Primus

US rock band. Formed 1984
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Primus Biography (Wikipedia)

Primus is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, currently composed of bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry "Ler" LaLonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander. Primus originally formed in 1984 with Claypool and guitarist Todd Huth, later joined by drummer Jay Lane, though the latter two departed the band at the end of 1988. Featuring LaLonde and Alexander, Primus recorded their debut Suck on This in 1989, followed by four studio albums: Frizzle Fry, Sailing the Seas of Cheese, Pork Soda, and Tales from the Punchbowl. Alexander left the band in 1996, replaced by Bryan "Brain" Mantia, and Primus went on to record the original theme song for the TV show South Park and two more albums, Brown Album and Antipop, before declaring a hiatus in 2000.

In 2003, Claypool and LaLonde reunited with Alexander and released a DVD/EP, Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People, before touring sporadically through 2009. In 2010, Lane rejoined Primus, replacing Alexander, and the band released their seventh album, Green Naugahyde, in 2011. In 2013, Lane left the band to focus on other projects, and Tim Alexander rejoined once again. They have released some of their records on Claypool's own label Prawn Song Records. Primus is characterized by its irreverent, quirky approach to music. Robert Christgau once remarked: "[Primus is] quite possibly the strangest top-10 band ever, and good for them."

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The Seven
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The Seven
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South Park Theme
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South Park Theme
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My Name Is Mud
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My Name Is Mud
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Candy Man
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Candy Man
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Tommy The Cat
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Tommy The Cat
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American Life
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American Life
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Making Plans for Nigel
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Making Plans for Nigel
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Coattails Of A Deadman (Feat. Tom Waits)
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Coattails Of A Deadman (Feat. Tom Waits)
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Jerry Was A Race Car Driver
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Jerry Was A Race Car Driver
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Harold Of The Rocks
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