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December 5, 2019

Well, we have somehow made it to the end of season one for Behind The Soundcheck today, and what better way to go out in style than with a jaunt into the world of one of the most dynamic entertainers in the biz (and one of The Soundcheck&...

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14 Jun 2019

Winter is already well and truly here, and with it comes some huge shows for Melbourne heavy progsters Circles for their monster 'Winter' tour kicking off in July. And not only are the thunderous quartet bringing along fellow prog rockers Ebonivory for the ride - this...

14 May 2019

The last time The Soundcheck caught up with the venerable guitarist Ted Furuhashi from prog rock/metal leviathans Circles, the group were dangling ready to release their sophomore album 'The Last One' and embark on a string of local and international tours. Now, less t...

28 Dec 2018

2018 has been a truly incredible adventure of killer music, stellar shows and bands both old and new fighting the good fight to gift us with their art. For The Soundcheck it has been a privilege to review and interview so many of these artists, and to celebrate the ama...

21 Aug 2018

There's no denying it - we Aussies are extremely spoiled for choice when it comes to exceptional heavy music. But one band on the brink of becoming a true pillar in an already burgeoning industry are none other than Melbourne prog beasts Circles. And 2018 appears to be...

7 Aug 2018

ALBUM: The Last One
ARTIST: Circles

Some say be careful what you wish for, but after five years between new tunes, a line-up change and some substantial time on the road, it's finally safe to get intensely excited about the epic brand new album 'The Last One' from Melb...

10 Jul 2018

Off the back of recently announcing their highly anticipated new album 'The Last One' due out in August, Melbourne prog powerhouse Circles have unleashed their brand new single 'Tether' into the world, along with a blasting video.


Circles are having a bit of a moment...

23 Jun 2018

After circling around some new music earlier this year, Melbourne prog powerhouse Circles have officially announced the release of their heavily anticipated new album 'The Last One' in late August, plus a belter of a new track to spice up your ears.


Renowned for their...

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