Earlier this month on the 4th of January frontman of Tool, Maynard James Keenan revealed in a Twitter post that the band’s fifth LP – and follow up to their thirteen-year-old record, ’10 000 Days’- was in the final stages of mixing and now, the band’s drummer, Danny Carey was caught on camera confirming the release date.
Update- Final vocals tracked MONTHS ago. Then U.S.-UK-Euro run w #APC. If Tool all inst are tracked, long process of Mixing now. Meanwhile write/film/track w @puscifer for #puscifer2020 & troll the band FBs with wine posts. #funnyshit #whileyouwerewhiningiwasworking
— Maynard J Keenan (@mjkeenan) January 4, 2019
Carey was pressed by a fan for information during an autograph signing in California over the past weekend. The video does appear to be recorded in secret and when asked about the record, Carey replies, “Yeah, it’s gonna be out in mid-April. That’s the plan, anyway.” Gabriel Shaffer, a person close to the band also took to Instagram teasing that he’d already heard the album in full.
In support of the new LP, TOOL will hit the European summer circuit with a string of festival appearances. Visit their website and follow TOOL on Facebook for more information on tour dates and album announcements.