A Perfect Circle

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": alternative rock progressive rock rock alternative metal Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 2000s
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Biography

An art-rock band with nu metal and gothic elements, A Perfect Circle is the side project of Tool singer Maynard James Keenan (James Herbert Keenan, 17 April 1964, Ravenna, Ohio, USA) and has attracted an audience made up primarily of introspective and intellectual young rock fans. Their songs can be quirky, melancholy and even depressing, but along with Keenan’s main band, A Perfect Circle has met with considerable critical and commercial success.

A Perfect Circle was first formed in 1997 after Keenan, embroiled in legal wrangles between Tool and associated organisations, took some time off to recuperate. He found some relief in plunging into the creation of songs based on ideas suggested by his touring associate Billy Howerdel (b. 18 May 1969, New Jersey, USA; guitar), and an album’s worth of material was slowly polished into being over two years, with the help of Paz Lenchantin (b. 12 December 1973, Mar Del Plata, Argentina;...

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