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A Perfect Circle intends to record new album

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    To many A Perfect Circle fans, the fact that Maynard James Keenan, Billy Howerdel, and the bunch are back together touring is a bonus — two years ago, there was no convincing evidence the band would bother, what with MJK’s other commitments. Now that they are touring, as with Rage Against the Machine or Soundgarden, the question of course has been whether anything will come of it.

    Guitarist Howerdel has sort of answered that question. Speaking with Rocknewsdesk.com, he intimated, “We’re going to have at least one new song on the tour. It’s very close to being done, and from there, things could come together. Once we’re on the road and start hashing through our ideas, they could quickly become a song and make it onto the stage.”

    Howerdel continued, “So there’s an album in the works, but not for this summer. The idea was to get the juices flowing a bit and get back into A Perfect Circle mode, and go from there. But we do intend to record new material.”

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    The “quickly become a song” bit sounds a little suspect, but if the process works for them, who are we to judge? Stay tuned, at least until August when the current run of dates is over.

    Perfect Circle 2011 Tour Dates:
    05/22 – Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range
    06/29 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
    06/30 – Kent, WA @ Showare Center
    07/02 – Gibbons, AB @ Boonstock
    07/04 – Winnipeg, MB @ Centennial Concert Hall
    07/06 – St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
    07/08 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
    07/09 – Toronto, ON @ Edgefest
    07/10 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest
    07/12 – Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion
    07/13 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
    07/15 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
    07/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Penn’s Landing
    07/17 – Washington, DC @ Constitution Hall
    07/19 – Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
    07/20 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
    07/22 – San Antonio, TX @ Freeman Coliseum
    07/23 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theatre
    07/25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
    07/26 – San Diego, CA @ SDSU Open Air Theatre
    07/28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Amphitheater
    07/29 – Sacramento, CA @ Memorial Auditorium
    07/30 – Berkley, CA @ Greek Theatre
    08/02 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
    08/05-06 – Kansas City, KS @ Kanrocksas
    08/05-07 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
    08/09 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

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