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Tool Extends North American Tour

Clearly 2019 has been a bountiful year for the band Tool who have not only released new music after a number of years but also have achieved some chart-topping status with the works. To keep up on the stuff we’ve been alerting you to (since there has been quite a bit of news), just click HERE to open a brand-new tab with the lot of it. Now we’re learning about an extension of the bands tour so read on.

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The Press Release:
TOOL, who are in the midst of their first North American tour in support of their #1 charting, record-breaking album Fear Inoculum (RCA Records), today announces an additional round of tour dates, kicking off on Jan. 10 in San Diego.

Newly Announced Dates:
January 10: San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
January 12: San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
January 15: Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
January 17: Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
January 18: Glendale, AZ @ Gila River Arena
January 21: Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
January 22: Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Arena
January 28: Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena
January 29: Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
January 31: Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
February 1: New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center

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Tool by Travis Shinn

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Tool’s “Fear Inoculum” Reaches #1 on Active Rock Chart 

It seems like everyone is talking Tool nowadays and I’ve discussed their back catalog being made available to streaming (seen HERE), helped announce their national tour (HERE) and that the song achieved some high numbers on the Billboard Charts (HERE). Now its time to watch the continuing dominance of “Fear Inoculum”. Take a look.

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The Press Release:
“Fear Inoculum,” the title track from Tool’s recently released album, has reached #1 on the Active Rock radio chart, giving the band its fourth career #1 radio single as well as the outfit’s first chart topper in 13 years.

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Tool kicked off their North American tour on Sunday night, performing at the Sacramento-based Aftershock Festival, where the Los Angeles-based band performed “Fear Inoculum” for the first time. The sold out trek continues tomorrow night in Denver, as the band plays two shows at the Pepsi Center.
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Tool Claims #1 Spot On Billboard Top 200 w “Fear Inoculum”

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The Press Release:
TOOL celebrates their third consecutive #1 debut on Billboard’s Top 200, with Fear Inoculum (RCA Records) reigning over the U.S. sales charts, selling 270,000 units.

The news of Fear Inoculum’s impressive debut comes amidst news stories of the album release being met by lengthy lines at retailers as music lovers clamored to get a copy of the limited edition, physical version of the CD. The spectacular, groundbreaking packaging boasts a 4” HD rechargeable screen with exclusive video footage, charging cable, 2 watt speaker, a 36-page booklet and a digital download card. The Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) released a rare statement, describing the event-like album release: “Several stores had well-attended midnight sales on Thursday (it was my store’s first midnight sale in 10 years). When we returned to work on Friday morning, there were lines at the door… the TOOL release was the biggest thing to hit retail in years.”

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The success wasn’t isolated to the U.S., with the album debuting at #1 in Australia, Norway, New Zealand, and Belgium, as well as Top 5 debuts in the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Ireland, Italy and Finland.
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Tool Release “Fear Inoculum” & Announce US Headlining Tour

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The moment has arrived my fiends and the day of the brand-new Tool album “Fear Inoculum” is here. As you probably already know, the media world has been buzzing about the band over the last few weeks from the announcement of their first-time ever Digital Releases (discussed HERE) and the albums first single (reviewed HERE) but now its time to discuss the full release and its subsequent tours. Let’s go.

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The Press Release:
“Fear Inoculum”, TOOL’s fifth studio album and 2019’s most anticipated release, is available now. Listen here: http://smarturl.it/TOOLFIa.

The news arrives as the band announces a six-week North American tour, launching the trek on Oct. 13 at the Aftershock Festival. Tickets are on-sale Sept. 6 at 10 am local time, with a limited number of tickets will be available to Tool Army members on Sept. 4. Tool Army information, as well as VIP package details, can be found via Toolband.com (linked down below).
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“Fear Inoculum” (Single) by Tool

Artist: Tool
Title: “Fear Inoculum” (Single)
Label: RCA Records
Release Date: 8/7/2019
Genre: Alt-Metal
Rating: 4.5/5

While we are only about 23 days away from the release of the first Tool album in 13 years, the music world was buzzing about the band based on their back catalog being made available on the popular digital platforms of the day for the first time ever. I discussed that monumental news HERE in case you missed it and this morning the world at large got their first taste of new Tool music with the single from the “Fear Inoculum” album and its title track. The number runs a good 10 plus minutes long and I’ll try to make some sense of it all for those fans of the band who are reading my narratives.
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