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

    Wednesday Aug 19 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Aug 11 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Saturday Aug 8 |

    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.


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

    Thursday Aug 6 |

    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.


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

    Wednesday Aug 5 | 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 ...


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

    Sunday Aug 2 | 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.


  7. 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. ...


  8. 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.


  9. 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 .


  10. 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.


  11. 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 ...


  12. Sloss Fest 2015: Primus takes crowd on surreal, funky journey at Steam StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The funky, freaky trio -- singer and bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry "Ler" LaLonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander -- took audience members on a surreal journey in Birmingham, performing on Sunday night at the Sloss Music & Arts Festival. Primus' 8:45 p.m show on the Steam Stage was filled with throbbing bass lines, trippy special effects, Claypool's hypnotic vocals and songs that rely on offbeat wordplay.


  13. How did celebrating 'Clueless' become a thing?Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | LA Observed

    ... movie I ever saw in theaters multiple times. From the first time I watched it, at the Sherman Oaks 5 theater, with a Primus music video ("Wynona's Big Brown Beaver") running before it, I was obsessed. The moment it ended, I wanted to see it again. ...


  14. Triangle Treats: July 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... food truck. Jam Ice Cream will be selling treats for the sweet tooth. It's not too late to buy tickets to witness Primus along with Dinosaur Jr. at the Lincoln Theatre Street Stage on Saturday. Les Claypool and the band will be performing some of ...


  15. Primus Still Offering Unpredictable, Oddball RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 |

    ... landscape with his ukulele? All of those acts are long gone, and what does the oddball nation of rock fans have left? Primus. When the term alternative described bands back when punk broke, it was often a misnomer. But alternative perfectly ...


  16. See Joe Satriani Interpret 'Kittens,' 'Pizza' as Guitar SolosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... Chickenfoot. As a guitar teacher, his pupils included guitar prodigy Steve Vai, Metallica shredder Kirk Hammett and Primus experimentalist Larry LaLonde. And his own instrumental-rock releases, like Surfing With the Alien and The Extremist , earned ...


  17. Primus: the complete conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    The delirious 1971 family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory isn't obvious fodder for an experimental-rock reawakening. Unless you're talking about Primus, in which case, what took them so long? Asking singer/bassist Les Claypool to explain his merry band of weirdos' decision to put the Chocolate Factory under new ownership is like asking why there are giant rubber ducks in that photo.


  18. Sloss Fest 2015 lineup: Things to know about Primus before band's set at Birmingham festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... adjectives that might apply: funky, surreal, witty, quirky, freaky and singular. And yes, it bears repeating that Primus created the memorable theme song from "South Park." On the record: The Primus catalog stretches back to 1989's live album, "Suck ...


  19. Troika #11: All about the BassistsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Hicksdesign

    ... but it's in tracks like Hello Meow that I really enjoy his bass playing. Particularly that bass solo! Les Claypool of Primus is one of those musicians that took the bass into weirder territory. I'd thought all slap bass sounded like Level 42 until I ...


  20. Trial set for Algonquin mom accused of shooting TV as kids watched Primus videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ... she was upset that her children – ages 15, 11 and 6 – were watching a music video made by the rock band Primus. Her case became a bit of a viral sensation after the Northwest Herald story was shared by the rock band on Facebook. ...