In support of their critically acclaimed new album, Earth Rocker, Maryland rockers CLUTCH are set to kick off the second leg of the “Earth Rocker” North American Tour tonight, May 1st, in Richmond, VA. The tour is set to run through May 26th in San Antonio, TX. Coming through upstate New York on May 3rd, at Clifton Park. Support on this run comes from The Sword and Lionize.
In addition to their headlining shows, CLUTCH will also be appearing on select festivals in North America including Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma, and the Bud Light River City Rockfest, during the second leg of the North American tour.
Earth Rocker was released March 19th via the band’s label Weathermaker Music. The album entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #15 achieving the band’s highest chart position to date. The album then proceeded to hold its own on the Billboard Top 200 for a total of 5 weeks. The album also came in at #1 on the Hard Music Chart and #3 on the Independent Album Chart. The digital demand for this album continues to be very strong. In the week of release Earth Rocker shot to #4 on iTunes’ overall Top 100 album charts and was #1 in their rock chart.
“Crucial Velocity” has been received extremely well at Active Rock Radio, SiriusXM channels Octane, Liquid Metal and Faction and Music Choice. Earth Rocker continues to chart well at CMJ Loud Rock. Three weeks at #1 and seven weeks total and still holding strong with a position in the top 10.
Check out CLUTCH this Friday at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, New York where Upstate Metal’s Jim Gilbert will be interviewing and photographing the band.