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All Souls Frontman Reflects on New LP, Tool Tour, LAPD Run-Ins

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , on 02/12/2023 by korzeck

If you’re a fan of Totimoshi, desert rock, Tool, alt-rock, Queens of the Stone Age, Fatso Jetson, Alain Johannes, the Jesus Lizard or indie rock in general, you need to familiarize yourself with All Souls. My wide-ranging conversation with frontman and all-around-good-guy Antonio Aguilar is up on New Noise‘s website. Don’t miss it.

Best Albums Of 2019: Tool, Idle Hands, Immortal Bird, Destrage, Enisum

Posted in Lists, Sound Off with tags , , , , , , , , , on 01/19/2020 by korzeck

1. ToolFear Inoculum (Volcano/RCA)
2. Idle Hands – Mana (Eisenwald Tonschmiede) Continue reading

Tool Take The Wiltern: 8.13.01

Posted in Concert Reviews, Reviews with tags on 07/21/2010 by korzeck

Just unearthed my old review of Tool’s August 13, 2001, show at Los Angeles’ relatively intimate Wiltern Theatre (years before it became the Wiltern LG):

“The invincible act proved its robustness once again …”

Read the full piece, published in Campus Circle, here.

More reviews here.

Isis’ Aaron Turner In ’02: Oceanic Is ‘The Best Material We’ve Ever Written’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/08/2010 by korzeck

Last week saw the publish of a post drawing possible connections between what many consider to be Isis’ ultimate masterpiece, Oceanic, and one of the most important novels to come out of the 20th century, Arthur Koestler’s “Darkness at Noon.” Keeping the Oceanic momentum going, here’s an interview I conducted with the band in October 2002, just weeks after the album came out. Continue reading