Blast Tyrant

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Blast Tyrant
Studio album by Clutch
Released March 23, 2004
Recorded 2003
Genre Stoner rock, hard rock, alternative metal, funk metal, blues rock
Length 54:31
Label DRT Entertainment
Producer Machine and Clutch
Clutch chronology
Slow Hole to China: Rare and Unreleased
(2003)
Blast Tyrant
(2004)
Live in Flint
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]
PopMatters (favorable) [4]

Blast Tyrant is the sixth full-length studio album by the American stoner rock band Clutch. It was released in 2004, and contains 15 tracks. The unabridged title of the album is Blast Tyrant's Atlas of the Invisible World Including Illustrations of Strange Beasts And Phantoms.

A reissue of the album was released on May 10, 2011 through Clutch's own label Weathermaker Music. The reissue contains the original album along with a second bonus disc entitled Basket of Eggs. The second disc contains ten songs: acoustic versions of "Tight Like That," "Basket of Eggs," "The Regulator," and "Drink to the Dead" as well as some previously unreleased material.[5]

The music video for "The Mob Goes Wild" was created by Ryan Dunn.[6] The song itself is a downloadable song on Rock Band 2. The song "The Regulator" was featured in the The Walking Dead episode "Nebraska".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Clutch

No. Title Length
1. "Mercury"   3:00
2. "Profits of Doom"   3:12
3. "The Mob Goes Wild"   3:32
4. "Cypress Grove"   2:45
5. "Promoter (of Earthbound Causes)"   3:14
6. "The Regulator"   5:25
7. "Worm Drink"   3:13
8. "Army of Bono"   4:36
9. "Spleen Merchant"   2:38
10. "(In the Wake of) The Swollen Goat"   3:01
11. "Weathermaker"   0:47
12. "Subtle Hustle"   2:46
13. "Ghost"   4:37
14. "(Notes from the Trial of) La Curandera"   5:49
15. "WYSIWYG"   5:49
Total length:
54:31

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Machine – producer
  • Jeff Juliano – engineer
  • Ted Young – assistant engineer
  • Nick Rowe – digital editing
  • Bob McLynn – A&R

Chart performance[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)[7]

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 #147
2004 Top Heatseekers #4
2004 Top Independent Albums #9

Singles - Billboard (North America)[8]

Year Song Chart Position
2004 "The Mob Goes Wild" Mainstream Rock Tracks #39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Clutch Blast Tyrant review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  2. ^ Callwood, Brett (February 2005). "Clutch 'Blast Tyrant'". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 93. 
  3. ^ "Clutch - Blast Tyrant". Sputnikmusic. 19 February 2007. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  4. ^ Begrand, Adrien (19 October 2004). "Clutch: Blast Tyrant". PopMatters. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  5. ^ "DELUXE BLAST TYRANT PACKAGE IN STORES TODAY". 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  6. ^ "Ryan Dunn Trivia". Top 5000. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Blast Tyrant Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  8. ^ "Blast Tyrant Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 

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