Primus and Coheed And Cambria have announced that they will be teaming up this summer for an extensive 25-date Summer Tour, kicking off in Redding, CA on Friday, July 12th. The tour will be supported by Guerilla Toss, Too Many Zooz, and Fishbone, who will be opening for the headlining acts throughout the summer.
Sessanta, an untraditional tour that sees Puscifer, A Perfect Circle, and Primus joining forces, and sharing band members, is slated for April of 2024.
The Western U.S. outing is a resurrection, and expansion, of the 2014 Los Angeles event, Cinquanta, which was originally a one-time only celebration. Much like that fabled evening, which commemorated Maynard James Keenan’s landmark 50th birthday, Sessanta celebrates the Puscifer and A Perfect Circle frontman as he turns 60.
Primus, Tool’s Danny Carey & Justin Chancellor, and Queens Of The Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen have just released a live Video Of Tool’s classic song "Ænima.” The performance was shot this month at an intimate benefit concert at The Belasco in LA in support of their close friend, film director, screenwriter, and animator Jimmy Hayward, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment.
On April 17th, Primus will perform an intimate benefit concert at The Belasco in LA in support of their close friend, film director, screenwriter, and animator Jimmy Hayward, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment. Featuring Danny Carey and Justin Chancellor of Tool and surprise guests, the event will raise funds for Hayward and his family, as he continues to battle this invasive disease. Tickets are on-sale this Friday, March 24th at 10amPT.
Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz will ring in the New Year with a two-show run at JaM Cellars Ballroom in Napa, CA on December 30th and 31st. Joining Claypool, Skerik, and Mike Dillon is special guest Vinnie Colaiuta, a GRAMMY winning drummer who has toured and recorded with many artists, including Frank Zappa, having played drums on the iconic ‘Joe’s Garage album.’ Tickets are on sale at 1pmET/10amPT today.
Third Man Records is excited to announce Vault Package #53, Primus: The Revenant Juke -- A Collection of Fables and Farce, featuring six colored 7" records -- the band's first 7" releases in their 30-plus years as a group -- with individual sleeve artwork, all housed in a custom telescoping box. Sign up is open now through July 31 at midnight CST.
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Primus' Les Claypool and Gogol Bordello's Eugene Hutz Continue to Rally Support For Ukraine with Fandiem
Coming on the heels of the release of “Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls,” a track written by Les Claypool of Primus and Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello, and featuring Stewart Copeland, Sean Lennon, Billy Strings, and Sergey Ryabtsev, Fandiem has partnered with Claypool and Hütz on a fundraising sweepstakes campaign to benefit Nova Ukraine.
Having just launched their 64-date ‘A Tribute To Kings’ world tour, paying homage to prog-rock legends, Rush, Primus has released their first new music in more than 5 years, the 3-song EP ‘Conspiranoid,’ out today via ATO Records.
The Boston, Mass based power trio Lespecial delivered their signature blend of "heavy future grooves" at the Gramercy Theatre in New York, NY last Saturday night. Their performance included a full set dedicated to Primus, where they covered "Frizzle Fry." They were supported by the jam rock quartet, Peak.