Primus Announce Rescheduled “A Tribute To Kings” Shows

As previously reported, Primus were forced to postpone several shows on their “A Tribute To Kings” tour after a member of their touring party tested positive for COVID-19. Those concerts have since been rescheduled with the new dates available below. Like the original run, these shows will find the band performing Rush‘s “A Farewell To Kings” in full. Here’s the new dates:

04/20 Kansas City, MO – Grinder’s
04/22 Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheatre
04/27 New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theater
06/02 Milwaukee, WI – BMO Harris Pavilion
06/25 Las Vegas, NV – Virgin Hotel

Primus Postpone Three Shows After Member Of Their Touring Party Tests Positive For COVID-19

Primus have postponed three shows on their “A Tribute To Kings” tour due to a member of their touring party testing positive for COVID-19. The band said the following:

“To our fans in Wisconsin, Missouri, and Iowa – we regret to announce that there has been a confirmed COVID-19 case within the Primus touring party. The safety of our fans, crew, venue staff and band are our top priority so out of an abundance of caution, we are postponing our shows in Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Cedar Rapids this weekend. We are working to reschedule the dates and your tickets will be valid at the new dates. We appreciate your understanding and support throughout these unprecedented times and we’ll keep you posted with more information soon.”

Primus Announce 10th Anniversary Green Vinyl Pressing Of “Green Naugahyde”

Primus have announced that they will be releasing a 10th anniversary vinyl pressing of “Green Naugahyde” on November 5. You can pre-order the effort now on ghostly green vinyl. This news comes after the band recently reissued their 1989 EP “Suck On This” on cobalt blue vinyl.

Watch Primus Perform Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” During Nampa, ID Show

As previously reported, Primus are performing Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” in full during their current tour. That trek officially kicked off yesterday (August 10) at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, ID and footage of the band covering the aforementioned album during the show can be found below:

[via The PRP]

Les Claypool Appears To Have Been Getting Lessons From Geddy Lee Ahead Of Primus’ Upcoming Rush Tribute Tour

As previously reported, Primus will be paying tribute to Rush by covering “A Farewell To Kings” in full during a U.S. headlining tour. Now, it appears that Les Claypool has been getting ready for the trek by training with Geddy Lee himself. Claypool recently shared a picture of himself with Lee, along with the caption: “learning from the master…”

[via The PRP]

Mastodon Added To 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Mastodon are among the latest additions to the 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. That event will take place at Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN on September 2-5 and it will also feature: Foo Fighters, Primus, Incubus, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Flogging Molly, The Struts, and more.

Live Nation To Offer Fans $20 Tickets For Upcoming Shows From Slipknot, Korn, Megadeth, Etc.

Live Nation have announced a special “Return To Live” ticket promotion. The offer will launch on July 28 at 12:00pm EDT / 3:00pm PDT and it will give fans a chance to get $20 tickets for shows from Slipknot, Korn, Megadeth, KISS, Judas Priest and more. Notably, there will also be a pre-sale for T-Mobile and Sprint customers on July 27.

Here’s a list of the participating artists:

  • 311
  • 3 Doors Down
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Alice Cooper
  • Brad Paisley
  • Brett Eldredge
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Coheed And Cambria
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Hall & Oates
  • Jason Aldean
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Judas Priest
  • Kings Of Leon
  • KISS
  • Korn
  • Lady A
  • Lil Baby
  • Lindsey Stirling
  • Luke Bryan
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Maroon 5
  • Megadeth
  • NF
  • Pitbull
  • Primus
  • Rise Against
  • Rod Wave
  • Slipknot
  • The Black Crowes
  • The Doobie Brothers
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Trippie Redd
  • Zac Brown Band

You can find more details on the promotion HERE.

Wolfmother Drop Off Primus’ “A Tribute To Kings” Tour

Wolfmother have been forced to drop off of Primus’ “A Tribute To Kings” tour due to visa issues. The trek, which will find Primus performing Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” in full, will now feature The Sword, Battles and Black Mountain on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Battles:

08/10 Boise, ID – Outlaw Field
08/11 Bonner, MT – Kettlehouse Amphitheater
08/13 Spokane, WA – Riverfront Park
08/14 Redmond, WA – Marymoor Park
08/17 Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
08/18 Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater

With The Sword:

08/28 Asheville, NC – ExploreAsheville Arena
08/30 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock
08/31 Atlanta, GA – Roxy Theater
09/03 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
09/04 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
09/05 Charlotte, NC – Metro Amphitheater
09/07 Houston, TX – The Bayou
09/09 Austin, TX – ACL Live @ Moody Theater
09/10 New Orleans, LA – The Saenger Theater
09/11 Irving, TX – Toyota Music Factory
09/14 St. Louis, MO – Music Park
09/16 Indianapolis, IN – The Lawn
09/17 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion
09/18 Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion
09/20 Columbus, OH – Express Live Pavilion
09/21 Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater
09/22 Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheater
09/24 Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
09/25 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Lot
09/26 Wallingford, CT – Oakdale Theater
09/28 New York, NY – Beacon Theater
09/29 Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion

With Black Mountain:

10/01 Philadelphia, PA – MET Opera House
10/02 Essex Junction, VT – Midway Lawn Chamlain Valley Expo
10/03 Westbrook, ME – Main Savings Pavilion
10/05 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
10/06 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union LIVE!
10/08 Milwaukee, WI – BMO Pavilion
10/09 Kansas City, MO – Grinder’s
10/10 Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheatre
10/13 Salt Lake City, UT – Complex Live
10/15 Berkeley, CA – The Greek
10/16 Raso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheater
10/17 Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theater
10/19 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast
10/21 Denver, CO – The Mission
10/22 Denver, CO – The Mission
10/24 Las Vegas, NV – The Theater At Virgin Hotels
10/25 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theater

Primus Add Two More Dates To “A Tribute To Kings” Tour

Primus have added two more dates to their “A Tribute To Kings” tour, including new stops in Cedar Rapids and Las Vegas. As previously reported, that trek will find the band performing Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” in full. Wolfmother will serve as direct support and The Sword will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

08/10 Boise, ID – Outlaw Field
08/11 Bonner, MT – Kettlehouse Amphitheater
08/13 Spokane, WA – Riverfront Park
08/14 Redmond, WA – Marymoor Park
08/17 Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
08/18 Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater
08/28 Asheville, NC – ExploreAsheville Arena (feat. The Sword)
08/30 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock (feat. The Sword)
08/31 Atlanta, GA – Roxy Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/03 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
09/04 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater (feat. The Sword)
09/05 Charlotte, NC – Metro Amphitheater (feat. The Sword)
09/07 Houston, TX – The Bayou (feat. The Sword)
09/09 Austin, TX – ACL Live @ Moody Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/10 New Orleans, LA – The Saenger Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/11 Irving, TX – Toyota Music Factory (feat. The Sword)
09/14 St. Louis, MO – Music Park (feat. The Sword)
09/16 Indianapolis, IN – The Lawn (feat. The Sword)
09/17 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion (feat. The Sword)
09/18 Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion (feat. The Sword)
09/20 Columbus, OH – Express Live Pavilion (feat. The Sword)
09/21 Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/22 Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheater (feat. The Sword)
09/24 Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion (feat. The Sword)
09/25 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Lot (feat. The Sword)
09/26 Wallingford, CT – Oakdale Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/28 New York, NY – Beacon Theater (feat. The Sword)
09/29 Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion (feat. The Sword)
10/01 Philadelphia, PA – MET Opera House
10/02 Essex Junction, VT – Midway Lawn Chamlain Valley Expo
10/03 Westbrook, ME – Main Savings Pavilion
10/05 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
10/06 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union LIVE!
10/08 Milwaukee, WI – BMO Pavilion
10/09 Kansas City, MO – Grinder’s
10/10 Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheatre
10/13 Salt Lake City, UT – Complex Live
10/15 Berkeley, CA – The Greek
10/16 Raso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheater
10/17 Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theater
10/19 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast
10/21 Denver, CO – The Mission
10/22 Denver, CO – The Mission
10/24 Las Vegas, NV – The Theater At Virgin Hotels
10/25 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theater

“Two Minutes To Late Night” Digitally Release All Eight Of Their Cover EPs For One Day Only

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have put all eight of their cover EPs back on Bandcamp for today (May 7) only. You can get those HERE. The EPs feature members of Tool, Primus, Slipknot, Mastodon, Coheed And Cambria, Converge, Mutoid Man, and tons more.