Clutch, the influential heavy rock band from Maryland, are pleased to share “The Making of Psychic Warfare” – Segment 1: Creation, Production, and Speculation via their Facebook page, facebook.com/Clutchband.
The video clips – shot by David Brodsky and his company My Good Eye: Music Visuals – give fans an unprecedented view into the studio, as well as insight into the thoughts and ideas behind the making of the new Clutch album “Psychic Warfare”. Segment 1 includes interviews carried out as the band started pre-production with Machine, who recorded, mixed and produced the record. The band and Machine talk about the pre-production process while the album was being developed in Frederick, MD.
The series has 3 segments. Segment 2: Austin Calling (to go live September 14th) and Segment 3: Doom Saloon (to go live September 28th) continue with behind the scenes footage of the recording process as the band move to Austin,Texas to record at the Machine Shop, through to Clutch’s return to Frederick, MD putting the finishing touches on the record.
In addition to posting “The Making of Psychic Warfare” video series, on alternating weeks vocalist Neil Fallon will be posting his comments on the lyrical content and explaining the meaning behind several songs from “Psychic Warfare” on Clutch’s Facebook page.
Neil Fallon lyric commentary series:
The Affidavit & X-Ray Visions
A Quick Death In Texas
Sucker For The Witch
“Psychic Warfare” is the band’s eleventh studio album and will be released worldwide October 2nd via their own label Weathermaker Music. The album was produced by longtime producer Machine (Lamb Of God, Every Time I Die) and consists of 12 new tracks. Pre-order is available at Clutch’s official website pro-rock.com now. “The title ‘Psychic Warfare’ is taken from the first track, and first video we did for the record ‘X-Ray Visions” states singer Neil Fallon. “It’s a tale about an unnamed protagonist who is forced to seek refuge in a flop house motel. He is hiding from several nefarious psychic forces, the worst of which is his own sleep deprived paranoia.” The album cover was designed by renowned photographer Dan Winters.
“Psychic Warfare” track listing:
01 The Affidavit
02 X-Ray Visions
04 A Quick Death in Texas
05 Sucker For The Witch
06 Your Love is Incarceration
07 Doom Saloon
08 Our Lady of Electric Light
09 Noble Savage
10 Behold the Colossus
11 Decapitation Blues
12 Son Of Virginia
Clutch have been pushing the boundaries that define heavy rock music since the four original members got together in high school. Clutch is an unmatched musical force that has been best described as “the quintessential American Rock Band”. They released their tenth studio album Earth Rocker via their own label Weathermaker Music on March 16, 2013. The album entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #15 giving the band their highest chart position to date.
Neil Fallon – Vocals/Guitar
Tim Sult – Guitar
Dan Maines – Bass
Jean-Paul Gaster – Drums/Percussion
For more information, check out the band’s website: www.pro-rock.com