It sure sounds like a good band on paper: A slightly obsessive-compulsive songwriter named Billy with a shaved head and lots of famous musician pals. A singer (also bald) from a dark, foreboding, prog-metal band with a huge underground following that hasn't released a record in four years. A guitarist who was in another cult fave. A drummer who was the secret weapon on records for everybody from Indigo Girls to Paul Westerberg. And a bass player who doubles on violin and just happens to be... More >>>
"Billy really is the main songwriter in this band," says Maynard James Keenan, far left, of Howerdel, center. "It's his band."