(CelebrityAccess News Service) – A Perfect Circle has chosen Fuse, the only viewer driven, all-music network, to be the exclusive television media partner for the band's 2004 U.S. headline tour kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, UT. Exclusively presented by Fuse in conjunction with local promoters, A Perfect Circle takes a giant step with their first major market headlining U.S. arena tour. Grounded in Fuse's commitment to music and fan feedback, the multifaceted partnership will feature on-air and online interactive elements, including artist-dedicated sites, viewer contests and streamed interviews.
A Perfect Circle's co-founder, writer and producer Billy Howerdel said, "We're excited to have Fuse behind us for our upcoming US tour. The network's pro-active interaction with the fans will make the live experience for us even more exciting."
"Partnering with A Perfect Circle's first major market headlining tour brings Fuse's commitment to music alive for the fans," said Marc Juris, President of Fuse. "Few artists have the power to connect with their audiences as deeply as A Perfect Circle, and Fuse is proud to help bring their stand-out performances to legions of music lovers in the upcoming months."
"By sponsoring A Perfect Circle's 2004 US tour, Fuse underscores its promise to rule-breaking, innovative strategic partnerships that support critical artists not generally supported by the mainstream," said Mary Corigliano, vice president of Marketing at Fuse. "This tour is about ultimately giving music fans experiences and opportunities they cannot get anywhere else." –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner