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  1. Primus Shares Video for "Pure Imagination" for Nat...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

    Today, October 29, is National Chocolate Day, and Primus is celebrating by releasing a video for their version of "Pure Imagination" from the Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film soundtrack. The video features the lyrics of the song displayed in that classic Willy Wonka font over images of the inner workings of a chocolate factory.

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  2. Primus Celebrate National Chocolate Day w/ Video for Pure ImaginationRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    In celebration of National Chocolate Day - TODAY -- October 29th, we are delighted to share Primus' new delicious lyric video for the track "Pure Imagination". The video brings viewers into the inner workings of a chocolate factory, the same factory where the Primus Wonka Bars were made.

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  3. Wonka Gets Weird at the Hands of Primus at the Orpheum TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    Primus brought their re-imagining of the music from the beloved film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory to life Saturday night at Boston's Orpheum Theatre . Starting the night out with a set full of fan-favorites, Les Claypool joked about not entering the world of Wonka at all, and how the entire show would just be three guys standing still, playing music in front of a black backdrop all night.

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  4. INTERVIEW: Mike Jones And Les ClaypoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | DC101

    When you hear that a band is going to redo all of the music from Willie Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, you don't know what to expect. Unless of course that band is Primus, and you expect it to be great.

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  5. Primus: Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Oct 21, 2014 Genre: Experimental Rock Label: ATO Records, Prawn Song Records Number Of Tracks: 14 Essentially, a re-imagining of the soundtrack of the original "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" movie, but with the type of approach you would expect from Primus. Primus formed in 1984, though the world at large didn't really hear anything from them until the release of their debut album in 1990.

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  6. Review: Primus @ the Palace Theatre, 10/24/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Albany Times Union

    Bizarre. Darkly comic. Beloved by a cult audience. The traits that define Primus are the same as the driving force behind the second and strongest half of their show last night: the 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

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  7. Steve Smith: Primusa golden vinyl prize; Alan Jackson sets anniversary tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | LA Daily News

    Alternative prog-rockers Primus, who formed in San Francisco in 1984, released its eighth studio album this week, “Primus and the Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble.” The new album re-imagines the music from the classic 1971 Gene Wilder musical, including “Candy Man” , “Pure Imagination” and “I Want it Now.” But as in Roald Dahl's 1964 story “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and the film, the band led by Les Claypool have a contest involving five golden tickets. Five vinyl copies of the album have been pressed in gold and whoever buys one of these five albums will win free tickets any and all Primus concerts for life.

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  8. Primus & the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble - PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Watersblogged

    We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Primus & the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble by Primus, download iTunes now.

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  9. Steve Smith: Primus' golden vinyl prize; Alan Jackson sets anniversary tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Press-Telegram

    JULY 23: Les Claypool of Primus performs at Lollapalooza on July 23, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Alternative prog-rockers Primus, who formed in San Francisco in 1984, released its eighth studio album this week, "Primus and the Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble."

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  10. 10/24/14: Today's Tips: FridayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | Nippertown!

    ... and adventurous musicianship to create music both unique yet familiar in texture. 8pm. $25, $34 & $42. MUSIC : Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble @ the Palace Theatre , Albany. Les Claypool & Co. pay tribute to the music of the ...

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  11. Opening Night | Primus & The Chocolate Factory In PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | JamBase

    The big news from last night's Primus show at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Philadelphia was the return of drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander. You might recall that "Herb" underwent open heart surgery after suffering a heart attack.

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  12. Primus - Primus & the Chocolate Factory (with the Fungi Ensemble) Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | ContactMusic.com

    Reviewing a Primus album is always a daunting task. Like a child's artwork, it seems that any music designed to inflict such joy should be immune from the critic's gaze.

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  13. Primus-Primus And The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble-2014-MTDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | 9Down.Com

    Description: The definitive Primus line-up Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander - is back together and set to release their first full-length studio set in nearly 20 years, 'Primus & the Chocolate Factory, due out on ATO Records on October 21. "The idea was to combine the Frog Brigade and Primus, and do this record, says Claypool. I think like a good portion of the planet, we were all pretty put off by the remake of the 'Willy Wonka' movie - the Tim Burton version.

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  14. Tom MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | City Pages

    ... d the Fort Collins band You, Me... Jay BlakesbergLes ClaypoolLes Claypool and Larry Lalonde will be signing copies of Primus: Over the Electric Grapevine, an oral history of the band, at Tattered Cover on Thursday, September 18,...

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  15. Primus sends fans on hunt for lifetime ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    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 the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble," was released on Tuesday, and taking inspiration from the chocolate factory owner's fictional contest, the group is giving fans the chance to win free concert tickets for life hidden inside five chocolate-colored vinyl records.

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  16. Yeah, that's the (Primus) ticket: A golden record means something specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    The band goes full "Willy Wonka" on us with their new release "Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble." It's their take on the soundtrack from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder.

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  17. Win free Primus concert tickets for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The band goes full "Willy Wonka" on us with its new release "Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble." It's their take on the soundtrack from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder.

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  18. Primus sends fans on hunt for lifetime ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    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 the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble," was released on Tuesday, and taking inspiration from the chocolate factory owner's fictional contest, the group is giving fans the chance to win free concert tickets for life hidden inside five chocolate-colored vinyl records.

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  19. Primus Send Fans On Hunt For Lifetime TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | ContactMusic.com

    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 the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble, was released on Tuesday , and taking inspiration from the chocolate factory owner's fictional contest, the group is giving fans the chance to win free concert tickets for life hidden inside five chocolate-coloured vinyl records.

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  20. Primus Releases New Album, Primus & The Chocolate Factory OutRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Primus' first full-length studio album in nearly 20 years, 'Primus & The Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble' is out today via ATO Records. In support of their album, the definitive Primus line up -- Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Tim Alexander -- will begin their nationwide tour the day after release.

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