Tool to Tour US in 2016

Credit: Tim CadienteIt looks like 2016 will kick off with a heaping helping of Tool.  In a typically cryptic Facebook post, the band has announced they'll be touring next year, starting in January.

"The impenetrable veil of my dark scrying mirror finally cleared today -- enough so, in fact -- that I could perceive a large heptagram on a complexly lit stage where four performers were dwarfed by dramatic video projections," the band writes. "Evidently the sonic and visual extravaganza that I was receiving is a rare glimpse of future Tool U.S.A. tour dates in the month of January, 2016."

Tool played just one show this year: a headlining set at the Monster Mash Music Festival on Halloween. The band's last extensive North American run was held in March 2014.

Full details of Tool's 2016 tour, such as dates, venues and opening bands, will be revealed shortly. However the post does promise the opening bands will "in all likeliness be exciting to many Tool enthusiasts."

In the meantime, frontman Maynard James Keenan is currently on tour with his band Puscifer in support of their latest album, Money Shot.

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