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Tool Have Cancelled Their Previously Postponed Summer Tour

To give fans their money back during these uncertain times, Tool have decided to simply scrap their previously postponed U.S. tour.

Having previously postponed their U.S. summer tour due to coronavirus, Tool have announced that they are now cancelling the dates entirely so as to not tie up fans’ money” for months, if not a full year”.

As so many music lovers have come to realise over the last several weeks, there is no playbook that artists, promoters and venues can pull from in these unprecedented times,” they write in a statement.

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 realise 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.

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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 are as follows:


12 Eugene, OR – Matthew Knight Center
14 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
16 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center


16 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
17 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
19 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
21 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
22 Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
24 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
25 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
28 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
29 Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre


1 Wilkes Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena
2 Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Centre
4 Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
5 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
29 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
31 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena


2 Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
4 Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
6 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
7 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
9 Madison, WI – Kohl Center
10 Moline, IL – TaxSlayer Center
13 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
16 Wichita, KSINTRUST Bank Arena
17 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Center
19 Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena
22 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
23 San Francisco, CA – Chase Center

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Posted on June 5th 2020, 1:32p.m.
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