THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be performing at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on December 16. The band will hit the stage at 7:45 p.m. sharp. Also appearing on the bill will be TARZANA, BRILL and SOLARCADE.As previously reported, THE MERCY CLINIC will be performing at the Blank Club in San Jose, California on Saturday, December 3. Also appearing on the bill will be DIVIDED and FIGHTING JACKS. THE MERCY CLINIC will be contributing a song to the EMG Pickups' 30th-anniversary CD sampler. Other bands expected to appear on the CD include MUDVAYNE, MACHINE HEAD, HATEBREED, THE HAUNTED, FEAR FACTORY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, CHIMAIRA, SHADOWS FALL, SOILWORK, GOD FORBID, LACUNA COIL, DARKEST HOUR, A DOZEN FURIES, MANNTIS, ILL NINO, HOSTILITY and EDDIE OJEDA (TWISTED SISTER). THE MERCY CLINIC, who are currently unsigned, have demoed over an album's worth of material, including such cuts as "Numb" (mp3), "Drag Me Under", "We're Only Human", "The Day the Sun Refused to Shine", "Let It Burn" (mp3 clip) and "Can I Become Me?" (mp3 clip).