Hear Primus' Eerie New Song 'The Scheme' From Upcoming LP

From Rolling Stone - September 6, 2017

Primus released a creepy new song, "The Scheme," from their upcoming ninth LP, The Desaturating Seven.

Les Claypool anchors the track with his signature, elastic bass line. Guitarist Larry "Ler" LaLonde builds tension with his jerky, palm-muted riffs and dissonant interludes. Drummer Tim Alexander holds down a marching groove with heavy kick drum pulses and cymbal smacks.

"The Scheme" is Primus' second tease of The Desaturating Seven, out September 29th. The bandreleased lead single "The Seven," which recalls Discipline-era King Crimson, upon announcing the LP.

The album, which follows the band's 2014 reimagining of the Willy Wonka soundtrack, is their first set of original material since 2011's Green Naugahyde and first recorded by the trio of Claypool, LaLonde and Alexander since 1995's Tales From the Punchbowl.


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