Alt-rock/metal band Tool announced a string of tour dates this spring and summer following news of a highly-anticipated forthcoming record.
The shows will coincide with a handful of previously-announced festival dates, including Jacksonville’s Welcome to Rockville, North Carolina’s Epicenter, Chicago Open Air, and Great Britain’s Download Festival. Throughout the trek, they’ll make stops in cities like Birmingham, St. Louis, Des Moines, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Madrid before wrapping-up in Lisbon early July.
Earlier this month, the group revealed they are almost done with a new album – their first since 2006’s 10,000 Days. In an Instagram post, members Danny Carey, Adam Jones, and Justin Chancellor posed with producer Joe Baressi and engineer Bob Ludwig, pointing at new music. Additionally, vocalist Maynard Keenan posted on Twitter that the record release date is somewhere between mid May and mid July, promising more updates over time.
Tool is best-known for their heavy-metal sound on 1993’s Undertow and Ænima in 1996, releasing singles like “Sober” and “Stinkfist.” Their third LP, Lateralus, earned them a Grammy Award in 2001 for Best Metal Performance with the single “Schism,” followed by another Grammy in 2006 for 10,000 Days. Their latest album garnered global attention, scoring the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Since 10,000 Days, the band has taken a break, touring on and off, but hasn’t released any new music.
Check out the full rundown below.
Tool Tour Dates 2019
05/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome To Rockville Festival
05/07 – Birmingham, AL @ Legacy Arena at The BCC
05/08 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
05/10 – Hampton, VA @ Hampton Coliseum
05/11 – Concord, NC @ Epicenter Festival
05/13 – St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
05/14 – Kansas City, MO @ Spring Center
05/16 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
05/17 – Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
05/19 – Bridgeview, IL @ Chicago Open Air Festival
06/02 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
06/04 – Prague, CZ @ O2 Arena
06/05 – Vienna, AT @ Wiener Stadhalle
06/07 – Nurburg, DE @ Rock Am Ring Festival
06/09 – Nuremberg, DE @ Rock Im Park Festival
06/11 – Krakow, PO @ Impact Festival at Tauron Arena
06/13 – Florence, IT @ Firenze Rocks Festival
06/16 – Donington, GB @ Download Festival
06/18 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome
06/20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell Festival
06/23 – Clisson, FR @ HellFest Festival
06/25 – Zurich, CH @ Hallenstadion
06/30 – Madrid, ES @ Download Festival Spain
07/02 – Lisbon, PT @ Altice Arena