Veteran Primus drummer Tim Alexander has suffered a heart attack and will undergo open-heart surgery early next week.
The news was revealed in a Facebook post by experimental band Puscifer. Alexander has drummed on several of the Maynard James Keenan-led group’s albums, including its 2007 debut, “V Is for Vagina.”
“Calling All Cars! Rough news. @timalexander suffered a heart attack. Open Heart Surgery on Mon/Tues. Global Positive Thoughts, Por favor. @Puscifer We need our Herb the Ginseng Drummer aka Peter Merkin alive and thieving,” the Facebook post read.