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Primus is a San Francisco-based band formed in the mid-1980s by two ex-members of thrash metal band Blind Illusion: Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde. Les (vocals and bass guitar) has been the only constant member. They have had two guitar players (although Larry has held onto the role for the past 20 years) and many different drummers (although Tim Alexander, Bryan Mantia and Jay Lane were the only ones who recorded with the band) in the past.

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Live: Primus @ London Royal Albert Hall – 04 + 05 April 2012

April 13th, 2012

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The arching porticos of the Royal Albert Hall usually host the cream of mainstream pop rock, or the peephole bra of opera’s heaving bosom. Last week, cult progressive gutter metallers Primus stormed London’s most Port-Out-Starboard-Home music hall, armed only with two giant astronauts and whole heap of Popeye cartoons. Ruth Booth headed along to catch the double-feature.
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