Primus was once declared “quite possibly the strangest top-10 band ever, and good for them” by music critic Robert Christgau.
The San Francisco-based group definitely has its quirks that appeal to a very niche audience. While most people might recognize them as the band behind the South Park television show theme song, the reality is the band has a much deeper history.
Started in 1984, the band has transitioned through new members and multiple hiatuses, but as of 2018, they continue to rock.
Here are 20 of the most essential Primus songs: