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Thursday, December 26 2013

The Best Metal Albums of 2013

Bands across metal's subgenres reached their full potential, be they acts coming into their own, making crowd-pleasing comebacks, or even bowing out at the top of their game.


Monday, May 13 2013

Clutch: Earth Rocker

Clutch may well have been seeking to shed some of its veneer on Earth Rocker, but that leanness only emphasizes what we already knew: that Clutch craft addictive and contagious songs, no matter their density.

Monday, August 30 2010

Clutch: From Beale Street to Oblivion: Expanded Edition

Clutch's great 2007 album has finally been released on the band's terms, not its former label's.

Wednesday, June 2 2010

Clutch: Live at the 9:30 -- You Won't Hear a More 'Fluid' Live Show Than This

Featuring a performance of their first album, Clutch's latest live DVD is a guaranteed fan pleaser.

Thursday, July 30 2009

Clutch: Strange Cousins From the West

With a new, self-run label, the Maryland band kicks off a new chapter in their long career, sounding as potent as ever.

Tuesday, June 28 2005

Clutch: Robot Hive / Exodus

Weirdly enough, Clutch's sixth album sounds more Bonnaroo than Ozzfest. Even weirder, that's a good thing.


Monday, July 19 2010

Getting the Word Out: Discovering Music Through Advertisements

The television and radio commercials that we see every day are selling more than just the products in the ad -- sometimes they're selling an artist as well. It may not be the traditional way for musicians to get their songs to their listeners, but it works.

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