Tool bassist Justin Chancellor has lived quite a life since joining the legendary prog-metal band in 1995. Justin joined Matt Pinfield to discuss his past and current endeavors for this episode of New & Approved.
Tool has been performing since 1990, and according to Justin they aren’t stopping anytime soon. The band is currently on tour and have even recently extended their show dates. They’ll be playing in Los Angeles on February 14th and 15th at Crypto.com Arena. Justin also tells Matt about Tool’s plans for new music and how they still have many ideas they are working on.
Justin dives into his past and discusses his biggest influences with Matt, with Buddy Holly serving as one of his first inspirations as he was growing up in Kent. He also talks about how his music classes in boarding school inspired him to pick up the bass.
Tool is still not the only place where Justin unleashes his creativity. Justin and vocalist Peter Mohamed also just released their sophomore album “Matter’s Knot, Pt. 1” as the duo MTVoid.
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