Primus unveil new album, tour

2014-07-29 by Travis Marmon | 27 Comments
Legendarily indescribable power trio Primus have announced a brand new album--the first to feature the classic line-up of
Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Tim "Herb" Alexander in almost two decades.

Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble will be a tribute to the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the
Chocolate Factory
. Look for an October 21 release date.

The band will also tour the U.S. in support of the album, in spite of Alexander's recent heart attack. Dates are as
follows:

October 22 - Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
October 24 - Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
October 25 - Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
October 26 - Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center for Performing Arts
October 28 - Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theater
October 29 - Baltimore, MD @ Hippodrome
October 31 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
November 1 - New Brunswick, NJ @ State Theatre
November 2 - Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
November 3 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit
November 5 - St. Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House
November 7 - Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
November 8 - Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
November 9 - Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
November 11 - Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater
November 12 - Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
November 14 - Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
November 15 - Austin, TX @ ACL live at the Moody Theater
November 16 - Dallas, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
November 17 - San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre
November 19 - Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre Phoenix
November 21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre LA

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/classic-primus-lineup-reunites-for-wild-willy-wonka-album-tour-candy-20140729

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Supercoolguy64
July 29th 2014
7709 Comments


swag

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mryrtmrnfoxxxy
July 29th 2014
14654 Comments


wag

StallionMang
July 29th 2014
7502 Comments


Nooice

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Slut
July 29th 2014
4056 Comments


Rock on herb

SirDrumsalot
July 29th 2014
1745 Comments


This can only be amazing. But dammit come to Utah!

Also, very big welcome back to Herb! Hope the recovery is going well!

TheBarber
July 29th 2014
3353 Comments


first good news of the day

Digging: Bestial Mouths - Heartless

TheBarber
July 29th 2014
3353 Comments


holy holy HOLY shit

Froot
July 29th 2014
1908 Comments


sheeeeeeeeeeit

Pestiferous
July 29th 2014
1356 Comments


sweeeeet

CK
July 29th 2014
6104 Comments


I'm so confused but this is awesome

Regulator
July 29th 2014
623 Comments


Oh man, this sounds so fun! If I can persuade a friend to drive to Rochester on a Sunday from where I live I'm in. Otherwise, enjoy this, those who get to do!

Fieryfenderz
July 29th 2014
1739 Comments


"I'm so confused but this is awesome"

Primus in a nutshell

Pajolero
July 30th 2014
614 Comments


There are no words.
Mad jeaslous for the lucky fucks who'll be able to go.

Digging: Bill Fay - Time of the Last Persecution

tempest--
July 30th 2014
18942 Comments


primus sucks m/

Ovrot
July 30th 2014
12518 Comments


fucken LEGENDARY

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YoYoMancuso
July 30th 2014
12468 Comments


Herb is officially one of the most badass individuals in the music industry

Digging: Bon Iver - 22, A Million

DrGonzo1937
July 30th 2014
11859 Comments


Actually lost my shit when I heard the news. Bring it!

AcidCaravan
July 30th 2014
352 Comments


Amazing news. Primus sucks!

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ButteryBiscuitBass
July 30th 2014
11029 Comments


YES!

DrGonzo1937
July 30th 2014
11859 Comments


Original Line up ftw.

combustion07
July 30th 2014
5533 Comments


Might have to make the trip to STL for this one

Sanic69
July 30th 2014
3 Comments


Yesss!!! Primus sucks.

BMDrummer
July 30th 2014
13725 Comments


shweet

VanFullOfSpooks
July 30th 2014
14 Comments


New song can be heard hear:

https://soundcloud.com/ato_records/primus-pure-imagination

It is really trippy and creepy, I am extremely excited for this album!

PRIMUS SUCKS!

Digging: Twelve Foot Ninja - Outlier

NervousBreakdown
July 30th 2014
143 Comments


primus sucks

Flyboy
July 31st 2014
395 Comments


I just came

DrGonzo1937
July 31st 2014
11859 Comments


That single is quite creepy, agreed. It's also heavy influenced by Zappa imo.



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