Billy Howerdel

Billy explains Eat The Elephant and 10 mind blowing guitar albums

Billy explains Eat The Elephant and 10 mind blowing guitar albums

A couple of quick articles about Billy Howerdel from A Perfect Circle today.  The first is from Kerrang! where he gives us a little insight into each track from Eat The Elephant: The Doomed It was in my folder for some of my film soundtrack work. I threw a lot of things at Maynard online and with this one he said, ‘This is a thing but I don’t know what’. We… Read More »Billy explains Eat The Elephant and 10 mind blowing guitar albums

Weekly Update 14-May-2018

Another quick weekly update for the Fourtheye faithful!  If you’re one of those lucky enough to go to a Tool show/clinic in the next week and want to avoid spoilers, you should stop reading! In this weeks edition: Billy & Maynard Wig shopping Setlists and Q&A from Tool Music Clinics New music- Wrong, Skinless, Rivers of Nihil, Sleep Billy & Maynard Wig shopping Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel from… Read More »Weekly Update 14-May-2018

Billy speaks with Vice about Eat The Elephant

There have been plenty of interviews with both Billy Howerdel and Maynard James Keenan regarding the new A Perfect Circle record Eat The Elephant. The hype train is starting to wind down a bit now that we’re a few weeks post release, but there’s a new interview up in Vice’s Noisy website with Billy recently, and I think it’s one of the better ones to come out. Here’s a sample: How… Read More »Billy speaks with Vice about Eat The Elephant

Billy talks about the coming Perfect Circle album

In a new interview Billy Howerdel from A Perfect Circle talks about progress on their next album.  For those who want the tl;dr version: writing is pretty much done, and they are using Dave Sardy to produce it: How is that process affecting work on the new recording? It’s great to be able to sit back and have someone at the helm driving the computer. It frees me up to… Read More »Billy talks about the coming Perfect Circle album

A Perfect Circle sign with BMG

A Perfect Circle have signed with record label BMG with Billy Howerdel telling us: We just signed a new record deal with BMG! Looking forward to sharing new music with you soon. New APC-2017! A few music sites around the place were pretty quick to jump on the idea that A Perfect Circle would have an album out in 2017.  Maynard pretty quickly hosed down those suggestions with a typically… Read More »A Perfect Circle sign with BMG

A Perfect Circle to tour in May 2017

According to a number of sources, Billy Howerdel and Maynard James Keenan confirmed at last nights Q&A that A Perfect Circle will be touring in 2017, with a show announced for the 7th of May at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. There’s not much other detail at this stage, but word is it will be a decent sized tour and that new material has been worked on.  More details to… Read More »A Perfect Circle to tour in May 2017

Moderators announced for Maynard James Keenan Book Tour

Moderators for the upcoming Maynard James Keenan book tour have been announced today, and there are some interesting names including Billy Howerdel, Kim Thayil and Alex Grey.  It sounds like these will be pretty interesting events, so get along to one if you get the chance! Moderators for Maynard’s A Perfect Union of Contrary Things book tour have been announced: November 9 Nashville, TN City Winery Nashville SOLD OUTModerators: Dino Paredes (Suretone Management) &… Read More »Moderators announced for Maynard James Keenan Book Tour

Billy Howerdel chats with Alternative Nation

Fourtheye forum member Brett asked us for some questions for Billy a few days back, and he’s delivered some answers as part of his interview with the Perfect Circle guitar player. There are even a few Tool related ones: My last question, I’ll admit a Tool question again, you mentioned in a recent interview again that Maynard is in full Tool mode and that’s why he can’t do [a new… Read More »Billy Howerdel chats with Alternative Nation

BIlly chats with Rolling Stone about Stone & Echo

An interview with Billy Howerdel from A Perfect Circle today by Greg Prato at Rolling Stone. Billy chats about the Greatest Hits album, By And Down, the Red Rocks shows, Ashes Divide and APC’s future plans. I’m sure the highlight for many of you will be this: What about future recording plans with APC? I hope to, but I know Maynard is in full Tool mode right now. They’re writing… Read More »BIlly chats with Rolling Stone about Stone & Echo

Ashes Divide live and Danny “Superman” Carey

A couple of things I’ve come across this morning. Firstly Billy Howerdel‘s other band Ashes Divide, who feature Jeff Friedl and Mat McJunkins from Puscifer are playing a show at The Satellite in LA on May 8th. Carina Round is also on the bill. You can find more detail here. Thanks to fortysixand2 for the tip. Like many of us, I watched the new Superman trailer yesterday. It didn’t spark… Read More »Ashes Divide live and Danny “Superman” Carey