Maynard James Keenan

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    June 26, 2012

    15 gorgeous GIFs from River's Edge Music Festival 2012

    Related:10 gorgeous GIFs from Rock the Garden 2012Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 1, 6/23/12Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 2, 6/24/12Slideshows: Music Day 1, Music Day 2, People Day 1, People Day 2  The very first River's Edge Music Festival is now a piece of Harriet Island lor ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    River's Edge Music Festival Day 2, 6/24/12

    River's Edge Music Festival 2with Dave Matthews Band, The Flaming Lips, Puscifer, Poliça, Awolnation, Diplo, Mutemath, Delta Spirit, K. Flay, AM & Shawn Lee, Mexican Institute of Sound, Civil Twilight, Hey Rosetta!, Kids These DaysHarriet Island, St. PaulSunday, June 24, 2012Related:Review: Riv ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Why hating Dave Matthews Band is less cool than liking them

    Related:Tool's Maynard James Keenan: Metaphorically speaking, I just had a babyRiver's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineup & scheduleDave Matthews Band is Sunday's big draw for the inaugural River's Edge Festival on St. Paul's Harriet Island. Umpteen die-hard fans who buy the ticke ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012
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    June 20, 2012

    Tool's Maynard James Keenan: Metaphorically speaking, I just had a baby

    Related:Maynard James Keenan on recruiting Dave Matthews fans and getting the Scissor Sisters drunkRiver's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineup & scheduleThere are very few people with the mix of wit, intelligence, and eccentricity so honed as Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan. All ... More >>

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    November 15, 2011

    Puscifer at the State Theatre, 11/14/11

    Photos by Nikki Miller​Puscifer November 14, 2011 The State Theatre Puscifer, as far as I could tell prior to their Monday night show at the State Theatre, was a clothing line. I'd heard tell of two friends, who while traveling the great, dry, weird American Southwest had ambled upon the Pusc ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    Dave King Trucking Company at Loring Theater, 1/15/11

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Dave King Trucking Company January 15, 2011 Loring Theater, Minneapolis Saturday night, the Dave King Trucking Company not only inaugurated the Loring Theater's return to its roots of cinema, theater, music and variety performances, but also taught us what that one reall ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    A Perfect Circle to resurface for short tour

    ​Be still, my teenage angst-heavy heart. News hit yesterday afternoon that A Perfect Circle, Maynard James Keenan of Tool's side project with former Smashing Pumpkin James Iha and omnipresent session drummer Josh Freese (Devo, Weezer, the Vandals, etc), among others, will re-emerge for a short tou ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Tool at Xcel, 7/1/10

    Photos by Nick Wosika​ TOOL July 1, 2010 Xcel Energy Center
 Do you ever get tickets for a big arena show, drive to one of the downtowns then stress out looking for parking, pull into the first ramp you see, pay up, and then, only then, does the thought strike you that you drove to the wro ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    James Taylor, Carole King, Spoon, Black Lips, announce local dates

    A crop of upcoming shows keeps us soldiering on through January.

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    December 15, 2009

    Top Five Most Successful Comeback Attempts of the '00s

    We thought they were gone forever, for good, kaput. Then they came storming back into the limelight to blow our minds.

  • Music

    September 13, 2006

    Tool: An Appreciation

    A case for a much-maligned band's respectability