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Puscifer

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Tool Frontman Talks About Puscifer

In an interview with SuicideGirls.com Maynard James Keenan talks about his side project Puscifer:

SuicideGirls.com: Recently I've gotten to talk to Les Claypool and Mike Patton who have all these different bands that they do. They both pretty much told me that they're not even sure sometimes where the music they're creating will go. Are you the same way?

Keenan: I try to wear one hat at a time. I find that's the best way to do it. When I'm doing tours I'm doing tours. If I'm doing A PERFECT CIRCLE then I'm doing that. But PUSCIFER has been a little different because it is not just music. It's actually as much a clothing line as it is a band. I've been talking with different manufacturers so it's almost a brand at this point.

SuicideGirls.com: Was that always the intention?

Keenan: I think it's just the age that we're in. With the internet the way it is, music is now a soundtrack to some other activity. You can make a living selling songs but you make a better living playing them. If you're not going to play them you got to figure out what else to sell and I guess that comes down to t-shirts and key chains.

SuicideGirls.com: What was the inspiration for PUSCIFER?

Keenan: PUSCIFER has basically been my little baby and I just kept working on it. I was inspired by all these tunes on the radio like oldies, Motown stuff and hip-hop. Stuff that feels good. I approached PUSCIFER like that. I'm just trying to get stuff that I don't have to think too much about it. It's got a good groove. It makes you feel good and that's where I've been concentrating because I have all the introspective, torturous, painfully organized and arranged music that takes years to create and cuts really deep. But PUSCIFER does not do that. It's something that I want to have fun with and not worry about it being groundbreaking or changing the world.

SuicideGirls.com: Are you going to tour with PUSCIFER? More...

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Tool and NIN Project Tops Lost Collabs List

Launch Radio Networks reports: A collaboration between members of TOOL and NINE INCH NAILS, plus recordings by GREEN DAY, WEEZER, BECK and RADIOHEAD, lead a list of "lost" albums and songs published by RollingStone.com on Friday (February 9). Topping the list is TAPEWORM, a project started by TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan and NINE INCH NAILS main man Trent Reznor that was in the works for six years but ultimately laid to rest in 2004. Demos of the songs exist, and different versions of some of them showed up on the soundtrack of the movie "Underworld" under the name PUSCIFIER.

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Underworld:Evolution Tracklisting Available Now

The track listing has been announced for the upcoming soundtrack to the film "Underworld: Evolution", it is as follows:

01 - Puscifer - "The Undertaker" (Renholder Mix)
02 - Chester Bennington (of Linkin Park) vs. Julien-K - "Morning After"
03 - Hawthorne Heights - "Where Do I Stab Myself In The Ears" (The Legion Of Doom Remix)
04 - My Chemical Romance - "To The End" (RnR Cheryl Mix)
05 - Slipknot - "Vermillion Pt. 2" (Bloodstone Mix)
06 - Alkaline Trio - "Burn" (Alleged Remix)
07 - Aiden - "The Last Sunrise" (Dusk Mix)
08 - Senses Fail - "Bite To Break Skin" (The Legion Of Doom Remix)
09 - Atreyu - "Her Portrait In Black"
10 - Trivium - "Washing Away Me In The Tides"
11 - Mendozza - "Eternal Battle"
12 - Lacuna Coil - "Our Truth"
13 - Gosling - "Cat People (Putting Out The Fire)"
14 - Bobby Gold - "Why Are You Up"
15 - Meat Beat Manifesto - "Suicide"
16 - Cradle Of Filth - "HW2"
The effort will see a January 10th release date through Lakeshore Records. It should also be noted that Puscifer is a side project of Tool/A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan.

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