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Old 12-05-2019, 05:21 PM   #6841
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Re: General Tool Discussion

Fun fact: One of my senior projects in culinary school was a food truck called “Vision Quest Catering” and it was designed to followed Tool (and other bands) on tour, setting up in the parking lot before and after each show... turns out all the licensing and laws that The Man enforces kept that dream from ever coming to fruition. Following Tool from show to show has always been a dream of mine.
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Old 12-06-2019, 02:04 AM   #6842
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I have heard the fanbase in Germany/Belgium/Netherlands is really strong and the Aussie fanbase is particularly rowdy. I’d love to see a Tool show in a crowd laced with the nuances of a completely different culture.
I saw them on the roof of a parking garage in Tijuana. But that was a long long time ago.

It was pretty rowdy but also kind of nervous scary. TJ was a really adventure in those days.

The local cops confiscated EVERY SINGLE cigarette on the way in. I'm like HA cool no smoking.

Then inside the same cops had a table set up and sold the ciggys back to the group.

Lol.
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"Yeah Tool is fucking amazing. But there’s a big chunk of their fan base that think they’ve become thought provoking geniuses just from listening to them."
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Come for the Tool concert
















Stay for the donkey show.
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Old 12-07-2019, 08:06 AM   #6844
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I saw them on the roof of a parking garage in Tijuana. But that was a long long time ago.

It was pretty rowdy but also kind of nervous scary. TJ was a really adventure in those days.

The local cops confiscated EVERY SINGLE cigarette on the way in. I'm like HA cool no smoking.

Then inside the same cops had a table set up and sold the ciggys back to the group.

Lol.
This is how I felt at Knotfest 2014 in San Bernadino. Made me throw my weed away going into the campground, even though I had my doctors recommendation on hand... then there was a medical weed booth in the festival selling 8ths at a premium price. Disgusting.

Tool in TJ sounds cool, though.
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Come for the Tool concert


Stay for the donkey show.
Stay for the donkey show

















Cum for the Tool concert.
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Re: General Tool Discussion

Or the donkeys spray painted to look like zebras
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Or the donkeys spray painted to look like zebras
Heh

I have a photo with one of them in Tj 2002
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Author & Punisher opening for next leg? I Put him on Spotify this morning... and I think like it. I guess he’s an engineering dropout that builds his own instruments to create doomy rhythmically layered industrial tracks. Distorted, grinding, pulsing, agonizing and at times climatic. Interesting. Similar feel to 3Teeth, but for some reason I like A&P a little more. We’ll see how he does in an arena setting.
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Author & Punisher seems better suited for film scores. It's dark and creepy and would fit in nicely with a horror film.
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Author & Punisher opening for next leg? I Put him on Spotify this morning... and I think like it. I guess he’s an engineering dropout that builds his own instruments to create doomy rhythmically layered industrial tracks. Distorted, grinding, pulsing, agonizing and at times climatic. Interesting. Similar feel to 3Teeth, but for some reason I like A&P a little more. We’ll see how he does in an arena setting.
Yeah. Not super stoked on this. I guess I'm happy for a fellow San Diegan but I may have to skip him.
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Yeah. Not super stoked on this. I guess I'm happy for a fellow San Diegan but I may have to skip him.
Me neither. And hearing it is anything like 3Teeth is not exactly a ringing endorsement. They were not my thing at all... bring back Melt Banana!
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Me neither. And hearing it is anything like 3Teeth is not exactly a ringing endorsement. They were not my thing at all... bring back Melt Banana!
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Bump. San Jose, Ca. January 14th.
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^ Yup. Just saw. Nice to see for you Embryo!
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^ Yup. Just saw. Nice to see for you Embryo!
Yay! Was hoping for SF but this will do.

Getting closer to Lotus!

The arena is walking distance from the airport in San Jose :)
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^ Yup. Just saw. Nice to see for you Embryo!
For sure. I was planning Fresno -> Glendale but now San Jose -> Las Vegas will work much better.
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Bump. San Jose, Ca. January 14th.
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Me neither. And hearing it is anything like 3Teeth is not exactly a ringing endorsement. They were not my thing at all... bring back Melt Banana!
Author & Punisher are much better than 3eeth - a different style of industrial.

FWIW though, I think the latest 3eeth album was pretty good
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