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  1. Arcade Fire do ice-bucket challenge, cover - Hot Hot Hot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | NME

    ... Thursday (August 21) at Bangor Darling Waterfront Pavilion, after he was nominated by Les Claypool of punk veterans Primus . The singer also nominated The Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Rush singer Geddy Lee. Parry failed to do the second part ...

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  2. A rejuvenated FishboneRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Cape Cod Times

    ... include Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell, the Roots' Questlove, Public Enemy's Chuck D and Metallica's Rob Trujillo. Primus' bassist Les Claypool cites them as a major influence and says, "They should have been the band that went way beyond any of ...

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  3. Arcade Fire Does the Ice Bucket Challenge Because of Les ClaypoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Spin

    ... as they walked offstage following a gig in Bangor, Maine. The multi-instrumentalist was called out by none other than Primus' Les Claypool, who also challenged Rush's Geddy Lee and the Police's Stewart Copeland. Claypool himself got soaked while ...

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  4. Arcade Fire accept #IceBucketChallenge at Bangor showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry is one of the latest participants. Parry was challenged by Primus bassist Les Claypool , whose band also recently played in Maine, at the State Theatre in Portland on June 25. Parry ...

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  5. Geddy Lee Accepts Les Claypool's ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | JamBase

    Back on Tuesday, we told you about two of our favorite ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos from Primus bassist Les Claypool and Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl.

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  6. Fischer's Fab FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | This Week Community News

    ... singer. Bassist extraordinaire Les Claypool, best-known as the leader of the twisted, prog-groove brilliance that is Primus , is applying his unique perspective to American roots music in his new band, Duo de Twang . Joined by longtime pal and ...

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  7. Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Les Claypool, BubblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Rush is a Band

    ... today, both Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson were nominated to participate in the challenge. Geddy Lee was nominated by Primus bassist and Rush friend Les Claypool in this video (thanks HighFidelityRob ), and Alex Lifeson was nominated by Bubbles from the ...

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  8. Les Claypool & Dave Grohl Accept Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | JamBase

    ... $10 million for the fight against ALS. One of the latest and greatest Ice Bucket Challenge videos comes courtesy of Primus bassist Les Claypool . Les accepts the challenge in his own weird and wacky way while strumming away on a upright bass. So who ...

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  9. Drummer of 'Tool' Danny Carey to fill in for Primus in SeptemberRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Examiner.com

    The band Primus will have a fill in drummer for some upcoming concert dates according to Rolling Stone .

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  10. Exclusive: Primus' Les Claypool Talks Woodstock '94, 20 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Billboard

    ... its 20th anniversary this weekend, Billboard chatted with Les Claypool -- who played the festival as part of Primus and dealt with his fair share of literal mud-slinging -- about his memories. Here's what he had to say: Whenever I talk to people who ...

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  11. Tool's Danny Carey Recruited By Primus To Drum On Select Dates For Upcoming US Tour [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Danny Carey has just been confirmed to play drums for Primus during a handful of September US tour dates.

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  12. Tool star replaces Primus drummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    ... Show at Club Nokia on April 23, in Los Angeles, California. 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 ...

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  13. Tool's Danny Carey Recruited by Primus to Drum on Select Dates for Upcoming U.S. TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... act as touring drummer for one of music's most eclectic acts. Danny Carey has just been confirmed to play drums for Primus during a handful of September U.S. tour dates. Longtime Primus drummer Tim Alexander, who also plays with Maynard James Keenan ...

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  14. Tool Drummer To Perform With Primus In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | JamBase

    Though Primus drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander is on the road to recovery after suffering a heart attack, he will be unable to perform with the band this September.

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  15. Legendary Tool drummer Danny Carey to play with Primus at Riot Fest datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After their drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander was forced to undergo a triple bypass, Primus was in need of a replacement to fill in for awhile.

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  16. Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Primus / Tool, Becky G, John MellencampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | FMQB

    ... will release Trainor's debut full-length album later in 2014. Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in on a handful of Primus dates in September while the band's original drummer, Tim "Herb" Alexander , continues to recover from open heart surgery. "The ...

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  17. Tool drummer Danny Carey to perform with PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | UPI

    The 53-year-old musician is filling in for Primus drummer Tim Alexander, who is recovering from the open heart surgery he had in July.

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  18. Rock Report: Tool's Danny Carey Recruited by Primus to Drum on Select Dates for Upcoming U.S. TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KISS-FM San Antonio

    ... act as touring drummer for one of music's most eclectic acts. Danny Carey has just been confirmed to play drums for Primus during a handful of September U.S. tour dates. Longtime Primus drummer Tim Alexander, who also plays with Maynard James ...

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  19. Tool's Danny Carey to Play With Primus in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | RollingStone

    Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in on a handful of Primus dates in September while the band's original drummer, Tim "Herb" Alexander, continues to recover from open heart surgery following a heart attack last month.

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  20. In Session: Les Claypool's Duo De Twang to appear at The IntersectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | MLive.com

    Few musicians have had a career as prolific and diverse as Les Claypool, who in addition to fronting metal act Primus for three decades, released volumes of solo work, has worked as a producer, actor, and director, and even recorded the theme song for South Park.

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