Puscifer is a side project of Maynard James Keenan from the bands Tool and A Perfect Circle. Puscifer's original name was Umlaut, the name Puscifer was first publicized as a fictional band in the first episode of “Mr. Show,” including Keenan and Adam Jones as members.
”V”Is for Vagina,” was Puscifer’s debut studio album, released in October 2007. The album featured a significantly different, electronic sound and arrangements than Keenan's other bands. In April 2008, a remix album with versions of tracks from ”V” Is for Vagina” was released, entitled “V” Is for Viagra. The Remixes.”
An Ep, ”C” is For (Please Insert Sophomoric Genitalia Reference HERE)”was released in November 2009. It contained four previously unreleased songs as well as two tracks from “V” is For Vagina” recorded live on Puscifer's 2009 tour.
His album, “Conditions of My Parole” was released in October 2011. It was recorded in Jerome, Arizona with tracking done amidst the wine barrels from Keenan's Caduceus Cellars. The album was produced by Keenan, Mat Mitchell and Josh Eustis. Contributing musicians for the album included Carina Round, Juliette Commagere, Matt McJunkins, Jeff Freidl, Gil Sharone and Rani Sharone, Jonny Polonsky, Tim Alexander, Devo Keenan, Alessandro Cortini, Sarah Jones and Jon Theodore.