Clutch + The Sword + Lionize

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Photograph: Dirk Belhau
Terminal 5, Midtown West Thursday May 2 2013 20:00
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Few surveying the heavy-rock landscape in the early ’90s would have pegged Clutch as a future cult band. But the Maryland outfit underwent a startling progression, injecting heavy doses of funk and classic-rock swagger into its stomp. Meanwhile, gravel-throated frontman Neil Fallon evolved into a kind of blue-collar griot. As any of the band's many die-hard fans could tell you, this concert promises to be a high-volume blast, especially considering the righteously rollicking nature of Clutch's aptly titled new LP, Earth Rocker. Also onboard here are meat-and-potatoes Austin retro-metalists the Sword.

Venue name: Terminal 5
Address: 610 W 56th St
New York

Cross street: at Eleventh Ave
Transport: Subway: A, C, B, D, 1 to 59th St–Columbus Circle
Event phone: 212-260-4700