Power Tool: Maynard James Keenan and band craft epic art-metal
By Brett Milano
Friday, May 19, 2006 - Updated: 11:55 AM EST
Somehow these don’t sound like the elements of a blockbuster album in 2006:
Dense, not-always-comprehensible lyrics. Long stretches of abstract white noise. Even longer stretches of prog-rock instrumental noodling. And for the centerpiece, an 18-minute suite about the death of the singer’s...