Puscifer Brings the Pus for New LP


More of that good ol’
X-rated Hee-Haw…


By Blurt Staff


Puscifer, the project ringleader Maynard James Keenan
describes as “Twin Peaks in the
desert,” will release Conditions
of My Parole
on Oct. 18 via their own Puscifer Entertainment
imprint. The album was produced by Keenan, Mat Mitchell, and Josh Eustis. 
Contributing musicians include Carina Round, Juliette Commagere, Matt
McJunkins, Jeff Freidl, Gil and Rani Sharone, Jonny Polonsky, Tim Alexander,
Devo Keenan, Alessandro Cortini, Sarah Jones, and Jon Theodore. The initial
single, “Man Overboard,” drops July 19. 


“The Verde Valley is an intrinsic part of what Puscifer
is,” explains Keenan, referring to his home stomping grounds in Arizona. “It’s equal
parts Twilight Zone, Mayberry and Road Warrior. The ghosts and
aliens, Republicans and Democrats, cowboys and artists living side by side with
hostile creatures such as scorpions, spiders, rattlesnakes, javelina and
hippies are just a few of the spicy ingredients that give Conditions of My Parole its unique


The band debuted in 2007 with the infamously censored V
is for V*****
, with subsequent tours combining music, recorded skits and
live character sketches and grandly described as an “X-rated episode of Hee-Haw
(Spin). Keenan has often stated in interviews that his concept for
Puscifer required nearly two decades to pass before the technology was
available to create the live performance. A tour is being planned for




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