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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan responds to ‘despicable’ rape allegations

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Maynard James Keenan has responded to the rape allegations levelled against him earlier this week. The Tool and A Perfect Circle frontman has been accused of raping a woman when she was 17 years old and giving her a sexually transmitted infection. Twitter user @IWas17HeWas36 posted the claims on the social media platform on June 22. "I have to...

A Perfect Circle’s Maynard James Keenan explains the modern world

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Last time A Perfect Circle released an album, on November 1, 2004, President George W. Bush was just about to begin his second session in the big chair of the White House. Three-years earlier, the west had lost its perceived right to security when two concrete towers in New York City crumbled and fell. In Iraq, a year after...

A Perfect Circle announce huge UK shows

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A Perfect Circle have announced details of a winter UK tour - including a show at the SSE Arena in Wembley. Full dates and ticket details are below. Hitting the road in support of 'Eat The Elephant', their first new album in 14 years, the alt-rock supergroup will be following up their summer of UK dates with winter gigs in...

50 geeky facts about Smashing Pumpkins

After teasing fans on social media, Smashing Pumpkins have finally announced that they'll be releasing a "reunion" album and embarking on a long-awaited, 36-city tour, kicking off this summer. The comeback will be the first time three out of the original four of the Chicago-born band – Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha – have played together since...

A Perfect Circle announce long-awaited new album, unveil new track ‘TalkTalk’

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A Perfect Circle have announced their long-awaited new album ’Eat The Elephant’, and unveiled the track ‘TalkTalk’ to celebrate. Listen to the track and find details below. The Los Angeles supergroup are currently comprised of Tool‘s Maynard James Keenan, Smashing Pumpkins‘ James Iha, Ashes Divide’s Billy Howerdel, former Eagles Of Death Metal touring member Matt McJunkins, and drummer Jeff Friedl. Last year, the band...

A Perfect Circle share ‘Disillusioned’, the second track from their first album in 14 years

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A Perfect Circle have shared 'Disillusioned', the second track to be taken from their long-awaited new album. The Los Angeles supergroup are currently comprised of Tool's Maynard James Keenan, Smashing Pumpkins' James Iha, Ashes Divide's Billy Howerdel, former Eagles Of Death Metal touring member Matt McJunkins, and drummer Jeff Friedl. Last year, the band announced their return with 'The...

Over 60 fans thrown out of A Perfect Circle gig for taking photos

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More than 60 people were reportedly kicked out of an A Perfect Circle concert at the weekend for violating the band's super strict "no photos" policy. The group, led by Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan, played a show in Reading, Pennsylvania on Saturday night (November 4), with reports suggesting that over 6o fans were forcibly removed from the gig for taking pictures. The back of...