Bionic Christen (stopthepenguins) wrote,
Bionic Christen

laquerhead sets his skull on fire

ahhh... primus. over the mere months that i have been listening to them, they have become my favorite band. as my favorite band, i doubt they will ever be replaced.

that said, i was very disappointed with the concert. don't get me wrong, they played well. in fact, primus is one of the only bands that sounds better live than on cd. les claypool did play his upright bass in one song. but... they only played for an hour and a half. on top of that, they only played a couple of my favorite songs. they didn't play "those damned blue-collar tweekers" or "tommy the cat" or "sgt. baker" or "southbound pachyderm" or much of anything really. tim alexander didn't play a drum solo. i don't know. it was just so hasty and not thorough and not primus. i don't know.

i just learned that they're only touring for about 2 months, which is by no means as extensive as (most) tours generally are, so it could just be something that they didn't really want to do. still.

when they left the first time i was thinking "hey, intermission. another hour left!" and then they came back a minute or so later and i thought "this isn't right" and then they left again and i thought "you're kidding me."

afterwards i went back to ben's place and we watched the dvd from "animals should not act like people" with his roommate and saw videos and random footage of the band. that was interesting because their videos are amazing, especially the video to "mister krinkle", and the members of the band are funny so their home videos are entertaining.

hopefully primus does another tour in the future, and hopefully they make it a good one.

i decided that i don't like gwar enough to justify going to their concert for dye, and i like cursive but i don't want to go to their show.
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