A Perfect Circle Get Twiggy With It On Thirteenth Step, Due This Fall

Follow-up to Mer de Noms will be preceded by 12-date tour beginning later this month.

A Perfect Circle are taking the 12-step program a step further.

Tool singer Maynard James Keenan’s other band has titled its second album Thirteenth Step. The follow-up to 2000′s platinum Mer de Noms is due September 16 and will be preceded by a 12-date club tour beginning July 26 in Denver. A Perfect Circle are still deciding on a first single, according to a Virgin Records spokesperson.

Thirteenth Step marks the band’s first release with ex-Marilyn Manson bassist Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez), who replaced Paz Lenchantin after she left to join Zwan (see “Ex-Manson Bassist Twiggy Ramirez Joins A Perfect Circle” ).

Thirteenth Step track list, according to Virgin:

  • “The Package”
  • “Weak and Powerless”
  • “The Noose”
  • “Blue”
  • “Vanishing”
  • “A Stranger”
  • “The Outsider”
  • “Crimes”
  • “The Nurse Who Loved Me”
  • “Pet”
  • “Lullaby”
  • “Gravity”

A Perfect Circle tour dates, according to Virgin:


  • 7/26 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater
  • 7/28 – Dallas, TX @ Grenada Theater
  • 7/30 – Atlanta, GA @ Roxy Theater
  • 8/1 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
  • 8/2 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
  • 8/3 – Boston, MA @ Berklee College of Music
  • 8/5 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
  • 8/6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts
  • 8/8 – Cleveland, OH @ Odeon
  • 8/9 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
  • 8/10 – Chicago, IL @ Cabaret Metro
  • 8/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Pantages