Primus Tickets for Sale
Primus starting touring for the new album Green Naugahyde last fall and they continue to celebrate this release with more than just a handful of concert dates in 2012. Primus tickets will begin in 2012 with a duo of concerts in New York City in Brooklyn and Manhattan and continues with a couple of Reno, Nevada performances before they embark on a tour of Europe that will last from March 23 to April 5, 2012. They will return to the states to play a trio of summer music festivals.
These performances will be a welcome addition to the many concert options during the year as the group's many fans anxiously await an opportunity to see the new tracks from Green Naugahyde performed live. Green Naugahyde was released to the public on September 12, 2011 and peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200. The album has come to the forefront without any radio singles, but has allowed the public to enjoy a music video for "Tragedy's a' Comin'". Primus brings a style reminiscent of the band's studio album back in 1990, adding a bit more funk to their rock edge.
Primus would not release a debut album until 1990, but they first became a band back in 1984. Then the band was nothing more than two musicians and drum machine. Les Claypool played bass and sang, Todd Huth played guitar, and a machine, a LinnDrum, provided a beat as the drummer. The duo became a trio when Vince "Perm" Parker returned from the army and took over as drummer. The group then changed its name from Primal to Primus. From this point the group endured many tweaks. Parker left to be replaced by Peter Libby, who then left and was replaced by Robbie Beam. The band became known for its humorous lyrics and its brand of funk metal fusion. They became a huge hit in northern California by the time Jay Lane replaced Beam as the drummer.
A year after Lane joined the group Primus released its first live album, Suck on This. The band released a studio album a year later in 1990. Frizzle Fry did not chart but remained a regional hit and inspired confidence from record labels with the singles "John the Fisherman" and "Too Many Puppies". Primus would return the next year with its first platinum album, Sailing the Seas of Change. A certified hit on their discography, Primus took a much darker turn in their lyrics. The band remained one with a sound dominated by Les Claypool's bass, but decided to try and distance itself from the "funk band" label.
Primus doubled their platinum efforts with Pork Soda and then had a Gold album with Tales from the Punchbowl. The last three records – Brown Album, Antipop, and Green Naugahyde – have not been certified but did chart well. The group's hits include "Jerry was a Race Car Driver", "Those Damned Blue Collar Tweekers", "My Name is Mud", and "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver". OnlineSeats has the Primus tickets to enjoy this band, now manned by Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, and Jay Lane, live on their latest tour.