Sep 172018
 

Eric Clayton and The Nine playing ‘Helter Skelter’ (The Beatles cover) in the rehearsal room. EC+9 is preparing for their upcoming performances in Europe this fall/winter. Check out the schedule below.

Saviour Machine frontman Eric Clayton is back with a new band Eric Clayton And The Nine, recently he posted the following on facebook:

Five years ago Eric Clayton’s life was in turmoil. What’s new, right? Ever since he formed Saviour Machine in 1989, in sunny California, with his brother Jeff, it seems much of his artistic career and his private life has been cursed rather than blessed. The stories about banishment, mismanagement and business relationships gone sour are legion. The man even felt the need to write a book about it because it was impossible to explain everything anymore in an interview. And yes- there’s also the stories about some album that remains unfinished.

But this time it was serious. In 2004, Eric got diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus, a condition that got worse over the course of some years. Continue reading »

Sep 082018
 

The line-up of the Brainstorm Festival 2018 is complete. Earlier this week, Tourniquet (USA) had already been presented as headliner, today Eric Clayton And The Nine (USA/NL) is added as second headliner. In addition, Diviner (GR), Federico Truzzi (ITA), 2Strings (ITA) en J’Accuse (NL) join the party.

Eric Clayton And The Nine is the new band around the front man of Saviour Machine. Expected covers from Saviour Machine, but also songs from David Bowie. And who knows, the band might present some more own material. Anyway, it is going to be a special show that the real Saviour Machine fans should not miss. Continue reading »

Aug 192018
 

Saviour Machine frontman Eric Clayton is back with a new band Eric Clayton And The Nine, recently he posted the following on facebook:

Five years ago Eric Clayton’s life was in turmoil. What’s new, right? Ever since he formed Saviour Machine in 1989, in sunny California, with his brother Jeff, it seems much of his artistic career and his private life has been cursed rather than blessed. The stories about banishment, mismanagement and business relationships gone sour are legion. The man even felt the need to write a book about it because it was impossible to explain everything anymore in an interview. And yes- there’s also the stories about some album that remains unfinished.

But this time it was serious. In 2004, Eric got diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus, a condition that got worse over the course of some years.

By now we are all familiar with the American healthcare system. You’re not insured, there is no money, we’re gonna pump you full of pills. All kinds of them. The ones that make you feel numb, afraid of everything, weary of contact with anyone. The ones that make you feel dead inside. Continue reading »