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Les Claypool

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Birthday
29, 1963
Birthplace
Richmond, CA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Richmond, CA

About

Lead vocalist and bassist of the band Primus who has created many side projects, including Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade.

Before Fame

He auditioned for Metallica as Cliff Burton's successor but did not make the band. He worked as a carpenter before forming Primus.

Trivia

He wrote a novel called South of the Pumphouse in 2006. He would also begin a wine-making project in 2007.

Family Life

He married Cheney Claypool; they have two children named Cage Oliver and Lena Tallulah.

Associated With

His album Les Claypool and the Holy Mackerel presents: Highball with the Devil features Henry Rollins.