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Interview: Primus’ Les Claypool Talks Willy Wonka, Changing Drummers and the Jam Band Scene

We spoke to Claypool about the album, Primus’ latest drumming change and how jam bands reinvigorated his playing.


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Stream Primus’ Willy Wonka-Inspired New Album, ‘Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble’

Primus takes on the famous 1971 film with a new album from the band’s definitive lineup.


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Primus Drummer Tim Alexander Suffers Heart Attack, Has Successful Open Heart Surgery

Tim Alexander, the drummer for Primus and Puscifer, suffered a heart attack over the weekend, and today (July 21) he underwent an open-heart procedure today to remove a blockage that caused the initial attack.


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JACK’s Inside Track: Les Claypool

Grab yer jawharp and spittoon!

104.1 JACK-FM–12/03/2013

Photo Credit: Maria Ives

Primus’ Les Claypool On Rush’s Rock Hall Induction

At the show-closing jam at last month’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, an unprecdented supergroup took the stage to perform Robert Johnson’s “Crossroads.”


JACK’s Inside Track: Primus

Jerry was a race car driver and Tom Waits saw the twisted genius of Primus 20 years ago when he set sail on the Seas of Cheese with the Bay Area Bozos…


Primus Share FREE Live EP

As plans are underway for the first album since the 1999  release of  “Antipop“, [lastfm]Primus[/lastfm] embarks on a headlining tour along with a handful of tracks from tour rehearsals at the [lastfm]Primus[/lastfm] Headquarters in San […]