Clutch Deliver Fresh Stoner Rock on "Strange Cousins," Fall Tour

June 30, 2009 2:24 PM ET

Fans of bottom-heavy, groove-rich rock have reason to rejoice well into the Fall. Full-throated stoner rock journeymen Clutch have set a July 14th release for their new album, Strange Cousins From the West, and also unveiled a new string of U.S. dates that reaches deep into October.

The band kicks off its U.S. tour with Baroness and Lionize this week, and has now added a run of shows with fellow doom-rock icon Wino and Revolution Mother that kicks off on September 9th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (complete dates below).

With Clutch chugging along into its 18th year, Strange Cousins marks the band's ninth album and the first on its new Weathermaker Music imprint. Produced with J. Robbins at Magpie Cage Studios in Baltimore, the collection finds the band further exploring the blues and jam excursions they've experimented with on recent releases, but still keeps thick riffs and frontman Neil Fallon’s sardonic, surreal lyrics squarely in place.

The album is currently available for pre-order via Newbury Comics, while the iTunes version of the album will include a 10-minute documentary on the band.

Clutch new Fall tour with Wino and Revolution Mother:
September 9 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr Smalls
September 10 Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom
September 11 Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory
September 12 Hartford, CT @ The Webster Theater
September 13 Montreal, QC @ Lee Saints
September 15 London, ON @ London Music Hall
September 16 Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
September 18 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
September 19 Jackson, MS @ Club Fire
September 20 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
September 22 Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
September 23 Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
September 24 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
September 25 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Orbit Room
September 26 Chicago, IL @ The Metro
September 27 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
September 29 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
September 30 Denver, CO @ The Fillmore
October 1 Kansas City, MO @ The Beaumont Club
October 2 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
October 3 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
October 4 Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Music Festival
October 6 Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
October 7 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
October 8 Richmond, VA @ The National
October 9 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
October 10 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

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