Primus drummer Tim Alexander is recovering after undergoing a successful heart bypass operation on Monday (21Jul14).

The rocker underwent the procedure to remove blockage from arteries that had prompted a recent heart attack.

Assuring fans Alexander was Ok, the band posted a statement on its page. It reads: "The mighty Tim 'Herb' Alexander has pulled through surgery, the blockage from his heart has been removed with no complications and all signs point to a glorious and speedy recovery."