TOTO says they’re “calling it a day”.

By jsmith on October 17, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA – JANUARY 25: Toto’s Steve Lukather celebrating Yamaha’s 125th Anniversary Live Around the World Dealer Concert performs at the Hyperion Theater on January 25, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Yamaha)

Looks like we’re seeing our final shows from TOTO.


By Jon Smith:


This seems a bit strange to me, honestly.  I mean, the band is seeing a HUGE surge in popularity with two covers of “Africa” hitting the charts recently.  most famously (or rather, infamously in my opinion) From Weezer.

That same song was featured in Stranger Things, Family Guy, South Park, and even during Nelson Mandela’s funeral!

But!  According to TOTO guitarist Steve Lukather, this is the last we’re going to see from the band. At least for a while.

“I don’t know what the future-future’s gonna be, but I do know that’s gonna be the last show … for the foreseeable future – and certainly the end of this configuration of Toto,” Lukather said during an interview, noting that the band has been on the road for most of the last 12 months and life on the road is “grinding”

                          Toto’s Steve Lukather 

This is not the first time TOTO has called it quits.  11 years ago, following long-time bass man Mike Porcaro’s diagnosis with MLS the band decided to hang it up.  But it looks like this time, it may be for good.




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