WATCH: In the Studio with A Perfect Circle
See the alt-rock supergroup rehearse for their upcoming fall tour!
Alt-rock supergroup A Perfect Circle will return this fall with a U.S. tour — and the band has video to prove it!
Singer Maynard James Keenan and Co. are currently rehearsing for their 14-date trek, which kicks off November 4 in Phoenix, and they just posted footage of a jam session filmed in the studio. Watch below!
The clip shows the band — Keenan, guitarists Billy Howerdel (Ashes Divide) and James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), drummer Josh Freese (NIN, Weezer), and bassist Matt McJunkins (Ashes Divide, Puscifer) — back together for the first time since 2004, when the group went on hiatus. Here, they’re jamming on “Magdalena,” an ethereal and heavy track off the band’s 2000 debut album Mer de Noms.
On the fall tour A Perfect Circle will play their three albums, one each night, in five different cities — Phoenix, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, and Las Vegas.
The outing, Keenan recently reminded SPIN, is not a “reunion” tour. “[That] would imply we broke up. Which we didn’t,” he said. “So. I’m officially breaking up A Perfect Circle. Now. Let’s get that reunion tour in motion, shall we?”
WATCH: A Perfect Circle Rehearsal Video