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===The early years and ''Frizzle Fry'' (1984–1990)===
 
===The early years and ''Frizzle Fry'' (1984–1990)===
Primus began as Primate in [[El Sobrante, California]] in 1984 with singer and bassist [[Les Claypool]], guitarist [[Todd Huth]], and a [[LinnDrum]] drum machine. The duo initially had trouble finding a drummer, until Claypool's friend Vince "Perm" Parker returned home from a stint in the army, and together the three of them recorded their first demo, financed by Claypool selling his car.<ref name="taste of the big time">{{cite web|title=Les Claypool gets a Taste of the Big Time|work=Bass Player Magazine via ram.org|author=Karl Coryat|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/articles/bp1.html|accessdate=September 23, 2006 }}</ref><ref name="through the years">{{cite web|url=http://mama.indstate.edu/users/primus/html/primus_through_the_years.html|title=Primus Through the Years: Les Claypool Reflects on His Past|author=Michael Goldberg|accessdate=May 1, 2011}}</ref> Primate changed their name to Primus after "about a month" when they were approached by a group called The Primates threatening legal action over the similarity of their names.<ref name="through the years" /> Parker was soon replaced by the band's second drummer, Peter Libby, who was himself replaced by Robbie Bean, before the band eventually settled on Tim "Curveball" Wright in 1986.<ref name="family tree">{{cite web|title=Primus family tree|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/misc/family_tree.html|accessdate=April 29, 2011}}</ref> After rising to local music scene stardom with their brand of funk metal fusion, reaching the point where they were "selling out [[Berkeley Square (club)|Berkeley Square]]", Wright left Primus in the summer of 1988 to be replaced by [[Jay Lane]], drummer with the [[Freaky Executives]], who were "getting dicked around by their record company", as Claypool later described it.<ref name="through the years" />
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Primus began as Primate in [[El Sobrante, California]] in 1984 with singer and bassist [[Les Claypool]], guitarist [[Todd Huth]], and a [[LinnDrum]] drum machine. The duo initially had trouble finding a drummer, until Claypool's friend Vince "Perm" Parker returned home from a stint in the army, and together the three of them recorded their first demo, financed by Claypool selling his car.<ref name="taste of the big time">{{cite web|title=Les Claypool gets a Taste of the Big Time|work=Bass Player Magazine via ram.org|author=Karl Coryat|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/articles/bp1.html|accessdate=September 23, 2006 }}</ref><ref name="through the years">{{cite web|url=http://mama.indstate.edu/users/primus/html/primus_through_the_years.html|title=Primus Through the Years: Les Claypool Reflects on His Past|author=Michael Goldberg|accessdate=May 1, 2011}}</ref> Primate changed their name to Primus after "about a month" when they were approached by a group called The Primates threatening legal action over the similarity of their names.<ref name="through the years" /> Parker was soon replaced by the band's second drummer, Peter Libby, who was himself replaced by Robbie Bean, before the band eventually settled on Tim "Curveball" Wright in 1986.<ref name="family tree">{{cite web|title=Primus family tree|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/misc/family_tree.html|accessdate=April 29, 2011}}</ref> After rising to local music scene stardom with their brand of funk metal fusion, reaching the point where they were "selling out [[Berkeley Square (club)|Berkeley Square]]", Wright left Primus in the summer of 1988 to be replaced by [[Jay Lane]], drummer with the [[Freaky Executives]], who were " Dicked around, however,I would love to have been at the bugtussle show but who gives a fuck?", as Claypool later described it.<ref name="through the years" />
   
 
After recording another demo, titled ''Sausage'', Lane left Primus at the end of 1988 when "something good happened" with the Freaky Executives' record deal.<ref name="through the years" /> Huth also left the band soon after, wishing to dedicate more time to his family.<ref name="through the years" /> In 1989, Primus was put on hold briefly and Claypool rejoined his former band, [[Blind Illusion]], who at the time also featured one-time [[Joe Satriani]] student and ex-[[Possessed (band)|Possessed]] guitarist [[Larry LaLonde|Larry "Ler" LaLonde]].<ref name="birthday">{{cite web|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/articles/les_bday_atn.html|title=You Say It's Your Birthday: Les Claypool of Primus|work=Addicted to Noise, via ram.org|author=Randy Reiss|date=September 1997|accessdate=May 1, 2011}}</ref> Claypool recruited LaLonde to reform Primus together with [[Tim Alexander|Tim "Herb" Alexander]], drummer with the [[Arizona]]-based group [[Major Lingo]], and a month later,<ref name="through the years"/><ref name="RoSto Naugahyde"/> the trio recorded their first album: ''[[Suck On This]]'', a live recording culled from two of their Berkeley concerts, funded by a loan from Claypool's father.<ref name="animals discog">Illustrated Discography, ''[[Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People]]'' DVD, 2003.</ref>
 
After recording another demo, titled ''Sausage'', Lane left Primus at the end of 1988 when "something good happened" with the Freaky Executives' record deal.<ref name="through the years" /> Huth also left the band soon after, wishing to dedicate more time to his family.<ref name="through the years" /> In 1989, Primus was put on hold briefly and Claypool rejoined his former band, [[Blind Illusion]], who at the time also featured one-time [[Joe Satriani]] student and ex-[[Possessed (band)|Possessed]] guitarist [[Larry LaLonde|Larry "Ler" LaLonde]].<ref name="birthday">{{cite web|url=http://www.ram.org/music/primus/articles/les_bday_atn.html|title=You Say It's Your Birthday: Les Claypool of Primus|work=Addicted to Noise, via ram.org|author=Randy Reiss|date=September 1997|accessdate=May 1, 2011}}</ref> Claypool recruited LaLonde to reform Primus together with [[Tim Alexander|Tim "Herb" Alexander]], drummer with the [[Arizona]]-based group [[Major Lingo]], and a month later,<ref name="through the years"/><ref name="RoSto Naugahyde"/> the trio recorded their first album: ''[[Suck On This]]'', a live recording culled from two of their Berkeley concerts, funded by a loan from Claypool's father.<ref name="animals discog">Illustrated Discography, ''[[Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People]]'' DVD, 2003.</ref>
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