Los Angeles metal band NINTH CIRCLE have announced they will be opening for the legendary rock giants UFO, on December 1st at the Marquee 15 concert venue in Corona, CA. This will be the third and final show of 2012 for Ninth Circle who have been working on their brand new record, which is scheduled to be released in early 2013. Spending the majority of 2012 working on their new album, the band decided to concentrate specifically on recording and played only two shows up this point.
Bassist Frank Foray explains the band’s enthusiasm about playing with UFO: “Playing with UFO is a massive opportunity for us. We have been fans of UFO since we were in our teens. Over the years we have had the chance to play with Michael Schenker multiple times and were privileged to meet him, watch him sound check and entertain the crowd like no one else with those great UFO classics. Now we have come full circle by being asked to open for UFO who has influenced Ninth Circle in so many ways.”
The band is also happy to announce this will be the beginning of their touring cycle to support their upcoming release.
Frank continues: “We have spent the majority 2012 recording our new album. This meant we consciously made a disciplined effort to stay off the road and concentrate on making the best album of our career. We believe we have done just that. Now we are in the final phases of mixing and we can begin to concentrate on being on the road and brining the new tour to our fans in early 2013. Everyone in the band is excited about being on stage again.
“We have been in the rehearsal studio since October working on the new material and the new set. At this point we have worked out the main set so it is just a point of getting comfortable with everything like time changes, intros, endings and running around like maniacs on stage and not bumping into each other.”
Look for more dates to be announced shortly.
Ninth Circle's new record is expected to be released in early 2013 and will contain 11 new tracks plus a bonus track. Check out a recent Ninth Circle studio video update below: