Circle The Earth Releases Official Music Video for Latest Single “Maniac on Mute”

“Circle The Earth came from all walks of the globe to forage a sound as different as they are.” – BET

“Circle The Earth’s repertoire of songs is as diverse as the band members’ ethnicity…

Circle The Earth are not to be missed!” – Music Connection

“Circle The Earth blends worldwide musical genres into an eclectic rock stew.” – Grateful Web

“Unique blend of modern rock.” – Top Shelf Music

“[Circle The Earth] synthesizes the stylings of fiery pop anthems with everything from shred-heavy hard rock and emo to hip-hop in a manner that’s sure to energize the masses at first listen.” – Remezcla

“Polished pop rock that sparkles with a bit of 80’s glam.” – The Indy Review


Los Angeles, CA April 8, 2024 – Female-fronted, multicultural band Circle The Earth, who creates modern rock sounds that offer cutting-edge new-wave beats to evoke energy and emotion, has released the official music video for their latest single “Maniac on Mute”PRESS HERE to watch. The therapeutic new visual was directed by Henry Lipatov (Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Eminem, Fall Out Boy). “Maniac on Mute,” written by 7-time Grammy nominee Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Korn, Bebe Rexha) and produced by Erik Ron (Staind, Godsmack, Bush), was released in February and is now climbing Mediabase’s Activator Chart (currently #66). The song is about refusing to let past trauma accompany you into the future. PRESS HERE to listen to “Maniac on Mute” on DSPs.

“Henry Lipatov captured a brilliant take on the song ‘Maniac on Mute’ from a cinematographer’s perspective,” shares Circle The Earth. “It speaks of saving the world after conquering oneself and facing one’s own demons that we all struggle with day to day.”

Circle The Earth Michael McBay (bass), Kazuki Tokaji (guitar), Sandro Feliciano (drums), Sandy Chao Wang (keyboard), Khadia (vocals) – has a couple of live shows coming up this month in Los Angeles including a free performance on Wednesday, April 17th at Hotel Ziggy on the Sunset Strip for We Found New Music (PRESS HERE to RSVP) and Friday, April 26th at Harvard & Stone with Sarah and the Safe Word (PRESS HERE for tickets).

Formed by McBay in 2018, Circle The Earth features a lineup of professional musicians from around the world – Japan (Kazuki), Brazil (Sandro), Taiwan (Sandy) and the U.S. (Michael and Khadia) – delivering powerful melodic songs that showcase hard, groove-filled licks and memorable lyrics. The group’s forthright attitude on stage and off is about ethnic inclusion, cultural understanding, international cooperation, personal integrity, and spiritual awareness. Their overall message has always been about bringing people hope, love, and truth through positive and uplifting music.

Circle The Earth officially debuted in 2020 with their single Could Be You and have since amassed more than 4 million views on their YouTube channel and over 1 million streams on Spotify in addition to media support from the likes of BET, Music Connection, Spectrum News, mxdwn, The Indy Review, AntiMusic, The Rock Revival, and more. In 2023, the Los Angeles-based quintet released their debut EP Hey Goodbye, an 8-song collection, mostly produced by Ethan Kaufman (Avril Lavigne, Ryan Cabrera, DOROTHY), that includes fan-favorites Diamonds,” Dead, Sweetest Pain, and Too Many Pieces.” Circle The Earth has also graced the stages of such famed LA venues including The Viper Room, Whisky a Go Go, and The Mint as well as performances at NAMM, building a reputation for their explosive live show.

More from Circle The Earth coming soon!


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