Posts tagged "primus"

Primus Offers Five Fans Concert Tickets for Life in ‘Willy Wonka’-Inspired Album Release

Primus' Willy Wonka-inspired album Primus and the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble is already streaming thanks to the New York Times, but as it…
By: Colin Joyce / October 18, 2014

Primus’ ‘Willy Wonka’ Concept Album Is Streaming

This link is your Golden Ticket to listen to Primus' wonderfully bizarre Willy Wonka concept album, Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble, which is currently…
By: James Grebey / October 14, 2014

Hear Primus’ Wild and Woolly ‘Golden Ticket’ From Their Willy Wonka Tribute Album

On October 21, a certain beloved Bay Area prog-funk posse will release Primus & the Chocolate Factory, which is everything you'd hope it'd be based…
By: Chris Martins / September 15, 2014

Primus Teamed With Tool’s Drummer Danny Carey For a Grimy Cover of ‘Ænema’

To gear up for the release of their Willy Wonka-inspired concept album, Primus have set out on a small string of tour dates bookended by…
By: Colin Joyce / September 15, 2014

Primus Is Remaking ‘Willy Wonka’ as a Concept Album

When SPIN spoke to Les Claypool back in March, he noted that fans have come to expect big, theatrical productions from Primus — events like the…
By: Colin Joyce / July 29, 2014

Les Claypool On His Folksy New Duo De Twang and the Future of Primus

At 50, it's hard to believe Les Claypool was once considered one of the strangest frontmen of his day. An avid fly fisherman like hi…
By: Dan Weiss / March 21, 2014

Primus Green, ‘Naugahyde’ (Prawn Song/ATO)

The first Primus album in 11 years is missing practically everything that made them unlikely belles of the Headbangers Ball: the maddening 11/4 prog mutations,…
By: christopherschultz / September 13, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Primus Return With First New Song

It's been 11 years since Les Claypool released a studio album with his band of merry pranksters, Primus. That hiatus ends on September 13 whe…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / August 17, 2011

LIVE ‘HANGOUT’ STREAM: Flaming Lips & More

Alabama's three-day Hangout Music Festival kicks off Friday, May 20, but you don't have to be on the Gulf Coast to enjoy the rockin' performances:…
By: SPIN Staff / May 19, 2011
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