First and foremost, I'm a huge Tool fan. I've been a fan since I caught them at Lollapolloza in the early 90's. But, the wait between albums kills me and I explore a lot of new/old music because of it. I've been a light fan of Rush for a few years. Honestly, I always thought I missed the boat on that one, but recently, I've been exploring some of the back catalog and I'm blown away by much of it. Mostly, I'm surprised by how closely Rush and Tool seem to align. Not completely thematically, but with progressions, production, some themes, etc. I'm currently exploring some of Rush's heavier stuff and am very excited by what I'm finding. Any other Tool/Rush fans find common ground on the cross-over?