Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977. They include Steve Lukather, David Paich, Joseph Williams, John Pierce, Robert “Sput” Searight, Dominique “Xavier” Taplin, and Warren Ham. This group has won several Grammy Awards and won the hearts of music lovers worldwide. Their debut album is entitled ‘Silence’. The album is a masterpiece and a must-have for rock fans.
The members of Toto recorded a number of albums and worked with a variety of artists. Their musical styles ranged from jazz to metal to classical music. The group adopted the name “Toto” for their name and began to perform on major stages throughout the world. As their success increased, the band decided to tour extensively. In 2002, they released the album Through the Looking Glass, which featured covers of Bob Marley, Steely Dan, and the Beatles. While the album wasn’t a commercial success, it did provide Toto with material to promote their 25th anniversary tour. In 2004, Toto released another studio album, Live in Amsterdam.
After a short hiatus, the band reformed in the summer of 2010, and toured the European continent. The band performed for charity, and they performed to raise funds for Mike Porcaro’s ALS. In 2017, they celebrated their 40th anniversary and announced that they would take a longer hiatus after their tour in 2019. Toto will be live streaming the concert on Facebook, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The group’s new lineup included Steve Porcaro, who left the band in 1987. The band continued touring for a decade, and in 1994, Fahrenheit went gold. In 1988, John Jessel took over keyboard duties for the band, and Steve Lukather released a solo album. He worked with Eddie Van Halen and Richard Marx on this album. The band’s new lineup allowed them to tour with five members, with some additions.
In 1991, Toto played their first concert in Europe. The band’s new lineup included five original members. The tour was the band’s first international tour. The album, “Kingdom of Desire,” was released on the same day as the concert. It went gold on October 3, 1994. Toto’s first album was made in Japan, and it features the work of Toto’s founder Steve Lukather. Toto is an iconic Japanese rock band.
In 1991, Toto had a reunion tour in the U.S. During the tour of The Seventh One, Kimball stepped in as lead singer. In 1999, Toto released a new album, “Mindfields” (released on March 25), featuring four new songs. Toto XX was their first concert in the U.S. in six years. It was the first single release by the band since its last album.
In 2002, Toto played Europe in a tour. They performed two of their most popular songs, Kingdom of Desire and Jake to the Bone. The tour also marked the band’s debut on the international stage. The concert was recorded in a studio in the U.S., which made it a hot ticket in the world. Toto’s fourth album was triple platinum, and the band toured the country for a year. The song “Kingdom of Love” was the first song to be recorded in English.