Maynard James Keenan

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    How to Appreciate Metal: A Four-Step Guide

    Step One: Admit the world and worry obliterating limitations of Indie Rock, Top 40 and basically everything else. Boss getting you down? Spouse (or partner) ripping you a new one? Fido pissing in the house? Friend forgetting to pay you the $20 that you loaned him (or her) last Friday night? Is your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    "Bohemian Rhapsody" Through The Ears of a Child

    Puscifer, fronted by Tool and A Perfect Circle's Maynard James Keenan, have just released the adorably named EP Donkey Punch The Night. On it, there is, for some reason, a cover of "Bohemian Rhapsody." You might be expecting Maynard to do something a bit industrial with it, but no, it's pretty much ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Freaks and Geeks: Tool Rocks the Verizon Theatre

    Brantley Hargrove​Tool Verizon Theatre Friday, January 20 Hitting a Tool show is a little like stepping back into the mid- to late-'90s, in all the best ways. As we threaded a packed Verizon Theatre lobby before the sold-out Friday night show in an herbally-induced state of euphoric nostalgia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Tool Announces Dallas Tour Date at Verizon Theatre

    ​For those who missed Puscifer at the Majestic Theatre last week, never fear. You'll be able to get the most potent Maynard James Keenan fix possible on Friday, January 20, when his band Tool performs at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie.Those who've attended past Tool shows say it's quite a specta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Puscifer, Carina Round at the Majestic Theater

    Over the Weekend: Puscifer, Carina Round Majestic Theater Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 Better than: A Perfect Circle's set at the Verizon Theatre earlier this year. A scene from Puscifer's "Conditions of My Parole"​ If you wondered what Puscifer is about, well, their 75-minute performance o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Q&A: Puscifer's Maynard Keenan Talks Juggling Three Bands and Losing His Angst

    Maynard James Keenan is one of those guys who is at home in a world all his own. Currently, he fronts three bands: Tool, A Perfect Circle and his most recent project, Puscifer. Puscifer's latest album, Conditions of My Parole, was quite an improvement over the band's 2007 debut, V is for Vagina. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Over the Weekend: A Perfect Circle, Red Bacteria Vacuum at Verizon Theatre

    A Perfect Circle, Red Bacteria Vacuum Verizon Theatre in Grand PrairieJuly 23, 2011Better than: seeing a cover band devoted to Tool and A Perfect Circle songs. A Perfect Circle​ It's one thing to throw in a couple of cover songs in a set. It's a whole other thing to devote a majority of a band's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Last Night: Deftones, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Le Butcherettes at Verizon Theatre

    Deftones, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Le ButcherettesVerizon TheatreJune 6, 2011Better than: watching a Triunfo del Amor marathon. Rachel ParkerDeftones: more in the slide show​As strong a set as the Deftones performed to a packed Verizon Theatre last night, it was difficult to overlook an un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Staff Trax: Suuns, Bobby Bare Jr., Phil Selway, Puscifer, Disfear, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yelstin

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ou ... More >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2009
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    July 23, 2009


    Saturday, July 25,at the Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Has Tool's Reclusive Front Man Maynard James Keenan Sold Out?

    Sam MertenThis was as close as I could get to Maynard James Keenan without standing in line for hours and paying for his wine.Tool and Puscifer lead singer Maynard James Keenan drew approximately 1,000 fans to the Whole Foods in Plano yesterday as he promoted his partial ownership in Arizona Strong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Wine Rocks

    Rock stars plus alcohol can add up to a lot of things. But when you add organic grocery stores to the rock and booze equation, the sum must certainly change, right? Guess we'll find out when Maynard James Keenan makes an appearance at the Whole Foods Market in Plano from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 2 ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2007


    "V" Is for Vagina (Puscifer Entertainment)

  • Music

    December 9, 2004


    Wednesday, December 15

  • Culture

    January 15, 2004

    Strung Up

    CMH Records is having a classical gas with every band, like, ever

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2003

    Oh La La

    Backseat is full of French guys and bikini girls

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Circle of Stars

    You only think A Perfect Circle is Tool singer Maynard James Keenan's band

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    The next generation?

    For Lollapalooza, this may be the last generation