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Sebastian Bach Says He Had To Turn Down Opening For Tool This Year


Sebastian Bach has revealed that scheduling conflicts forced him to turn down an offer to open for Tool on the road this year. The offer was extended to him by Tool guitarist Adam Jones, whom he has a friendship with thanks to a shared interest in comic books. He spoke of that recently with Forbes, stating:

“…I lived in Studio City [in Los Angeles] for two years recently. And I’ve moved since then, but my next-door neighbor was Adam Jones from Tool. And we became super fucking close friends, nothing to do with music. His kids come over to my house to play. He comes to our birthday parties. He came to my 50th birthday party, brought Danny from Tool, and I’m really good friends with Adam.

We bond over comic books. And believe it or not, I just recently had to turn down the opening slot for Tool. Adam wanted Sebastian Bach to open two weeks of shows in arenas. But I was already booked! So that’s mind-blowing to me. … I think the success of bands like Tool is just undeniable that people want to hear heavy fucking rock, and how can you deny that? It’s right in your face…”

Tool‘s ongoing North American tour with Killing Joke opening runs as follows:

11/08 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
11/09 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
11/11 Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
11/12 Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
11/14 Boston, MA – TD Garden
11/16 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
11/18 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
11/19 Brooklyn, NY – Barclay’s Center
11/21 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Casino Arena
11/22 Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall
11/24 Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
11/25 Washington, DC – Capitol One Arena

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