Tag Archives: Les Claypool

Members of Primus, Gogol Bordello & more collaborate on song about Ukraine President Zelensky’s “Iron Balls”

Posted by on April 21, 2022

  A new song has been released in support of Ukraine, more specifically praising the country’s president Volodymyr Zelensky.  Primus frontman Les Claypool has teamed up with Ukrainian-born Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hütz to pen “Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls.” The irreverent track, sung half in English and half in Ukrainian, boasts about […]

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Primus announce new virtual concert “Alive From Pachyderm Station”

Posted by on November 30, 2020

  Primus have announced a new virtual concert Alive From Pachyderm Station. The event is scheduled for Friday, December 11th at 6pm ET and will take place from frontman/bassist Les Claypool’s Claypool Cellars winery in Sebastopol, California. Like other streaming events, viewers can stream the show for the next 72 hours following the air date. Claypool […]

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Rush’s Geddy Lee joins The Claypool Lennon Delirium in Toronto for cover of Beatles’ classic “Tomorrow Never Knows”

Posted by on April 15, 2019

Photo by: Melinda Oswandel

The Claypool Lennon Delirium, the project featuring Primus bassist Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, have embarked on their Spring North American trek last week. The trek kicked off with a legendary surprise on April 10th at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Ontario as the group invited Rush bassist Geddy Lee on stage. Lee teamed up with the band to perform a cover of the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows.”

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Les Claypool hints Primus touring with Slayer ; reminisces about getting busted with Kirk Hammett’s weed

Posted by on March 22, 2019

Les Claypool was the latest guest on comedian Bill Burr’s podcast and revealed that Primus might be opening for Slayer on their final run. “There’s another thing too that’s kind of a secret but maybe I can tell you now… So it looks like we’re confirmed, we’re gonna play the last, the very last run […]

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Photos: The Lennon Claypool Delirium, NYC, Irving Plaza, 8/30/16

Posted by on August 31, 2016

  One of the more unlikely collaborations of the year is Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool with Sean Lennon, son of John Lennon. Granted, it’s not that odd, given that Lennon has been following in his dad’s footsteps since the mid ’90s. In fact, it was his band Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, who opened […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich interrupted by protesters during panel at UC Berkeley

Posted by on March 18, 2016

UC Berkeley hosted a panel called Front Row consisting by successful people coming from the Bay Area like Primus’ Les Claypool, CEO of Salesforce.com Marc Benioff, and Metallica’s James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich among others speaking about how they achieved their goals coming from the region and succeeded in their fields. Unfortunately, the event was […]

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Members of Metallica and Primus to appear at UC Berkeley

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Metalheads living in (or looking to move to) the California Bay Area rejoice, the University of California Berkeley has one hell of an event. Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield will be leading an all-star team of panelists discussing why the Bay Area is a great place to live. The lineup includes: Les Claypool of Primus, […]

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Les Claypool, Sean Lennon team up in new project

Posted by on January 20, 2016

Lennon and McCartney are done, so why not listen to a different Lennon with another prominent bassist? While that’s not the reason that Primus’ Les Claypool and Sean Lennon teamed up for Claypool Lennon Delerium, it might as well have been. The band’s first song, “Cricket and the Genie,” debuted earlier today on Rolling Stone, and it’s […]

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Corrosion Of Conformity sign with Nuclear Blast, release nearly forgotten Lynyrd Skynyrd cover

Posted by on October 15, 2015

Nuclear Blast have announced that the Pepper Keenan-fronted version of Corrosion of Conformity have signed a worldwide deal with the label. They’ll be entering the studio next year to work on an album with John Custer, who produced the band’s other four albums with Keenan on vocals and guitar, including Deliverance and In the Arms of God. […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 21st – Dead Memories

Posted by on October 21, 2014

This week is CMJ Week, when the music world converges on New York for several days of concerts, panels, parties, and general mayhem. It’s a fun and exciting time for everyone involved, and if you’re taking part in CMJ, we hope that you enjoy all of your activities. We’ve given you the full rundown of […]

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