clutch on cover of “decibel” magazine… sxsw show info released…tour kicks this friday!

For Immediate Release

March 5, 2013


CLUTCH Graces the April Cover of Decibel Magazine


Earth Rocker North American Tour Kicks Off This Thursday!

In just two weeks from today, the long awaited new release from CLUTCH entitled Earth Rocker will be released via the band’s label Weathermaker Music.  In celebration of the album’s release the Maryland rockers are featured on the cover of this month’s Decibel Magazine.  The magazine features an in-depth interview with the entire band, as well as a special column on craft beer from resident beer expert Jean-Paul Gaster.  The issue has been sent to subscribers and is available on newsstands across the country.  Copies of the issue can also be purchased HERE.

CLUTCH are also found on the back cover of Decibel magazine as part of Converse’s ongoing campaign with Decibel Magazine. The photo captures CLUTCH in a live setting where the band feels most at home. This is where they draw their inspiration. A 7 minute video of the Converse, Decibel, CLUTCH collaboration can be viewed HERE.

CLUTCH will kick off the first leg of the Earth Rocker North American tour March 8th in Cincinnati, OH. It runs through April 20th in Baltimore, MD.  Support on the first leg will come from Orange Goblin, Lionize and Scorpion Child.

The band looks forward to their two SXSW Music Festival appearances in Austin, TX this year. They will play two official “SXSW” shows.  The first show is the showcase Friday, March 15th at 1100 Warehouse.  Doors open at 6:30 PM and CLUTCH will headline the show and perform at 12:15 AM.  Admission is free with SXSW Badge and for Wristband holders.  A limited number of tickets will be sold to fans at the door only.

The following day, Saturday, March 16th, CLUTCH will play at the Converse/Thrasher “Death Match 2013” event.  This showcase takes place at The Scoot Inn and is free and open to the public.  Fans are suggested to arrive early as the event is first come, first serve.  The event starts at 12 noon and CLUTCH is scheduled to headline the outside stage at 5:00 PM.

The second leg of the Earth Rocker North American tour was recently announced and will kick off May 1st in Richmond, VA and runs through May 26th in San Antonio, TX.  Support on this run comes from The Sword and Lionize.

As the summer season draws near, European tour dates for CLUTCH are starting to be announced.  A full list of dates including numerous high profile festival appearances can be seen below.  More shows are expected to be added in the coming weeks.

CLUTCH’s first ever lyric video for the song “Earth Rocker” is in and can be viewed HERE.

Earth Rocker is available for pre-order exclusively at the CLUTCH Merch Store.  Fans can pre-order the record individually or partake in the special fan-friendly bundle packages that are being offered.

Fans can keep up on the progress of Earth Rocker by visiting the new website The website is a hub dedicated to all things Earth Rocker.  Fans can expect to see frequent updates including photos, videos from the studio, song title announcements and samples of new songs.





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