Tool 2012 USA Tour

The Tool Winter 2012 Tool tour is currently on sale, mainly via Ticketmaster, but check with your local venue. According to a range of sources on the net, the remaining shows in Florida, Virginia and North Carolina should all go on sale on the 7th of January.

Dates confirmed so far:

  • 14th Jan, Reno Events Center, Reno, NV
  • 15th Jan, Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • 17th Jan, Tuscon Arena, Tucson AZ
  • 18th Jan, Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque NM
  • 20th Jan, Verizon Arena, Dallas, TX
  • 21st Jan, Verizon Arena, Dallas, TX
  • 24th Jan, Huntington Center, Toledo, OH
  • 25th Jan, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
  • 26th Jan, John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario
  • 28th Jan, TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • 29th Jan, Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
  • 31st Jan, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
  • 1st Feb, Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ
  • 3rd Feb, Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA
  • 4th Feb, Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
  • 6th Feb, Bank Atlantic Center, Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • 7th Feb, UCF Arena, Orlando, FL
  • 8th Feb, Gwinnet Arena, Duluth, GA

I think it’s unlikely that any more date will be added to the tour! Sources tell me not to expect any more shows in the “West”. However Coachella rumours persist and may explain the lack of California shows – this didn’t happen!

Intronaut are mentioned as the support act for the Toronto gig, and they’re expected to support for the first half of the tour. Yob have mentioned that they are supporting for the second half starting in Boston.

Last updated: 4-Jan-2012

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BellJH
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I wonder what kind of “surprises” are in store for the setlist… APC recently previewed By & Down live, maybe Tool will follow suit if they have a new song ready in time… unlikely, but I guess it’s a possibility.

polarbear_15
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polarbear_15

Dallas, TX (Jan 20, Verizon Theater) (Confirmed by local radio station)

Toledo, OH (Jan 24, Huntington Center)

Duluth, GA (Feb 8, Gwinnett Arena) (Confirmed by local radio station)

You maybe should add these too.

lachrymologist
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lachrymologist

Fuck yeah!!!!!!!
Toledo in January!!

b_hilburn
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b_hilburn

lachrymologist – 38 seconds ago  » 
Fuck yeah!!!!!!!
Toledo in February!!!

That’s January dear. 😉 Jan 24th.

lachrymologist
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lachrymologist

My edit didn’t work just woke up… In a state of panic at the moment

GaryS
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GaryS

They must have one song done by now. Has it not been a year and a half now?
I said now twice.
Edit: Three times

b_hilburn
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b_hilburn

lachrymologist – 53 seconds ago  » 
My edit didn’t work just woke up… In a state of panic at the moment

Panic or excitement?!

lachrymologist
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lachrymologist

A bit of both, happens every time they announce a tour. First thoughts are awesome another tour, then I start to think about getting the time off of work and trying to get great seats. But yes I am super stoked bu this news!!

ezeric82
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ezeric82

^ Damn Lach, your thought pattern sounds exactly like mine! lol

lachrymologist
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lachrymologist

Normally time off would not be a problem, but I am opening a new store in mid January and will basically be living there for a few weeks. Hopefully I will be able to plan my days off around this mini tour.

moneyisevil
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moneyisevil

why no NY? NY is a definately a market where TOOL will sell out, and they can also charge more money per ticket cuz New Yorkers will pay!

Intension
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Intension

“Word is that these dates will be the first ones on the tour, and that there should be some setlist “surprises”…” ~Hellboy

Would you care to elaborate on the “suprises?” That is exceptionally good to hear, along with the possibility of a Chicago show!

moneyisevil
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moneyisevil

Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine

Naattik
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Bay Area show, purty pleaze?

badkittygothgirl
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Intension – 49 minutes ago  » 
“Word is that these dates will be the first ones on the tour, and that there should be some setlist “surprises”…” ~Hellboy
Would you care to elaborate on the “suprises?” That is exceptionally good to hear, along with the possibility of a Chicago show!

I hope Hellboy does not divulge, then they would not be surprises! I, for one, am going to be vigilant about staying away from the spoilers. Last year was so much fun at the New Orleans show not knowing what to expect..and we were not disappointed.

ezeric82
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ezeric82

^ I’m with you Kat… no spoilers for me!!

Naattik
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^ That’s so much easier when your shows are on the front end… Once they are a few shows in, the cat is out of the bag and a motherfucker to get back in there…

Steve
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Steve

@Kat-I totally agree, Loved them opening with Ænima and closing with Stinkfist in Hawaii!

limeygringo
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limeygringo

If I get rich quick, I’d go to lalaland to see em but this is doubtful. The only spoiler I’d like to know if I don’t go is new material, maybe the pot video. Here’s to hoping that 2012 starts off well for everybody!

badkittygothgirl
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kittaan – 26 minutes ago  » 
^ That’s so much easier when your shows are on the front end… Once they are a few shows in, the cat is out of the bag and a motherfucker to get back in there…

which is why we have individual show threads and such wonderful admins to keep the spoilers at bay. 8~}

GaryS
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GaryS

moneyisevil – 1 hour ago  » 
Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine

I’ve always wondered why he doesn’t just sing that last part clean. It sounded okay when he did it at the start of this year with the megaphone-effect. For exaaampleeee:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZVfqVEvFTA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeHIZSkQWWI

Ns1
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Ns1

moneyisevil – 2 hours ago  » 
Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine

he sounded bangin’ on saturday @ Pearl.

moneyisevil
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moneyisevil

GaryS – 4 minutes ago  »  moneyisevil – 1 hour ago  »  Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine I’ve always wondered why he doesn’t just sing that last part clean. It sounded okay when he did it at the start of this year with the megaphone-effect. For exaaampleeee: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZVfqVEvFTA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeHIZSkQWWI I’ll tell ya what tho…after seeing TOOL 6 times on what seems like a 10 year 10,000k days Tour, TOOL killed Vicariously every damn night. That’s… Read more »

Intension
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Intension

Reno,NV jan 14th on ticketmaster

polarbear_15
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polarbear_15

Intension – 2 minutes ago  » 
Reno,NV jan 14th on ticketmaster

OH MY GOD HOLY FUCKING SHIT OH GOD WHAT

Intension
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Intension

polarbear_15 – 1 minute ago  » 

Intension – 2 minutes ago  » 
Reno,NV jan 14th on ticketmaster

OH MY GOD HOLY FUCKING SHIT OH GOD WHAT

Congrats brotha!… Your a lotto winner

KellyRose
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KellyRose

COME ON NEW ENGLAND!!!!!!!

JANUARY IS COLD AND MESSY AND JUST PLAIN SUCKY UP HERE, WE NEED SOME TOOL TO WARM US UP AND MAKE IT ALL GOOD AGAIN!!!!!

st1nkf1st
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st1nkf1st

polarbear_15 – 1 hour ago  » 

Intension – 2 minutes ago  » 
Reno,NV jan 14th on ticketmaster

OH MY GOD HOLY FUCKING SHIT OH GOD WHAT

Looks like a gang of us are gonna be rollin through Reno via ??? en route to Tuscon
.)

TAoutsider
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TAoutsider

hope i can make it to toledo w/ the wife for her 1st. TOOL show. 😉

petemasterpete
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moneyisevil – 5 hours ago  » 
Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine

that’s not entirely true… he absolutely nailed that part at the melbourne BDO last year

jabuddha
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jabuddha
badkittygothgirl
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TAoutsider – 41 minutes ago  » 
hope i can make it to toledo w/ the wife for her 1st. TOOL show. 😉

My fingers are crossed for you guys!!!

Tyson
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Tyson

I thought the reason Maynard left the last part out was not due to the fact he couldn’t sing it, but the irony of the crowd singing it back to him.
Crowd – Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies
Nay Nay – Much better you than I
Kinda obvious

oldesch
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Unconfirmed but Philly radio wmmr just announced tool in Camden!!!Jan 29th!!!

FUUUUCK YEEAAHHH!

jimmy666
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jimmy666

oldesch – 5 minutes ago  » 
Unconfirmed but Philly radio wmmr just announced tool in Camden!!!Jan 29th!!!
FUUUUCK YEEAAHHH!

Looks like it is true: http://www.wmmr.com/music/concerts/listings.aspx
Excellent news!

gnjasmkr
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gnjasmkr
gnjasmkr
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gnjasmkr

HA! Didn’t see your post jimmy666

oldesch
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FFFUUUUUCCCKKK YES! Thought wed get skipped. Havent seen last 2 summer tours so im DYING

lipanconjuring
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lipanconjuring

petemasterpete – 50 minutes ago  »  moneyisevil – 5 hours ago  »  Maynard cant even sing the end of vicarious, a song off their latest album…highly unlikely he’ll be able to sing the older songs he sang when his voice was pristine that’s not entirely true… he absolutely nailed that part at the melbourne BDO last year I think that was probably one of if not the only times he’s belted the ending of Vicarious proper since like 2007… at one point he started singing the last line after the audience would do the first two, and then he stopped… Read more »

polarbear_15
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polarbear_15

Ugh, listening to shitty pop rock waiting for them to give away tickets.

oldesch
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are they giving tix away already?

polarbear_15
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polarbear_15

oldesch – 17 minutes ago  » 
are they giving tix away already?

Reno is anyways, tonight they’re giving out “the first pair”.

slicknickshady
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Sign me up for the Toledo show. I’m there.

Kapusta
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Kapusta

According to someone on Phish.net there may be a Boston show on the 28th. http://forum.phish.net/?thread=1323480494
The post is from three days ago, before anything outside of the West was confirmed/speculated, and now there’s a New Jersey show the next day… possibly true?

zimmy
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zimmy

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I’ve heard from a reasonably reliable source that there will be a Toronto show…
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That is the best news ever! I hope your source is right I am fiending a Tool show bad

Calfium Jay
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Calfium Jay

admin – 3 hours ago  » 
I’ve heard from a reasonably reliable source that there will be a Toronto show…

Is this the same reliable source who told you the album was 70% finished all those months ago?!?

200L
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200L

Kapusta – 2 hours ago  » 
According to someone on Phish.net there may be a Boston show on the 28th. http://forum.phish.net/?thread=1323480494
The post is from three days ago, before anything outside of the West was confirmed/speculated, and now there’s a New Jersey show the next day… possibly true?

This would be amazing.