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Primus Drummer Returns To The Stage After Heart Surgery

Primus drummer Tim Alexander was back behind the kit for the group on Wednesday night (22Oct14) for his first gig after undergoing open heart surgery.The 49-year-old rocker joined his bandmates onstage in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania fir...

Primus Send Fans On Hunt For Lifetime Tickets

Rockers Primus are offering fans lifetime passes to their gigs if they find a golden ticket inside the vinyl version of their Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory cover album.The band's latest record, Primus and...

Tool Star Replaces Primus Drummer

Tool star Danny Carey has signed up to replace ailing Primus drummer Tim Alexander as he recovers from open heart surgery.Alexander underwent an operation after suffering a heart attack last month (Jul14), leaving his band...

Fascinating Fact: 4305961

The original Primus line-up will release its first album since 1995 in October (14). Les Claypool and his co-founders will release Primus and the Chocolate Factory on 21 October (14).

Tim Alexander's Heart Surgery Is A Success

Primus drummer Tim Alexander is recovering after undergoing a successful heart bypass operation on Monday (21Jul14).The rocker underwent the procedure to remove blockage from arteries that had prompted a recent heart attack. Assuring fans...

Primus Fans Urged To Drum For Heart Attack Victim Tim Alexander

Fans of Primus and Puscifier were urged to take part in a global "drum circle" on Monday (21Jul14) to mark the moment rocker Tim Alexander's heart is stopped for surgery.The drummer, who has performed with...

Primus Star Suffers Heart Attack

Primus star Tim Alexander is set for surgery after suffering a heart attack.The news was broken by his longtime collaborator Maynard James Keenan, who posted a note on Facebook.com on Friday (18Jul14). It read:...

Muse Explore Electronica And Funk

Muse were inspired by Prince on 'The 2nd Law'.The British rock legends have embraced electronic music as well as funk on their new album, taking them back to their very earliest influences. Drummer...

Ex-primus Rocker Launches Film Career With National Lampoon

Former PRIMUS frontman LES CLAYPOOL's moviemaking ambitions have been given a huge boost - his new film comedy has been bought by the National Lampoon company. Claypool will make his directorial debut with Electric Apricot...

Morello's Festival Show Becomes An All-star Jam

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist TOM MORELLO thrilled fans at his South By Southwest festival appearance last night (15MAR07) when he turned his show into an all-star jam. What was supposed to be...

Ozzy Gets Under The Covers

OZZY OSBOURNE is dusting off his record collection for a new album of covers. The heavy rocker-turned-reality TV star has recorded 10 cover tunes for an upcoming box set career retrospective, which will be...

Dylan + Willie Headline Bonnaroo Festival

BOB DYLAN will join fellow old-timers WILLIE NELSON and DAVID BYRNE at this year's (04) BONNAROO FESTIVAL in Nashville, Tennessee. The event will be held on a 700-acre farm in rural Tennessee this summer...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

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A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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