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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.   Money Shot
  3.   Rev 22:20
  4.   Queen B
  5.   Cuntry Boner
  6.   Conditions of My Parole
  7.   The Humbling River
  8.   The Mission " M Is for Milla Mix"
  9.   The Mission
  10.   Indigo Children
  11.   Potions "Deliverance Mix"
  12.   Momma Sed
  13.   Momma Sed "Alive At Club Nokia"
  14.   The Rapture
  15.   Horizons
  16.   Polar Bear
  17.   The Undertaker
  18.   Bohemian Rhapsody
  19.   The Green Valley
  20.   Vagina Mine
  21.   Galileo
  22.   Vagina Mine "Alive At Club Nokia"
  23.   Breathe
  24.   Telling Ghosts
  25.   Man Overboard
  26.   Lighten up Francis
  27.   Balls To the Wall
  28.   Vagina
  29.   Oceans
  30.   Tumbleweed
  31.   Toma
  32.   Life of Brian (Apparently You Haven't Seen)
  33.   Sour Grapes
  34.   Drunk With Power
  35.   Tiny Monsters
  36.   The Weaver
  37.   World Up My Ass
  38.   Autumn
  39.   Queen D
  40.   Trekka Dub
  41.   Dub v2.02
  42.   Dear Brother
  43.   The Remedy
  44.   The Arsonist
  45.   Momma Dubbed Part 1 & 2
  46.   Children Of The Dub
  47.   Monsters Deconstruct
  48.   Trekka
  49.   Smoke and Mirrors
  50.   Simultaneous
  51.   Grand Canyon
  52.   Agostina
  53.   Under Dub
  54.   Dub With Power
  55.   Bone Dub
  56.   Monsoons
  57.   Dozo
  58.   Psa, Lol!
  59.   Sour Dub
  60.   Dozo Dub
  61.   Holiday on the Moon by Maynard James Keenan
  62.   Country Boner
  63.   Psr, Lol!
  64.   Holiday on the Moon
  65.   Guns For Hire

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