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Check out the setlist for Tool’s first U.S. concert in two years

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    Tool is back playing U.S. venues for the first time in two years. Last night, the band kicked off the jaunt in Spokane, WA, and spoiler alert: they played no new songs. Instead, their two-hour performance was chock full of greatest hits, featuring tracks like “Lateralus”, “Vicarious”, “Ænema”, “Stinkfist”, and “Hooker With A Penis”.

    The real highlight of the evening, however, was the stage setup and visuals. As Rolling Stone noted in their review of the show:

    “The stage design for this tour was something to behold. More than most live acts, Tool go out of their way to deliver a show designed to completely overwhelm the senses, with the visual component being just as important and as impressive as the auditory. An ever-shifting screen layout, splashed with macabre and disturbing imagery was combined with a tapestry of laser beams and periodic blasts of confetti to shift attention away from the band members themselves and toward a more deeply immersive experience. It’s a relatively ego-free move, putting presentation ahead of the players.”

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    Check out a few videos and the full setlist from last night below.

    Setlist:
    Hooker With a Penis
    Vicarious
    Schism (Jam Intro)
    Pushit
    Intension
    Lateralus
    Intermission
    (12 minute countdown on screen)
    Jambi
    Forty-Six & 2
    Ænema
    Stinkfist

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    The tool tour continues tomorrow night in Portland. Here’s the full docket:

    Tool 2014 Tour Dates:
    03/06 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
    03/07 – Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Arena
    03/09 – Reno, NV @ Reno Event Center *
    03/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium *
    03/12 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium *
    03/14 – Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena *
    03/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood *
    03/16 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Arena *
    03/18 – Mexico City, MX @ Palacio De Los Deportes
    03/21 – Veracruz, MX @ Festival Cumbre Tajin 2014
    03/24 – Austin, TX @ Cedar Park Center *
    03/25 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center *
    03/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center *

    * = w/ Failure

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