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Les Claypool

Les Claypool

Real/full name:
Leslie Edward Claypool
51 (born Sep 29th, 1963)
Place of origin:
United States (Richmond, California)


Claypool was born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, but was raised in El Sobrante, California in a working class family with a history of working as auto mechanics. A close family friend, Rhys Hickman, taught him the basics of the slap bass technique, which he shortly mastered throughout his educational period. His early education included Collins Elementary School and De Anza High ...


Vocals (lead), Bass (1984-2000, 2003-present)

Blind Illusion

Bass (1979-1981, 1986-1988)

1986 Slow Death (Demo) Bass
1988 The Sane Asylum Bass

Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains

Vocals, Bass (2002-2004)

Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Bass, Vocals, Percussion (2000-2004)

Jerry Cantrell

Bass (1998)

Les Claypool and the Holy Mackerel

Everything (1996)

Les Claypool's Fancy Band

Bass (2005-2008)


Bass, Vocals (2000-2001)


Bass (1994)


1999 Monsters and Robots Bass (on tracks 2, 3, 5, 10, 12 and 13), Vocals (on track 3)

Hank Williams III

2011 Ghost to a Ghost / Gutter Town Bass on "Ghost to a Ghost", "With the Ship"

Jerry Cantrell

1998 Boggy Depot Bass (11, 12)


1998 Garage Inc. Banjo on "Tuesday's Gone"

Suicidal Tendencies

As Lester Claypool:

1987 Suicidal Tendencies Producer (tracks 13-15)


1996 Victor Bass on track 9

Suicidal Tendencies

1987 Join the Army Producer, Engineering (as "Lester Claypool")

Yngwie J. Malmsteen

1984 Rising Force Engineering (as "Lester Claypool")
1985 Marching Out Engineering
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