Archive | 2014

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Album Review from Glam Adelaide

Set for release on Mar 28, Circa Zero is a collaboration between ex Police guitarist Andy Summers, and Rob Giles (The Rescues) who have delivered a splendid album in Circus Hero. From the opening track ‘Levitation‘, a mixture of pop/rock coupled with Giles’ distinctive vocals along with some great guitar licks lends a great sound overall to this […]

Andy Summers’ Circa Zero, ‘Levitation’: Exclusive Song Premiere on Billboard

The Police guitarist set out to make a “real rock-driven band record” with his new group… Circa Zero’s debut album, “Circus Hero,” is due March 25 Andy Summers says that touring with the Police during 2007-2008 whetted his appetite to play in a rock band again — and helped give birth to his new group, […]

Bring On the Night: The Photography of Andy Summers in the Huffington Post

In 1958, Andy Summers took a bus across his seaside hometown of Bournemouth, England, grasping a guitar without a case. He was heading off to play with a dance band in a local hotel, and several people on the bus asked him how he was getting along with his banjo. Only two years earlier, his […]

Circa Zero’s Circus Hero March 25, 2014 Release Date

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 that became the third highest grossing tour of all time –with a burning desire to keep rocking. Eager to start a […]

The Birth of Circa Zero

THE BIRTH OF CIRCA ZERO (according to Rob) Coattails. Piggybacking. Standing on the shoulders of giants. This is often the case in rock music, though it isn’t always successful. For every Hagar there seems to be two Gary Cherones. For every few great bands, there seems to be a not so great supergroup. But when […]