It's Official: JAMES IHA Is A PERFECT CIRCLE's New Guitarist

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS guitarist James Iha has officially joined A PERFECT CIRCLE, according to Although Iha didn't contribute to the band's new album, "Thirteenth Step", he'll be onstage for the band's 12-date club tour, which begins July 26 in Denver.

In related news, on August 5, A PERFECT CIRCLE drummer Josh Freese will release a jazz-influenced solo record called "Strip Search" on Magna Carta Records. Bass player Mike Elizonzo and guitarist Michael Ward join Freese on the album.


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