Tool Officially Releases "Fear Inoculum" and Announces 2019 North American Tour

August 30, 2019

At long last. After 13 years of waiting, Tool has officially released their fifth album Fear Inoculum, which is now available for purchase and streaming everywhere.

It was not until recently that Tool had made their entire catalogue of music available on all streaming platforms like YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, etc. According to a press release by the band, "As August arrived, TOOL released their back catalog via digital service providers, seeing Opiate, Undertow, Ænima, Lateralus and 10,000 Days rack up in excess of 20 million streams in the subsequent 48 hours and occupy the top five spots on iTunes’ Top 10 Album Charts."

The physical album features seven new tracks, while the digital album features three additional interludes between songs. A deluxe edition of Fear Inoculum is available on CD, which features a 4-inch recharable screen and 2-watt speakers that will play exclusive Tool footage, as well as a 36-page booklet.

Feast your ears on Fear Inoculum below:

In addition to bringing Fear Inoculum into the digital age, the band has also announced the dates for their 2019 North American tour, with tickets going on sale on September 6th at 10am local time. Check out their dates below:

Oct. 13  - Sacramento, Calif. @ Aftershock Festival
Oct. 15 - Denver, Colo. @ Pepsi Center
Oct. 18 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
Oct. 20 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Staples Center
Oct. 21 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Staples Center
Oct. 23 - Glendale, Ariz. @ Gila River Arena
Oct. 25 - San Antonio, Texas @ AT&T Center
Oct. 27 - Houston, Texas @ Toyota Center
Oct. 29 - Tulsa, Okla. @ BOK Center
Oct. 31 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Fiserv Forum
Nov. 2 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Banker’s Life Fieldhouse
Nov. 3 - Chicago, Ill. @ United Center
Nov. 5 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ US Bank Arena
Nov. 6 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
Nov. 8 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ PPG Paints Arena
Nov. 9 - Detroit, Mich. @ Little Caesars Arena
Nov. 11 - Toronto, Ontario @ Scotiabank Arena
Nov. 12 - Toronto, Ontario @ Scotiabank Arena
Nov. 14 - Boston, Mass. @ TD Garden
Nov. 16 - Newark, N.J. @ Prudential Center
Nov. 18 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 19 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Barclay’s Center
Nov. 21 - Uncasville, Conn. @ Mohegan Sun Casino Arena
Nov. 22 - Atlantic City, N.J. @ Boardwalk Hall
Nov. 24 - Raleigh, N.C. @ PNC Arena
Nov. 25 - Washington, DC @ Capitol One Arena