Fear Inoculum is a Thing that Exists

4,748 days have passed since 10,000 Days dropped. Did lawsuits, scooter accidents, and vinification leave Tool unrecognizable? Will the Chinese Democracy of angsty prog metal permanently alter our genetic material, leading us into a frightening and unknown era of immaterial consciousness previously unknown throughout the universe? No and no, respectively. Fear Inoculum is another Tool album. There are drop-D guitar riffs from Adam Jones. There’s Maynard Keenan singing in a stage whisper for no discernible reason. There’s Justin Chancellor bass lines that bounce around with a lot of reverb. There’s a lengthy drum solo from Danny Carey inexplicably titled “Chocolate … Continue reading Fear Inoculum is a Thing that Exists