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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Adam Jones of Tool performs onstage during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 3 at Randall's Island on June 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)

And shows how the band writes the music…

Jones took to Instagram yesterday to share a clip of a demo version of what became the song “Descending.”

In the post’s caption, he also offered fans a look at how the band writes music by explaining that bassist Justin Chancellor came up with what became the melody of the song, and went on to explain how they developed the demo into the final song.

Just earlier this month, Jones also posted a guitar tutorial for the band’s song “Pneuma” to Instagram.

Justin and I normally bring in potential riffs and demos – then the 3 of us tear them apart like wolves while DC stirs it up with the most opposite counter rhythm drumming (which actually does drives everything forward)???????? Justin brought in this killer 7 melody which is now the main verse of the song. (He called it “bluegrass” as a working title). We jammed it a LONG time trying to find other cool working parts. Eventually I added the 9beat turnaround and a chorus. Then we arranged the intro -which came along very naturally. *The two guitar parts are recorded left and right stereo so feel free to try some headphones


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Carl Craft is studying here on earth for a short time with varying amounts of success. He's heard every morning on The Morning Rat Race. Sometimes he goes, "sock / shoe, sock / shoe" which we think is a sign of some kind of psychosis...