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PRIMUS Announce More Tour Dates

The original lineup of PRIMUS — Les Claypool (bass/vocals),Tim "Herb" Alexander (drums) and Larry "Ler" Lalonde (guitar) — have announced more dates for their upcoming "Tour de Fromage", which is scheduled to kick off on October 17 at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, California. As previously re...
August 24, 2003
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PRIMUS Reform, Record New Material

The original lineup of PRIMUS — Les Claypool (bass/vocals),Tim "Herb" Alexander (drums) and Larry "Ler" Lalonde (guitar) — has reformed after a four-year hiatus and has recorded five new songs for inclusion on the upcoming DVD/CD set, "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People", due October 7 on Pr...
August 8, 2003
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TOOL Drummer Collaborates With PRIMUS, KING CRIMSON Members

TOOL drummer Danny Carey is collaborating on a new project with Les Claypool of PRIMUS and Adrian Belew of KING CRIMSON, according to Carey's official web site (www.dannycarey.org). No further information is available at this time. ...
January 23, 2003
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GUNS N' ROSES' BUCKETHEAD To Issue Solo CD

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead will issue his latest solo album, Electric Tears, on October 8th via Meta Records, according to Launch. Buckethead last solo effort, Bermuda Triangle, was released this summer through City Hall Records. Bermuda Triangle is described as an "instrumental underground...
September 4, 2002
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TOOL, PRIMUS Members Pay Tribute To YES

TOOL drummer Danny Carey and PRIMUS bassist Les Claypool both acknowledge being influenced by the classic rock band YES. In the booklet included in the boxed set In A Word: Yes, which came out on Tuesday, July 30th, Carey and Claypool comment on the band's influence. "There were two bands I consider...
July 31, 2002
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GUNS N' ROSES: PAUL HUGE Out, PSYCHEDELIC FURS Axeman In

GUNS N' ROSES have replaced guitarist Paul Huge (a.k.a. Paul Tobias) with ex-LOVE SPIT LOVE/PSYCHEDELIC FURS axeman Richard Fortus, according to Allstar. A press release confirming GNR's just-announced London Arena show fails to mention Huge, and instead lists Fortus' name as a third guitarist. Sour...
July 17, 2002
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PRIMUS Frontman To Issue Solo Debut

PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool has set a September 24th release for his solo debut, The Les Claypool Frog Brigade Presents Purple Onion, which will be issued on his own Prawn Song label. "This is the first time I've actually sat down and written material without other musicians in mind," Claypool told...
June 21, 2002
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LES CLAYPOOL'S FROG BRIGADE: New Demo Makes The Rounds

LES CLAYPOOL'S FROG BRIGADE, featuring PRIMUS mainman Les Claypool, are currently shopping a four-song demo in hopes of securing a record deal shortly and issuing a studio album before the end of the year. The tracks included on the demo are as follows: 01. Ding Dang 02. Buzzards Of Green Hill 03. U...
May 10, 2002
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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD To Guest On GOV'T MULE Track

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield and PRIMUS bassist Les Claypool make guest appearances on GOV'T MULE's track "Drivin' Rain", which is set to be included on the forthcoming NASCAR-sponsored compilation, entitled Crank It Up, which will be released through MCA Records on May 21st. Hetfield, a longti...
April 6, 2002
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PRIMUS To Reissue First Two Albums

PRIMUS will be issuing remastered versions of the group's first two albums, Suck On This and Frizzle Fry, on April 23rd. Mainman Les Claypool told Australia's Undercover News that "we are remastering the first two PRIMUS records that haven't been available for a long time, Suck On This and Frizzle F...
February 20, 2002
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SWARM Frontman's Birthday Party Brings Out The Stars

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and PRIMUS mainman Les Claypool were among the guests at the huge birthday bash thrown in honor of SWARM frontman Mark Osegueda (ex-DEATH ANGEL) on Saturday night, February 9th at the Parkside Café in San Francisco. According to reports, nearly a thousand people show...
February 13, 2002
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WES BORLAND Exposes His Metal Roots

Former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland on his early musical influences: DAVID BOWIE and EDIE BRICKELL were like a couple of the first groups I really got into. Then I went into, you know, MISFITS, CIRCLE JERKS, and SUBHUMANS, and then got into METALLICA and then TESTAMENT and MEGADETH and then mov...
February 1, 2002
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Archive News Jun 05, 2001

NOTHINGFACE bassist Bill Gaal has spoken out about the reasons for his return to the band following the departure of ex-THE DEADLIGHTS four-stringer Jerry Montano, who was recently asked to leave the group and has since returned to his native California to form a new project. According to Gaal, 'the...
June 5, 2001
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Archive News Mar 02, 2001 - update 2

V.O.D. (VISION OF DISORDER) will release their new studio album, From Bliss To Devastation, through TVT Records on June 26th. All the tracking&nbsp for the album was recently completed at Machine Shop Studios (home of producer 'Machine') in Hoboken, New Jersey. EMPEROR have announced the title o...
March 2, 2001