Tool Kicks Off Headline Tour At Northern Invasion, Hosts First Ever Fan Clinic

Tool closed out the weekend in Somerset, Wisconsin last night as the final headliner of Northern Invasion Festival.  It was the first night of their current headline tour, including a stop at next weekend’s Rock On The Range Festival. They played am eleven songs, including the rarely performed live hit song ‘Sober’. The band also hosted their first-ever Music Clinic Friday nght, 5/11 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We have the setlist from the show and details from the clinic where they answered fan questions about the new album.

Tool – Northern Invasion setlist

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The clinic held Friday included demonstrations from Adam Jones, Justin Chancellor and Danny Carey of Tool, as well as a fan Q&A and a performance.

  • Facts confirmed by the band
  • Every song on the upcoming tool album is more than 10 minutes long-awaited
  • Drums are tracked for the new album, with Justin, Danny and Maynard James Keenan’s parts to come next.
  • The band also discussed songcraft and touring topics.

More clinics will be hosted in Chicago, Indianapolis, Royal Oak, Columbus, Cleveland and Pittsburgh before finishing in Philadelphia on May 23.

Collectable merchandise will also be on hand, along with a display of rare TOOL memorabilia. Tickets start from $500 and are still available.