Tool (2) ‎– Lateralus

Volcano (2) ‎– 61422-31160-1 LP, Volcano (2) ‎– 61422-3116-1 LP, Tool Dissectional ‎– 61422-31160-1 LP, Tool Dissectional ‎– 61422-3116-1 LP
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Picture Disc, Reissue, 180g

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Grudge
A2 Eon Blue Apocalypse
A3 The Patient
A4 Mantra
B1 Schism
B2 Parabol
B3 Parabola
B4 Disposition
C1 Ticks & Leeches
C2 Lateralus
D1 Reflection
D2 Triad
Electronics [Machines] – Statik (4)
D3 Faaip De Oiad

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Comes in a gatefold sleeve.

This is the first official vinyl release of unknown quantity. There is a secondary version following: Tool (2) - Lateralus
Both are identicial in packaging. The discs differ in the following manner:
The runout information is different. This edition does not have an etched "CB" signature.
The centre areas (where centre labels would normally be) have a "handmade" look to the markings where on the other edition they contain numerous concentric circles.

250-300 copies were hand-signed by all four band members and sold through the band's website.

On the rear of the gatefold:
? & ? 2000 Volcano Entertainment II, L.L.C.
Manufactured in the United States by Zomba Recording Corporation
Printed in the United States.

On the discs:
? & ? 2001 Tool Dissectional, L.L.C. / Volcano Entertainment II, L.L.C.

On the inner sleeves:
? & ? 2003 Tool Dissectional, L.L.C. / Volcano Entertainment II, L.L.C.
Manufactured in the United States by Zomba Recording Corporation.

Catalog numbers:
61422-3116-1 LP is on the rear of the gatefold.
61422-31160-1 LP is on the inner sleeves.

Track D3: Art Bell excerpt courtesy of Premier Radio Networks, Coast to Cast A.M. with Art Bel

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker on the back): 6 14223 11601 3
  • Other (Sticker on the front): 31160-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 61422311601-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 61422311601 B RE·1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): 61422311601-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): 61422311601-D RE·1
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 72) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
61422-31160-2 CD Tool (2) Lateralus(HDCD, Album, M/Print) Volcano (2), Tool Dissectional 61422-31160-2 CD US 2001 Sell This Version
61422-31160-2 CD Tool (2) Lateralus(HDCD, Album, M/Print) Volcano (2), Tool Dissectional 61422-31160-2 CD US 2001 Sell This Version
none Tool (2) Lateralus(CD, Album, Unofficial) Digital Justice none Bulgaria 2001 Sell This Version
61422-31160-2 CD Tool (2) Lateralus(HDCD, Album, RP) Volcano (2), Tool Dissectional 61422-31160-2 CD US 2001 Sell This Version
9210132 Tool (2) Lateralus(CD, Album) Volcano (2), Tool Dissectional 9210132 Australia 2001 Sell This Version


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December 30, 2020

Just as a comment to all bad reviews. When you are thinking of purchasing one, try to get a copy with "CB" signature. They sound very good for a picture disc and are the best buy of this release


November 30, 2020
I just purchased my copy and as a collection I will not play my album but I would like to add to the host of comments that I have seen which I am guessing many of you are what I like to call CD raised lol..those pops and other assorted noises are just how vinyl sounds haha..but I have a question that I hope mabey someone could answer my copy seems to have characteristics of both the volcano release and the volcano/tool label release in the two markings that separate the two releases are both on the copy I bought..make a long story short here lol..does anyone know how many of these limited edition albums were made ?? Thanks


November 14, 2020
Mine sounds great and happy to own it.
I'll buy anything from TOOL.


November 11, 2020
got mine almost a year ago and have had similar issues as others with quality. listened to it again the other day and was reminded at how terrible the audio quality is, so decided to leave a review.

Lateralus is probably my favorite Tool record, so it was kinda disappointing how bad the press is.

the good: discs and bifold are beautiful. i love the designs and if nothing else its a nice display piece and addition to a collection.

the bad: crackles and pops on every side, some areas worse than others (its been a consistent bad time on my copy so i cant say if any one track has worse sound than another; id have to sit down again and listen to it to make notes.) i dont have the highest quality equipment, its mid range from the 70s with a newer audio technica cartage on it, but its without a doubt the worst sounding vinyl in my collection. i hear picture discs are notoriously lesser quality audio, but this seems to be an extreme case. there also appears to be some visible defects in the designs. makes cleaning them annoying because there are just permanent specs on the surface and you never really know if its dust or part of the press.

conclusion: buy for your collection and occasional listening if for some reason you want to listen to Lateralus on vinyl vs a cleaner format, but its definitely not something id recommend as a primary source of listening.


October 19, 2020
I had a copy of this from a local record store. Was so disappointed by it that I traded it back for something else. It skipped on "The Grudge", and other points of the record. It's a nice collector's item, but I don't collect records to look at them; I collect them to listen to them, and this one doesn't sound good. I would have preferred a non-picture disc. Hope Tool wises up and releases their entire discography properly on vinyl.


August 14, 2020

Doesn't matter which coppy of this release you will take into a consideration - all of them seems to have sound issues here and there. Even the most neat copies, cleared and well stored are having more or less issues in various places of songs (meaning noise, cracking etc.) I have a copy which has only 3 places with problems, and one of them sometimes occur and sometimes it wont (I'm talking about "A3 The Patient, where sometimes it skips a 20-30 seconds, sometimes it doesn't). A lot of noise and cracking between Reflection and Triad seems to be present in every release and I'm beggining to thinking that this is the last vinyl release of any of album done by TOOL because this LP has been done just very badly and they are afraid of similar situation. But this is just my thinking. Nevertheless - I'm happy with having this LP because I'm a lucky guy - 3 problems with this vinyl (and 1 not always occur) out of many more that people tend to have is like winning in a lottery.


July 20, 2020
Just another terrible review for this. Mine has tons of surface noise. I's a picture disc release. Sounds ok when it's full band but in the soft dynamics it ruins the listening. I've only seen few that say it sounds great so looks like it'll just be a collectors item for me. Here's hoping they release this album properly for vinyl.


May 20, 2020
I just received this picture disc via Amazon (brand new) for what I thought was a great price. I was expecting some surface noise but it skips terribly on side 2 at Parabol. Side 1 sounds pretty damn good and disk 2 has very little noise- not sure what to do. Amazon will replace it but looking at all the comments it sounds like pot luck. I'm frustrated that Tool would OK such a poor picture disc.


May 14, 2020

I mean it is a picture disc, so yeah, it's gonna be a little noisy. but it's just a normal amount for a picture disc. Otherwise sounds great, especially the louder tracks.


May 6, 2020
Does this record have the signatures of the band mates.. like the 250-300.. or is it before or after?