Primus Shares Update On Drummer Tim Alexander's Condition

Last month Primus drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander underwent open heart surgery after suffering a heart attack. This afternoon Alexander's band mates have shared an update about Tim's condition and thankfully the news continues to be good.

Read the text of the update from Primus:

Tim has been home from the hospital for about 5 days and is making great progress. Thanks to all Tim's friends in the music community and the fans for having Tim in their thoughts over the past two weeks. He is up walking around, starting some physical therapy and his wits about him as well. Unfortunately, we had to cancel the 2 set shows in Maplewood, Fargo and Clive as Tim wont be ready to play 2 sets in September. Tim is resting up at home and getting ready for his return to the stage on Oct 22nd at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia. We'll be making a special announcement about both Riot Fest shows sometime in the near future.

Earlier this week Primus announced an extensive fall tour based around the upcoming release of Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble. Tickets for most shows went on sale to the general public today.

Here's the full list of Primus and the Chocolate Factory tour dates:

10/22 - Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
10/24 - Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
10/25 - Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/26 - Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center
10/28 - Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theatre
10/29 - Baltimore, MD @ Hippodrome
10/31 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
11/01 - New Brunswick, NJ @ State Theatre
11/02 - Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
11/03 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
11/05 - St. Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House
11/07 - Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
11/08 - Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle 11/09 - Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
11/11 - Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore
11/12 - Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/14 - Biloxi, MI @ Hard Rock Live
11/15 - Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theatre
11/16 - Dallas, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
11/17 - San Antonio, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
11/19 - Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre
11/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre

[Published on: 8/1/14]

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