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Listal's 100 Albums To Listen Before You Die (173 items)
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My Fav Metal Albums (41 items)
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Description: With its heavy-duty distortion, weighty rhythms, and cynical lyrics, Tool is a heavy metal band for the '90s. Rather like Metallica circa ...And Justice for All, the sound is focused heavily on texture, with vocals and guitars layered one atop the other, and heart-pounding drums underlying everything. There's not a whole lot of variety on Tool's second full-length album--most of the songs start off fairly low-key, kicking into high gear for the chorus, and repeat--but Maynard James Keenan's distinctive voice, the prog-rock stylings over a heavy metal base, and a supremely unhealthy dose of vitriol make this the perfect album to ... (more)
Manufacturer: Volcano
Release date: 29 December 1996
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0614223108728 UPC: 614223300825
Tags: Metal (7), Alternative Metal (5), Progressive Metal (5), Rock (4), 1996 (4), Alternative (2), Hardcore (2), Hard Rock (2), Heavy Metal (2), Nu Metal (2), Tool (2), 1990s (1), MaynardJamesKeenan (1), (1)
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1000 Essencial metal albums (874 music items)
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" It's hard to categorize Tool, a group that arrived with the alternative gold rush of the mid-'90s, yet didn't subscribe to the genre's major tenants. Led by enigmatic frontman Maynard James Keenan, Tool play more of a relentless prog-metal groove -- the groove part being their tendency to drag out songs into sweeping passages of sonic exploration. But 'Aenima' is about more than jamming, no matter how many comparisons to King Crimson it gets."


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My Fav Metal Albums (41 music items)
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2,000 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (2000 music items)

"ÆNIMA (1996) TOOL Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "Third Eye"; "Stinkfist"; "Pushit"; "Forty Six & 2"; "Ænima"; "Jimmy"; "Eulogy"; "Hooker with a Penis"; "H." "