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Primus Announce Headlining Tour and New Album

Primus have confirmed a headlining tour for this summer, starting on May 19th at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, IN and wrapping up at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN. The tour comes in anticipation of their upcoming album, with a late spring/early summer release on ATO/Prawn Song Records. The as-yet untitled album will be their first full-length album of brand new music... …

Inquirer: Les Claypool

Originally published in Guitar World, July 2010 The Primus bassist chats with Guitar World about his early days.   What first inspired you to pick up a bass? I opted not to pick up the guitar because, when I was in junior high, there was a talent show. Two guitarists and a drummer had a band, and they played “Ramblin’ Man” by the Allman Brothers. The lead guitarist, who went on to become the... …