Over the weekend, the band issued a statement to Rolling Stone explaining how a misunderstanding between guitarist Adam Jones and a Tool fan led to speculation that the group had completed the album and planned on releasing it this year.
Late last week, Tool posted a lengthy update about their in-progress studio album. The post makes mention of an "epic" piece that will appear on the album — a track they've been working on for quite a while.
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According to Tool drummer Danny Carey, fans can expect a new studio album from the band in early 2014. The as-yet-untitled album, which will be the band's fifth full-length studio release, will be the followup to 2006's 10,000 Days.
For Tool, music and imagery are inextricably united—which is why the group is reissuing its 1992 debut EP, Opiate, in an extremely limited edition with new artwork and collectibles. Adam Jones explains.