New Zealand

Puscifer announce Australian tour in January 2017

Puscifer will be bringing their Money $hot tour Down Under in January, with dates all over Australia and New Zealand, including a headline slot on the Mofo Festival in Tasmania.  Here’s the press release: Returning to Australia in January 2017, the genre-defying Puscifer will unleash their legendary Money $hot – Round Under Tour on audiences around the country across four huge all-ages shows. The Money $hot tour will take in Melbourne’s Plenary… Read More »Puscifer announce Australian tour in January 2017

Jakob unleash Sines

New Zealand instrumental post-rock band, and regular Tool touring buddies Jakob are preparing to release their long awaited new LP Sines in a couple of days. These guys joined Tool on tour Down Under in 2011 and then again for a show in NZ in 2013. Justin even joined them on-stage in a memorable set at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. In a recent interview with Off The Tracks they… Read More »Jakob unleash Sines

Arizona Stronghold wines now available in NZ

For our New Zealand wine loving brethren it seems that United Cellars are now selling Maynard’s finest Arizona Stronghold wines directly to your door. Prices are reasonably high (starting at NZ$49 a bottle for the Mandala red or white), but it’s worth a look if you want to support Maynard and his wine making endeavors.

Jakob confirmed as NZ support act

Looks like New Zealand post-rock act Jakob have been confirmed as the support act for Tool when they play their two shows in Auckland. For those who haven’t been paying attention, Jakob also supported Tool in Australia back in 2011. Not sure why they didn’t get the gig for the whole tour, I can only presume there was some kind of scheduling issue. Here’s a track of theirs for you… Read More »Jakob confirmed as NZ support act

Danny & Maynard speak to Rip It Up NZ

There was a flurry of interviews with Tool earlier this year, and we were promised ones with Danny and Maynard via New Zealand’s Rip It Up magazine. Finally those interviews have appeared on line for your reading pleasure. Here’s an excerpt: You probably get sick of questions about how the record’s going, but – I mean you’re in a studio making new material, then you’re preparing to tour with older… Read More »Danny & Maynard speak to Rip It Up NZ

VIP Tickets for Australia and NZ Tool shows

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Posted on the Frontier Facebook page not long ago are details of a VIP ticket sale for the coming Tool shows in Australia and New Zealand: VIP PACKAGE FOR DEDICATED FANS! On sale to public Fri 12 Apr, 9am (local time) Adding to the sheer power and force of a live performance that Tool ticketholders have to look forward to, those who purchase a VIP package will also receive: –… Read More »VIP Tickets for Australia and NZ Tool shows

New Tool Shows Announced

New Tool shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland have been announced, and all shows are on sale now! Due to overwhelming public demand this morning for tickets to Tool’s upcoming concerts in Sydney & Melbourne, The Frontier Touring Company announce a second show in both cities; Sunday 28 April at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena and Saturday 4 May at Sydney’s Allphones Arena. Head over to the Frontier tour page for… Read More »New Tool Shows Announced

Reminder: Tool public ticket sales

Just a quick reminder for those who didn’t acquire tickets via the pre sale that the public sale for the Australian and New Zealand Tool shows takes place tomorrow at 9am local time. Based on pre sale data, I’d expect Melbourne and Sydney shows to tell out within a few hours, and Brisbane not too long afterwards. I have posted a rumour about a second Tool show in Melbourne (and… Read More »Reminder: Tool public ticket sales

Yet another Danny interview

Sick of Tool interviews yet? I know I feel like I’ve spent all day reading and posting them. This one is from The Rock FM which is a New Zealand radio station. Tracy had a chat to Danny about a range of topics which you can listen to here. For those not willing/able to listen, here are the main points: Danny has recently done some recording with Jason Bonham and… Read More »Yet another Danny interview

Australian and New Zealand Tool dates confirmed

Woke up this morning to news that I was expecting – Tool are touring in April, with dates in both Australia and New Zealand: TOOL APRIL & MAY 2013 Frontier Members pre-sale via 12noon AEDT, Thursday 14 February to 12noon AEDT, Friday 15 February General public on sale from 9am local time, Tuesday 19 February SATURDAY 27 April – Melbourne/ Rod Laver Arena (All Ages) | Ph: 132… Read More »Australian and New Zealand Tool dates confirmed