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All right, time to find out if the surprise new Tool album is any good. I'm a huge fan of their first four studio albums, but it's been over a decade since their last one came out & 26 years(!) since the first one did

Tool's "The Patient" & "Lateralus" in particular are masterpieces of progressive rock 

I've long been a fan of unusual time signatures. Totally different genre, but it's one of the reasons I utterly love Avishai Cohen's "Gently Disturbed" album. Just like with the Esbjörn Svensson Trio, it's amazing what only jazz piano, bass, & drums can do 

Update: It is good. It's like longer versions of 10,000 Days tracks "Wings for Marie & "10,000 Days." No song stands out in particular like Lateralus, but repeated listens are surely warranted. I could do without some of the shorter interlude tracks, just like with past albums

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