THE LUCID, the four-piece hard rock band featuring bassist David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (SPONGE), guitarist Drew Fortier and drummer Mike Heller (RAVEN, FEAR FACTORY), has released a music video for the song “Deaths Of Despair“. The clip, which was directed by Fortier, can be seen below.
In other news, THE LUCID has announced a short U.S. tour in May. The band will play the following shows, with more to be announced:
- May 20 – Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
- May 21 – New Bedford, MA – The Vault
- May 26 – West Dundee, IL – Rochaus
- May 27 – Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
- May 28 – Akron, OH – Empire Concert Club
Last month, THE LUCID filmed four new music videos. Three of the tracks are taken from THE LUCID‘s self-titled debut album, which was released on October 15 via SpoilerHead Records.
Ellefson announced the completion of the videos in a social media post in December. He wrote: “THE LUCID knocked out 4 music videos in L.A. over the weekend. 3 songs from our debut album and one that is a total off the wall cover that will see the light of day in a few months. What a great time it was!”
“The Lucid” was produced by Heller and mixed/mastered by Lasse Lammert.
The Lucid are a four piece hard rock band featuring vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge), guitarist Drew Fortier, Grammy Award winning bassist David Ellefson, and drummer Mike Heller (Malignancy, Raven, Fear Factory). The band formed in early 2020 initiated by demos from Fortier and Heller which caught the attention of frequent Fortier collaborator David Ellefson who joined the fold along with Sponge frontman Vinnie Dombroski to complete the lineup. The Lucid’s debut self-titled album was released October 15 and features 9 heavy hitting and emotionally charged tracks showcasing this eclectic quartet’s unique sonic approach.