Work may finally be progressing a little more consistently on the new TOOL album, but meanwhile singer Maynard James Keenan has apparently found the time to complete a new disc from his music-and-cabaret act PUSCIFER. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Keenan told Punchdrink.com that a new PUSCIFER set is nearing completion for a tentative fall release, although he did not elaborate with any further details.
PUSCIFER has existed in some form since 1995 but only began making records in 2007. Keenan told The Pulse Of Radio a while back that the project was not just another band. "This is much more of just a collaborative, creative outlet on all levels with various people, free from label contracts and just kind of express to express, and not really worry about taking over the world with it," he said.
Meanwhile, TOOL guitarist Adam Jones has posted images from a recording studio that feature producer Joe Barresi, who has worked with TOOL in the past.
Jones revealed in March that TOOL had finally settled a multi-level lawsuit that had dragged on for eight years and set back its recording and touring plans.
Jones also revealed that an undisclosed member of the band faced a "really scary do-or-die, serious illness" not long ago.
The band is now reportedly working at a faster pace on music for its first new studio set since 2006's "10,000 Days".