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Tool Cancel Previously Postponed Spring/Summer Tour Dates: “In Our Opinion, Tying Up Our Fans’ Money For Months, If Not A Full Year, Is Unfair”


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Tool have now officially cancelled their previously postponed spring/summer touring plans in the wake of the ongoing uncertainty in regards to live events in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The band commented today, June 04th:

“As so many music lovers have come to realize over the last several weeks, there is no playbook that artists, promoters and venues can pull from in these unprecedented times.

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When we played what would be our final show of 2020, March 11 at Portland’s Moda Center, we believed we would be back on the road sometime this Fall. As we worked towards that goal we’ve come to realize that there is absolutely no certainty in re-scheduling dates for this Fall or 2021. State and local ordinances vary widely and no one can predict when high capacity events will safely return.

At the same time that we were working to reschedule this tour, we read your messages. Messages of job losses, illness, emotional and financial pain. We could continue to postpone or reschedule dates for some time into 2021 but ethically, we do not think this is the right course of action. In our opinion, tying up our fans’ money for months, if not a full year, is unfair. With that in mind, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the tour so we can help support the people who have supported us for years.

Please know, we want nothing more than to return to the road, to play these songs for you and to celebrate our shared recovery. When the time is right, we will do just that.

In the coming days you will receive an email from the ticketing service you purchased tickets through notifying you of the event cancellation and when to expect your refund.”

The cancelled dates include:

03/12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
03/14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
03/16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
04/16 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
04/17 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
04/19 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
04/21 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
04/22 Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
04/24 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
04/25 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
04/28 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
04/29 Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre
05/01 Wilkes Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena
05/02 Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Centre
05/04 Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
05/05 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
05/29 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
05/31 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
06/02 Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
06/04 Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
06/06 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
06/07 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
06/09 Madison, WI – Kohl Center
06/10 Moline, IL – TaxSlayer Center
06/13 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
06/16 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
06/17 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Center
06/19 Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena
06/22 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
06/23 San Francisco, CA – Chase Center

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