The Pulse of Radio reports that Tool
frontman Maynard James Keenan
is putting together a cabaret-style show for a string of dates at The Palms in Las Vegas, beginning in mid-February. According to an inside source, the shows will feature both comedy and music. Keenan
is not a stranger to this kind of gig he told The Pulse of Radio that his side band Puscifer
actually evolved out of a similar type of show he used to do in his pre-Tool
days in Hollywood. "Generally started off as a name that I was attaching to some of the comedy things I was doing with (comedian) Laura Milligan at this club called Tantrum which existed in the Diamond Club on Hollywood and La Brea,
" he said. "(We'd) have a variety show, lots of talent coming through there just kind of trying out their new stuff. So Puscifer was kind of like the band that would kind of close the show.
is a comedian and actress seen on "Mr. Show
" and more recently in "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny
". Several performers from both projects used to work on the same gigs as Keenan
's Vegas act will reportedly incorporate both friends and outside musicians to perform some music from Puscifer
and other material.
's debut album, "V Is For Vagina
", came out in the fall of 2007.
has been on vacation since the end of last year, when it finished an 18-month tour in support of its 2006 album, "10,000 Days
noted earlier this year that Tool plans to begin writing their next album "right away.
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