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Tool releasing “re-imagined & extended” recording of ’Opiate’ title track to celebrate EP’s 30th anniversary

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Tool is releasing a “re-imagined and extended” version of “Opiate,” the title track off the band’s 1992 debut EP.

The updated recording, titled “Opiate2” will be released March 1 on digital outlets, ahead of the EP’s 30th anniversary on March 10. It’ll be accompanied by a new, 10-minute short film, which will be released March 18 exclusively on Blu-ray.

The Blu-ray package will also include a 46-page art book featuring various photos, plus “interviews and insights from special guests.”

Pre-orders are open now via ToolBand.com.

In related news, Tool has announced a limited edition “ultra deluxe” version of the band’s 2019 album, Fear Inoculum. The signed five-LP collection is available exclusively on Tool’s current U.S. tour, and will be available first to those who purchased Tool Army VIP tickets. A wide release for the box set is currently scheduled for April.

Tool’s tour continues Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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