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The News Tool add extra London show to 2022 tour due to huge demand

Tool have added a second date at London’s The O2 next May – and tickets are on sale now…

The News Tool announce 2022 UK / European headline tour

Tool have announced a 17-date UK and European arena tour next year – including shows booked in Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London…

Features Third Eye Open: How Ænima solidified Tool's status as the weirdest, most singular force in mainstream metal

Surging debut Undertow had established the Los Angeles outsiders as the strangest rock rebels of the 90s. Little did we know it was just the jumping-off point. With Ænima, Tool cut the strings altogether for a thrilling trip down the rabbit-hole…

Features 10 lesser known Tool songs that everyone needs to hear

With only five full-length albums, Tool’s back-catalogue isn’t hard to dig into. But even so, there’s some semi-hidden gems that are worthy of much more attention…

Features 18 album covers that were banned or censored

Avert your eyes! These rock and metal album covers have been banned or censored so they can no longer offend those with a weak disposition…

Features 16 rock and metal bands who've never let their fans down

We asked you guys to tell us who you think the most consistent rock and metal bands on the planet are. Here’s what you had to say…

Features The 50 best albums from 2001

From Slipknot and Sum 41 to Tool and Tenacious D, we rank the greatest albums from the year 2001

Features 12 bands who succeeded by never selling out

Here are 12 bands who conquered the world by refusing to sacrifice what they believe in.

Features 14 iconic guest vocal spots in rock and metal

Here are 13 songs – and one whole EP – containing iconic guest vocal performances…

Features "One of the greatest albums you’ll hear this lifetime": Our original 2001 review of Tool’s Lateralus

On May 15, 2001, Tool followed up Ænima with an album that would re-write the metal rulebook once more…

Features "The beauty of not understanding it is letting it stay alive": The untold story of Tool's Lateralus at 20

It’s an album that, even 20 years on from its release, continues to captivate and confuse fans the world over. Two decades on from its release, Kerrang! and Tool bassist Justin Chancellor search for answers to the enigma that is Lateralus…

Features Under The Wing: How Tool embraced their vulnerability on 10,000 Days

Tool’s fourth album 10,000 Days saw the alt.metal titans bear their souls for all to see…