Maynard James Keenan was caught reading new Tool song lyrics on paper in a new Welcome to Rockville festival video that has just surfaced on the Tool Reddit. JustTryna posted on Reddit, “*spoiler*Lol @ Maynard reading his own lyrics, thought it was funny, amazing fucking song tho.” Tool debuted new songs “Descending” and “Invincible.”
opiate250 posted on the Tool Reddit:
He was doing that back when apc was playing 1 album a night for 3 nights, and that’s with old stuff.
I’m not surprised he doesn’t know the new stuff yet 😂
Warrior. Struggling. To. Remember. Lyrics.
I feel like grandpa maynard would have been a much better stage persona this time around.
Keenan was defended by other fans.
Dude is 56. Debuting brand new songs. Better this than to fuck up. Remember – all eyes on tool. Give the guy a break. Notes will be gone after a few shows I bet.
Ken Andrews of Failure has a big ass monitor on his mic stand that displays lyrics. Maynard should get one made so he doesn’t have to deal with the hassle of flipping through dozens of papers.
I mean, as a classical musician, we definitely, uh, use sheet music/lyrics for every show that we ever do with the exception of some concerti, and then it’s just one piece that we’ve probably been practicing pretty single-mindedly for months or years.