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Re: Tool......Progressive or Alternative?? is it bad that i got into them because of guitar hero? well technically that's not true i saw the video for parabol/parabola and i was like THAT WAS FUCKIN AWESOME but then i couldn't remember the name of the song or band. then i heard it on guitar hero 4 and i was like YESSSSS. then i bought all their albums

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Re: Tool......Progressive or Alternative?? haha no actually I think GH is a great way of getting to know more bands. if it's one thing I don't really like about Tool it's the videos, I just can't make any sense of them. and when I think I have I get the feeling that they are just messing with us :P

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Re: Tool......Progressive or Alternative?? yeah, and the video for parabol/parabola is crazy, especially the parabol section :L the pig things spewing black mucus from their mouths, that's creepy as shit. adam (the guitarist) does all the animations with another dude, and adam jones also did the dinosaurs on walking with dinosaurs . . . that i think is beast, used to watch that show all the time and i never knew the things i was watching were being created by a guitar genius :L

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Re: Tool......Progressive or Alternative?? I will never forget the parabol piece, it's just so odd. to me it's all about how capitalists/politicians/jurymen etc (the fat pigs) sit at the table talking shit and decides how the society should work to make themselves gain most of it (the black mucus). he did? I had no idea of that. awesome!

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