By Matthew Strauss.
A Perfect Circle—the supergroup of Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan, Billy Howerdel, Matt McJunkins, Jeff Friedl, and ex-Smashing Pumpkins member James Iha—have signed a worldwide record deal with BMG. In a press release, Howerdel exclaimed, “We just signed a new record deal with BMG! Looking forward to sharing new music with you soon. New APC-2017!” Jon Cohen (Executive Vice President of Recorded Music at BMG) added, “We’re thrilled to welcome A Perfect Circle to BMG and excited to present their highly-anticipated new music to the world.” The press release also confirmed that the band are at work in the studio on their new record—their first since 2004’s eMOTIVe.
Next week, A Perfect Circle embark on their first North American tour since 2011. Upon the tour’s announcement in January, Howerdel said, “Getting back to writing music with A Perfect Circle is a great way to start the new year.” Check out the band’s upcoming shows below.
A Perfect Circle:
04-06 Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
04-07 Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
04-08 Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
04-10 Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
04-11 San Diego, CA - Open Air Theatre
04-13 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
04-14 Reno, NV - Reno Event Center
04-15 Salt Lake City, UT - Mavrik Center
04-17 Denver, CO - 1st Bank Center
04-19 Kansas City, MO - Starlight Amphitheatre
04-20 St. Louis, MO - Chafietz Arena
04-22 Tulsa, OK - Bok Center
04-23 Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
04-25 Austin, TX - Heb Center at Cedar Park
04-26 San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum
04-27 Houston, TX - Smart Financial Center
04-29 Jacksonville, FL - Welcome to Jacksonville
04-30 Ft. Meyers, FL - Fort Rock Festival
05-02 Atlanta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
05-03 Nashville, TX - Bridgestone Arena
05-05 Charlotte, NC - Carolina Rebellion
05-07 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
This story originally appeared on Pitchfork.
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