Tool to play Governors Ball Music Festival in 2017?

According to Consequence of Sound, Tool will be headlining the Governors Ball Music Festival in NYC June 2017.  I believe there was some expectation this would be A Perfect Circle playing, but they now seem pretty sure it’ll be Tool.

The organisers of the festival have refused to comment saying “The full Governors Ball lineup will be announced early next year, at which point tickets will also go on sale.” so keep this show firmly in the rumours category for now.

Here’s Bjork playing a set at the festival a couple of years back:

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They just can’t say, “No!” can they? I’m sure it’s a big pile of cash, but at some point the new album has to become a priority. And no, it won’t be out or even started to be recorded by then. On the other hand, it keeps them in the public eye. Just learned today on Loudwire that they’ll officially be eligible for the RNRHOF in 2017 now that Opiate will be 25 years old. Wonder if they’ll officially get nominated. Any bets on whether they ever get inducted into that lame establishment? Prog rock finally starting to get some… Read more »

Jethro Tool
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a few years ago i never would have thought they would consider doing something that redundant. but now…

rzrbck79
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Redundant how?

Stinkfist
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What do you mean by redundant?

What do you mean by redundant?

st1nkf1st
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This will be one of many Summer Festivals………. assuming. Pretty sure they will doing Amnesia Rock Fest in La Belle Province. That’s the one to go to…….. RAMMSTEIN already is officially confirmed.

http://www.amnesiarockfest.com/en/

the original fist in your ass

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i mean redundant like a rock n roll hall of fame. but i suppose a band that sells blankets is not the same one that offered an alternative in 1993