Spin sat down with elusive Tool/A Perfect Circle/Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan to squeeze a little news from the enigmatic artist, and as a result we now know the new title & release date for the next Puscifer album: Conditions of My Parole.

Keenan’s currently walking down memory lane during a Summer tour with A Perfect Circle, but this fall he’ll return focus to Puscifer, which will release their second album on October 18. “We’re still mixing, but it’s mostly finished,” Maynard tells Spin. “Musically, it’s like Twin Peaks in the desert.”

We’d expect nothing less. The album is being recorded in Northern Arizona, where Maynard lives and owns & oversees vineyards for his Caduceus Wines brand. The man’s so damn enamored with wine these days that he set up a recording studio in the wine cellar.

“It’s different writing music in the outback compared to writing music on Hollywood Boulevard,” he says of the high desert location. “The Verde Valley has so much diversity. You’ve got stories of ghosts and aliens, plus republicans, democrats, conservatives, liberals, vineyards, ranches, horses. It’s hostile territory: You’ve got scorpions, black widows, brown recluse, javelina, rattlesnakes… and hippies.”

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