Clutch Shares a New Lyric Video for their Willie Dixon Cover – “Evil”

Clutch has announced a new album for later this summer, Weathermaker Vault Series, named for their own record label imprint. The band has shared a lyric video for their updated cover of Willie Dixon’s classic blues track ‘Evil’. Dixon was the famous and inspirational bluesman whom Led Zeppelin copied and covered a lot early in their career, and ‘Evil’ has that same DNA with Clutch’s fingerprints on it too. Watch it now! Continue reading

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King Hobo – Mauga

Upon the release of its eponymous debut album in 2009, there was a serious buzz around US /Swedish supertrio King Hobo. This was largely caused by the involvement of Clutch drummer John-Paul Gaster, but that criminally ignored the input of Per Wiberg and Thomas “Juneor” Andersson from Blues-Stoner purveyors Kamchatka. Ten years later the band finally returns with sophomore long-player Mauga (Weathermaker Music) and whatever opinion the listener holds for the results, it will surely redress the balance for all three members. Continue reading

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 Live At The Palladium

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Live At The Palladium, Worcester MA

by Evil Robb Photography

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Clutch – The Book of Bad Decisions

Death. Taxes. Clutch. That should be the new pecking order of the old adage going forward. The band remains a beacon to disciples of honest rock and roll music, with no pretense. I mean I don’t think this band could act pretentious in any way if you paid them millions of dollars to do it. As one of the most consistent bands of the last musical generation, it’s never really a question of if the new Clutch album will be good, but rather “How good is that new Clutch, bruh?” Their last few efforts have been especially stellar and seemed to be building to something huge. That something is their new release The Book of Bad Decisions (Weathermaker Music). 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

Clutch Releases Video For “How To Shake Hands” Track

Clutch has released a new music video for their track “How To Shake Hands”. Their new album forthcoming new album, The Book of Bad Decisions, coming this fall from Weathermaker Music. Continue reading