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  1. Watch Exhilarating Trailer for Rush's Concert Film 'R40 Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RollingStone

    ... included Tom Morello, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, actors Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Peter Dinklage and Primus bassist Les Claypool. R40 Live 's cover, featuring a rare picture of Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson standing atop Neil Peart's drum ...


  2. Happy Birthday Les Claypool | Primus At Red Rocks 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | JamBase

    Today marks Les Claypool's 52nd birthday as the Primus frontman was born on September 29, 1963. Claypool is one of the most inventive bassists in rock and has participated in a bevy of projects such as Oysterhead, Sausage and Flying Frog Brigade in addition to Primus's 30+ year career.


  3. Watch 10 Of Our Favorite Les Claypool Live Performances With PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Bass Player

    Les Claypool is an anomaly of a musician, and we can honestly say that nobody quite plays or writes music like he does. So to celebrate his innovative and often abstract career, we've chosen 10 of our favorite Primus live performances from over the years to display the amazing talent that is Les Claypool.


  4. Rush To Release R40 Live Concert FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | JamBase

    ... Bones" were accompanied by a star-studded video that featured Jay Baruchel ( She's Out Of My League ), Les Claypool (Primus), Peter Dinklage ( Game of Thrones ), Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), ...


  5. Primus Out With Meyer Sound LYON On North American TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | ProSoundWeb

    The Bay Area-based band Primus recently toured North America with Meyer Sound LYON linear sound reinforcement loudspeakers to deliver its quirky, bass-driven brand of alternative rock. Described by front of house engineer Jason Mills as a "really fast" system with plenty of punch, the LYON configuration was provided by Pro Media/UltraSound of Martinez, Calif.


  6. Primus Puts 'Willy Wonka' To Bed Before Another Hiatus [Photos]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | KQED

    Not a nightmare; just a scene with the Oompa Loompas during the second-to-last Primus & the Chocote Factory at the Palace of Fine Arts. "This is the Palace of Fine Arts.


  7. Rush's Geddy Lee Explains His Right-Hand Technique: Les Claypool...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 15 |

    Rush bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee discussed his approach to right-hand playing technique these days, revealing that Primus bassist Les Claypool made a big impact on him with that funky groove. It is no secret that Les is a big fan of Geddy and the gang, as he recently even named Lee his all-time favorite bassist , but it would seem that the influence is mutual after all.


  8. Review: Primus plays delightfully weird show at Malkin BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 |

    Jake Virtanen scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway as the Canucks prospects closed out the Young Stars tournament with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames prospects. Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell is crowned Miss America 2016 at the Miss America pageant on Sunday in Atlantic City, N.J. Singer/bassist Les Claypool of Primus performs at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on September 4, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


  9. A surreal take on Willy Wonka: Primus' merry band of weirdos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 |

    Primus brings its multimedia performance of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on the road with all the songs from the group's latest album and a giant rubber duckie. The delirious 1971 family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory isn't obvious fodder for an experimental-rock reawakening.


  10. Bobby's Place hosts 3 Erie original bandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... material to write about. Well, with a smile. We've got a sense of humor." His thick, fast basslines sometimes lead to Primus and Les Claypool comparisons, but Zuck doesn't like that. "I'm sorry. I like to sing," he said. "I like melody." Zuck keeps ...


  11. Rolie Polie Guacamole Releases New Album, 'Chips and Salsa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 |

    ... Sisters (Abigail and Lily Chapin, daughters of Tom Chapin), Jen Chapin (daughter of Harry Chapin), Mike Dillon (Primus & the Chocolate Factory, Les Claypool, Ani DiFranco), and Amelia Robinson (Mil's Trills), as well as singer/songwriter Katie ...


  12. Primus and Dinosaur Jr. perform in Milwaukee at The RaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 |

    Last Thursday night, Aug. 6, Primus and Dinosaur Jr . performed in Milwaukee at The Rave in the Ballroom to a massive crowd that had gathered for the show.


  13. Earnings And Attendance: This Is How Much Money Alice In Chains,...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 |

    The latest Boxscore report revealed some interesting earning figures of several prominent rock and metal acts. Included in the rundown are Aerosmith , Fall Out Boy , Alice in Chains , Primus , Rise Against , Deep Purple , Killswitch Engage and more.


  14. Holis Pierman Needs Your Help for a Seventh Circle Music Collective CompilationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... late November 2014. Pierman had discovered the bass in 2013 and, inspired by Geddy Lee of Rush and Les Claypool of Primus, he learned to play and performed with the Denver edition of School of Rock. The budding musician had gone to school with Nick ...


  15. Review: Primus highlights great night of loud guitarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Lifestyle Communities Pavilion last night was no place for guitar haters. If there was common thread running through the evening's splendid triple bill, it was the varied possibilities of the guitar, played noisy and loud by Primus, Dinosaur Jr. and Ghost of a Sabertooth Tiger.


  16. Primus, Dinosaur Jr. and The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger played Pier 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    ... to re-learn different songs and try to see if there's anything new we can fit into the mix. - [ Aquarian Weekly ] The Primus / Dinosaur Jr / The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger tour hit NYC on Thursday (7/31) at Hudson River Park's JBL Live @ Pier 97. ...


  17. Concert review: Primus, Dinosaur Jr. and Sean Lennon bring Mountain Park back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 |

    Mountain Park has been quiet - too quiet - as a home for rock 'n' roll this summer, but all changed on Tuesday night as Primus, Dinosaur Jr. and The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger brought the outdoor roaring back to life with a trio of spirited performances. Amherst's Dinosaur Jr. provided concertgoers with an uptempo, 40-minute set featuring a number of classics from the band's 30-year discography.


  18. Run the Jewels, Al Green Reissue LPs on Pink Vinyl for Cancer CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | RollingStone

    Run the Jewels, Al Green, Primus and Sturgill Simpson will issue pink vinyl versions of their LPs as part of charity Ten Bands One Cause Run the Jewels , Al Green , Primus and Sturgill Simpson are among the artists who will issue pink vinyl versions of their albums on September 29th as part of Ten Bands One Cause , a RED-led effort to raise cancer aid and awareness. Joey Bada$$, Ingrid Michaelson, Clutch, Chet Faker, Between the Buried & Me and Pierce the Veil will also reissue their LPs on limited edition vinyl, with all proceeds benefitting Gilda's Club NYC .


  19. 7/28/15: Today's Top Tips: TuesdayRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Nippertown!

    MUSIC : Primus @ Mountain Park , Holyoke. Singer/bassist Les Claypool , guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim Alexander are together again and rampaging through such gems as "Tommy the Cat," "John the Fisherman," "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver," "My Name Is Mud," "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver" and more.


  20. Musician perfectly demonstrates how to make KKK marchers appear even more ridiculousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Independent

    ... he blew out a tune mocking the group. It is thought the musician is playing 'The Air is Getting Slippery' by US band Primus - a group characterised by its hugely irreverent style and composition. The KKK marched through Columbia on 19 July to ...