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Primer 55 Bio

Primer 55 is an American nu metal band from Louisville, Kentucky.

The band was formed in 1997 by guitarist Bobby Burns, who was influenced by heavy metal music and vocalist J-Sin, who was influenced by hip hop. Burns and J-Sin enlisted the help of bassist Mike "Jr." Christopher and drummer Josh McLane. After the release of their self-titled debut album on the independent label Propellant Transmissions, Primer 55 signed a contract with Island Records, releasing their second studio album, Introduction to Mayhem on January 25, 2000. The album featured appearances from Incubus turntablist Chris Kilmore and Hed PE frontman Jared Gomes. In September 2000, Primer 55 toured alongside Soulfly, downset., and Slaves on Dope.

On August 14, 2001, Primer 55 released their third studio album, (the) New Release. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and #102 on the Billboard 200. The album's single, "This Life" peaked at #37 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. In 2002, the band performed as the opening act at the 2002 Gathering of the Juggalos in Peoria, Illinois. In 2003 Primer 55 broke up. Bobby Burns soon joined Soulfly as their bassist.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primer_55