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Bootleg Tool Live Release ‘The Pepsi Challenge’ Headed To Vinyl


A bootleg live release of a show Tool performed at the Pepsi Center on July 21st of 2002 is set to make its way to vinyl this summer, seemingly without the participation of the band. Originally recorded for an FM live broadcast, that fourteen song set has since circulated online, and on an unofficial CD release as ‘The Pepsi Challenge‘.

Now Gimme Recordings are planning to release that effort on red & white vinyl formats this August, with pre-orders available through It’s not the first time a bootleg live recording from the multi-platinum alternative metal stars hade made its way to wax. It’s also unclear if the group have any plans to attempt to block this upcoming release.

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