Watch 25 Years Of Les Claypool New Year’s Eve Extravaganzas In This Video Compilation

first_imgLes Claypool has fostered several variations into the last 25 years of his career, including Primus, Les Claypool’s Flying Frog Brigade, Duo De Twang, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and more. Each band is somehow both unique and distinctly Claypool, highlighting the many influences to his style in a truly celebratory manner. The last 25 years have seen the bassist and his various groups enter the New Year in the Bay Area, with the most recent celebration taking place at The Fox Theatre in Oakland, CA.Today, Primus shares a 20+ minute montage that contains show posters, video footage, and photos of the last 25 NYE performances that truly documents the levels of extremity that Claypool is known to explore.Any true fan of Les Claypool, and his many brigades, should watch this video, if not for pure entertainment. Footage varies from performances at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, The Fillmore, Warfield, War Memorial Opera House, and more, with opening acts including Dweezil Zappa, Spearhead, Tool, Banyan, and The Deftones.Watch “Les Claypool’s 25 New Year’s Eve Extravaganzas” below:You can watch a couple of videos from Primus’s most recent NYE celebration, including their New Year’s countdown into “Man on the Silver Mountain”, and a performance of “Man on the Silver Mountain” below:[H/T JamBase]last_img

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