Primus & Clutch Announce 2017 U.S. Tour

Primus and Clutch will be hitting the road together this summer. You can check out the dates for that tour below. On another note, Primus are also currently working on a new album, which is expected to be released this year.

Tour Dates:

07/17 Charlotte, NC – Uptown Amphitheater
07/18 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
07/20 Detroit, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheater
07/21 Rochester, NY – The Dome
07/22 Lancaster, PA – Freedom Hall
07/23 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
07/25 Portland, ME – Maine State Pier
07/27 Burlington, VT – Lake Champlain Festival
07/28 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summerstage
07/29 Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier
07/30 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
08/01 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles ballroom
08/03 Mankato, MN – Vetter Stone Amphitheater
08/04 Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheater
08/05 Kansas City, MO – Crossroads
08/06 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
08/08 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theater
08/09 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
08/11 Bonner, MT – Kettlehouse Amphitheater
08/12 Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
08/13 Eugene, OR – Cuthbert Amphitheater
08/15 Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
08/17 Stateline, NV – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
08/18 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater

Primus Announce 2017 U.S. Tour

Primus have announced a spring headlining tour. Check out the dates below.

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Tour Dates:

05/15 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
05/16 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks (feat. The Claypool Lennon Delirium)
05/19 Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place
05/20 Grand Rapids, MI – Monroe Live
05/19-21 Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range
05/23 Birmingham, AL – Iron City
05/24 Asheville, NC – Highland Brewing Co.
05/26-28 Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp Music Festival

Primus Announce 25th Annual New Year’s Eve Show In Oakland, CA

Primus have announced their 25th annual New Year’s Eve show. It will take place atthe Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on December 31 and will include Primus, along with The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Duo de Twang, and more special guests.

Primus’ Tim Alexander Suffers Second Heart Attack

Tim Alexander (Primus, etc.) has suffered a second heart attack, after undergoing triple bypass surgery back in 2014 for his first one. He posted an update on his condition, via Instagram:

Danny Carey (Tool) To Drum For Primus For Upcoming Dates

According to Loudwire, Tool’s Danny Carey, will be taking over drumming duties for Primus, for select dates, on their U.S. tour. Carey will be filling in for Tim Alexander, who is taking some time off to rest, after undergoing successful heart surgery.

Primus frontman, Les Claypool, said the following about Carey filling in:

“The mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander is a polyrhythmic Viking of extreme and unique talent so the one person that we thought could step into his shoes and do it justice is the one and only Mr. Danny Carey. Whereas Herb is the stocky, Easter Island-faced, boulder of a drumming human, at nearer to seven feet, Danny Carey is the mighty redwood tree of percussion; towering over his kit like a golden-haired noble spruce.

I can’t wait to see that menacing grin of Danny’s shine out as we pound our way through ‘Here Come the Bastards’ and ‘Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers.’ He’s a dear old friend and we are extremely excited to have him aboard, and I would wager we are equally if not more intrigued than most by what kind of sounds are going to come out of the three of us once we actually get in a room together and do more than just consume fancy booze.”

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Primus/Puscifer Drummer Tim Alexander Undergoes Successful Heart Surgery

Tim Alexander (Primus, Puscifer) has undergone successful heart surgery, after suffering a heart attack. The surgery was said to be a triple bypass operation

Primus issued the following statement via Facebook:

“Tim Alexander Is Out of Surgery

The Mighty Tim “Herb” Alexander has pulled through surgery, the blockage from his heart has been removed with no complications and all signs point to a glorious and speedy recovery.”

(Image from Loudwire)

(Image from Loudwire)