A Perfect Circle, an alternative rock band formed in 1999 by vocalist Maynard James Keenan (Tool/Puscifer) and guitarist Billy Howerdel (Ashes Divide), will embark on its first tour in six years in 2017. An April 19 performance at Starlight Theatre is on the schedule. The band’s first tour since 2011 arrives with the news of A Perfect Circle’s return to the studio to work on their first new album since 2004’s eMOTIVe . A Perfect Circle features Keenan, Howerdel, guitarist James Iha (Tinted Windows, ex-Smashing Pumpkins), drummer Jeff Friedl (Puscifer, The Beta Machine) and bassist Matt McJunkins (Eagles of Death Metal, The Beta Machine). .