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“These Guys Rocked The House”: 10 Surreal Moments When ’90s Rock Met Mainstream TV

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Adrien Begrand | May 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

Concert Review

Sasquatch! 2013 Sunday: Killer Mike, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt, & More

If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a…
Miles Bowe | May 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm

More Primus stories

Watch Members Of Tool, Mastodon, And Primus Cover Rush’s “Anthem”

Back at the height of lockdown, Jordan Olds' Two Minutes To Late Night series started putting together all-star metal bands to remotely perform covers of…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2020 - 11:19 am

Primus Playing Rush’s A Farewell To Kings In Full On Tour

Primus are going to tour in support of a decades-old Rush album. The Bay Area trio has just announced their upcoming A Tribute To Kings…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2020 - 12:18 pm

Slayer Announce Final Leg Of Farewell Tour

After a massive 38-year career, thrash overlords Slayer are almost ready to hang it up. Last year, the band announced a massive farewell tour. And…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2019 - 10:50 am

Sean Lennon Unearths The Weirdo ’90s Recordings That Got Les Claypool’s Imprint Dropped From Mammoth

Back in the '90s, Primus' Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde had a musical project called Beanpole with Derek Greenberg and Adam Gates of the '90s…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2018 - 1:31 pm

Primus – “The Scheme”

Later this month, the deathlessly wacky Bay Area funk-metal power trio will return with their new album The Desaturating Seven, a concept album based on…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2017 - 11:15 am

Primus – “The Seven”

The endlessly wiggy, Zappa-damaged Bay Area trio Primus released the Willy Wonka tribute album Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble in 2014,…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2017 - 10:07 am

Primus, Tycho, Tune-Yards, Dan Deacon Playing Oakland Fire Relief Benefit Next Week

In the wake of last weekend's tragic warehouse fire in Oakland, Bay Area promoters Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment are organizing a special benefit…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2016 - 7:47 pm

The Lennon Claypool Delirium – “Mr. Wright”

Last year, Sean Lennon released an album with his psych-rock band the Ghost Of A Sabre Tooth Tiger, and he's already contributed a song to…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 9:36 am

Primus Hide Five Golden Tickets (To Free Concerts For Life) In Their New Willy Wonka Tribute LP

'90s funk-rock goofs Primus have long histories with intense whimsy and with top hats, and it should not shock you that their new album Primus
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2014 - 10:10 am

Classic Primus Lineup Announces Willy Wonka Tribute Album, Tour, Candy Bars

Funk rockers Primus are known to have some fun with their releases -- previous album titles have included Sailing The Seas Of Cheese and Pork
James Rettig | July 29, 2014 - 9:29 pm

Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual 'Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean's great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

New Puscifer Video – “Queen B.”

Tool dude Maynard James Keenan's non-A Perfect Circle side project, Puscifer, is releasing a record this month. The mere fact that their first appearance was…
Stereogum | October 4, 2007 - 5:36 pm