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Just stopping there on my way home to geek out at the Puscifer Store and get some food at Merkin Vineyards Osteria. I'm a fan of the owner (Maynard from Tool). I'm also seeing Tool live on Friday in Vegas and Saturday in Phoenix, so I guess I'm just completing the trifecta Tool road trip.
Looking forward to the Spots. If you wanted to expose us what are the two best representative or your two favorite Tool songs?
 

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Nick

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Looking forward to the Spots. If you wanted to expose us what are the two best representative or your two favorite Tool songs?
Looking forward to sending one from amongst the saguaros north of Phoenix Saturday night! I'm working in St. George on the way down and Kanab on the way back, so I'll be out for most of the week. Parking the camper and hotelling it in Vegas for a couple of those nights.

As for exposing you to Tool, that's tough because there's such a range and everyone's taste is so different. I tend to gravitate to their softer, more melodic stuff but I love it all. From their new album, the song Descending is my favorite, and is certainly in my top 5, or even top 3 songs out of everything they've released. It's also quite approachable to someone new to it, IMO. Next, I'd say Right in Two is a good one for someone new to it that isn't really into harder music. On the harder/faster side, Parobol+Parabola is a huge favorite, and Lateralus is a beautiful anthem that pretty well covers how I approach life. Sorry, that was four, not two. You should know better than to ask a Tool fan about Tool. :lol:

Edit: @lostlandscapes recently found himself becoming a Tool fan, and his favs are Pneuma and Invincible. Both amongst mine as well. There's just too many. Okay, now that's six. :roflmao:
 

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Looking forward to sending one from amongst the saguaros north of Phoenix Saturday night! I'm

Edit: @lostlandscapes recently found himself becoming a Tool fan, and his favs are Pneuma and Invincible. Both amongst mine as well. There's just too many. Okay, now that's six. :roflmao:
Oh, are you a Tool fan?!
Descending is a good one!
When the album came out my friend and I had a Tool party. Everyone got drunk and watched the CD video very close to their face haha. Hope you got to enjoy a similar experience!
 

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Oh, are you a Tool fan?!
Descending is a good one!
When the album came out my friend and I had a Tool party. Everyone got drunk and watched the CD video very close to their face haha. Hope you got to enjoy a similar experience!
Nice! Yeah, I'm a little bit of a fan. And this is just one of the walls in my office! That BCP wood plaque was created by our own @Vegan.Hiker. :)
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Looking forward to the Spots. If you wanted to expose us what are the two best representative or your two favorite Tool songs?
One of the best bands ever. Get headphones, a drink (or something), and sit through a listen of Aenima start to finish. Not really a 'song' band.

That said, after about 20 years I decided Reflection is probably one of the best sleeper epics they ever wrote. Takes a while to digest Tool tunes ;)
 

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I won a copy of Aenima on cassette when it came out. Radio station had some trivia question to answer, I looked it up online, called in and won.

To date myself, when the DJ asked how in the world I knew the answer to whatever goofy question it was and I told him I looked it up on the internet he had no idea what I was talking about...

Listening to Tool at that age was a faaaaaarrrrrrrr different experience than enjoying their latest disc at 46, lol.
 

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One of the best bands ever. Get headphones, a drink (or something), and sit through a listen of Aenima start to finish. Not really a 'song' band.

That said, after about 20 years I decided Reflection is probably one of the best sleeper epics they ever wrote. Takes a while to digest Tool tunes ;)
Fully agree. Reflection is definitely in my top 5, and Aenima is probably my #1 album as a whole.
 

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