Primus is a funk-metal band from California. Since forming in the mid 80s, the line up has changed alot, with the only permanent member being bassist and vocalist Les Claypool. Other notable members include Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums).
On September of 2000, the band was asked about wich were Muse's influencess when they started, Dominic Howard said: "It started out with Primus, bits of Nirvana, early English bands like senseless Things & Mega City Four..."
- Musician of the Month (2006-11). Alternative Press. Retrieved 2008-01-16. [verify]