“Let’s finish what we started. Shall we?” – Maynard James Keenan
TOOL have announced a mammoth 2022 international tour, with the Los Angeles-based band playing locally at T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 8 p.m. Blonde Redhead will open.
Tickets ranging in price from $55 to $150 (not including applicable service charges or fees) go on sale Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. PT at axs.com. TOOL Army members can purchase pre-sale tickets Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. PT. A selection of exclusive packages, which include a pre-sale ticket, will also be available to TOOL Army members.
“It is with great pleasure I get to announce our return to the road,” said Danny Carey. “These past 18 months have been trying to say the least but from great trials come great lessons and great rewards. We are genuinely looking forward to sharing them with you.”
Fear Inoculum (http://smarturl.it/TOOLFIa) arrived in August of 2019, following years of anticipation. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200, shattering sales and radio records while also earning widespread critical praise. NPR said, “Fear Inoculum was worth the 13-year wait,” The Atlantic declared the release “precise and devastating,” Revolver dubbed the 10-track album “a masterpiece that will be dissected for years to come” and Consequence of Sound said Fear Inoculum finds “TOOL in peak performance.”
TOOL formed in 1990, releasing five studio albums: Undertow (1993), Ænima (1996), Lateralus (2001),10,000 Days (2006), and Fear Inoculum (2019); two EPs: 72826 (1991) and Opiate (1992), and the limited-edition boxset Salival (2000). The band has won four GRAMMY Awards: Best Metal Performance (1998, “Ænima”), Best Metal Performance (2002, “Schism”), Best Recording Package (2007, 10,000 Days) and Best Metal Performance (2020, “7empest”). TOOL is Danny Carey (drums), Justin Chancellor (bass), Adam Jones (guitar) and Maynard James Keenan (vocals).