Tool Tacks On North America Dates

Tool is back, and it is making sure there is plenty of prog metal to go around, as Maynard James Keenan and Co. have added five new shows in the U.S. and Canada to its North American routing.

Jason Moore
– Live Shots Week Of 8/22/2011
Maynard James Keenan of A Perfect Circle, Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago, Aug. 5, 2011 
The band was already booked from late May until June 8 in Rosemont, Ill., and the new dates pick right up from there, starting in Saint Paul, Minn., on June 9.  Following three shows in the Great White North, the new closer is in Quincy, Wash., on June 17.
The lineup for Tool is currently Danny Carey on drums, Adam Jones on guitar, and Justin Chancellor on bass, with Keenan on vocals.
Here is Tool’s current routing, with new dates in bold:
May 24 – Fairfax, Va., EagleBank Arena
May 27 – Bangor, Maine, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
May 28 – Allston, Mass., Harvard Athletic Complex (Boston Calling)
May 30 – Rochester, N.Y., Blue Cross Arena
May 31 – Hamilton, Ontario, FirstOntario Centre
June 2 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
June 4 – New York, N.Y., Randall’s Island (Governors Ball Music Festival)
June 5 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Petersen Events Center
June 7 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 8 – Rosemont, Ill., Allstate Arena
June 9 – Saint Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
June 12 – Calgary, Alberta, Scotiabank Saddledome
June 13 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rogers Place
June 15 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
June 17 – Quincy, Wash., Gorge Amphitheatre
Presales for VIP packages go on sale March 22 at 10 a.m. PDT. The general onsales are March 24 at 10 a.m. local time except the St. Paul show, which goes on the same day at 11 a.m. CDT.
We still haven’t received any word on a new album from Tool, which hasn’t released new music since 2006.
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