Posts Tagged ‘Puscifer’

Tim Alexander Undergoes Successful Open Heart Surgery

July 22nd, 2014
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Tim Alexander, drummer for both Primus and Puscifer, had open heart surgery on July 21 and is reportedly doing well.
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By Jackie Ruth Posted in News , ,

Tim Alexander of Puscifer Suffers From A Heart Attack

July 18th, 2014
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According to a recent Facebook post, the drummer of Primus, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle, Tim Alexander, had suffered a heart attack. A brief statement from previous Puscifer band member confirms that Tim Alexander will be undergoing open heart surgery either Monday or Tuesday.
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By Megan Hatfield Posted in News

Country, Crown and Throne – Cinquanta: A Perfect Circle, Puscifer and Failure Live at the Greek Theatre

May 11th, 2014
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There was a time not that long ago when the world was just becoming familiar with a little band called Tool. Los Angeles residents and show attendees of the time were already clued in to what was happening, but most in the U.S. and the world at large were just getting exposed to the band and its singer with the sharp, haunting voice, Maynard James Keenan, through the band’s claymation videos regularly played on MTV. Twenty years on, Tool is a musical juggernaut. One of the top grossing touring rock bands in all of the world, and one of the most respected and beloved bands heavy music has ever known. Capable of rocking with the hardest of metallic crunch, but still accessible enough that those that struggle with metal’s often guttural, monster truck vocals aren’t dissuaded.

All photos by Marv Watson
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By Raymond Flotat Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , ,

Interview: Juliette Commagere on Musical Family Ties, Raucous Crowds and Tour Joys and Tribulations

March 31st, 2014
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Los Angeles concertgoers are frequently spoiled by amazing line-ups. Recently at The Echo, I caught a vision of neon light, LA native Juliette Commagere, who rocked out royally on keyboard and whose performance, supported by her legendary father-in-law Ry Cooder, lingered with me. Running home, I eagerly explored this former Hello Stranger lead singer’s discography, highlighted by her latest offering, Human.

Mxdwn spoke with Juliette recently, in the middle of rehearsal for a show she’ll perform on top of a Mexican pyramid with Maynard James Keegan’s (of Tool and A Perfect Circle) Puscifer. We had lots to chat about and touched upon topics which yielded some warm and revealing stories. Visit Juliette’s site and watch for a new EP coming out soon.
Juliette Commagere shot for mxdwn by Sharon Alagna
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By Carlita Howard Posted in Features , ,

Tool Announce Spring 2014 Tour Dates

January 21st, 2014
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LA-based rock band Tool has announced a U.S. tour happening in March 2014.
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By Jackie Ruth Posted in News , , ,

Puscifer – What Is… CD/DVD

December 17th, 2013
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A Live Introduction

To be a fan of Maynard James Keenan is to follow him to some curious and often dark places. The is especially true of Keenan’s side project/solo/collaborative experiment Puscifer. A decade old now, Puscifer mixes insult comedy, desert mythology and the kind of soundtrack that sticks in the back of your consciousness. The project is at turns goofy, offensive and haunting. All sides are on display in the new CD/DVD What Is…. Read more…

By Alyssa Fried Posted in Reviews ,

Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Failure To Perform May 10 At The Greek Theatre For Maynard James Keenan’s Birthday

December 3rd, 2013
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The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will be hosting Cinquanta on May 10, the 50th birthday celebration of Maynard James Keenan of Tool.
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Cumbre Tajin Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Tool, Primus, Puscifer and More

November 28th, 2013
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Cumbre Tajin has announced their 2014 lineup. Maynard James Keenan comes two for the price of one, as both Tool and Puscifer are playing. California rockers Primus are also inbound, more below.

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Puscifer Release Trailer For New Mockumentary “What Is…”

October 28th, 2013
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Puscifer, the creative brainchild of Maynard Keenan, released a teaser for the Mockumentary “What Is…” which will be released in full on November 26th.

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By Kayleigh Mill Posted in News , ,

LISTEN: Sir Mix-A-Lot Releases Remixed Stream of Puscifer’s “Conditions of My Parole”

July 18th, 2013

Maynard James Keenan is a man who likes to keep his music interesting, be it with his bands Tool, A Perfect Circle or Puscifer. And now he’s taken it a step further with Puscifer’s upcoming remix album of 2011’s Conditions of My Parole, which includes a remix from the legendary Sir Mix-A-Lot.
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By Nicci Boots Posted in News , ,