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  1. #8: Suck on ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... isn't all that appealig if you view it as an entirely different album, but if you view it as the songs from two early primus concerts packed in this really cool little digipack (if you get the re-release), so that it can be heard any time, any ...

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  2. Tour Dates | Primus & The Chocolate Factory Fall FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | JamBase

    Last week Primus ended their Spring Tour at Red Rocks which was the latest U.S. leg of the band's Primus & The Chocolate Factory Tour. With a non-Chocolate Factory tour set for this summer and Les Claypool's revelation that the band had signed a deal with Wonka trademark owners Warners that allows them to use imagery from the movie through September it was thought Red Rocks would be the last chance U.S. audiences would have to see Primus & The Chocolate Factory.

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  3. The 20 Best Bassists of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | LA Weekly

    ... Les Claypool, the lunatic fringe of bass, walked away from Metallica to become the best bass player of the '90s as Primus' frontman. His signature style (a percussive barrage of slap madness) gave him the decade's most identifiable sound. His genius ...

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  4. 'Shoot anyone you see': Israel's kill policy exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Green Left Weekly

    ... many cultural fields who are boycotting Israel in support of the BDS. On May 8, Electronic Intifada said US rock band Primus announced they were cancelling a June show. The site said Belgium theatre group CAMPO had pulled out of the coming Israel ...

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  5. Primus Concludes U.S. Chocolate Factory Tour At Red RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | JamBase

    After three extensive legs, Primus played their final Chocolate Factory show in the United States at the iconic Red Rocks Amhpitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on Thursday night. Les Claypool and Co.

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  6. Photos: The Weirdest Night at Red RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Denver Westword

    Primus brought its Willy Wonka-inspired tour to Red Rocks last night, with the oddballs of Beats Antique in tow. It was a strange night, to say the least, with the rain and the carnival gear and Les Claypool.

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  7. Primus & the Chocolate FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Denver Westword

    Formed in 1984 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Primus combined funk, humor and the avant-garde. It is the rare band that has successfully transcended what might have been something gimmicky with its supreme musicianship and imagination.

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  8. Maynard Keenan's Puscifer Have Almost Finished New Record [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... to say I can't wait to listen to this. Yeah man I agree, Puscifer is really a great band. I saw them live with Primus and Tool a few years back in a mexican festival and they were amazing. He is, when the band has material. Adam said that Maynard ...

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  9. Interview: Primus' Tim 'Herb' Alexander talks 'Willy Wonka & the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | NewsOK.com

    Primus is touring in support of its "funhouse mirror" cover album, "Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble," based on the soundtrack to the 1971 movie "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory." Photo provided Primus taps 'Pure Imagination' with 'Chocolate Factory' tour The experimental rockers are touring in support of their new album "Primus & the Chocolate Factory," a "funhouse mirror" album that covers the soundtrack to the 1971 movie "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory."

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  10. Primus taps 'Pure Imagination' with 'Chocolate Factory' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | NewsOK.com

    For most bands, a full album reworking the soundtrack to the Scrumpdiddlyumptious 1971 film oddity "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" might sound like a strange sideways spree in the great glass Wonkavator. Primus is touring in support of its "funhouse mirror" cover album, "Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble," based on the soundtrack to the 1971 movie "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory."

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  11. Primus Unlocks a World of Pure ImaginationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Houston Press

    When funk-metal weirdoes Primus released an album of cover tunes reimagining the soundtrack from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory last year, it was welcomed by the trio's loyal fans as another fine addition to the band's catalogue of strange experiments.

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  12. New Orleans music after Jazz Fest for Friday, May 1: Blackberry Smoke, PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Times-Picayune

    ... music options in New Orleans at night for May 1, the second Friday of Jazz Fest. In the fall of 2014, art-rock trio Primus released "Primus and the Chocolate Factory," a typically twisted rendering of songs from the 1971 film adaptation of Roald ...

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  13. Drivina and ChooglinaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | The Moultrie News

    ... Rider was offended when the song was released; Wynonna Judd took it all in stride, apparently. When I first played Primus's “Wynona's Big Brown Beaver” for my sons, they loved it immediately, responding principally to the ...

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  14. Primus serves up candy-coated Wonka fun at Cleveland concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Examiner.com

    The Cleveland Performing Arts Center at Masonic Auditorium at E. 36th and Euclid was converted into a Roald Dahl 's Chocolate Factory for three hours Monday evening when the San Francisco trio brought the wacky world of Willy Wonka to town, pureed Primus style. The multimedia concert extravaganza was replete with candy props, costumes, video, and-naturally-the band's signature quirky tunes, making for a memorable night of nuance, noir, and surea a little knuckleheadedness.

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  15. Music Forecast 4.30–5.6: James McMurtry, Billy Joel, the Who, Joan Jett, Primus, and Luke WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Pitch

    ... recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, open. Tuesday, May 5, Sprint Center (1407 Grand, 816-949-7000) Primus Les Claypool is completely insane. How else might one explain the bizarre interpretation that his band, Primus, gave the ...

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  16. Ticket giveaway: PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Times

    The Times has two tickets to give away to the May 3 Primus show at the Strand Theater in Shreveport. Tickets are for aisle 2 in the orchestra section Ticket giveaway: Primus The Times has two tickets to give away to the May 3 Primus show at the Strand Theater in Shreveport.

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  17. The Residents thrive on odd mix of fame and obscurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... never sold in big numbers, but along with the band's videos and short films, they inspired several artists, including Primus' Les Claypool, "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening, Ween's Mickey Melchiondo Jr. and Penn & Teller's Penn Jillette -- all of ...

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  18. #10: Suck on ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... isn't all that appealig if you view it as an entirely different album, but if you view it as the songs from two early primus concerts packed in this really cool little digipack (if you get the re-release), so that it can be heard any time, any ...

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  19. Primus & The Chocolate Factory Come to Hershey Theatre TonightRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    SLP Concerts are proud to announce a concert featuring Primus & The Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble tonight, April 24 at 8:00 p.m. at Hershey Theatre. Tickets for this show are $37.35, $42.35, $47.35, $57.35 and $62.35 and are available at Hershey Theatre Box Office.

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  20. Film About Band, The Residents, Screens in SFRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    ... for any band," said Keppel, who was first introduced to the band through another cult figure, Les Claypool of Primus who plays The Residents' cover tunes, about 20 years ago. "But their musical art is just so weird. I want to open up people's eyes ...

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