Les Claypool Archives
Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade: “Rumble of the Diesel” (with Angelo Moore)
Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade is on tour, and we get a taste thanks to Youtuber BigDan. Fishbone’s Angelo Moore lays it down with the band on “Rumble of the Diesel.”
Primus with Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, and Troy Van Leeuwen: Ænima
If you missed the special benefit concert Primus threw for Jimmy Hayward, you missed a special night of music. Here’s Les Claypool, Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, and Troy Van Leeuwen performing Tool’s classic track “Ænima.”
Primus and Tool Members Join Forces for Benefit Concert
Les Claypool and Primus have announced a special benefit concert for April 17th at The Belasco in Los Angeles to support their friend, film director Jimmy Hayward, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade Returns After 20 Years
Les Claypool shared some exciting news with the return of one of his projects. After 20 years, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade is back and will be touring the United States this spring and summer.
2022 Reader Favorite Bassists – #8: Les Claypool
Les Claypool had a busy year in 2022. One of the biggest stories was Primus’s “A Farewell to Kings” tour. But that wasn’t all. Here are the stories and videos that landed Claypool on at #8 on this year’s list.
Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Matt Stone, and Primus: Closer to the Heart
On August 10th, Primus performed at Red Rocks as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of South Park. There was a big surprise: Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson took the stage and performed “Closer to the Heart” with Matt Stone and the band.
Primus: Follow The Fool
The latest Primus EP, “Conspiranoid,” featured just three tracks, but each one was a slam dunk for fans of the band. Les Claypool and the gang have just released a music video for “Follow The Fool.”
Primus: Xanadu (Live in St. Augustine)
Primus, as I’m sure you know, is currently on tour performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings” in its entirety. Here’s a glimpse into the tour, thanks to this fan-shot video of the band performing “Xanadu.”
Geddy Lee Weighs In On Primus’ Rush Tribute Tour
Primus has been paying homage to the classic Rush album A Farewell to Kings by playing it in its entirety during their “A Tribute To Kings” tour. Geddy Lee finally got to witness the show and weighed in on the performance.
New Primus EP, “Conspiranoid”, Now Available
Primus is currently on the road paying tribute to Rush, but they’ve also made time to create their own music. Les Claypool revealed a new EP was on the way, and now “Conspiranoid” is out on all streaming platforms.
Les Claypool Announces “Bastard Jazz” Tour Dates
Les Claypool is keeping plenty busy this month. In addition to the new Primus EP and their “A Tribute to Kings” tour, Claypool has announced dates with his Bastard Jazz project.
Primus Releases Details and 11-Minute Song from Upcoming EP
Recently we shared the news that a new Primus EP was on the way, and now Les Claypool and the gang have revealed more details about it including the epic 11-minute opening track.