Tool up angry fans by selling signed vinyl for £600

Tool has angered its fans by announcing plans to sell an ultra-deluxe vinyl version of its 2019 album ‘Fear Inoculum’ for $810 (£595).

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The album will only be available to fans who have purchased Toolarmy’s VIP tickets for their upcoming tour dates. For $810, the collection includes five 180-gram vinyl records, with music on one side and engraved art on the other. The sets were also autographed.

The band made the announcement on their Instagram, posting a video of the full set and writing, “There’s some breaking news from the band.”

While fans have expressed excitement about owning the Tool vinyl, many are annoyed by the high price tag. One person commented on the band’s Instagram post: “Any chance of a non-silly variant for, you know, just being able to listen on a record player?

Tool released “Fear Inoculum”, their fifth studio album, in August 2019. To a five-star review, NME praised the album as “a languid and happy work, with perhaps the best collection of vocals that the singer [Maynard James] Keenan has always been committed to recording.

The band recently resumed touring in support of “Fear Inoculum,” after their world tour was cut short in March 2020. Tool Maynard singer James Keenan himself contracted the virus twice in 2020, noting in an interview last February that he ended up in the emergency room. in his second fight.

In January, the band performed “Culling Voices” from the album for the first time. Fan footage from the concert shows four members of Tool seated at the front of the stage. Drummer Danny Carey is seen playing guitar at the start of the song, marking the first time he has played anything other than drums or percussion during a Tool show.

The band are set to tour the UK and Europe later this year, starting in Copenhagen on April 23, before ending in Budapest on May 24. They will also headline Bonnaroo alongside Stevie Nicks and J. COL.

Jack L. Goldstein