TOOL band’s latest album “Fear Inoculum” receives gold awards by RIAA. The famous progressive rock band officially certified gold on August 12th, 2020.
This certified regards the band because of album sales in excess of half a million copies. RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the USA. RIAA organization created a gold and platinum awards program in 1958 to honor artists. Their mission generates a standard by which to measure the commercial success of a sound recording. They also certify Gold, Platinum, Multi-Platinum, Diamond, and Los Premios De Oro y Platino sales and streaming awards for the music industry. For the rock music industry not far the awards. TOOL‘s “Fear Inoculum” album achieved the Gold certification after one year later of its out date.
In the latest April 2020, the band drummer Danny Carey shared that he wants soon with guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Justin Chancellor to working on music for a new EP album.
This album the band’s long process working 13 years to complete and out “Fear Inoculum“. They were also honored with the 62nd annual Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” award.
Here’s all TOOL albums has achieved the RIAA awards:
- Undertow (1993) – 2× Platinum (2 million+)
- Ænima (1996) – 3x Platinum (3 million+)
- Lateralus (2001) – 2× Platinum (2 million+)
- 10,000 Days (2006) – Platinum (1 million+)
You can listen the TOOL‘s “Fear Inoculum” song below.