Primus Drummer Tim Alexander Pulls Through Heart Surgery

Yesterday, Primus drummer Tim Alexander underwent open heart surgery after suffering a heart attack. We’re happy to report that all went well yesterday.

[Photo by Kenny Pusey]

“The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander has pulled through surgery, the blockage from his heart has been removed with no complications and all signs point to a glorious and speedy recovery,” reads a note from Primus front man Les Claypool on website.

Primus is next scheduled to play on September 12 in Maplewood, MN.