Contact Us

Primus + Puscifer Drummer Tim Alexander Undergoes Successful Open Heart Surgery

Tim Alexander
Timothy Norris, Getty Images

There’s good news to report as Primus and Puscifer drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander is out of surgery and reportedly doing well following an open heart procedure earlier today (July 21).

It was reported over the weekend that Alexander had suffered a heart attack and was scheduled to have open heart surgery early this week to have a blockage removed.

Primus was the first to alert fans on Alexander’s status, with a Facebook posting that can be read below:

Tim Alexander Is Out of Surgery. The Mighty Tim “Herb” Alexander has pulled through surgery, the blockage from his heart has been removed with no complications and all signs point to a glorious and speedy recovery.

Alexander has enjoyed three stints as the drummer for Primus, playing on their most popular albums, and has appeared on two Puscifer studio albums and one EP.

Our best wishes to Tim Alexander for a speedy recovery.

Puscifer Rock Maynard James Keenan's 50th Birthday Bash

More from katsfm.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://katsfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 94.5 KATS quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 94.5 KATS quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!