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Primus Unveil ‘Tragedy’s A Comin” Video

Primus Video
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Sometimes the best cure for misery is laughter. That's why Primus frontman Les Claypool has opted for a silly video treatment for the band's serious new song 'Tragedy's A Comin'.'

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Les Claypool: Primus Fans Are Pretty Unique

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Justin Renney, Getty Images

Les Claypool and his dizzying bass guitar-driven outfit Primus are currently on the road, and according to Claypool, the tour is unlike any they’ve done before. “We're doing two sets. One set is a mixture of older material, and the second set is the new album in its entirety,” he told SFGate.com, referring to songs off the band’s first full-length in over a decade, ‘Green Naugahyde.’

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Primus’ Les Claypool Wasn’t Interested in a Band Reunion

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Noel Vasquez, Getty Images

Legendary bass guitar-driven band Primus are known for charismatic, quirky frontman Les Claypool and his stellar fretless bass attack. So, when the band reunited to spit out their first full-length in 11 years this fall, the dizzying ‘Green Naugahyde,’ many low-end fans rejoiced and counted down the days until the Sept. 13 release. But, surprisingly, it took a while for Claypool to warm up to the idea of getting Primus back together at all.

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Primus, ‘Green Naugahyde’ – Album Review

Les Claypool
Karl Walter, Getty Images

At this point, Primus' credo is distinct and deep-rooted: Les Claypool’s dizzying bass guitar and drum grooves, crazed vocals with colorful lyrics, and cutting, whacky guitar lines. The band’s latest album, ‘Green Naugahyde,' comes some 20-plus years since Primus’ first full-length -- and 11 years since their most recent release.

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Primus, ‘Tragedy’s A’Comin’ – Song Review

Les Claypool

The last time Primus released a new album, Bill Clinton was in the White House, ‘The Matrix’ was in theaters and everybody was partying like it was 1999 . . . cause, well, it was 1999.

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Filed Under: Category: Reviews, Songs

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