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Tool Biography:

Tool is an American progressive rock band, formed in 1990 in Los Angeles, California, when drummer Danny Carey joined the rehearsal of his neighbor, singer Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Paul d'Amour, when nobody else would show up. His decision proved to be a stroke of luck when the band turned out to become a highly successful act, "introducing dark, vaguely underground metal to the preening pretentiousness of art rock" - most notably due to their influential third release, Ænima (1996).


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Event Date Venue Availabilty
May 24, 2017
Wednesday - 8:00 PM
EagleBank Arena
Fairfax, VA
May 25, 2017
Thursday - 7:30 PM
Giant Center
Hershey, PA
May 27, 2017
Saturday - 7:00 PM
Darlings Waterfront Pavilion
Bangor, ME
May 30, 2017
Tuesday - 7:30 PM
Blue Cross Arena
Rochester, NY
May 31, 2017
Wednesday - 8:00 PM
FirstOntario Centre
Hamilton, ON
June 02, 2017
Friday - 7:30 PM
Bell Centre
Montreal, QC
June 05, 2017
Monday - 8:00 PM
Petersen Events Center
Pittsburgh, PA
June 07, 2017
Wednesday - 7:30 PM
DTE Energy Music Theatre
Clarkston, MI
June 08, 2017
Thursday - 8:00 PM
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL
June 09, 2017
Friday - 8:00 PM
Xcel Energy Center
Saint Paul, MN
June 12, 2017
Monday - 8:00 PM
Scotiabank Saddledome
Calgary, AB
June 13, 2017
Tuesday - 8:00 PM
Rogers Place
Edmonton, AB
June 15, 2017
Thursday - 8:00 PM
Rogers Arena
Vancouver, BC
June 17, 2017
Saturday - 8:00 PM
Gorge Amphitheatre
George, WA
June 18, 2017
Sunday - 7:30 PM
FORD Idaho Center Amphiteater
Nampa, ID
June 21, 2017
Wednesday - 8:00 PM
SAP Center
San Jose, CA
June 23, 2017
Friday - 8:00 PM
Golden 1 Center
Sacramento, CA
June 24, 2017
Saturday - 2:00 PM
Glen Helen Amphitheater
San Bernardino, CA

They have gained appreciation and critical praise for a complex and ever-evolving sound, that ranges from "slam and bang" heavy metal on their first release to more progressive influenced songwriting on Lateralus (2001) which "in another era [...] would have been considered progressive rock, ten tons of impressive pretension." Their overall sound has been described as "grinding, post-Jane's Addiction heavy metal" as well as "a primal sound as distinct as it is disturbing" - most simplified categorizations of the band's genre are often dismissed (see: Arguments About Genre & Categorization). They are known for addressing philosophical and spiritual issues in their lyrics, such as evolution and Jungian psychology ("Forty-Six & 2"), organized religion ("Opiate") and transcendence ("Lateralus"), as well as for songs that feature "complex rhythm changes, haunting vocals, and an onslaught of changes in dynamics" which often result in a greater-than-average track length.

Their music has been influenced by King Crimson, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Rush, early Genesis, early Yes, and Meshuggah. In turn, Tool's music has been deemed influential by critics and fellow artists alike.


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