Tool has been one of the most innovative hard rock/art metal bands in the last 20 years. This documentary looks at the history of the band and their origins in the LA "hair metal" scene that revolved around Motley Crue and Guns and Roses.
Besides the raw emotion of their first full album, Undertow (1993), one of the things that grabbed my attention was the use of Brothers Quay style story-telling (created by Adam Jones) in videos for that album. The Brothers Quay are certainly among my favorite film-makers.
Here is the video for "Sober" from the album Undertow:
Tool have also had an on-going collaboration with visual artist Alex Grey, another intriguing artist.
Included after the documentary is a bonus live concert from 2012.
Published on Aug 24, 2012
The entire Ultimate Review documentary on one of the greatest bands of the last twenty years, Tool. Features samples and videos of some of Tool's defining songs as well as interviews with people that know and worked with the band well and the band members themselves. A must see for a Tool fan. Made in 2008.
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But wait . . . there's more!
Published on Jan 18, 2013
Tool concert. Performed Live @ Uncasville, CT, 01/31/2012. Physical Video Information: 1080 HD Quality/1:41:18 Minutes.