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Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:27 am
by basejumper
So I got to see a double header the other night. Was pleased with the show from all the bands involved.
The line up was
Crobot
The Sword
Clutch

Night 1 there was a slow line at the doors so I missed a good portion of the opener Crobot which from the 2 songs I did catch I knew I wanted to see the whole set the next night. The Sword came on and things started to pick up... more people rocking out to this great band. I was on the right side about 6 rows back and had OK sound. Not the best but OK. Too much basss so the lead guitar was overpowered. Still a solid performance. Clutch was on it and played the shit out of everyone of their songs. Neil Fallon didn't seem to be affected by his recent neck sugery although I didn't really see him swinging his head around too much. Overall a great show only marred by the oafs in the pit. There were some real asses in there and at least 2 people came out with bloody noses or were doubled over in pain.
Night 2 I got there early and positioned myself near the center of the floor 5 rows back at the venue. This proved to be a good spot and the guitar that was overpowered the previous night was perfect. Crobot put on a really good show from the bass players funky head bobbing to the lead guitarists over the shoulder guitar whip to the flamboyant showy front man, they entertained. The Sword didn't disappoint either. They are like a newer heavier Black Sabbath. Love the older stuff but the newer songs aren't too bad either. Go see them if you have the chance! Great sound. Clutch again put on a great show and had only a couple of overlapping songs from the previous night. Lots of variety.
Great stuff - Go see this concert if you have the chance!
Night 1

The Mob Goes Wild
Subtle Hustle
Earth Rocker
Mr. Freedom
D.C. Sound Attack!
The Face
Book, Saddle, & Go
Cyborg Bette
Crucial Velocity
Gone Cold
Unto the Breach
Cypress Grove
The Regulator
Oh, Isabella
The Wolf Man Kindly Requests...
Encore:
Spacegrass
Electric Worry
One Eye Dollar

Night 2

Sea of Destruction
The Dragonfly
Texan Book of the Dead
50,000 Unstoppable Watts
Earth Rocker
Crucial Velocity
The Soapmakers
Unto the Breach
D.C. Sound Attack!
Oregon
Profits of Doom
The Yeti
Struck Down
The Face
Gone Cold
Gravel Road
Encore:
Escape From the Prison Planet
Electric Worry
One Eye Dollar

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:47 am
by not tyson
They didn't play 'a shogun named marcus'

Wow, I thought that was a staple

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:51 am
by badkittygothgirl
Profits of Doom. Nice! I got to hear 10001110101 last year and that made me quite happy. It is my favorite Clutch song.

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:31 am
by basejumper
Not Tyson wrote:They didn't play 'a shogun named marcus'

Wow, I thought that was a staple
Yeah, I thought I would hear this.

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:34 am
by basejumper
badkittygothgirl wrote:Profits of Doom. Nice! I got to hear 10001110101 last year and that made me quite happy. It is my favorite Clutch song.
I was hoping they would play that one. Great tune!
Pure rock fury would have been nice as well but shit I can't complain :D

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:38 pm
by petemasterpete

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:23 am
by Kittaan
petemasterpete wrote:Clutch: Live in Germany (13 June)
Enjoying this (greatly) right now. Thanks Dr.

Re: Clutch - Earth Rocker

Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:52 pm
by petemasterpete
Kittaan wrote:
petemasterpete wrote:Clutch: Live in Germany (13 June)
Enjoying this (greatly) right now. Thanks Dr.
good to hear, you should only need one (but take two if you like) and call me in the morning

New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:58 pm
by sudnshok
Can't wait. This will be their 4th new album since 2006. If only another band I love could put out material at that rate.
http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/clutch ... n-january/

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:06 pm
by basejumper
Whoo Hoo!!
:D

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:03 pm
by Kittaan
That's some good news, and I'm looking forward to the new material. However, I am bummed to not get another gig out of them until next year the way that sounds.

I have seen waaaaaaay too few Clutch shows for my own good.

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:17 pm
by UndKeineZwEier
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CLUTCH TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “PSYCHIC WARFARE” OCTOBER 2ND 2015

July 8th 2015 - Clutch, the influential heavy rock band from Maryland, will release its eleventh studio album “Psychic Warfare” October 2nd via their own label Weathermaker Music. The album was produced by longtime producer Machine (Lamb Of God, Every Time I Die) and consists of 12 new tracks. “The title ‘Psychic Warfare’ is taken from the track, ‘X-Ray Visions” states singer Neil Fallon. “It’s a tale about an unnamed protagonist who is forced to seek refuge in a flop house motel. He is hiding from several nefarious psychic forces, the worst of which is his own sleep deprived paranoia.” The album cover was designed by renowned photographer Dan Winters.

Clutch is comprised of vocalist/guitarist Neil Fallon, drummer Jean-Paul Gaster, guitarist Tim Sult, and bassist Dan Maines.

“Psychic Warfare” track listing:

01 The Affidavit
02 X-Ray Visions
03 Firebirds
04 A Quick Death in Texas
05 Sucker For The Witch
06 Your Love is Incarceration
07 Doom Saloon
08 Our Lady of Electric Light
09 Noble Savage Clutch
10 Behold the Colossus
11 Decapitation Blues
12 Son Of Virginia

Clutch have been pushing the boundaries that define heavy rock music since the four original members got together in high school. Clutch is an unmatched musical force that has been best described as “the quintessential American Rock Band”. They released their tenth studio album Earth Rocker via their own label Weathermaker Music on March 16, 2013. The album entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #15 giving the band their highest chart position to date.

Clutch’s Earth Rocker reached #1 on the Rock Chart and #4 on iTunes' overall Top 100 album chart. Earth Rocker was awarded “Album of The Year” by Metal Hammer and garnered a Top 10 spot on Rolling Stone’s “Top 20 Metal Albums of the Year”. Rolling Stone further enthused: “Four Maryland lifers — road dogs who've been grinding since the early Fugazi administration, cranking out seething admixtures of jam-band chops, careening blues-punk riffs and singer Neil Fallon's nerdy, piss-taking wiseass lyrics — release their hardest rocking set to date. Look for a go-go break (and some clever punning on the phrase "drop the bomb!) on ‘D.C. Sound Attack!’ Inspirational verse: “if you're gonna do it/ do it live on stage/ or don't do it at all.”

Clutch will be touring extensively in 2015 to support the effort. A string of shows, including festival dates have been announced leading up to the release.

08/15 - GwarBQ @ Hadad's Lake - Richmond, VA
09/04 - The Joint @ The Hard Rock Hotel - Las Vegas, NV - special guest for Primus
09/19 - The Shindig @ Carrol Park - Baltimore, MD
09/20 - The Rock Carnival @ Oak Ridge Park - Clark, NJ
10/24 - Aftershock Festival - Sacramento, CA
10/25 - Knotfest @ San Manuel Amphitheater - San Bernardino, CA
10/31 - Voodoo Festival - New Orleans, LA

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Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:22 pm
by badkittygothgirl
What a way to start my birthday weekend. I'll be seeing Foo Fighters on my birthday! Can't wait!

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:53 pm
by Kittaan
They whipped out a few of these new tunes at the last Clutch gig I went to. They sound quite good, which did not surprise me at all.

Happy Future BDay, Kat. Just had mine last month.

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:31 am
by UndKeineZwEier
Finally reached those 4 digits?

Re: New Clutch Album coming

Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:30 am
by ziggy23

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:08 pm
by UndKeineZwEier
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Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:28 am
by badkittygothgirl
Kittaan wrote:They whipped out a few of these new tunes at the last Clutch gig I went to. They sound quite good, which did not surprise me at all.

Happy Future BDay, Kat. Just had mine last month.

Thank you! What a great way to start my bday weekend! AND I get to see the FOO Fighters on my day! Last time there was a concert on my day, it was Metallica and I had no desire to be there but went anyway since Bill won us tickets.

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:59 pm
by Bill Hilly
CLUTCH ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Psychic Warfare Australian Tour 2016
WITH SPECIAL GUEST COSMIC PSYCHOS
presented by Weathermaker Music and Wildfire

Thursday 3rd March 2016 The Triffid QLD
http://thetriffid.com.au
9 Stratton Street, Newstead, BRISBANE
http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?eventId=56611
Doors open 8pm

Friday 4th March 2016 The Metro NSW
http://www.metrotheatre.com.au
624 George Street, SYDNEY
http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/sh ... h=clutch16
Doors open 8pm

Saturday 5th March 2016 The Forum Theatre VIC
http://www.forummelbourne.com.au
154 Flinders St, MELBOURNE
http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/clutch-m ... 3786E52106
Doors open 8pM

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:30 pm
by hellboy
Cool, too bad they're skipping Adelaide.

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:40 am
by ziggy23
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Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:57 pm
by Kittaan
Just got my Psychic Warfare CD in the mail. Glad I waited to hear it. Doesn't disappoint on the first listen.

Every time I listen to Clutch, I start Jonesing to see them live again... But I want a headlining gig at a reasonably small venue again. The gig with Mastodon was amazing but the sound quality and set length were not ideal.

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:17 pm
by hellboy
I'd be keen to see them live again, but I found the new album to be below par to be honest.

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:53 pm
by UndKeineZwEier
I liked it on first listen. I haven't gone back to it though. I thought it was better than their last one, and I liked that one too.

Re: Clutch - Rocking the Earth since '91

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:00 pm
by petemasterpete
hellboy wrote:I'd be keen to see them live again, but I found the new album to be below par to be honest.
I wouldn't say it's below par, but likely just on par with what I'd expect from them now ... still love them, but the mid 2000's (Blast Tyrant, Robot Hive) is pretty much where it's at and where it seems to have stayed for these guys ... likely gonna catch them at the Forum here next year