Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia

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Last week, prog-metal masters Tool surprised fans by unleashing the very first public live performance of “7empest,” the dramatic, sprawling track that closes the band’s 2019 album Fear Inoculum (not including the outro, “Mockingbeat.”

It’s the song that won the band a GRAMMY Award last month, for Best Metal Performance, the award with an acceptance speech from drummer Danny Carey and bassist Justin chancellor that paid tribute to late Rush great Neil Peart:

The band dusted off the 15-minute song for the first time at a gig in Melbourne, Australasia — here’s fan footage of the performance:

Perhaps invigorated by the Grammy win and clearly riding the high of intense fan enthusiasm for their 2019-20 tour, Tool has now added a slate of additional Spring 2020 tour dates to the schedule:

April 16 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
April 17 Orlando, FL Amway Center
April 19 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
April 21 Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center
April 22 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
April 24 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
April 25 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
April 28 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
April 29 Quebec City, QC Videotron Centre
May 1 Wilkes Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena
May 2 Buffalo, NY KeyBank Centre
May 4 Toledo, OH Huntington Center
May 5 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
May 29 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
May 31 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
June 2 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
June 4 Winnipeg, MB Bell MTS Place
June 6 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
June 7 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premier Center
June 9 Madison, WI Kohl Center
June 10 Moline, IL TaxSlayer Center
June 12 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival
June 13 St. Louis, MO Enterprise Center
June 16 Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
June 17 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Center
June 19 Colorado Springs, CO Broadmoor World Arena
June 22 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
June 23 San Francisco, CA Chase Center


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