Watch: Tool perform 7empest for the first time

Fan footage of the progressive rock giants’ Grammy Award-winning song.

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Tool’s Adam Jones at Download Festival 2019. Image: Eleanor Jane

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Tool played their Grammy Award-winning song, 7empest, live for the first time ever during their second sold-out concert in Sydney, Australia three days ago (18 February).

Watch fan-shot footage here:


The mammoth 16-minute-long track is from the band’s critically-acclaimed album Fear Inoculum, their first record in 13 years which was released last August. 7empest won the band a Grammy for Best Metal Performance at last month’s awards show, beating Death Angel, I, Prevail, Killswitch Engage and Candlemass (featuring Tony Iommi).

Tool are currently finishing up their tour in support of Fear Inoculum, with two dates in Melbourne, Australia on 22 and 23 February, and two dates in Auckland, New Zealand on 28 and 29 February. The band then heads back to the US for another American leg, kicking off on 9 March at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington, and ending on 16 March at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tool will also be playing Bonnaroo Festival come 12 June in Manchester, Tennessee.

More information at toolband.com.

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