Primus Reveal Details For New Album “The Desaturating Seven”, Stream New Song “The Seven”

Primus have revealed the details for their new album “The Desaturating Seven,” which is set to be released on September 29. Les Claypool said the following about the effort, which was inspired by a book called “The Rainbow Goblins”:

“Many years ago when my children were little kidlets scurrying around the place wreaking havoc and whatnot till it was time for bed and book time, my wife turned them on to a book called ‘The Rainbow Goblins‘ by Ul De Rico. The dark imagery and beauty of the art struck me immediately and I thought, ‘this would make good fodder for a piece of music.’ The use of color and darkness both in the paintings and the writing was compelling and now, near two decades later, the metaphor of greed, gluttony and deceit vs unity of the masses is eerily relevant. I brought the notion to the Primus guys and they were all for it. Plus, I figured it’s about time someone brought ‘Goblin Rock’ back to the fold.”

You can read more from Claypool over at Rolling Stone, and check out the first single “The Seven” below:

“The Desaturating Seven” Track Listing:

01. “The Valley”
02. “The Seven”
03. “The Trek”
04. “The Scheme”
05. “The Dream”
06. “The Storm”
07. “The Ends?”

Tour Dates:

08/01 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom (with Clutch)
08/02 Mankato, MN – Vetter Stone Amphitheater (with Clutch)
08/04 Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheater (with Clutch)
08/05 Kansas City, MO – Crossroads (with Clutch)
08/06 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom (with Clutch)
08/08 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theater (with Clutch)
08/09 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint (with Clutch)
08/11 Bonner, MT – Kettlehouse Amphitheater (with Clutch)
08/12 Troutdale, OR – Edgefield (with Clutch)
08/13 Eugene, OR – Cuthbert Amphitheater (with Clutch)
08/15 Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park (with Clutch)
08/17 Stateline, NV – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (with Clutch)
08/18 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater (with Clutch)
10/20 San Antonio, TX – Sunken Gardens
10/21 Houston, TX – White Oak Lawn
10/22 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Live
10/24 Nashville, TN – War Memorial
10/25 Richmond, VA – The National
10/27 Albany, NY – Palace Theater
10/28 Washington DC – The Anthem w/ Clutch
10/29 Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theater
10/31 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
11/02 Akron, OH – Goodyear Theater
11/03 Cincinnati, OH – The Taft Theater
11/04 Louisville, KY – Palace Theater
11/05 St. Louis, MO – Peabody Theater
11/07 Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theater
11/09 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
11/10 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Hotel
11/11 Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/13 New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre
12/29 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
12/30 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

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