Friday, August 12th, 2011
Maynard James Keenan is somewhat of an enigma. As a rocker who is now approaching his fifties, he’s done everything from playing small clubs to gigantic festivals with his main project, Tool. He’s made wine, which inspired documentary Blood Into Wine. And instead of requests like asking for all of his brown M&M’s to be removed [I’m looking at you, Van Halen], Maynard asks that crowds refrain from ...
Thursday, March 24th, 2011
A Perfect Circle will tour North America for the first time in six years, kicking off their 2011 tour dates with a headlining performance at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio on May 22.
The band returned from their self-imposed hiatus in the fall of 2010 for a handful of intimate Western U.S. dates, which sold out within a minute of going on sale. We had the first exclusive interview with A Perfect Circle upon their return as BTS Senior Staff Writer, Adam Rauf caught up with Billy Howerdel for an ...
Monday, September 20th, 2010
Interview with Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle & Ashes Divide
Adam Rauf, Staff Writer
Billy Howerdel has been around the music scene probably longer than most of you have been alive. However, what makes him unique is the fact that he was the man working behind the scenes for bands like Tool, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, and even David Bowie! But what he was best known for was starting the amazing all-star band A Perfect Circle, originally with Maynard James Keenan [Tool], Paz Lenchantin [Zwan, Papa M, Entrance Band], Josh Freese [NiN, Devo], and Troy Van Leeuwen [Failure, Queens of the Stone Age].
Friday, September 3rd, 2010
Blood Into WineDocumentary Featuring Maynard James Keenan and Eric Glomski
Coming Sept. 7 on DVD Accompanying Soundtrack (Sound Into Blood and Wine) Available Same Day
It’s kind of a given that a good chunk of the people in the world like to drink alcohol. It’s a fair assumption to say a large part of the world enjoys the music of Maynard James Keenan in some capacity, whether through Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, or his cameos on various recordings by bands such as Rage Against the Machine. What most people might not know is that he’s a wine aficionado.