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Circus Maximus - Announce Select North American Dates

Circus Maximus will be doing select North American dates prior to their return to ProgPower USA festival this September. The Norwegian prog metal band will be joined by Detroit's Imminent Sonic Destruction as special guests. Rounding up the lineup iare Canadian newcomers Ascendia. South American fans need not worry - dates for Chile, Mexico and Brazil will be announced later this week.

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Posted: 28.06.2016 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Circus Maximus - Streaming Another New Song

The third song released from Circus Maximus' new album Havoc has arrived. The progressive metallers from Norway have released two new songs so far, "The Weight" and the title track, but now we can hear "Pages" for a different side of the record. Havoc will be released next month on March 18th through Frontiers Records Srl. What do you think of this one?

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Posted: 26.02.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Circus Maximus - Release Lyric Video For 'Havoc'

New song alert! Today you can watch the lyric video for the title track of Circus Maximus' forthcoming new album Havoc. This is the second song the progressive metallers reveal from it after "The Weight". While the new album only drops on March 18th through Frontiers Music Srl, at least there is new music to enjoy. Give it a spin and tell us your impressions of the track.

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Posted: 02.02.2016 by Chriwalker | Comments (17)


Circus Maximus - Debut First Song From New Album

The first new Circus Maximus song in four years? Yes, it's here folks! The progressive metallers are releasing Havoc this year, more specifically on March 18th through Frontiers Music Srl. This will be their eagerly anticipated fourth studio album. Give "The Weight" a spin below and let us know what you think of the 6-minute catchy and accessible track.

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Posted: 21.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Circus Maximus - New Album Details Unveiled

After previously announcing that they were working on a new album, Circus Maximus spill the beans today regarding its details. First of all, you won't have to wait that long anymore since it is being released next year. Titled Havoc, their new album comes four years after the progressive metallers released Nine. The eagerly anticipated fourth album from Circus Maximus is due for release on March 18th, 2016 on Frontiers Music Srl. Can't wait? Check out cover and tracklist below to get a sense of the new record.

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Posted: 17.12.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Circus Maximus - Announce New Album

What have Circus Maximus been up to? With a playful 20-second video, the Norwegian proggers just announced that they're currently working on their fourth full-length. The previous album, Nine, was released back in 2012. It's about time for a new one.

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Posted: 04.02.2014 by R Lewis | Comments (12)


Circus Maximus - European Tour Dates Confirmed

Circus Maximus are pleased to announce an exclusive mini-tour throughout Europe this coming September. These Norwegian prog metallers have released their last album Nine back in June, 2012. The band will be supported by Appearance Of Nothing and on selected dates by DGM. Check out the list of tour dates below.

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Posted: 25.07.2013 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Circus Maximus - Reveal Debut Video

Norwegian progressive metallers Circus Maximus present a brand new and also their debut official music video "Namaste" online. The song for this videoclip, which can be seen below, appears on the group's latest full length album Nine, released back in June, 2012 via Frontiers Records. This video was directed by Sven Erik Nordset.

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Posted: 05.06.2013 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Circus Maximus - Reveal New Album Details

Frontiers Records has announced the release of the new album from Norwegian progressive metallers Circus Maximus, entitled Nine, on June 1st in Europe and June 5th in North America. You can listen to a sample from the new song "Reach Within" here. "Reach Within" will be released as a digital single on April 27th.

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Posted: 22.04.2012 by nb | Comments (28)


Circus Maximus - Update From The Band

Norwegian metallers Circus Maximus have issued the following update on their official website:

"As many of you have been wondering, what has been, or is going on in the Circus Maximus camp these days? What is the status on the recording on the new album? Well... To give you the short and brutal version, here is where we are today:

After finishing the drum tracks in November, the band took the Christmas holidays off, presuming to start up right over new years with drum editing, and continue with guitar, bass, keys and vocals right after that. What we didn't plan out as a result of Mats' grueling long hours in front of the computer, editing drums, was that he got arm inflammation in both arms. Because of this, both the drum editing (that was over half ways finished), and upcoming rhythm guitar tracking had to be postponed until further notice. With this, and other personal/family stuff that had to be dealt with, the recording process stagnated quite a bit.

On a positive note: Mats' arm injury has improved a great deal, and the drum-editing is finished, the band has been rehearsing for their upcoming shows in May and we are filming more for the 'Rockumentary' this weekend up in the mountains of Trysi (Guess there will be more drunken madness than interviews, because it's Mikey's birthday as well).

We are glad to tell you all that things are looking better nowadays with the speed bumps and hickups out of the way, and that we will be putting the 'pedal to the metal' on the recordings from mid May. Circus Maximus is truly grateful for all the support that has been shown, as well as your patience and understanding. There wouldn't be a Circus Maximus without you, the fans. That makes you a little Circus Maximus too... hehe."

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Posted: 07.05.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Circus Maximus - New Album In The Making

As reported on the band's website last week already, Circus Maximus will now be entering the studio to start the pre-production of the next album, planned to be released late 2010. The band comments: "We are writing new stuff everyday and so far we have more or less 8 songs completed for the album and we can honestly tell you it sounds AMAZING! Can't wait to show you. We would like to thank everyone who have been supporting us throughout the years... you're the best!"

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Band profile: Circus Maximus
Posted: 26.11.2009 by Skiller | Comments (3)


Circus Maximus - To Tour With Symphony X

Progressive metallers Circus Maximus have announced on their website that they will be the main support act for Symphony X's European tour.

The following is the list of dates:

13 Feb Hamburg, Germany at Markthalle
14 Feb Cologne, Germany at Live Music Hall
15 Feb Hellendoorn, Netherlands at Lantaarn
16 Feb Zoetermeer, Netherlands at Boerderij
17 Feb Stuttgart, Germany at Die Röhre
19 Feb Berlin, Germany at Columbia Club
20 Feb Frankfurt, Germany at Batschkapp
21 Feb Nurnberg, Germany at Hirsch
22 Feb Pratteln, Switzerland at Z7
23 Feb Munich, Germany at Backstage Werk
25 Feb Florence, Italy at Viper Club
26 Feb Piacenza, Italy at Fillmore
28 Feb Barcelona, Spain at Razzmatazz 2
29 Feb Madrid, Spain at Sala Heineken
01 Mar Bergara, Spain at Sala Jam
02 Mar Bordeaux, France at Krakatoa
04 Mar Lyon, France at Transbordeur
05 Mar Paris, France at Bataclan

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Band profile: Circus Maximus
Event: Symphony X: European Tour 2008
Posted: 08.01.2008 by Bararey | Comments (2)


Circus Maximus - Cancels North American Tour

Circus Maximus has posted the following statement on their website:

"To all fans and friends in the states. We are sorry to say that we have to cancel the upcoming tour due to some major turn of events. The reason is that we have been offered to participate on a European tour as support for a bigger act. This is an opportunity that we can't say no to. We hope you all understand our decision and that we will see you all on tour, hopefully in the near future.

We would also like to throw a BIG thank you to Glenn, Hoyt, Lars and Claus at Intromental who has been working their asses of for the last 6 months . Without them a USA tour wouldn't even be possible . They even believed in the tour after Circle II Circle had to cancel and that is something that they should get a lot of credit for . Kudos to them!! They support and respect our decision and understand that this is a very important move for our career in Europe and a huge step for the band in general.

All the best, Circus Maximus"

The tour was suppose to take place Feb/Mar 2008 teaming up with Danish metallers Manticora.

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Event: Circus Maximus + Manticora [CANCELLED]
Posted: 28.12.2007 by Bararey | Comments (4)