Cirkus is formed and the band releases their first EP entitled Let the Madness Begin. After receiving great reviews on the EP they play in front of 7000 people at the annual last of April festival in the city of Uppsala, Sweden.


Cirkus enters the studio again to record their follow up EP Shut Up N’ Suck. This EP receives eminent reviews from two of the biggest rock magazines in the Sweden: Close-up Magazine and Sweden Rock Magazine, as well as great critical response around the world.


Riding off their successes from Shut Up N’ Suck finding that the EP has been well received in the US. Cirkus embarks on their first tour in Los Angeles and southern California, a tour containing 16 shows in three weeks time. During the successful tour Cirkus becomes the first band to be broadcasted live on YouTube via 420channel. Then the band goes back in studio and records their third EP called Metal Head which receives great response and the band embark on another US tour for the second time in less then a year playing old venues and new and playing live online once more on through 420channel.

2008 - 2009

Returns back to the studio this time in full form and ready to take on a full-length album called Let the Madness Begin. This album is self produced and they call on the famous producer, sound engineer and mixer Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Helloween, Anvil, Gary More, Yngwie Malmsteen). The album gains overwhelming response and send the band back to the US this time for a seven weeks tour around the country playing more than 20 shows in states like California, Arizona, Texas, Colorado and New Mexico, travelling 16 200miles.

2010 - 2011

Enters the studio to start working on their follow up album CitySlicker.

2012 - 2013

The band makes an addition to their name, now calling themselves Critical Cirkus. The forthcoming album CitySlicker sees the band taking on the recording production reins again and then calling on famous producer, sound engineer, and mixer Jay Messina (Kiss, Aerosmith, John Lennon, Patti Smith, Muddy Waters) and producer, engineer, mastering specialist Jeff Northrop (XYZ, Warrant, Jani Lane, King Kobra). On CitySlicker Critical Cirkus digs deep using every emotion and energy they can find for the album. The proof is in the creamy centre filling its all rock and less talk. Critical Cirkus recreates the way albums are promoted and takes matters into their own hands and becomes directors and video artists.