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Adam Jones Teases New Tool Riff, Hints At Song Debut This Sunday

Tool guitarist Adam Jones teased a new riff on his Instagram, suggesting the band might debut the song live on Sunday.

Progressive metal legends Tool are really driving fans into a frenzy with all the teasing and hints at the release of their new album this year. The band has added 2019 in roman numerals to their logo online, and according to Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, they should be wrapping up the artwork any day now. Now, guitarist Adam Jones has posted a teaser of a new riff on his Facebook, with hashtags suggesting that the band will debut the song it’s from on Monday.

On his Instagram, Adam posted the below image, with the caption, “~*Getting ready for Sunday 🤘🏽🔥💣#TOOL #TOOLlive #Nomad #Bitesize #lovethenonhaters #WelcomeToRockvilleFestival #Rockville #RockvilleFestival2019 #RockvilleFestival #Jacksonville #Florida #America #MakingDreamsComeTrue #TheFastingIsOver #BG

As Adam’s Instagram indicates, Tool will play this year’s Welcome To Rockville festival on Sunday. Given that he’s teasing a new riff, and he included the hashtags #MakingDreamsComeTrue and #TheFastingIsOver, the post seems to suggest that the band will debut a new track live this Sunday.

Meanwhile, if Adam’s post wasn’t enough, frontman Maynard James Keenan tweeted the following:

Welcome To Rockville is just one of Tool’s shows scheduled for 2019, so hopefully you’ll get to see them play this new track live at one of the following dates:


5 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
7 Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at The BCC
8 Louisville, KYKFC Yum! Center
10 Hampton, VA – Hampton Coliseum
11 Concord, NC – Epicenter Festival
13 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
14 Kansas City, MO – Spring Center
16 Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
17 Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
19 Bridgeview, IL – Chicago Open Air Festival



2 Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena
4 Prague O2 Arena
5 Vienna Wiener Stadhalle
7 Nurburg Rock Am Ring
9 Nuremberg Rock Im Park
11 Krakow Impact Festival
13 Florence Firenze Rocks
16 Donington Download Festival
18 Amsterdam Ziggo Dome
20 Copenhagen Copenhell
25 Zurich Hallenstadion
28 Werchter Rock Werchter
30 Madrid Download Festival

July 2019

2 Lisbon Altice Arena

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