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"
- "A Stranger"
- "The Outsider"
- "The Nurse Who Loved Me"
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