Last Monday night (April 17th), The Belasco in Los Angeles witnessed a mind-blowing collaboration. Primus shared the stage with Tool’s Danny Carey and Justin Chancellor, and Troy Van Leeuwen from Queens of the Stone Age. This epic gig wasn’t just about rockin’ out; it was about raising funds for Canadian director, animator, and writer Jimmy Hayward (Toy Story, Horton Hears a Who!, Finding Nemo), who’s currently battling cancer. Hayward is a dear friend of Primus members.
According to Setlist.fm, the night was packed with a 10-song set: six Primus tracks and four covers. The crowd went wild for Tool’s “Ænema” and an insane drum duel between Carey and Primus’ Tim Alexander during Led Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick.” They also nailed covers of King Crimson’s “Thela Hun Ginjeet” and AC/DC’s “Whole Lotta Rosie.”
It all kicked off with Primus performing “Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers” solo, but soon enough, Van Leeuwen, Chancellor, and Carey joined them for most of the show. The night wrapped up with “My Name Is Mud” and an encore of “Southbound Pachyderm.”
Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers
Too Many Puppies
Here Come the Bastards
Thela Hun Ginjeet (King Crimson cover)
Ænema (Tool cover)
Whole Lotta Rosie (AC/DC cover)
Moby Dick (Led Zeppelin cover) (With extended drum solo)
My Name Is Mud
Thanks to DoubleAdoFool for the full show footage!
Jam DeetsJam Date: April 17, 2023
Featuring: Primus, Queens of the Stone Age, Tool
Venue: The Belasco
Songs: Aenema, Groundhog’s Day, Here Come the Bastards, Moby Dick, My Name Is Mud, Thela Hun Ginjeet, Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers, Too Many Puppies, Whole Lotta Rosie
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