Metal fans, rejoice: Tool has announced a spring 2020 North American tour, and it’ll kick off in Miami, the hottest and heaviest city of them all.
The postmetal band announced Monday it’ll follow up its March shows in Oregon and Utah with a full-blown tour through the States and Canada this April through June. The Maynard James Keenan-fronted group will hit the Magic City on Thursday, April 16, for a headlining concert at the American Airlines Arena. Tool will round out its Florida dates with gigs in Orlando and Tampa on April 17 and 19.
The song “7empest” recently netted the band a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance. The 15-minute-plus epic was the closing song on August 2019’s Fear Inoculum, the group’s first full-length LP since 2006’s 10,000 Days.
Cultishly adored indie band Blonde Redhead will be on opening duties for the AA Arena show and the initial leg of Tool’s new tour. Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning at 10 a.m. this Friday, February 28.
Here are Tool’s recently announced summer 2020 tour dates:
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
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