Tattoo Tributes to the Artwork and Music of Tool

Tool are a band that blend inspiring music with stunning art concepts that make them unique in the metal genre.

Tool are more than just incredible musicians- they are a full artistic concept band. If you are a fan of the progressive metal band you will know that their album artwork and videos are just as important to the band image as the music is. Artist Alex Grey has produced a lot of the artwork featured on their albums which are intricate colorful pieces based around esoteric ideas and spirituality. There are often reoccurring themes within the artwork including representations of the third eye, human anatomy and life and death. 

Music fans often get tattoo tributes to the bands they like but with Tool you can get more than just their logo. Their collaboration with such an incredible artist as Alex Grey means you can design some extremely beautiful tattoos. Check out some Tool fan art in ink.

Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Tattoo inspired by the Lateralus album illustrated by Alex Grey. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #lateralus #bandtattoo
Tattoo inspired by the Lateralus album illustrated by Alex Grey. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #lateralus #bandtattoo
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Black and grey tattoo from the album artwork of 10,000 Days. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #blackandgrey #bandtattoo
Black and grey tattoo from the album artwork of 10,000 Days. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #blackandgrey #bandtattoo
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
The flaming third eye is an iconic symbol of the band. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #flames #aenima
The flaming third eye is an iconic symbol of the band. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #flames #aenima
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
A black and grey version of the iconic third eye seen in the Aenima album. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #aenima #thirdeye #blackandgrey
A black and grey version of the iconic third eye seen in the Aenima album. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #aenima #thirdeye #blackandgrey
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
An unique take on the wrench icon Tool with 46/2 being the name of a song from the Aenima album. Tattoo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #wrench #46and2 #aenima
An unique take on the wrench icon Tool with 46/2 being the name of a song from the Aenima album. Tattoo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #wrench #46and2 #aenima
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
The third eye from the inlay of Aenima. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #aenima
The third eye from the inlay of Aenima. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #aenima
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Strong blackwork lines in this flaming eye tattoo. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover
Strong blackwork lines in this flaming eye tattoo. Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Great black and grey version of the Aenima eye Tattoo by Jason Rhodes #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #Aenima #blackandgrey #JasonRhodes
Great black and grey version of the Aenima eye Tattoo by Jason Rhodes #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #Aenima #blackandgrey #JasonRhodes
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
A softer line version of the flaming eye. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #flamingeye
A softer line version of the flaming eye. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #flamingeye
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Another version of the third eye Tool symbol but this time of some detail from the 10,000 Days album Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #blackwork
Another version of the third eye Tool symbol but this time of some detail from the 10,000 Days album Photo from Tumblr by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #blackwork
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Stunning shading and color with beautiful detail. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #Aenima #shading
Stunning shading and color with beautiful detail. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #Aenima #shading
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Another version of the Lateralus inlay from the album cover. Tattoo by Jason Rhodes #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #JasonRhodes
Another version of the Lateralus inlay from the album cover. Tattoo by Jason Rhodes #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #JasonRhodes
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Insanely good full bodysuit based on Alex Grey's illustration for 10,000 Days. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #colorwork
Insanely good full bodysuit based on Alex Grey's illustration for 10,000 Days. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #10000days #colorwork
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
The third eye and the universe stunning combination. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #universe
The third eye and the universe stunning combination. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist. #Tool #AlexGrey #progressivemetal #albumcover #thirdeye #universe