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While one might imagine Maynard James Keenan would have enough going on to keep him busy as a frontman with the groups Tool and A Perfect Circle, in 2007 he decided to record an album under yet another name with Puscifer. Described by Keenan as "the space where my Id, Ego, and Anima all come together to exchange cookie recipes," Puscifer first appeared as the name of a fictional band Keenan fronted in a cameo on the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show in 1995. It wasn't until 2003 that Keenan actually recorded under the name, when he teamed up with Danny Lohner for a track called "Rev 22:20" for the Underworld soundtrack, and it wasn't until four years later that he set to work on an entire Puscifer album. Organized less as a traditional "rock band," and more as a musical collective in which Keenan could work with a rotating lineup of likeminded artists, Puscifer's early recording projects featured a large cast of noted musicians, including Tim Alexander from Primus, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk from Audioslave and Rage Against the Machine, former King Crimson member Trey Gunn, violinist Lisa Germano, pop singer/songwriter Jonny Polonsky, and actress and vocalist Milla Jovovich. The first product of Puscifer's new life was a single issued in early October 2007; the A-side was "Cuntry Boner," a gleefully offensive song originally recorded by Electric Sheep (a short-lived punk band featuring Adam Jones and Tom Morello years before they would respectively join Tool and Rage Against the Machine), while the flip side was a cover of the Circle Jerks' "World Up My Ass." Later the same month, Puscifer's debut album, V Is for Vagina, was released; like the single, it was released in the United States by Keenan's own Puscifer Entertainment label, and it featured ten original songs, many of which were dominated by slow but potent dance grooves rather than Tool's prog metal textures. Keenan has said the group has no immediate plans to tour, but he is collaborating with several filmmakers on short movies based on the songs, which could be shown at live performances. In April of 2008, a remix album of V Is for Vagina titled V Is for Viagra: The Remixes was released and featured contributions from members of Nine Inch Nails, Telefon Tel Aviv, Ministry, and Slipknot, among others. Keenan returned the following year with the EP "C" is for (Please Insert Sophomoric Genitalia Reference Here) before releasing the full-length, Conditions of My Parole, in 2011. An EP, Donkey Punch in the Night, arrived in 2013 with a pair of new tracks, as well as covers of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Accept's "Balls to the Wall." ~ Mark Deming
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  1.   Song
  2.   Rev 22:20
  3.   Queen B
  4.   Cuntry Boner
  5.   The Humbling River
  6.   Conditions of My Parole
  7.   The Mission
  8.   Bohemian Rhapsody
  9.   The Mission " M Is for Milla Mix"
  10.   Potions "Deliverance Mix"
  11.   The Green Valley
  12.   Momma Sed
  13.   Horizons
  14.   The Undertaker
  15.   Polar Bear
  16.   Indigo Children
  17.   Telling Ghosts
  18.   Momma Sed "Alive At Club Nokia"
  19.   Vagina Mine
  20.   Tumbleweed
  21.   The Rapture
  22.   Vagina Mine "Alive At Club Nokia"
  23.   Trekka
  24.   The Weaver
  25.   Oceans
  26.   Monsoons
  27.   Sour Grapes
  28.   World Up My Ass
  29.   Under Dub
  30.   Monsters Deconstruct
  31.   Balls To the Wall
  32.   Lighten up Francis
  33.   Drunk With Power
  34.   Dub With Power
  35.   Dear Brother
  36.   Man Overboard
  37.   Tiny Monsters
  38.   Queen D
  39.   Dozo Dub
  40.   Breathe
  41.   Dozo
  42.   Vagina
  43.   Momma Dubbed Part 1 & 2
  44.   Toma
  45.   Dub v2.02
  46.   Bone Dub
  47.   Sour Dub
  48.   Children Of The Dub
  49.   Trekka Dub
  50.   Psa, Lol!
  51.   Holiday on the Moon by Maynard James Keenan
  52.   Country Boner
  53.   Psr, Lol!
  54.   Holiday on the Moon
  55.   Guns For Hire
  56.   Galileo
  57.   Agostina
  58.   Grand Canyon
  59.   Simultaneous
  60.   Money Shot
  61.   The Arsonist
  62.   The Remedy
  63.   Smoke and Mirrors
  64.   Life of Brian (Apparently You Haven't Seen)
  65.   Autumn

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