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  • Category: Features

    moe.’s Jim Loughlin Talks Touring, Mike Dillon Collabs & The Joy Of Hitting Things

    Percussionist Jim Loughlin is hitting on all cylinders late. His band, moe., kicks off their end of summer run with a trip to Japan before returning to the States for a tour-launching Red Rocks double bill with Gov’t Mule, before a run of shows that culminates in their return to the scene of last year’s memorable […]

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  • Category: News

    The Claypool Lennon Delirium Welcome Skerik And Tim Alexander In Seattle [Watch]

    The Claypool Lennon Delirium played in Seattle, WA at The Showbox, last week and they brought some special friends along for the ride. Saxaphonist Skerik made an appearance on “Up on the Roof”, and a surprise appearance by Primus drummer Tim Alexander on a crushing version of “Pachyderm”. Alexander seemed to be doing well after suffering his second heart attack only a […]

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  • Category: News

    The String Cheese Incident Jammed With Les Claypool On Beatles Cover, 15 Years Ago Today [Listen]

    In their storied career, The String Cheese Incident have never been strangers to collaborators. The band has played with everyone from Ms. Lauryn Hill to The Doobie Brothers to Peter Rowan and David Grisman, stretching the boundaries of their musical influences all the while. It’s no surprise that this trend dates back to their heyday, […]

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  • Category: News

    Primus’s Tim Alexander Suffers Second Heart Attack

    Beloved Primus drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander has had some unfortunate luck of late. After suffering a heart attack in 2014, Alexander underwent a successful triple bypass operation and eventually resumed touring with the band. According to a new update from Alexander, it seems he has suffered a second heart attack recently. In an Instagram post, Alexander writes:  I had a second heart attack […]

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  • Category: News

    Full Pro-Shot Video Of Claypool Lennon Delirium At Bonnaroo Surfaces [Watch]

    Earlier this month, Primus bassist Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, son of late Beatle John Lennon brought their new collaboration, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, to Bonnaroo. The psychedelic quartet, which also features keyboardist Mark Ramos Nishita (Beastie Boys) and drummer Paul Baldi (Fungi Band) rocked the festival’s That Tent with a set that included material from their debut album, Monolith of Phobos, as well as some entertaining covers […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    Royal Jelly Jive ‘Stand Up’ On Their Newest Release And Groove Into The Future

    Royal Jelly Jive have forged a unique and entrancing sound that draws upon musical elements from across modern music history to create their newest release, Stand Up. With everything from slow jazz, ragtime, beat poetry, Americana flavored rock all guided by a steady, song craft focused writing philosophy each track gains a life and identity while […]

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  • Category: Features

    Lockn’ Founder Dave Frey Tells Us What Makes His Festival So Special

    LOCKN’ Festival co-founder David Frey has spent the last few decades making the music scene a better place for everyone. As a promoter, he’s booked thousands of shows and helped invigorate the festival scene with his other biggest claim to fame, the H.O.R.D.E. Festival, an event that featured bands like Blues Traveler, Widespread Panic, and a little band […]

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  • Category: News

    Tool, Primus & More Announced On Aftershock Festival Lineup

    Sacramento’s Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has announced its initial lineup. Taking place at Discovery Park, the two-day event will Feature acts such as Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, and Disturbed on October 22nd and 23rd this fall. The festival features an impressive array of hard rock and heavy metal bands; of note, the lineup on Saturday pairs Tool and Primus with metal legends Slayer, Meshugga, and Anthrax. Check out […]

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    Tool Announces New 2016 Tour Dates

    Beloved rock band Tool has made a very exciting announcement, adding three new tour dates to what is otherwise an empty calendar. The band will perform three nights between October 24-28, playing in Salt Lake City, UT, Denver, CO, and Little Rock, AR. The band surprised fans by playing a run of shows throughout January 2016, touring […]

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  • Category: News

    Les Claypool Plays On Crazy New Track From Experimental Hip-Hop Group Death Grips [Listen]

    File this under unexpected collaborations: Primus bassist Les Claypool lent his skills to the experimental hip-hop stylings of Death Grips for a brand new track. Titled “More Than A Fairy,” the new track features Claypool’s familiar sound with some seriously banging beats and rapping. Listen to the bizarre collaboration below. The song comes as a surprise to many, as Death Grips just […]

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