October 21st, Primus & The Chocolate Factory is out – a concept record based on Willy Wonka circa 1971. Primus re-imagines the music, which Les Claypool describes as, “early Peter Gabriel meets Dark Side of the Moon meets the Residents.” Have a listen to The Golden Ticket:
Primus & the Chocolate Factory will tour…sadly no Canadian dates yet.
Here’s a new video released by the band that begins similarly to the film…but you end up watching the cutting/editing process:
Stream the new album HERE.
Oh, we should mention that the band is keeping things consistent with the film and honouring the golden ticket with a campaign to offer FREE ENTRY for every Primus concert FOR LIFE if you end up purchasing one of five golden copies of the record.