Tag Archives: Billy Howerdel

Hear “The Doomed,” the first new A Perfect Circle song in 13 years

Posted by on October 17, 2017

Billy Howerdel teased it on Monday with a tweet that simply read “tonight.” Maynard James Keenan suggested there might be new music for them to learn before their tour kicks off later this month, and “The Doomed” was teased on Friday. Tonight at Midnight, we got it – the first new song from A Perfect […]

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Nine Inch Nails trashed a lot of Gibsons on ‘The Downward Spiral’ tour

Posted by on May 12, 2017

Billy Howerdel, when not putting the kibosh on his band A Perfect Circle releasing an album this year, is an entertaining interview. Speaking with Premier Guitar about his guitar rig, Howerdel remembered his life as a guitar tech on Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral tour. Being a guitar tech for the band must’ve been a thankless […]

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A Perfect Circle announce Spring tour

Posted by on January 9, 2017

It’s been six years since A Perfect Circle toured, and fourteen years since the band’s last proper album, Thirteenth Step (they released a covers album, eMOTIVe, the following year). And while the group had already announced that they’d be playing Florida’s Welcome To Rockville and Fort Rock Festivals, today they announced a month-long tour that will start […]

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A Perfect Circle to release greatest hits collection with new single

Posted by on September 17, 2013

A Perfect Circle are documenting a decade of music from the past with a greatest hits release, along with their first new song in 10 years. The compilation, Three Sixty, will come out on November 19 and features the yet-to-be-released single “By and Down.” The new song is actually a new song, not one dusted off […]

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A Perfect Circle to release box set featuring live performances

Posted by on September 11, 2013

In the midst of all of the hype surrounding potential new material from the band, A Perfect Circle will release a box set, A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo, on November 26. The $150 package will be released online via A Perfect Circle Entertainment and will feature: Stone And Echo, a full-length DVD (with […]

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Drummer Josh Freese Officially Splits With A Perfect Circle

Posted by on October 3, 2012

Fans have been ecstatic to see A Perfect Circle (somewhat) active again these past two years. The reformation has even given birth to a new song. However, a majority of A Perfect Circle’s shows have been without drummer Josh Freese. While at the time he was simply busy with other commitments, it’s now become apparent […]

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A Perfect Circle Announce Only Tour Date This Year

Posted by on September 10, 2012

A Perfect Circle will be playing in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood on December 29th. It will be their only performance in 2012. Tickets will be available on 9/15 at 10am PST. VIP tickets will also be available that date by going here.

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Video: A Perfect Circle Debut New Song

Posted by on June 30, 2011

Minutes before A Perfect Circle took the stage in Portland, OR last night (June 29), guitarist Billy Howerdel promised that the band would debut a new song. And sure enough, the band kept to their word. A Perfect Circle closed the first show of their Summer tour by performing a new song called “By And […]

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Headbangers Brawl 6/24: Do People Still Care About The Full Album?

Posted by on June 24, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’sBram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Guitarist Billy Howerdel had gotten our hopes up that A Perfect Circle could release new material in the near future. However, […]

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You Can Expect New Music From A Perfect Circle… Just Not A New Album Anytime Soon

Posted by on March 23, 2011

Not too long ago, guitarist Billy Howerdel teased that A Perfect Circle were indeed working on new music. And when they confirmed plans for their first North American tour in six years, we couldn’t help but wonder if fans might get treated to a first listen of said new music. Well, we no longer have […]

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