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Band/Artist Name: Clutch

Recommended if you like: Led Zeppelin, Faith No More, Motorhead, Black Sabbath

Band Members: Jean-Paul Gaster- drums / Neil Fallon- vocals / Tim Sult- guitar / Dan Maines- Bass

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Silver Spring, MD / Germantown MD / Boyds MD / Gaithersburg MD / // Frederick MD

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Clutch is playing the 9:30 Club on Dec 27th, 2016 as part of their annual "holiday run"

Clutch played the 9:30 Club 30th anniversary party in 2010. http://www.welovedc.com/2010/06/02/we-love-music-the-930-club-30th-anniversary-concert/

Neil Fallon was featured guest on Aisha Tyler's podcast "Girl on Guy" on Nov. 6th 2011 which was recorded in downtown DC.
Clutch's 2013 release "Earth Rocker" featured a song which was a tip of the hat to DC go-go. The song was titled "D.C. Sound Attack"

Clutch uses Chuck Brown's "We Need Some Money" as their intro music when performing live.
Clutch recorded their own version of Chuck Brown's "We Need Some Money" and released it as an added track on their latest record " Psychic Warfare".

Clutch will be featured on the upcoming PBS special series "Live at 9:30" which will air this October. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/d-c-s-music-scene-goes-live-at-930/

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: Clutch's song "The Regulator" was the first music ever used in the hit series "The Walking Dead". The song was featured in the last scene in Season 2 episode "Nebraska". 

Clutch performed on the main stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals this past August in the UK.

Country Music star Eric Church uses Clutch's song "Electric Worry" as his concert intro music. "Electric Worry" was also used as the "goal- celebration" song for the NHL team Vancouver Canucks for the 2011- 2012 season.

"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.

Official Website URL: http://pro-rock.com

Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/Clutchband

iTunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/clutch/id154628

Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/161AC1AVRkIGIMxyj5djFQ

Main Genre: Rock

Other Genres: Rock says it all.