Tool band lyrics interpretation

Why does the lead singer of Tool hide?

Apparently Maynard has an eye issue which manifests itself in a sensitivity to bright lights and flashes. It got so bad that it came close to ending his ability to perform live. When the lights get flashing and really going, it causes an almost vertigo-ish reaction that can lead to his passing out.

What does the band Tool stand for?

In 1994, Danny Carey said the band name stands for how they want their music to be a „tool“ to aid in understanding lachrymology. Lachrymology is the art of crying as a type of therapy. However, this was just another rumor they started (as many bands do) to keep us (or them) entertained.

What is Tool music about?

In essence, Tool became a cult band because their music isn’t about “peace and love, look at all the pretty colors”, it’s more about life’s lessons one could learn from psychedelics, or meditation, or therapy, or just picking up a book on natural science or philosophy.

Does Tool have a love song?

Jambi is Tool’s “Love Song”

Why is Maynard in the back?

Maynard, from Tool, stands at the back of the stage to focus more on his singing and less on entertaining the audience visually. But also because he is an introvert. In addition, at the back of the stage, his microphone receives less noise from the stage equipment so he feels the overall sound is better.

What is Maynard Keenan vocal range?

4 octaves

He has been described as a baritone, and reportedly has a range of 4 octaves (G1-G5).

What is Chris Cornell’s vocal range?


Chris Cornell had an incredible 4-octave range. Although Chris is technically a baritone because of his lower range and warmth of tone, he has an outstanding high mix that is well-produced and manages to maintain that warmth.

What was Freddie Mercury’s vocal range?

One study on Freddie’s vocal range even confirmed that he was able to vary from about 92.2 Hz to 784 Hz, meaning he was reliably able to hit notes from the booming low of F#2 to the high pitch G5 – that covers a full three octaves!

What is Serj Tankian vocal range?

4 octaves

With a vocal range over 4 octaves, Serj Tankian is considered one of the greatest vocalists in Metal history. Tankian is best known for fronting the popular band System Of A Down.

What is Axl Rose’s vocal range?

Axl Rose has a very wide vocal range of six octaves, from F1 while he was singing the song “in There Was a Time“, in the 2nd-lowest octave in pitch notation, to B flat 6 while singing the song “Ain’t it Fun“, five octaves above it.

What is Mariah Carey’s vocal range?


Carey possesses a five-octave vocal range, and has the ability to reach notes beyond the 7th octave. Referred to as the „songbird supreme“ by the Guinness World Records, she was ranked first in a 2003 MTV and Blender magazine countdown of the 22 Greatest Voices in Music, as voted by fans and readers in an online poll.