Prime Circle is a South African rock band. The band has released five studio albums to date and achieved multi-platinum-selling status in South Africa. Formed in December 2000 in Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa, when band members Ross Learmonth, Marco Gomes, Dirk Bisschoff and Gerhard Venter who had been playing in various bands came together to form a new band. In July 2007 Neil Breytenbach joined the band bringing a permanent keyboard player to the band. In 2008 Gerhard Venter left the band. Dale Schnettler joined the band to take over the drums in September of that year. Prime Circle has played at most major local concerts including eight times on the 94.7 Highveld Stereo Jo'burg Day stage, Nelson Mandela 46664 (concerts) Concerts, Oppikoppi, Splashy Fen My Coke Fest.
International stages have hosted platforms for the band doing two tours of India, one of them a festival know as Rock 'N India, playing at the Dubai Desert Rock Festival in 2007, the Reload Festival in Germany in 2011 and numerous German and European tours including touring with 3 Doors Down and Alterbridge.
The list of acts they have shared stages with over the years including: Queen, Annie Lennox, Katie Melua, Will Smith, Seether, Metallica, Collective Soul, Rasmus, Iron Maiden, Incubus, In Flames, Mastedon, Robert Plant, Prodigy, Peter Gabriel, GooGoo Dolls, Live, Korn, Muse, Hugh Masakela, Chris Cornell, Good Charlotte, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Kaizer Chiefs, Collective Soul, Simple Plan, 3 Doors Down, Dropkick Murphys,Slash, Guano Apes, Soulfly, August Burns Red, Puddle Of Mudd, Richard Marx, K's Choice, Billy Talent, Feeder, Ugly Kid Joe, Stone Sour, Beth Hart, Johnny Clegg, The Bravery, Jamiroquai and Alterbridge. (source: Wikipedia)
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