Thursday, 7/27/06

10,000 Tour Dates

It was reported on Fourth Eye, but in case you missed the story, here it is: the official site has updated with a TON of new tour dates for Europe, as well as seven new dates for the U.S. We reported a few of these dates earlier in the week, but now they have been officially confirmed, and are being repeated on this list in order to keep things orderly.

The lists are below.

Europe

Fri, 3/11/06- Barcelona, Spain/Badalona
Sat, 4/11- Madrid, Spain/Vistalegre
Sun, 5/11- Lisbon, Portugal/Atlantico Pavillion
Wed, 8/11- Rotterdam, Holland/or Hannover
Thu, 9/11- Rotterdam, Holland/Ahoy
Fri, 10/11- Brussels, Belgium/Forest National
Sun, 12/11- Torino, Italy/Palaisozaki
Mon, 13/11- Florence, Italy/Mandela Forum
Wed, 15/11- Rimini, Italy/Palasport
Thu, 16/11- Jesolo {Venice}, Italy/Palasport
Sat, 18/11- Munich, Germany/Zenith
Sun, 19/11- Vienna, Austria/Stadthalle
Wed, 22/11- Dublin, Ireland/ Point
Fri, 24/11- Manchester, U.K./Arena
Sat, 25/11- Glasgow, Scotland/SE+CC
Mon, 27/11- Wembley, U.K./Arena
Tue, 28/11- Wembley, U.K./Arena [option]
Thu, 30/11- Cardiff, U.K./Arena
Fri, 01/12- Nottingham, U.K./Arena
Sun, 03/12- Oberhausen, Germany/Arena
Mon, 04/12- Leipzig, Germany/Arena
Tue, 05/12- Stuttgart, Germany/Porsche Arena
Thu, 07/12- Lyon, France/Halle TG
Fri, 08/12- Nantes, France/Zenith
Sun, 10/12- Paris, France/Zenith
Tue, 12/12- Mannheim, Germany/Mainmarket-Halle
Wed, 13/12- Zurich, Switzerland/Hallenstadium

United States

Tue, 9/26- Pittsburgh, PA/Peterson Center
Sat, 9/30- Washington D.C./Verizon Arena
Mon, 10/2- Wilkes-Barre, PA/Wachovia Arena
Tue, 10/3- Manchester, PA/TBA
Thu, 10/5- Hartford, CT/ Hartford Civic Center
Fri, 10/6- East Rutherford, NJ/Continental Airlines Arena
Sat, 10/7- Wantagh, NY/Nassau Coliseum


Also, there are a few notes from Blair regarding the tour dates. First, he says the following about the November 8th show:

Please note that there is an option on the Wednesday, November 8 ROTTERDAM show for HANNOVER, Germany. Hopefully this will get sorted out soon, and I'll list the venue, etc.

Also, he mentions that there is a possible date for December 16th in Athens, although the details have not been worked out yet, so a confirmation should be coming soon.

On another note, Reinoud wrote in to say that tickets for the November 9th show in Holland go on sale this Saturday. We will try to track down a link as soon as possible.

Big thanks to everyone who wrote in about all the news.
Tuesday, 7/25/06

Cleveland on sale.

According to the website for the Wolstein Center, Tool tickets for 9-25-06 in Cleveland go on sale this Saturday at 10:00am.


Thank kirecoma for this little bit of news.
Monday, 7/24/06

This week's tour dates

A few more U.S. tour dates have popped up on Ticketmaster over the last few days. They are posted below. All dates listed go on sale this Saturday at 10:00 AM, unless otherwise noted.


Fri, 9/1- Las Vegas, NV/Hard Rock Hotel
*On sale Saturday at 12:00 PM*

Sat, 9/9- Phoenix, AZ/Cricket Pavilion

Thu, 9/21- Columbus, OH/Nationwide Arena

Tue, 9/26- Pittsburgh, PA/Petersen Events Center


Be sure to check back for updates as there may be quite a few more dates added this week.

Thanks to Q for giving us the heads up on the Phoenix date.
Saturday, 7/22/06

More European dates *Updated*

It was reported on Fourth Eye, but in case you missed it, we're posting more of the just announced European dates below.

Italy-

Sun, 12/11-Torino/Palaisozaki
Mon, 13/11-Firenze/Mandela Forum
Wed, 15/11-Rimini/105 Stadium
Thu, 16/11-Jesolo (Ve)/Palasport


France-

Tue, 10/12- Paris/Le Zenith
Tickets on sale 28/7

Thanks to Manu for also letting us know about the Paris date.


*Update*
As reported on Fourth Eye, two more French dates have been announced.

Sat, 7/12- Lyon/ Halle Tony Garnier
Sun, 8/12- Nantes/ Le Zénith

More details can be found here.

Tool coming to Germany

According to BMG Germany, there are a few German tour dates on the way in a few months:

Sat, 18/11- München/Zenith
Sun, 3/12- Oberhausen/König-Pilsener-Arena
Mon, 4/12- Leipzig/Arena
Tue, 5/12- Stuttgart/Porsche Arena
Tue, 12/12- Mannheim/Maihalle

Thanks to Julian for the info.

Another Los Angeles show added

I have no idea when this was added, but apparently a second Los Angeles show has been added for Friday, 9/8. Tickets are already on sale and you can find them here.

Thank you to Nikolas for letting us know.
Friday, 7/21/06

New Jersey, Detroit tickets on sale Saturday? *Updated*

We've had a couple of reports from readers of shows that have been advertised locally as going on sale Saturday, but have not been added to Ticketmaster yet.

The first bit of information is that, according to local radio station WYSP, tickets for the September 28th show at the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey are going on sale this Saturday.

Also, according to another reader, there have been local advertisements that tickets for the September 22nd show at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan go on sale this Saturday as well.

Again, this has NOT been confirmed through Ticketmaster, but we wanted to give you a heads up about it anyway, just in case they decide to throw these dates up at the eleventh hour.

As always, we'll keep you posted when Ticketmaster officially lists the on sale dates.

Big thanks to Brandyn and Jake for letting us know.


*Update*

Ok, we've got some good news to bestow upon you folks.

First, the Detroit show has now been added to Ticketmaster, and the details [with link] are below.

Also, the Camden show has not been added to Ticketmaster, but it HAS been added to another ticket site, Live Nation. Again, the details and link are below.

Thanks go out to Dameetch and Eric for the information. Also thank you to Goldfoot who had a log-in issue, but made sure to let us know as well.


Ok, here are the details:

Fri, 9/22- Detroit, MI/Palace of Auburn Hills
On sale Saturday, 10:00 AM

Thu, 9/28- Camden, NJ/Tweeter Center
On sale Saturday, 11:00 AM


Please don't forget that this particular update is for the Camden and Detroit shows only. Updates for all other cities will be posted in our Ticket Recap story to keep them all in one place.
Thursday, 7/20/06

Dublin date added

In other tour news, Ticketmaster Ireland has listed a tour date in Dublin for November. Although this has officially been listed by Ticketmaster, the official site does not mention it yet.

Wed, 22/11/06- Dublin, IE/ Point Theatre
On sale Fri 28/07/06, 09:00

Thanks to Simon for the info.

Ticket sale recap *Updated x2*

Well, little did I know when I posted a story yesterday about the Ticketmaster updates that there would be so many dates added this week. Indeed, since the last story, there have four more tour dates added.

So, in the interest of keeping all the information together for your convenience, I have listed all the dates that are going on sale this weekend below. All dates listed go on sale this Saturday at 10:00 AM, except as noted.


Wed, 8/30- Englewood, CO/Coors Amphitheater

Sat, 9/2- Marysville, CA/Sleep Train Amphitheater

Sun, 9/3- Oakland, CA/Oakland Arena

Thu, 9/7- Los Angeles, CA/Staples Center
*Internet presale Friday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
General onsale Satuday, 10:00 AM*

Mon, 9/11- The Woodlands, TX/Woodlands Pavillion

Tue, 9/12- San Antonio, TX/ AT&T Center

Thu, 9/14- Dallas, TX/American Airlines Arena

Fri, 9/15- Kansas City, MO/Kemper Arena

Fri, 9/29- Mansfield, MA/Tweeter Center
*On sale Friday, 10:00 AM*

Sat, 9/23- Toronto/Molson Amphitheater


Keep in mind that there still may be more dates coming through today or tomorrow, so you might want to check back for updates.

Thanks to Sith for the info on the Toronto date.


*Update*
Two new dates have come through. Please note that the Camden date is NOT listed with Ticketmaster as of now, however, it is listed with the website Live Nation.

Fri, 9/22- Detroit, MI/Palace of Auburn Hills
On sale Saturday, 10:00 AM

Thu, 9/28- Camden, NJ/Tweeter Center
On sale Saturday, 11:00 AM


*Update #2*
Fri, 9/8-Los Angeles, CA/ Staples Center
On sale now
Wednesday, 7/19/06

Ticketmaster adds two new dates

Ticketmaster has listed two more of the new tour dates, along with onsale info:

Wed, 8/30- Englewood, CO/Coors Amphitheater

Sat, 9/2 Marysville, CA/Sleep Train Amphitheater


Also, don't forget the other two shows going on sale this weekend that we reported on previously:

Tue, 9/12- San Antonio, TX/ AT&T Center

Fri, 9/15- Kansas City, MO/Kemper Arena


Tickets for all four of the shows mentioned above go on sale at 10:00 AM Saturday.


*Update*

Another date has been added:

Thu, 9/14-Dallas, TX/American Airlines Arena
On sale this Saturday at 10:00 AM


*Update #2*
Another date has been added to Ticketmaster:

Fri, 9/29- Mansfield, MA/Tweeter Center
On sale this Friday at 10:00 AM

Thanks to dameetch for the heads up on that one.
Tuesday, 7/18/06

Interview with Adam in Decibel magazine

There is an interview with Adam in the August issue of Decibel magazine in which he discusses, among other things, Richard Simmons. You can read the interview online here.

Thanks to naut at Echoing The Sound for the info.
Monday, 7/17/06

Ticketmaster adds another date

Ticketmaster has officially listed another of the new tour dates, along with onsale info:

Fri, 9/15- Kansas City, MO/Kemper Arena
On Sale this Saturday, 7/22, 10:00 AM
Sunday, 7/16/06

TooL in the press

You can find a review of the May 19th New York City show in the september issue of REVOLVER coming to newsstands shortly.

Also, for those of you over the age of 18, or with a friend over the age of 18, according to tipster anon, TooL is in this months issue of PENTHOUSE(beware that this link is to an adult related site, avert your minor eyes).
Friday, 7/14/06

Lateralus album cover makes top ten list

Just a small tidbit here for your consideration. Tool's Lateralus was named in Blender magazine's list of the "Top Ten Greatest Heavy Metal Album Covers Of All Time." There is a short commentary on the album cover, as well. You can read the article here.

Thanks to cicatriz at Echoing The Sound for the info.
Wednesday, 7/12/06

Ticketmaster adds new dates

Ticketmaster has officially listed three of the new tour dates, along with onsale info:

Tue, 9/5-Bakersfield, CA/Rabobank Arena
On Sale Saturday, 10:00 AM

Sat, 9/16- Minneapolis, MN/Target Center
On Sale Saturday, 10:00 AM

Mon, 9/18- Chicago, IL/Allstate Arena
On Sale Saturday, 12:00 PM


We'll keep you posted on future Ticketmaster updates.

Thanks to Mad-O for the heads up.


*Update*

Ticketmaster has added another of the new dates.

Tue, 9/12- San Antonio, TX/ AT&T Center
On Sale 7/22/06, 10:00 AM

Photos from the Metal Town festival

Some photos have popped up online of the band performing at Sweden's Metal Town festival on the website Metalnyheter.se. You can view the photos here.

Thanks to -sleepz for the info.
Saturday, 7/08/06

This just in...

According to the official site, Isis will be the opening band for the summer/fall tour.

Thanks to Landshark over at Echoing The Sound for the heads up.

More tour dates

The official site updated today with a plethora of new tour dates.

Wed, 8/30- Englewood, CO/Coors Amphitheater
Fri, 9/1- Las Vegas, NV/Theater Under the Stars
Sat, 9/2- Marysville, CA/Sleep Train Amphitheater
Sun, 9/3- Oakland, CA/Oakland Arena
Tue, 9/5- Bakersfield, CA/Rabobank Arena
Thu, 9/7- Los Angeles, CA/Staples Center
Mon, 9/11- The Woodlands, TX/Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
Tue, 9/12- San Antonio, TX/ AT&T Center
Thu, 9/14- Dallas, TX/American Airlines Arena
Fri, 9/15- Kansas City, MO/Kemper Arena
Sat, 9/16- Minneapolis, MN/Target Center
Mon, 9/18- Chicago, IL/Allstate Arena
Thu, 9/21- Columbus, OH/Nationwide Arena
Fri, 9/22- Detroit, MI/Palace of Auburn Hills
Sat, 9/23- Toronto/Molson Amphitheater
Mon, 9/25- Cleveland, OH/Wolstein Center
Thu, 9/28- Camden, NJ/Tweeter Center
Fri, 9/29- Mansfield, MA/Tweeter Center

It is worth noting that none of these dates have been listed by Ticketmaster yet. We'll keep you posted.

Thanks to Dunebug81 for letting us know.
Thursday, 7/06/06

Tool and opening act Meshuggah?

According to Absolut Metal, Meshuggah will be the opening act for the first wave of Tool tour dates. Keep in mind this is unoffical at this point in time.
thanks isdfx for the tip.
Wednesday, 7/05/06

Interview on BBC Radio

As reported on Blabbermouth, Adam and Maynard will be interviewed by Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson on his BBC Radio show Masters Of Rock August 3rd, at 9:00 p.m. BST [4:00 p.m. EST]. You can read the full article here.

Those of us not in the U.K. can hear the interview live on the net on BBC Radio's website. Also, if you miss the interview live, you can find it posted on the aforementioned site for a week afterward through their "Listen Again" feature.

Thanks to Dave for letting us know.
Tuesday, 7/04/06

Norwegian radio interview

Another story from Blabbermouth, this time regarding an interview with Tool conducted at the Quartz festival in Kristiansand, Norway. The interview will air on Wednesday, July 5, sometime between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. CEST [that's 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST] on the Tinitus radio show.

All of us not currently living in Norway can tune in through the station's website.

Oh, and the full article can be read here.

Thanks again to -sleepz for keeping us updated.
Monday, 7/03/06

Tool chat with Norwegian fans

According to Blabbermouth, Tool will be part of a webchat tommorow night through the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet's website. The chat will be kicked off at 7:00 P.M. local time.

Fans can go here to submit questions for the band. Also, you can read the full article here.

Thanks to -sleepz for letting us know.

*Update*
So, it didn't occur to me until just now that I could actually look up the time of the chat and report it here. No, I'm not slow.

So, thanks to the wonder of the internet, I found out that the chat will take place at 1:00 p.m. EST.