YouTube - huntingtonst1. YouTube - ToolArchive. Seriously after the entire slow, meandering album I thought this song was going to get the lead out Apc is garbage to me. Even there best songs to me sound old and tired. Idk why apc has such a big presence on this sub anyway. Maynard does other stuff whoopdi doo. Has nothing to do with tool. If you listen to half an album and it sucks then to me the album sucks. And I can criticize whatever I want.
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It is their first album release in fourteen years, after 's Emotive. While early work on new material traces back to as early as , years of slow progress would ensue due to issues between the band's chief music writers, frontman Maynard James Keenan and guitarist Billy Howerdel , largely stemming from their commitments to other projects and inability to come to an agreement on the direction to take the band. Renewed focus, alongside assistance from music producer Dave Sardy , helped propel the band into much more productive sessions across , with the album being completed in early Thematically, the album covers a variety of Keenan's views on modern societal, religious, and political issues, focusing on his perceived lack of accountability in humanity. Musically, the album was viewed as an extension and maturation of their rock sound, adding more piano and electronic elements into songs for a more mellow sound than prior albums. The album was released on April 20, The album was generally well received by critics, who praised the album for being a successful comeback album, and the maturation in the band's sound, though some lamented the lack of more hard rock songs from band's prior work.