PODCAST: Episode 5 Jean-Paul Gaster of Clutch Talks Touring, Drumkit Specs and More!

Clutch continues to tour in support of their excellent 2018 album, Book of Bad Decisions (Weathermaker Music). Recently, Ghost Cult scribe DJ Astrocreep caught up with drummer Jean-Paul Gaster at the O2 Academy in Manchester, UK to chat about the band, how his approaches his live drum sound, the specs of his kit, the bands’ own label Weathermaker hitting the ten year mark, the twenty-fifth anniversary of their debut Transnational Speedway League (EastWest), recording in the same place as their heroes and contemporaries Melvins and Sleep, being influenced by Jazz drummers, and much more! Check it out! Continue reading

Clutch Shares New Single “Hot Bottom Feeder”, New Album Pre-Orders Go Live

As we previously reported, hard rock icons Clutch will release their new album Book Of Bad Decisions, due out on September 7th, 2018, from the bands’ own label Weathermaker Music. The band has dropped a new single, ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’, which you can stream and purchase now. The track is a recipe for Maryland crab cakes. so awesome and very  Clutch-like. They have also launched a variety of exclusive Book of Bad Decisions pre-order bundles such as the “Limited Edition Collectors Bundle” which includes rare picture disc vinyl, flask, flag, shirt, long sleeve, a hatchet with autographed box, and more! Bundles will be delivered on or before the album release date of September 7th. Continue reading