Eccentric alt-rockers Primus announced the release of their upcoming album Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble will be released on Oct. 21 via ATO Records. Members Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander pay homage to the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder on Primus & the Chocolate Factory.
In conjuntion with the album’s release, Primus announced new fall tour dates that includes an Austin stop at ACL Live on Nov. 15. While at the concert, be sure an pick up the new Primus candy bars made by Pennslyvania’s Asher’s Chocolates. Seriously, it will be the new Wonka Bar for the modern generation.
Listen to the Primus take on the Wonka classic “Pure Imagination” below.
Pre-order Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble HERE.