band they thought was supposed to provide them with an hour of mosh pit soundtrack.