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.
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 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.
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.
Les Claypool and Primus have been busy on the road tackling the music of Rush, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been working on their own music. In a new interview with Kyle Meredith, Claypool revealed that a new Primus EP is in the works.
Primus had to reschedule their Rush Tribute tour three times, but now they’re making up for it. After wrapping up the first leg in October, the band has unveiled a second leg of their “A Tribute to Kings” tour.
After several postponements, Primus is heading out on their epic “A Tribute To Kings” tour. Les Claypool has been very open about his eagerness for the outing as well, and apparently, he’s been practicing up – and learning the parts from Geddy Lee.
Primus has once again announced dates for their “A Tribute To Kings” tour, which will feature Les Claypool and the band performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings”. The trek has been rescheduled several times, but Claypool says this time looks promising.
EMG has expanded their line of pickup sets with the Les Claypool “Pachyderm Gold” pickup. The company also updated Robert Trujillo’s Rip Tide J pickups with three new finishes. Check out Claypool’s and Trujillo’s announcement and two-bass jam.
As with many of us, Les Claypool had big plans for 2020 but was forced to adjust. Readers were excited to hear about his “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which thankfully is now planned for 2021. Add in some videos, and a Fearless Flying Frog Brigade reissue, and Les lands on this year's list.
Like every band this year, Primus was forced to cancel all of their plans for 2020. However, the band has just announced a virtual concert called “Alive From Pachyderm Station” that will be airing Friday, December 11th.
Today is Geddy Lee’s birthday, and we’re celebrating with a video by Les Claypool, Danny Carey, Bill Kelliher, Claudio Sanchez, and Steve Brodsky paying tribute to Rush, with their version of “Anthem.” Get ready to rock.