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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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Listen To New PRIMUS Song 'The Scheme'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the band's first studio collection of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by ...

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PRIMUS: Lyric Video For New Single 'The Seven'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the first studio album of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by a ...

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POSSESSED Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of POSSESSED to a worldwide deal. Few bands have done more to push the boundaries of extreme metal than the legendary POSSESSED. Even fewer can create a unique style, which continues to set them apart from all others by being the very first in a genre they laid the ...

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Songs of Darkness and Despair - BILL & PHIL

"Dooooooooog will hunt!" One thing about running your own horror festival, the residual effects are seemingly limitless. Phil Anselmo, who's been inadvertently dogging the underground press with his multiple doings, has yet another project to unveil. It's a unique endeavor, and a pretty damned cool one, at that. Picture, if you will, the actor who ...

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PRIMUS Drummer TIM ALEXANDER Suffers Second Heart Attack

PRIMUS drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander has suffered a second heart attack, two years after undergoing a successful bypass procedure to remove blockage from arteries near his heart. Tim wrote on his Instagram account: "I had a second heart attack the other day. I did not think this could happen after having a triple bypass almost ...

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I Did Something Bad - THE ERKONAUTS

Okay, so toward the end of the month when your ol' pal Ray is nearing the finish of his monthly review queue, it's not only appreciated but genuinely thanked aloud with nobody but his bemused little boy in the room when an album goes the extra mile to keep his attention receptors alert. Admittedly, reading ...

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RUSH: 'Xanadu' Performance Clip From 'R40 Live' Concert Film

Canadian rock legends RUSH will release their "R40 Live" concert film on November 20. A performance clip of the song "Xanadu", taken from "R40 Live", can be seen below. All roads have led to this. Forty-one years in the making, RUSH's "R40 Live" tour took a very real journey back through time. Beginning with the ...

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