Author & Punisher Added To Tool’s March U.S. Dates

Author & Punisher will continue to open for Tool during their March U.S. shows. Here’s the dates:

03/09 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
03/11 Portland, OR – Moda Center
03/12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
03/14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
03/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center

Tool Perform “7empest” Live For The First Time

During Tool‘s February 18 show at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, the band performed “7empest“ live for the first time. You can see some fan-filmed footage of that below. The track appears on the group’s latest album “Fear Inoculum.”

[via The PRP]

Author & Punisher Added To Tool’s Australian/New Zealand Tour

Author & Punisher has been added to Tool’s Australian/New Zealand tour. Here’s the dates for that run:

02/14 Perth, AUS – RAC Arena
02/17 Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
02/18 Sydney, AUS – Qudios Bank Arena
02/20 Boondall, AUS – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
02/22 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/23 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/28 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
02/29 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena

Tool Announce Salt Lake City Show

Tool have booked a March 16 show at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, UT. You can find the band’s updated schedule below.

Tour Dates:

01/28 Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena (with Author & Punisher)
01/29 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena (with Author & Punisher)
01/31 Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum (with Author & Punisher)
02/01 New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center (with Author & Punisher)
02/14 Perth, AUS – RAC Arena
02/17 Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
02/18 Sydney, AUS – Qudios Bank Arena
02/20 Boondall, AUS – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
02/22 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/23 Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
02/28 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
02/29 Auckland, NZ – Spark Arena
03/09 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
03/11 Portland, OR – Moda Center
03/12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
03/14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
03/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
06/12 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Festival

Tool, Chris Cornell, Etc. Win At 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards is currently being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA tonight (January 26) and the winners have already been revealed in the rock/metal categories. They include the following:

Best Metal Performance: Tool – “7empest“

Best Rock Performance: Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land”

Best Rock Song: Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land“

Best Rock Album: Cage The Elephant – “Social Cues“

The late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, etc.) also won an award in the Best Recording Package category for his posthumous career retrospective.

Tool & Rage Against The Machine Related Questions Featured On “Jeopardy!”

Tool and Rage Against The Machine were both mentioned on “Jeopardy!” recently. Tool were the answer to a question that said “In 2019, this hard rock band led by Maynard James Keenan released its first album in 13 years and it went to No. 1,” while Rage Against The Machine appeared in a Coachella related question that said “In 2007 the long-disbanded Rage Against The Machine got together & drew 100,000 at this California festival.”

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