CONCERT REVIEW: Sessanta Tour – A Perfect Circle – Primus – Puscifer Live at Talking Stick Resort


So sorry, I’m a lil hungover, I was at this crazy house party last night. It was my friend’s birthday and he invited all his friends to jam out! It was insane. There were a ton of people. There were two levels to this place. The top level held three full drum kits and two lounge / living room areas with sofas. This was connected to the lower level by staircases (featuring fully functional stair lifts for the old man), and featured a ping pong table and rock em – sock em robots. It was great to see the members of the bands just hanging out and partying while randomly picking up their instruments and playing their favorite original songs. Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – New Rock and Metal Releases 3.29.24


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Primus Book US Summer Tour Dates with Coheed And Cambria



Primus and Coheed And Cambria are teaming up for an extensive Summer Tour, kicking off in Redding, CA on Friday, July 12th. Support comes from Guerilla Toss, Too Many Zooz, and Fishbone. The tour will follow Sessanta, a series of unique performances featuring Primus, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle, celebrating the 60th birthday of Maynard James Keenan. Primus has also announced a limited run of headlining dates for the summer, including stops in Asheville, NC, Memphis, TN, and Austin, TX. Keep reading below for full details.
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ALBUM REVIEW: Sgàile – Traverse The Bealach


Sometimes an album cover can give a very descriptive sense of the music contained within. Traverse the Bealach (Avantgarde Records), the second album by multi-instrumentalist Tony Dunn (under the name Sgàile) portrays a solitary figure, gazing out over a stormy landscape.

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Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Primus Announce New and Final Dates to 2024 U.S. Sessanta Tour


 

Sessanta, the tour featuring Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Primus joining forces, and sharing band members for a wholly unique concert experience, have announced an additional eight, and final, dates to their previously announced 2024 U.S. Tour, with the trek now making its way to the Northeastern U.S. as well as Chicago, Detroit and Kansas City.

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System Of A Down, Slipknot, and Bring Me The Horizon are Booked to Headline Sick New World Festival 2024


Following a meteorically successful inaugural year, Sick New World is set to return to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds April 27, 2024 with an enormous collection of the world’s biggest hard rock, alternative, and up and coming artists. With a closing performance from returning headliner System Of A Down, this colossal lineup features over 65 artists across five stages, including Slipknot, Bring Me The Horizon, A Perfect Circle, Alice In Chains, Danny Elfman, Bad Omens, Sleep Token, Knocked Loose, and many more.

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Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Primus Team Up for “Sessanta” Tour Dates


Sessanta, an untraditional tour that sees Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Primus joining forces, and sharing band members, is slated for April of 2024. The Western U.S. outing is a resurrection, and expansion, of the 2014 Los Angeles event, Cinquanta, which was originally a one-time only celebration. Much like that fabled evening, which commemorated Maynard James Keenan’s landmark 50th birthday, Sessanta celebrates the Puscifer and A Perfect Circle frontman as he turns 60. Sessanta’s unique format sees the musicians from the trio of bands joining each other’s performances throughout the concert. While each group will have their own distinctive set, the players will continually transform as the night unfolds.

“It took some massaging, and some long days in rehearsal, but we managed to seamlessly pull off this three-song rotation at Cinquanta, my 50th birthday shows, at The Greek Theatre in 2014,” says Keenan of the seven-date run that also sees A Perfect Circle’s first live performances since 2018. “Bands aren’t used to simultaneously sharing the stage with other bands, but if anyone can do it, it’s Primus, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer.”

 

Tickets are on-sale this Friday, Sept. 15, with VIP options available via

https://www.tour.puscifer.com

Sessanta dates:

 

April 17 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre

 

April 18 San Diego, CA The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

 

April 20 Los Angeles, CA The Hollywood Bowl

 

April 21 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre

 

April 23 West Valley City, UT Maverik Center

 

April 25 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

April 26 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

Puscifer – photo credit: Travis Shinn

A Perfect Circle – photo credit: Paul Harris

Primus – photo courtesy of artist

 

 

 

Follow the bands here:

https://www.puscifer.com

https://www.aperfectcircle.com

https://www.primusville.com

 


Maynard James Keenan’s Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards to Open Hilltop Winery & Trattoria, and Caduceus Cellars Hilltop Facility and VSC Ventura Room


 

Winemaker Maynard James Keenan (Tool, Puscife, a perfect circle) and the team behind Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards invite people to experience the Verde Valley as never before, with the Oct. 6. Opening of the Merkin Vineyards Hilltop Winery & Trattoria, and Caduceus Cellars Hilltop Facility and VSC Ventura Room.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Puscifer – Existential Reckoning : Rewired


Puscifer will always be best known as one of the many creative outlets for Tool / A Perfect Circle vocalist Maynard James Keenan, and as an avenue for the most obscure depths of his musical creativity. But the band has always been a collaborative affair, with Keenan working alongside many different artists over the years, with their albums subsequently always providing an infusion of many different ideas and experiences. Existential Reckoning : Rewired (Puscifer Entertainment / Alchemy Recordings/ BMG) is the remix accompaniment to their 2020 album, which itself was a typically avant-garde electro-rock melting pot of futuristic and otherworldly sounds.

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