NEWS

07-31 Primus release new song, album
08-14 Primus recruit Danny Carey
07-29 Primus unveil new album, tour
07-21 Primus drummer recovers from S


RELATED MUSIC LISTS
 Top 55 avant-garde and experimental
 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Influence
 Rick and Morty Squanched
 Albums you should prob jam
 My Evolution Through High School
 6 Years of Ars / Funk I like
 My life in records
 Top 55 avant-garde and experimental
 The late-80s heavy rock renaissance
 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Influence
 don’t have sex
 Break-up albums
 Slap My Bass (And Give Me Grooves)
 4000 ratings
 This list sux!
 Primus ranked
 Help Modernize Ars
 POLL: Best Comeback Album?
 Top 45 dark metal songs (Suggest me
 Bands I've seen
» More Lists (646)

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add News

Primus

Primus is an American rock band formed in California in the mid-1980s. Les Claypool (vocals and bassguitar)has been the onlyconstant member. They have had two guitar players(although Larry LaLonde has held onto the roleforover16years)andmanydifferent drummers (although Tim Alexander and Bryan Mantia werethe only ones who recorded withtheband,andJayLane, theonly other one who had creative impact) in the past. Their music has proven difficult to define; while usually considered by critics to be funk metaloralternativemetal,Primushasbeencalledeverything from "thrash funk" (as the bandb ...read more

Primus is an American rock band formed in California in the mid-1980s. Les Claypool (vocals and bassguitar)has been the onlyconstant member. They have had two guitar players(although Larry LaLonde has held onto the roleforover16years)andmanydifferent drummers (although Tim Alexander and Bryan Mantia werethe only ones who recorded withtheband,andJayLane, theonly other one who had creative impact) in the past. Their music has proven difficult to define; while usually considered by critics to be funk metaloralternativemetal,Primushasbeencalledeverything from "thrash funk" (as the bandblends funk-style bass technique withthrashinfluencedguitarriffsandsongstempos), to "alternative rock" to "the Freak Brothers set tomusic." Les Claypoolhimselfoncedescribedtheirmusicas"psychedelicpolka." Thanks to the diversity of their sound they have been able to gain amodestsegmentofrabidfansfromnearly all rocksubgenres. They arecharacterized by their irreverent approach to music — theyreleasetheirrecordsonClaypool's Prawn SongRecords label, a parody of LedZeppelin's Swan Song, andtheircatchphrasewas,forseveralyears,"Primus Sucks!". In 2003 theband dropped that catchphrase, as well as TimAlexander'snickname "Herb". « hide

Similar Bands: Faith No More, Ween, Les Claypool, Sausage, The Residents

LPs
The Desaturating Seven
2017

3.3
146 Votes
Primus and The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble
2014

3
181 Votes
Green Naugahyde
2011

3.6
430 Votes
Antipop
1999

3.5
553 Votes
The Brown Album
1997

3.4
548 Votes
Tales from the Punchbowl
1995

3.6
604 Votes
Pork Soda
1993

3.9
939 Votes
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
1991

4.1
1,199 Votes
Frizzle Fry
1990

4.3
1,104 Votes
EPs
June 2010 Rehearsal
2010

3.8
32 Votes
Animals Should Not Try To Act Like People
2003

3.7
168 Votes
Rhinoplasty
1998

3.4
130 Votes
Miscellaneous Debris
1992

3.5
132 Votes
Live Albums
Hallucino-Genetics (DVD)
2004

4.2
78 Votes
Back at the Madhouse
1994

3.8
2 Votes
Cheesy Home Video (DVD)
1992

3.4
5 Votes
Suck on This
1990

4
204 Votes
Compilations
They Can't All Be Zingers
2006

3.9
138 Votes

Contributors: ccostain, rajtako, DreamingWithTheDead, Mad., VagitarianZombie, joseph99, discovolante, Systemunfolded, NickBeijing, Jom, Flyboy, FritzTheCat420, Spec, demon of surveillance, SowerKraut, sinnersparadice, oingyboingy7, garbageday, engleprunt, msufan23, The_Boul, HenchmanOfSanta, Thor, Dave de Sylvia, Iluvatar, Constantinople, GSiv, Alex101, Kenny_Fever, JAStewart, Skyler, Green Baron, Jasdevi087, jayfatha, bobohorro, Voivod, fr33convict, drasticaction74, Skyler,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2019 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy