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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

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LPs
The Desaturating Seven
2017

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

3
214 Votes
Green Naugahyde
2011

3.6
466 Votes
Antipop
1999

3.5
595 Votes
The Brown Album
1997

3.4
585 Votes
Tales from the Punchbowl
1995

3.7
649 Votes
Pork Soda
1993

3.9
1,005 Votes
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
1991

4.1
1,289 Votes
Frizzle Fry
1990

4.3
1,200 Votes
EPs
June 2010 Rehearsal
2010

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

3.7
181 Votes
Rhinoplasty
1998

3.4
139 Votes
Miscellaneous Debris
1992

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

4.2
80 Votes
Back at the Madhouse
1994

3.7
3 Votes
Cheesy Home Video (DVD)
1992

3.3
6 Votes
Suck on This
1990

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

4
144 Votes

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