The first cluster of interviews between Matt Pinfield and ASHES dIVIDE leader Billy Howerdel are now available on theASHES dIVIDE YouTube channel . Howerdel goes into detail about his musical upbringing, recording with A Perfect Circle, the formation of his touring band, working with drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese and the inspiration behind the song “Enemies.” The guitarist/vocalist is best known as a co-founder of A Perfect Circle along with Maynard Keenan of Tool. ASHES dIVIDE will continue to add clips from the Pinfield interview in the coming weeks. Their debut album, Keep Telling Myself It’s Alright, will now be released on April 8th through Island Records.
How Billy got into music:
Recording with A Perfect Circle:
Working with Josh Freese:
Talking about the song “Enemies”:
Getting the touring line-up together: