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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Rolling Stone Magazine Article

Rolling Stone Magazine published an interview with Andy Summers and Rob Giles on going back to basics with the launch of Circa Zero. Read the full article

Antimusic Announces the Birth of Circa Zero

On Friday The Police’s Andy Summers and Rob Giles Announce Circa Zero was a top story. Here is the recap: The Police’s Andy Summers has teamed up with The Rescues’ Rob Giles to form a new group called Circa Zero and have announced their debut album plans and they very first live Read the full […]

Guitar World Interview with Andy Summers

Circa Zero — a new band featuring guitarist Andy Summers (the Police), singer/bassist/guitarist Rob Giles (the Rescues) and Canadian drummer Emmanuelle Caplette — got together after a mutual friend invited Summers to Giles’ shows with the Rescues. Summers was immediately impressed by Giles’ vocals and instrumental skills. After getting together to jam and kick around song […]