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. The Nurse Who Loved Me
10. Pet
11. Lullaby
12. Gravity

"Thirteenth Step" is the follow-up to 2000's "Mer de Noms", which debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and has sold more than 1.4 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. It spawned the singles "Judith" (No. 4 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks airplay chart, No. 5 Modern Rock Tracks), "3 Libras" (No. 12 Modern/Mainstream Rock Tracks), and "The Hollow" (No. 14 Mainstream Rock, No. 17 Modern Rock).

"Thirteenth Step" is the band's first set with new bassist Jeordie White (ex-MARILYN MANSON), formerly known as Twiggy Ramirez. White replaces Paz Lenchantin, who joined ZWAN. A PERFECT CIRCLE member Troy Van Leeuwen played on the new album but will not be touring with the group, due to commitments with QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE.

A PERFECT CIRCLE areled by TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan, former TOOL guitar tech Billy Howerdel and drummer Josh Freese.

In other news, the group will be kicking off a headlining tour of clubs at the end of the month.

Confirmed dates are as follows:

Jul. 26 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater
Jul. 28 - Dallas, TX @ Grenada Theater
Jul. 30 - Atlanta, GA @ Roxy Theater
Aug. 01 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
Aug. 02 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
Aug. 03 - Boston, MA @ Berklee Academy of Music
Aug. 05 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
Aug. 06 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts
Aug. 08 - Cleveland, OH @ Odeon
Aug. 09 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew's Hall
Aug. 10 - Chicago, IL @ Cabaret Metro
Aug. 11 - Minneapolis, MN @ Pantages

(Thanks: APerfectCircle.org)

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