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CLUTCH ANNOUNCE MAY HEADLINE TOUR DATES ALONG WITH FIRST ANNUAL EARTH ROCKER FESTIVAL AT SHILEY ACRES IN INWOOD, WV

Clutch has just announced a string of headline tour dates for May.  Supporting the tour will be Lucero and The Sword.  The band is also pleased to announce their first annual Earth Rocker Festival at Shiley Acres in Inwood, WV on May 20th.  Full line-up to be announced soon.  Pre-sale tickets will start at 10am ET today, public stale starts 10am ET on Friday.

Ticket info available here: https://ticket.artistarena.com/events/24585.

“We did a whole bunch of touring in 2016” states the band’s front man Neil Fallon.  “Right now, we’re cooling our heels and starting to kick around some riffs for the next record.  We hope to be recording the LP come the end of the year.  Where and with whom is yet TBD.  At the moment though, we’re really just at the beginning phase of writing and we already have a surplus of ideas.”

“In other news, this Spring we will be hosting the first annual Earth Rocker Festival.  It’ll take place in Shiley Acres, West Virginia.  We played at Shiley Acres last year and it was a real blast. Our intent is to have a really diverse bill.   If all goes as planned,  Earth Rocker Festival will continue as an annual event, hopefully growing in scope over the years.”

Psychic Warfare is the latest and eleventh studio effort from Clutch.  The disc debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200, No. 2 on the Billboard Independent,  No. 1 on the Billboard Hard Rock and Billboard Rock charts.  On Record Store Day this past April 16th Clutch released a limited edition numbered etched vinyl 12 inch that included two previously unreleased tracks from the Psychic Warfare sessions:  “Mad Sidewinder” and “Outland Special Clearance“.   Psychic Warfare was produced by longtime producer Machine (Lamb Of God, Every Time I Die).

Clutch, Lucero and The Sword May Tour Dates:

05-10-17 in Asheville, NC at Highland Brewing Company

05-12-17 in Louisville, KY at Palace Theatre

05-13-17 in Grand Rapids, MI at 20 Monroe Live

05-15-17 in Brooklyn, NY at Brooklyn Steel

05-16-17 in Providence, RI at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

05-17-17 in Port Chester, NY at The Capitol Theatre

05-19-17 in Norfolk, VA at The NorVa

05-20-17 in Inwood, WV  at “Earth Rocker Festival” at Shiley Acres

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