Quantcast

Tag Archives: Tim Alexander

Tool’s Danny Carey to fill in for Primus shows

Posted by on August 14, 2014

We already know that there’s no Tool album on the immediate horizon, which is frustrating on a handful of levels. However, there’s a bit of a silver lining, especially for fans of drummer Danny Carey, and even more if you’re a Tool fan that likes Primus. Primus bassist/frontman Les Claypool tells Rolling Stone that Carey will be […]

Read more

Primus offer update on Tim Alexander

Posted by on August 1, 2014

We knew when Primus announced their new album earlier this week that drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander would be joining them on the kit in October following successful open heart surgery. That was good news, and now the band have offered a more lengthy update on their Facebook page confirming that he’s back home and resting […]

Read more

Les Claypool talks new ‘Willy Wonka’-related album with original ‘classic’ lineup

Posted by on July 29, 2014

On October 21st, Primus’ ‘classic’ lineup of Les Claypool, Larry Lalonde and Tim “Herb” Alexander will release the first Primus album with that lineup in 19 years. You’d expect that to be nothing less than an event, and it certainly promises to be one. Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble is a track […]

Read more

Metal Insider’s top 5: musicians that came back from health issues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As we write this, Primus drummer Tim Alexander has just successfully underwent triple bypass heart surgery following a heart attack on Friday. An update from the band suggests that everything went well, stating: “The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander […]

Read more

Tim Alexander’s family asks for global drum circle during his surgery

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Normally, when you hear the words “drum circle,” it probably brings to mind a bunch of hippies reeking of patchouli in the parking lot of a Phish concert. However, if you hear one today, it’s for a good cause, and you might even want to consider joining in on it. See, as you might have heard, […]

Read more

Primus drummer Tim Alexander suffers heart attack

Posted by on July 19, 2014

Longtime Primus drummer, is undergoing open heart surgery early next week after suffering a heart attack on Friday (18). The 49 year-old also plays with Puscifer, who broke the news of his illness via a posting on their Facebook page: “Calling All Cars! Rough news. @timalexander suffered a heart attack. Open Heart Surgery on Mon/Tues. Global […]

Read more