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Review: A PERFECT CIRCLE's Display Of Intensity And Melancholy

Linda Laban of Boston Herald reports that the audience needed no warming up at A PERFECT CIRCLE's performance at Berklee Performance Center in Boston Sunday night (August 3) as part of the group's "warm-up" summer tour. "Like his other band, angsty prog-metal outfit TOOL, [frontman Maynard James Keenan]'s soon-to-be two-album-old A PERFECT CIRCLE is also ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Name New Album, Announce Club Tour Dates

A PERFECT CIRCLE have set "Thirteenth Step" as the title for their sophomore album, due out on September 16 through Virgin Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. The Package 02. Weak and Powerless 03. The Noose 04. Blue 05. Vanishing 06. A Stranger 07. The Outsider 08. Crimes 09. ...

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TOOL Singer's Mother Passes Away At Age 59

Judith Marie Keenan/Garrison (view photo here), mother of TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan, passed away earlier today at the age of 59. Our condolences go out to Maynard and the rest of the Keenan/Garrison family. A PERFECT CIRCLE will appear on the Lollapalooza main stage in Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, ...

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TOOL: On Hiatus Until 2005

According to the unofficial TOOL web site Toolshed.down.net, TOOL will likely remain on a hiatus for the next 18 months while A PERFECT CIRCLE — who features in their ranks TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan — complete work on their sophomore album and the subsequent touring activities in support of the CD. "Well, ...

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TRENT REZNOR Breaks Silence On TAPEWORM Project

TAPEWORM, the much-anticipated side project of NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor and TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE singer Maynard James Keenan, are completing work on an album's worth of material "that started as one idea and have mutated and grown into another altogether," Reznor said in a statement issued to MTV News. "Musically, the results are ...

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TOOL Tour "Going Smoothly...For The Most Part"

A dozen shows into the group's current North American tour, TOOL have already come across several obstacles, including technical problems, an injury, and at least one protest against the group. Still, "the current tour is continuing smoothly for the most part," as a message on the band's official website reads. The post further explains: "Apart ...

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