Clutch Announces Release Date And Tour For Ninth Studio Album

It's been two years since From Beale Street to Oblivion, and Clutch is finally ready to release some brand new music into the world for the first time since 2007. will be the band's ninth studio album, set to be out digitally and physically July 7.

The album was produced by the band and J. Robbins at Magpie Cage Studios in Baltimore. It's the first Clutch original to be released on the band's imprint, Weathermaker Music. The first single and its video, "50,000 Unstoppable Watts", will hit the streets soon -- before Memorial Day weekend we're told.

In the meantime the band is planning a massive tour of the U.S. and Europe, with more plans for fall festivals in the works. Check out the track listing for Strange Cousin and upcoming tour stops below.

Strange Cousins From the West track listing
01. Motherless Child
02. Struck Down
03. 50,000 Unstoppable Watts
04. Abraham Lincoln
05. Minotaur
06. The Amazing Kreskin
07. Witchdoctor
08. Let a Poor Man Be
09. Freakonomics
10. Algo Ha Cambiado
11. Sleestak Lightning

Clutch tour dates
w/ Wino and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
05.06.09 - Syracuse, New York (Lost Horizon)
05.07.09 - Struthers, Ohio (The Cellar)
05.08.09 - Toledo, Ohio (Headliner's)
05.09.09 - DeKalb, Illinois (Otto's Nightclub)
05.10.09 - Green Bay, Wisconsin (Riverside Ballroom)
05.12.09 - Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Canaries Stadium KRRO Fest w/Slipknot and Korn)
05.13.09 - Des Moines, Iowa (People's Court)
05.14.09 - Wichita, Kansas (The Cotillion)
05.15.09 - Columbia, Missouri (The Blue Note)
05.16.09 - Bloomington, Indiana (Jake's Nightclub)
05.17.09 - Columbus, Ohio (Columbus Crew Stadium "Rock on the Range" Festival)
05.19.09 - Charleston, South Carolina (The Music Farm)
05.20.09 - Carrboro, North Carolina (Cat's Cradle)
05.21.09 - Norfolk, Virginia (The Norva)
05.22.09 - Chester, Pennsylvania (The Note West)
05.23.09 - Washington, DC (The Bakerton Group @ 930 Club)

European dates
06.13.09 - Sheffield (Corporation)
06.14.09 - Donington (Download Festival)
06.15.09 - London (HMS Hammer Gig Boat to Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards)
06.16.09 - Portsmouth (Wedgewood Rooms)
06.17.09 - Newport (TJ's)
06.18.09 - Leeds (Cockpit)
06.19.09 - Glasgow (King Tut's)
06.21.09 - Utrecht (De Helling)
06.22.09 - Esch-sur-Alzette (Kulturfabrik)
06.23.09 - Koln (Underground)
06.24.09 - Hamburg (Molotow)
06.25.09 - Berlin (Knaak)

07.03.09 - Atlantic City, NJ (House of Blues w/ Monster Magnet and Wino)

Clutch Announces Release Date And Tour For Ninth Studio Album