Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Reacts To Fan Accusing Him Of Mocking Rape


Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan posted a photo of himself wearing a t-shirt that says ‘Does this smell like chloroform to you?’ The shirt shows a man sitting in a van (down by the river?) trying to invite in a bearded hipster.

And like clockwork, a social justice warrior attacked Keenan in the comments section.

A fan wrote, “Rape culture is soooo funny.”

“If you read more closely it says ‘local sourced charcuterie’ and the poor chap w the man bun and roller blades, etc is about to become an appetizer. So. No. Not rape. Just urban hunting. #hipsterbacon”

See the photo of the shirt that set off the PC Police below.

Drummer Danny Carey recently claimed that Tool will release their new album in 2018. Maynard James Keenan has reacted to the news on Twitter by simply saying: “Burp.”

Loudwire recently spoke to Tool drummer Danny Carey and his Legends of the Seagullmen bandmate Jimmy Hayward. Carey confirmed that Tool will release a new album in 2018, and have it completed in the first half of the year.

Hayward was also privy to Tool’s schedule, commenting, “I think with Tool heating up it makes it a little trickier, but these guys work minimum four days a week already. I think [Legend of the Seagullmen] want to do one, two week tours and festivals.”

When pressed if fans can expect a new Tool album in 2018, Carey pushed his chips to the center of the table when stating, “Yes. I’m saying definitely. We’ll probably have it done in the first half [of the year] if things go as planned. There’s setup times and manufacturing – I can never predict all that, it seems like it’s constantly evolving. [What time of year it will be out] I can’t tell you.”

Maynard James Keenan’s other band A Perfect Circle is set to release a new album in 2018. Those plans actually seem concrete with the release of single “The Doomed” and the live debuts of other songs live. Do you think 2018 will be the year of Maynard with new Tool and A Perfect Circle albums after over a decade? Let us know in the comments section!