Watch Tool make surprise appearance at A Perfect Circle, Puscifer and Primus show

Tool made a surprise appearance over the weekend during frontman Maynard James Keenan‘s ‘Sessanta Tour’ featuring his bands A Perfect CirclePuscifer and Primus.

The tour, which celebrates the frontman’s 60th birthday, reached the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday (April 20) and at the end Keenan brought out Tool’s Danny Carey, Adam Jones, and Justin Chancellor.

Keenan joked, “Danny’s up there, like, ‘You call this a fuckin’ drum set! Where’s the rest of it?’,” alluding to the drummer’s usual elaborate setup, ahead of the band performing  ‘Ænema’ with Primus’ Les Claypool.

Despite a strict no filming policy until the last song of the night, which is usually Puscifer’s ‘Grand Canyon’, Keenan also allowed fans to film Tool’s performance, which you can view below.


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Earlier in the evening, original A Perfect Circle members Paz Lenchantin and Troy Van Leeuwen also joined the band for a performance of ‘Judith’.

The concert also marked the last appearance for APC’s drummer John Freese before he tours with the Foo Fighters.


It was confirmed last month that Freese would rejoin A Perfect Circle for the tour, 13 years after he last played with the band.

It marks A Perfect Circle’s first run of shows since 2018, when they embarked on both US and European dates in support of their fourth studio album ‘Eat The Elephant’.

The ‘Sessanta Tour’ will continue for a series of dates before wrapping up at Flushing Hills Stadium in New York on May 4. Any remaining tickets can be found here.

A Perfect Circle, Puscifer and Primus also recently joined forces to release the joint EP ‘Sessanta E.P.P.P’.