Instrument to rock Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on October 27

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One among North America’s loudest, heaviest bands will add Calgary to a string of present dates introduced Tuesday.

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The four-piece band got here to life within the early ’90s with Maynard James Keenan on the helm, and apart from Justin Chancellor taking on bass duties from Paul D’Amour in 1995, the group has retained its unique lineup.

The band’s debut was the Opiate EP in 1992 and the only Opiate2 was launched final yr as a Thirtieth-anniversary undertaking together with a brief movie from Adam Jones and visible artist Dominic Hailstone of Alien: Covenant fame.

Worry Inoculum, the band’s fifth album and first since 2006’s 10,000 Days, was launched in 2019 to crucial acclaim. The group can be famend for its reside reveals with Loudwire dubbing the band’s 2022 sold-out reveals “a masterclass of immersion, sound and stage design, musicianship… and ranges of ungodly tightness.”

Instrument gained its fourth Grammy award in 2020 for finest steel efficiency and will probably be headlining a variety of festivals forward of the six-week run of 2023 live shows kicking off Sept. 22 in Louisville, Ky., and wrapping up with back-to-back Toronto reveals on Nov. 19 and 20.

Instrument has opened up membership gross sales to the Instrument Military, which supplies followers with unique entry to the band together with VIP live performance packages and early ticket gross sales beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. MST, and tickets go on sale to most people  Friday at 10 a.m. MST at Ticketmaster.

— Jenny Feniak, Postmedia