Tool Vinyl Buyers Guide


Updated: December 2018 This guide is a buyers/sellers guide for tool vinyl. I have put together all the information you will need to find the correct official tool vinyl. Each vinyl has photos and identifiers to ensure you get the correct vinyl and not get ripped off. If you are buying online, I highly suggest […]

Fake Tool Vinyl Guide


Updated: March 2017 I have been getting a fair few emails from people asking questions about tool vinyl whether items are fake or not. So I have put together a “Fake Tool Vinyl Guide”. Some of this info I have collected over the years, other stuff and came from Galen, at On a side […]

New Tool Album – Fear Inoculum Vinyl


Update: 15 of April 2021 – Joe Barresi confirmed in an interview that the album has actually been mastered for vinyl, i.e. a different master from the digital version used on the CD and digital formats. Source: here. Update: 25th of April 2020 – There is still no official word from the band on a […]

10,000 Days could finally be getting an official vinyl release + More


A recent reddit post has highlighted an email conversation between a fan and Danny, where Danny replies telling the fan that the band is currently remastering all of their albums for release on vinyl. This is huge news for a number of reasons if it holds true. Firstly, 10,000 days has never had an official vinyl […]

Tool Vinyl Live Bootlegs


I have decided to make a post on live bootlegs available on vinyl. Historically I haven’t given them much attention on the site, and have lumped them with the fake/counterfeit copies for official albums. I find the concept of live bootlegs on vinyl slightly less offensive than the counterfeit vinyl out there. Sure, they are […]

2017 Update


I’ve just spent the day moving the site to a new much faster host, fixing some issues, and changing over to a new theme. The other theme was 8 or 9 years old and it was causing a lot a of issues relating to usability of the site. I am really proud of Toolvinyl, it’s […]