PRIMER 55, the band featuring SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns, has lined up the following dates:
Dec. 04 - Whisky River - Waco, Texas
Dec. 05 - The Vault - Harker Heights, Texas
Dec. 08 - The White Rabbit - San Antonio, Texas
Dec. 10 - Backstage Lounge - Gainesville, Florida
Dec. 11 - State Theater - St. Petersburg, Florida
Dec. 13 - The Pit - Jacksonville, Florida
Dec. 15 – Amos' Southend - Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 16 - The Rock Shop - Fayetteville, North Carolina
Dec. 17 - Zakk's - Murfreesboro, North Carolina
Dec. 19 - The Rave - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dec. 20 - The Pearl Room - Mokena, Illinois
Dec. 22 - Foley's - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Jan. 16 - 9th Street Pub - La Salle, Illinois
Jan. 17 - Hull Avenue Tavern - Des Moines, Iowa
Jan. 18 - The Blue Goat - Salina, Kansas
The band is working on a new album for release in early 2009. Also in the works is a tour of Russia in March/April 2009.
In early 2008, PRIMER 55 announced the addition of vocalist Donny Polinske from SORE and guitarist Curt Taylor from SMASH MACHINE to the group's ranks.
PRIMER 55's current lineup:
Donny Polinske - Vocals
Bobby Burns - Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Curt Taylor - Guitar
Mikey Terito - Drums
PRIMER 55's CD/DVD, entitled "Family For Life", came out in November 2007 via Crash Music. The package was released on a flip disc (audio/DVD) and featured a collection of previously unreleased tracks, as well as rare concert footage and backstage scenes from three concerts including Ozzfest.
Fan-filmed video footage of PRIMER 55 performing live at the Thunderdome in Louisville, Kentucky on October 17, 2008 can eb viewed below.