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Killswitch Engage, Cro-Mags JM, and More Announced For Clutch’s Earth Rocker Festival

Clutch’s third Earth Rocker Festival will include Killswitch Engage, Cro-Mags JM, and others.

For groove masters Clutch, rocking a crowd takes nothing more than a backline and a badass roster of bands. For the past two years, the Maryland quartet has put on their Earth Rocker Festival, a celebration of music that proves that you don’t need to make a deal with some massive corporate entity to throw a music fest. Now, the band has announced the first bands at this year’s Earth Rocker, and it’s got one hell of a line-up already — namely Killswitch Engage, Cro-Mags, and Fireball Ministry.

Earth Rocker 2019 goes down Saturday, July 13th, at Shiley Acres in Inwood, West Virginia. It should be noted that the version of Cro-Mags playing the fest is Cro-Mags “JM”, the version of the band featuring members John Joseph and Mackie Jayson that was born out of recently settling their legal dispute over the band name. The fest will have contributor booths, food vendors, and more.

Check out the flyer for the fest below:

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Clutch will be following up Earth Rocker 2019 with tour featuring Dropkick Murphys and Hatebreed this fall, so if Earth Rocker doesn’t sate your appetite for thick riffs, see Clutch at one of the following live dates:


20 Springfield, MA – MassMutual Center
21 Erie, PA – Erie Insurance Arena
22 Asbury Park, NJ – Sea.Hear.Now Festival
24 Raleigh, NC – The Red Hat Amphitheater
25 Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (feat. Amigo The Devil)
26 Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewing Company
28 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
29 Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple Theatre (feat. Amigo The Devil)
30 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom


01 St. Paul, MN – Myth Live (feat. Amigo The Devil) (no Hatebreed)
03 Moorhead, MN – Bluestem Center of the Arts Amphitheatre
05 Denver, CO1STBANK Center (feat. Amigo The Devil) (no Hatebreed)
06 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
08 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
09 San Diego, CA – Park at the Park Petco Park
12 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl (feat. Russ Rankin) (no Clutch/Hatebreed)
14 Boise, ID – Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
15 Seattle, WAWAMU Theater (feat. Russ Rankin) (no Hatebreed)

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Posted on May 13th 2019, 8:59pm
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