Sure, there are lots of fast rolls and double bass that are common to metal-related music, but Carey and Tool have always been just a little bit different. And for those who feared that the band would succumb to modern pressures and update their sound to be more palatable, rest easy. But while Tool has been in no rush to release albums, they have kept relatively active with live performances. And Carey himself has stayed busy recording with assorted groups and showing up to play with friends around L. And if you want to hear Carey tackle some swing and jazz fusion standards, check out the upcoming album by the Webb All Stars. With new synth toys and his Mandala triggering system used to conjure up tabla sounds and any other color he likes, Carey has a world of rhythm, melody, and harmony at his disposal.
Mandala Drum Interview
Tool drummer Danny Carey recently revealed that the band is now without a record label, which one could take to mean that Fear Inoculum was Tool's final album on a major label contract. He also said he still hopes the group will release an EP this year, in place of planned tours that have come to a halt. But it's one he hopes won't last for long — the percussionist seemed eager to get back into the recording studio with his bandmates. Nothing's really been happening. But I think it's time. We kept hoping that we were going to get back out, so we were just kind of, 'Hey, enjoy this while it lasts.
Richard E. Ever hear any dumb-guitarist jokes? So this is our epic chance to give the drummer some. In coming up with our list of the Greatest Drummers of All Time, we valued nuance and musicality over chops and flash, celebrating players who knew the value of aiding a great song more than hogging up a show with a silly solo. Bill Berry of R. That list is its own monument we hope to build someday soon. For now, let the arguments start.
Daniel Edwin Carey born May 10, is an American musician and songwriter. He is the drummer for the American rock band Tool. He was ranked among the greatest drummers of all time by Rolling Stone magazine, occupying the 26th position,  in addition to being frequently considered by other magazines. Born in Lawrence, Kansas , Carey's first encounter with the drums began at the age of ten by joining the school band and taking private lessons on the snare drum. In his senior year of high school in Paola, Kansas , Carey joined the high school jazz band. Jazz would later play a huge role in his signature approach to the drum set in a rock setting. As Carey progressed through high school and later college at the University of Missouri—Kansas City , he began expanding his studies in percussion with theory into the principles of geometry, science, and metaphysics as well as delving into the occult.