Let's put it this way: Music/{{Tool}} are the fucking [=ExxonMobil=] of Nightmare Fuel.
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* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uytWxYKSupI Rosetta Stoned]]." Has the {{Narrator}} been [[AlienAbduction abducted by aliens]], or is he just doing the MushroomSamba? Either way, it's ''really fucking scary''. [[WatchItStoned Listen to it stoned]].
* Here's something "fun" to do: stay up until 3 am, then turn off all the lights and listen to ''Lateralus'' all the way through. By the time you get to "Faaip de Oiad", you will be paranoid ''beyond belief''.
** "Faaip de Oiad"'s sample comes from a phone call taken on Radio/CoastToCoastAM from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xpZHMMbhaY September 11, 1997.]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Faceless The Faceless]] also use that sample in "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMQEcGNikfg Planetary Duality.]]"
* Tool songs fall under two categories, MindScrew, or NightmareFuel. The best ones do both, with often incredibly disturbing results. Take for example, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbcKdc0xhNw&feature=related "Disgustipated"]] from ''Undertow''.
** The opening track on ''Undertow'' is just as bad. It's supposed to sound like someone running out of oxygen underwater.
** In regards to "Disgustipated"...well...: "This is necessary, this is necessary, '''life feeds on life feeds on life feeds on life feeds on''', and it ''goes on and on and [[MadnessMantra on]]''...
* "Viginti Tres" from ''10,000 Days'' is another good addition to the list of creepy last tracks.
** The most notable moment is when suddenly, out of nowhere, a loud voice suddenly starts playing over the staticy sounds. A quite effective jump scare to say the least.
* "Prison Sex." While the original song is certainly more than enough to qualify for NightmareFuel, it's the music video that is truly disturbing. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5sIXUbMgF0 Try watching it without feeling disturbed.]]
** The lyrics of "Prison Sex" initially appear to be told from the perspective of someone who suffered from child abuse, but then the second verse comes along and you realize it's being told by a child abuse victim... ''who ends up becoming a child abuser themselves:''
-->''My lamb and martyr, you look so precious''
-->''Won't you come a bit closer''
-->''Close enough so I can smell you''
-->''I need you to feel this''
-->''I can't stand to burn too long''
-->''Released in this sodomy''
-->''For one sweet moment I am whole''
* Listening to "Die Eier Von Satan" for the first time can be intimidating: The incredibly dissonant guitar noises, backward drums, and vocals in a Hitler-esque German voice. [[spoiler: Until you find out what he is saying in English: [[NightmareRetardant it's just a German recipe for hash cookies. On top of that, the title in German may also mean "Satan's Balls".]]]]
** What about the interlude "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvvC3BfMcZI&feature=related Cesaro Summability]]"? ''God''. It opens with a bunch of EarRape baby screams, then the whole rest of the "song" is made up of dissonant [[DroneOfDread guitar noises]] and talking.
* The music video for "Schism". [[UncannyValley Words alone fail to do it justice]].
** The music video for "Prison Sex" is even creepier, if you know what the song is about.
** The video for "Sober" is extremely unnerving.
*** There is no such thing as a Tool video that is not mind-meltingly disturbing.
*** Well, there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF_WKwbueG8 Hush]].
* Third Eye is terrifying. From the false buildups in the first 3 minutes, to the stoned howls of "PRYING OPEN MY THIRD EYE" and the chants of "I opened my eye, and there we were" are just like a nightmarish lullaby. I can only imagine what it sounds like stoned.
* And for the finale, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks5qyfxtYt8 Useful Idiot]].
** Which, as a joke, was put onto the album to trick people who brought the vinyl edition. During the day, it can be considered a joke. However, when played in the dark, it somehows turns into [[ParanoiaFuel paranoia fuel]] that sounds like it might cut to a [[JumpScare jump scare]].
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