Archive | March, 2014

Andy Summers talks guitars, effects, The Police and his new band, Circa Zero

“Now my attitude is, ‘Unless I’m gonna play loads of guitar, I’m not in the band.’” Halfway into the song Say Goodnight – just one of 13 hook-filled and immensely satisfying tracks from Circa Zero’s debut album, Circus Hero – former Police guitarist Andy Summers hits a couple of echoey chords that wouldn’t sound out […]

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QA: Andy Summers on new band Circa Zero and Police’s last act

Police guitarist Andy Summers has a new band, Circa Zero, that rocks as hard as anything he’s done in his long, arresting career. Summers sat down with FOX411 to discuss Circa Zero, his upcoming documentary, and what The Police could possibly do as its final act. FOX411: I understand Circa Zero’s album title was inspired […]

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Glide Magazine Interview: Andy Summers – The Police to Circa Zero

“I’m a little bit shell-shocked today,” guitarist Andy Summers said with a laugh a few weeks ago when I called him for an afternoon interview. “We’ve been making this insane video till after midnight last night where we were throwing paint all over each other. That was intense. And we did that time and time […]

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GRAMMY.com Exclusive First Listen: Circa Zero

CIRCA ZERO DEBUT “WHENEVER YOU HEAR THE RAIN” FROM FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM, PLUS AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY SUMMERS ON THE PROJECT’S GENESIS AND PAST GLORY WITH THE POLICE By Alan di Perna / GRAMMY.com (Circa Zero will be featured in an installment of the GRAMMY Museum’s The Drop series on March 26. For more information, visit www.grammymuseum.org.) […]

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The Show to Benefit The Legal Defense of Podcasting with Adam Carolla and Special Guest Rock N Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Andy Summers with new band Circa Zero

THURSDAY, MAR 27 AT 8:00 PM Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd Redondo Beach, CA 90278 View Map Adam Carolla’s #1 Podcast on iTunes receives more than 20 million downloads a month and has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Downloaded Show on the Entire Internet. […]

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The Drop: Circa Zero at The GRAMMY Museum

Location: The Grammy Museum at L.A. Live Date: March 26, 2014 – 8:00 PM Doors Open: 7:30 PM Ticket Price: $25 After 20 years amassing an impressive, mostly instrumental solo discography that often dug deep into exploring his jazz roots, Andy Summers hopped off The Police Reunion Tour in 2008– a 15 month worldwide jaunt […]

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The Police Legend Andy Summers And Rob Giles’ Debut Album “Circus Hero” Due March 25th On 429 Records

“CIRCUS HERO” DIGITAL PRE-ORDER INCLUDES IMMEDIATE TRACK DOWNLOAD Grammy.com Interview Posting 3/19 Includes Exclusive Stream of “Whenever You Hear the Rain” PR Newswire SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Legendary guitarist with The Police, fiercely iconoclastic composer and songwriter Andy Summers has teamed up with singer songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Rob Giles (The Rescues) to form […]

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Andy Summers & Rob Giles’ Debut Album ‘Circus Hero’ Due 3/25

Legendary guitarist with The Police, fiercely iconoclastic composer and songwriter Andy Summers has teamed up with singer songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Rob Giles (The Rescues) to form Circa Zeroa band poised to blow people away with its unique brand of rock and roll. Circa Zero recorded their debut album Circus Hero at Summers’ studio Bowl of Cherries in […]

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