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Mastodon/Tool supergroup tease LP, making live debut with Primus on NYE

Legend of the Seagullmen

The Legend of the Seagullmen is a nautical-themed supergroup formed by Mastodon vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds, Tool drummer Danny Carey, OFF! guitarist (and Burning Brides frontman) Dimitri Coats, and film animator/director Jimmy Hayward (Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo). They released two songs in 2015, “The Deep Sea Diver” and “Ships Wreck,” and JImmy Hayward recently posted on Instagram that test pressings of the band’s debut album are done, so hopefully we’ll hear more details on the album soon. Jimmy’s post also revealed that Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen (who plays with Brent Hinds in Gone Is Gone) is somehow involved too.

UPDATE: The band posted their full lineup, which does not include Dimitri Coats, but does include vocalist David Dreyer, guitarist Tim Dawson, bassist Pete Griffin (who plays with Brent in Giraffe Tongue Orchestra), and keyboardist Chris “Maddog” Digiovanni.

The Legend of the Seagullmen will make their live debut opening for Primus on New Year’s Eve at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Tickets go on sale Friday (10/20) at 10 AM Pacific with various presales starting today (10/19) at 10 AM Pacific.

That show follows Primus’ two-night stand at LA’s The Wiltern on 12/29 & 12/30, and Primus’ tour also lands in NYC for a different holiday: Halloween at Brooklyn Steel (tickets). A couple days before that, they play NYC-area venue The Capitol Theatre (10/29) (tickets). Updated Primus dates are listed below.

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Primus NYE

Primus — 2017 Tour Dates
Oct 20 Sunken Gardens San Antonio, TX
Oct 21 White Oak Music Hall Houston, TX
Oct 22 Moody Theater Austin, TX
Oct 24 War Memorial Auditorium-TN Nashville, TN
Oct 25 The National Richmond, VA
Oct 27 The Palace Theatre Albany Albany, NY
Oct 28 The Anthem Washington, DC
Oct 29 Capitol Theatre-NY Port Chester, NY
Oct 31 Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY
Nov 02 Goodyear Theater Akron, OH
Nov 03 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Nov 04 Louisville Palace Louisville, KY
Nov 05 Peabody Opera House St Louis, MO
Nov 07 Tennessee Theatre Knoxville, TN
Nov 09 Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
Nov 10 Hard Rock Live Orlando Orlando, FL
Nov 11 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Nov 13 The Civic Theatre New Orleans, LA
Dec 29 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Dec 30 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Dec 31 Fox Theater Oakland, CA w/ The Legend of the Seagullmen

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