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