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  1. Tim Alexander & Skerik Sit-In With The Claypool Lennon Delirium In SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | JamBase

    This past week The Claypool Lennon Delirium resumed touring with a run a of West Coast shows. The band featuring bassist Les Claypool and guitarist Sean Ono Lennon played the Showbox SODO in Seattle on Thursday, July 21 and were joined by saxophonist Skerik and Claypool's Primus band mate, drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander .

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  2. Creative partners play the Britt hillsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Sean Lennon didn't expect that when his band, The Ghost of a Sabertooth Tiger, got the opportunity to open a tour last summer for Primus that it would lead to anything more than a little more exposure for his group and a chance to get to know Les Claypool and his band. That tour ultimately led to a new band called Claypool Lennon Delirium, an album - the newly released “Monolith of Phobos” - and a creative partnership between Claypool and Lennon.

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  3. Music Box: Welcomed DeleriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Planet Jackson Hole

    For the psychedelic-minded sector of the population, the rollercoaster experiments of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd may be the closest mind-expanding preparation for engaging the debut album Monolith of Phobos by The Claypool Lennon Delirium-the project of singular bassist/vocalist Les Claypool of Primus and guitarist/drummer/vocalist Sean Lennon, son of John and Yoko. While the album, at times, feels much like any other Claypool project-bass dominating the mix, voice effected to sound like an astronaut, off-the-wall lyrics-the Lennon imprint is a significant one and his vocal-led tunes are memorable.

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  4. 'Monolith of Phobos': Q&A with Sean Ono Lennon on His New 'Cosmic' Rock AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Space.com

    Among musicians who have achieved wide and mainstream success, there are a few who also apply their creative chops to more experimental and obscure projects. Les Claypool, best known as a founder of the band Primus, certainly fits that musical-oddity description, and Sean Lennon Ono has done so as well, having released a litany of nontraditional records.

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  5. Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey turns 25: 15 things you may not know about the filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Metro

    ... second Bill and Ted movie. The group that plays at the Battle of the Bands before the Wyld Stallyns is alt-rockers Primus, who are perhaps best known in the UK for recording the theme tune to South Park. Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin also ...

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  6. Happy Birthday Stewart Copeland: Beyond The Police Spotify PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | JamBase

    ... the same name. British musician Terry Reid enlisted Copeland's percussive talents for his 1991 album The Driver and Primus utilized his production skills on their track "Dirty Drowning Man" on 1999's Artpop LP. Of course, Primus bassist Les Claypool ...

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  7. Sailing the Seas with ChamomileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Bohemian.com

    As fans of Primus know, frontman Les Claypool has a thing for fishing . Back in 2013 he even co-created a reality show about fishing.

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  8. Les Claypool Develops New Soft Drink Line SeaPopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | JamBase

    Primus bassist Les Claypool has entered into the soft drink business with the release of his new line of beverages he's calling SeaPop . Essentially the opposite of an energy drink, SeaPop claims to be the world's first "Soothing Soda."

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  9. Primus Drummer Tim Alexander 'Doing Well' After Second Heart AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | RollingStone

    Primus drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander revealed Saturday that he recently suffered a second heart attack; he previously endured a similar health scare in 2014. Alexander made the announcement as well as updated fans on his current health status in a pair of Instagram posts .

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  10. 3Teeth Tease New Album With First Single 'Degrade': Exclusive PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Billboard

    ... wedding party, Tool invited 3Teeth to join its first tour in almost two years in January. (Alternative group Primus also acted as support.) Mincolla calls the trek "pretty much a dream come true, as well as a massive learning experience." "As you ...

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  11. Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Dead at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... P-Funk's catalog. Worrell also has played with a number of artists in a variety of genres, including Les Claypool of Primus , Mos Def , Prince Paul , Nona Hendryx , Reggie Watts and others. In 2011, he toured with fellow P-Funk alum Bootsy Collins . ...

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  12. Claypool + Lennon = DeliriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    On the Claypool Lennon Delirium's Monolith of Phobos , tinkering organs prance around swirls of reverb and grumbling break-neck bass. The quirky darkness off Les Claypool blended with the experimental flair of Sean Lennon creates the mind-altering experience of the Claypool Lennon Delirium - it sounds as if the Beatles and Pink Floyd had a juvenile delinquent Primus-child.

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  13. The Claypool Lennon Delirium Makes Television DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | JamBase

    On Saturday night The Claypool Lennon Delirium featuring Primus bassist Les Claypool , Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger guitarist Sean Lennon , drummer Paul Baldi and keyboardist Money Mark ended the first leg of an impressive debut tour, but the group is just getting started. The quartet made their television debut last night with an appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden .

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  14. The Claypool Lennon Delirium & The Dean Ween Group @ Capitol TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Les Claypool of Primus and Sean Lennon of Ghost of a Saber-Tooth Tiger recently formed the collaborative project The Claypool Lennon Delirium and released their debut album Monolith of Phobos earlier this month. In support of that, the band has been touring and they performed at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Saturday .

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  15. Dean Ween Guests On Primus Song With The Claypool Lennon Delirium In Port ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | JamBase

    For the second night in a row The Dean Ween Group opened for The Claypool Lennon Delirium during the headlining act's first-ever tour. Bassist Les Claypool wound up sitting-in with the DWG on a Ween classic, while Deaner returned the favor on a Primus gem with The Claypool Lennon Delirium on Saturday night at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.

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  16. The Claypool Lennon Delirium To Make National Television DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | JamBase

    Primus bassist Les Claypool and Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger guitarist Sean Lennon have been impressing over the course of their first The Claypool Lennon Delirium tour, which began early this month, and with the recent release of the project's debut studio album Monolith Of Phobos . The Claypool Lennon Delirium will make their national television debut next week as James Corden's musical guest on the Wednesday, June 22 installment of The Late Late Show With James Corden .

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  17. Hear Heart, James Hetfield Sing Jagged Duet 'Beautiful Broken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... 1988 self-titled debut, Corrosion of Conformity's 1996 Wiseblood LP, Jim Martin's 1997 album Milk and Blood and Primus' 1999 offering Antipop . He also joined Gov't Mule on the NASCAR compilation track "Drivin' Rain" and can be heard singing "Hell ...

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  18. The week's best concerts: June 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | City Pages

    ... electronic alienation. The pair, who play everything on Phobos, decided to collaborate after their respective bands - Primus and Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - toured together. Delirium really shine in their eccentric, hallucinogenic stew of ...

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  19. The Claypool Lennon DeliriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | City Pages

    ... alienation. The pair, who play everything on Phobos , decided to collaborate after their respective bands - Primus and Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - toured together. Delirium really shine in their eccentric, hallucinogenic stew of star-trekking ...

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  20. Suburban mother who shot TV pleads guilty to child endangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... ID card. At the time of her arrest in January 2015, an Algonquin police officer said a music video by the rock band Primus that Ullery's children were watching "set Mom off and she opened fire." Ullery's attorney Henry Sugden gave a different ...

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