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31 Oct 2014
Willy Wonka, Primus style
The ever undefinable Primus return to tour in 2017 - joined this time by Clutch in their "Evening With Primus and Clutch" tour! Primus will be promoting their 2014 and eighth studio album Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble, a 're-imagining' of the soundtrack from the Gene Wilder starring cult classic from 1973 (not, as the band are keen to stress, the "horrendous" Tim Burton remake) which features the songs Pure Imagination and Candy Man.
It's a movie which has long held a fascination for the rock/metal/psychedelic group, with this tour and album building on a Wonka-themed performance they gave in Oakland in 2013. Primus fans can also rejoice at the fact that this tour will feature the original trio of Les Claypool, Larry Lalonde and Tim Alexander.
Opening night: 31 October 2014
Closing night: 31 October 2014
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