According to a recent Facebook post, the drummer of Primus, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle, Tim Alexander, had suffered a heart attack. A brief statement from previous Puscifer band member confirms that Tim Alexander will be undergoing open heart surgery either Monday or Tuesday.
The Puscifer facebook band page states,
“Calling All Cars! Rough news. @timalexander suffered a heart attack. Open Heart Surgery on Mon/Tues. Global Positive Thoughts, Por favor. @Puscifer We need our Herb the Ginseng Drummer aka Peter Merkin alive and thieving.”
This unfortunate event occurs for various reasons to many people. There is not much information on what lead up to this specific incident or his current condition, yet one of the greatest dangers to health has regrettably come true to drummer Tim Alexander.
The post says, “We need our Herb the Ginseng Drummer aka Peter Merkin alive and thieving.” Band members and fans grieve, as the post suggests that Tim Alexander is more than just a drummer but also a life-giving friend.
The post has also received a lot of responses from troubled fans like “I am praying for you…we love you…and…get well soon.”
Although this must be a scary time for Tim, he has a lot of people supporting him. With family, prayers, and “global positive thoughts,” as mentioned in the Puscifer’s post, fans hope for a good report after his open heart surgery.