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October 24, 08:34, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com version 2.0 launched after 11+ years

Does the website look a little different? Well we thought it was time for a full overhaul so that the site would work better on mobile devices...
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October 1, 10:35, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain and Phil Demmel To Exit Machine Head

After 23 years with Dave McClain at the drum throne, and 15 years with Phil Demmel shredding the guitar, both members have decided to move on from Machine Head...
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July 10, 16:54, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, have announced the 2nd leg of their North American Tour - Freaks & Zeroes Tour 2018

MACHINE HEAD, have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their new album, Catharsis. The upcoming dates also include...
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July 10, 14:24, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head as Ten Ton Hammer in Fukuoka, Japan

Machine Head had to cancel the July 8 show in Fukuoka, Japan due to a typhoon that flooded the roads and got the gear stuck 300 km away. But they did play anyway...
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March 12, 20:20, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Cancels Four Dates of the Upcoming European Tour

In light of ongoing health issues and recent cancellations on our US tour we are having to make some necessary changes to the forthcoming European tour...
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February 20, 09:17, posted by Crumbs

Japan and Australia “Catharsis” World Tour 2018 Announced!

We are stoked to be going back to Australia and Japan!!
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February 19, 21:42, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD TO RESUME U.S. TOUR TOMORROW

Following a severe lung infection that shut Robb’s throat down mid-show in Pittsburgh and resulted in Cleveland and Detroit being cancelled...
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January 12, 08:37, posted by Crumbs

Video: Two Different Versions of New MACHINE HEAD Song "BASTARDS"

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has always been one to speak his mind, and he minces no words on how he sees the current sociopolitical state of America...
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October 19, 2017, posted by Crumbs

Sum-up from a new Robb Flynn You Tube Live Session

In a YouTube live-stream on Tuesday October 17th, Robb Flynn speaks more about the new album, different editions, music video shoot and much more...
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October 4, 2017, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Join 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie

It’s just about time to roll and a number of rockers have answered the call for the 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie celebrity bowling tournament taking place this Friday...
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October 4, 2017, posted by Crumbs

Machine Heads new album Catharsis is officially done!

In a YouTube live-stream a few hours ago Robb Flynn speaks about the new album, Tom Pettys death, the Las Vegas shootings...
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September 27, 2017, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Announce Europe and UK Catharsis World Tour

Machine Head have announced a raft of EU and UK tour dates in support of their forthcoming ninth studio album, "Catharsis", which is set for release via Nuclear Blast...
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September 18, 2017, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM CATHARSIS AND WORLD TOUR!

It's been far too long since we've demolished venues in America, we have had an awesome and productive break writing our new album "Catharsis"...
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August 17, 2017, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com celebrates 10 years today!

On August 17th, 2007, TakeMyScars.com was launched. It was a fansite for the mighty San Francisco Bay Area metal titans Machine Head...
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May 11, 2017, posted by Crumbs

ROBB’S 50TH BIRTHDAY BASH! July 22nd

Yes ladies and gentlemen, this July our fearless leader Robb Flynn will officially be a Quinquagenarian!!?? He only turns half-a-century this year, don’t miss this...
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August 24, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer's Greates Debut Album of the past 30 Years

To mark Metal Hammer magazine's 30th birthday next month, we're looking back at the past three decades of rock and metal to celebrate the best music on planet Earth...
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August 19, 2016, posted by Crumbs

"Is There Anybody Out There?" Cracks Top 40 Of U.S. Active Rock Chart

MACHINE HEAD's latest track, "Is There Anybody Out There?", cracked the Top 40 on the Active Rock chart in the United States. It marks the first time any Nuclear Blast...
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July 26, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Interview from Full Metal Jackie Radio Show

Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD was interviewed on the July 15-17 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. A few excerpts follow...
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July 14, 2016, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Black Lives Matter

There is a poisonous mantra being repeated endlessly that ‪#‎alllivesmatter‬, that black-on-black crime happens more than cops kill black people...
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June 16, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Jackson infographic - Fun tidbits about Phil Demmel

Jacksonguitars.com have posted a blogpost with some fun tidbits about Phil Demmel. And the coolest part, the picture was taken by TakeMyScars.com i Bucharest, Romania...
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June 1, 2016, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Release 'Is There Anybody Out There?' Single This Friday

MACHINE HEAD will release a brand new single, titled "Is There Anybody Out There?", on June 3. "The song is about love, loneliness, racism, and not getting what...
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May 26, 2016, posted by Crumbs

FLYNN'S DIMEBOLT RETURNS!

Back in 2010 Robb Flynns Martinez, CA house was burglarized. Stolen with the cash, jewelry, and other items were four guitars, and amongst these four was easily...
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May 11, 2016, posted by Crumbs

New Yamaha interview with Dave McClain

Check out our new interview with Dave McClain of Machine Head. Dave talks about his reasons why he chooses to play Yamaha Drums, his biggest influences and...
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May 5, 2016, posted by Crumbs

PRO X on Tour with Machine Head and Lagudi - Part 2

MIDAS headed along to Machine Head's UK Manchester date to meet Front of House Engineer, Steve Lagudi, to discover more about the monitor and F.O.H. setup...
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April 21, 2016, posted by Crumbs

PRO X on Tour with Machine Head and Steve Lagudi

MIDAS headed along to Machine Head's UK Manchester date to meet Front of House Engineer, Steve Lagudi, to discover more about the monitor and F.O.H. setup...
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March 24, 2016, posted by Crumbs

New song "Is There Anybody Out There" will be out soon

Machine Head finished the last show of the "An Evening With..."-tour in Clermont Ferrand, France on March 17th and have made this post on their Facebook-page...
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February 19, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Reims show tonight is cancelled. French / Lux shows rescheduled, Paris confirmed!

Due to the ongoing sickness of frontman Robb Flynn, tonights show in Reims has been cancelled. Robb: -I went to the hospital in Reims yesterday as every time I cough...
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February 17, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Making of the new song "Is There Anybody out there?" part 1.

Back in October 2015 the boys went into Trident Studios to record a new song, "Is There Anybody out there?" heres how it all started. Footage from the rehearsal room...
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February 17, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Forced to Postpone Luxembourg Show Due to Illness

Currently on their final tour of mainland Europe in support of Bloodstone & Diamonds, metal titans Machine Head have been forced to cancel their February 17th...
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January 30, 2016, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Slams "Big Bully" PHILIP ANSELMO Over "White Power" Gesture

Robb Flynn has released a video message criticizing Philip Anselmo for the apparent "white power" gesture he made onstage after his appearance at Dimebash last week...
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January 25, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Video Footage of Robb & Phil at Dimebash 2016

Members of MACHINE HEAD, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, PANTERA, SLAYER and STONE SOUR are among the musicians who took part in Dimebash 2016...
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January 22, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head at Dimebash and NAMM this weekend

Robb, Phil and Jared are set to perform at this years Dimebash event in Hollywood, CA. Dave and Phil will be signing at NAMM, Anaheim, CA this year...
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January 12, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Paris-show February 16th Officially Cancelled

French Head Cases, we are very disappointed to break this news to you, but unfortunately, a new venue / date was not able to be sorted in time for a Paris show...

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January 11, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to release a new song, "Is there anybody out there?"

Robb Flynn was this weeks guest at Hatebreed's vocalist Jamey Jasta's long-running Podcast "The Jasta Show" where he talked about releasing an new song...
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January 7, 2016, posted by Crumbs

Listen to the Jamey Jastas long-running Podcast "The Jasta Show" here

Robb Flynn will guest on Jamey Jastas Podcast "The Jasta Show", this Monday. They will be talking banned cities and a new song Machine Head will release this month...
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October 24, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Video: Aestethic Of Hate (4 cam mix) from "Eastern European Tour"

Here's more footage I've filmed during the week I joined the "An Evening With Machine Head" tour through "Eastern Euroupe". 2nd clip is Aestethic Of Hate 4 cam mix...
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October 20, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Video: Game Over (3 cam mix) from "Eastern European Tour"

I've finally started to go through and edit all the footage I've filmed during the "An Evening With Machine Head" tour. This is the first clip, "Game Over" shot during three nights...
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October 14, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce European Headline Tour 2016

Bay Area Metal Titans MACHINE HEAD will headline an exclusive tour starting this February, billed as An Evening With MACHINE HEAD spanning across mainland Europe...
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September 1, 2015, posted by Crumbs

New Tour Video: Sleep Is For The Week

The boys continue their Australian tour, Dave tells us why you shouldn't drink too much in Brisbane, and the band make some tough choices along the way...
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August 17, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Jackson Clinics i Eastern Europe

Do you live in Central Europe? Phil Demmel will be doing free Meet & Greets as part of the Jackson Guitars - Official! signing tour...
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August 7, 2015, posted by Crumbs

New Tour Video: Melbourne and Sydney

Robb talks the importance of lights, Phil scores a visit to a Wildlife Park, Dave and Mudbilly get high, and Australia rages for The Head.
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July 29, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Launches Clothing Line, "Killers & Kings Clothing"

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn is launching a new clothing line named "Killers & Kings Clothing". First up is a limited edition of mens t-shirts in 3 colors...
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July 16, 2015, posted by Crumbs

New Tour Video: New Zealand

With a week off between South America and New Zealand, the boys get in some rehearsals, Maori haka dances, and raging crowds in Auckland and Christchurch...
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July 7, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announces 2nd "An Evening With..." North American Leg

Head Cases of North America!! Machine Head is fucking stoked to announced a 2nd North American leg of our "An Evening With..." Tour!!! 2+ hours of mayhem...
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July 3, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Instagram Update From Kuala Lumpur

Robb Flynn just posted a picture on Instagram saying: These 2 dudes have been amazing during our unexpected stay here in Kuala Lumpur. Izreen has taken us through...
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July 2, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Todays Show in Tokyo Rescheduled to Monday July 6th

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has got an massive ear infection and is stuck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Todays show in Tokyo has been rescheduled to Monday July 6th...
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June 22, 2015, posted by Crumbs

New Tour Video: The Road to Uraguay

Severe fog shuts down the airport in Argentina, after 3 re-routed flights get cancelled, the boys must figure out if they will cancel the nights show...
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June 11, 2015, posted by Crumbs

New Tour Video: This time it's from Mexico City

As the boys get ready to play for Mexico City, a power spike threatens to stop the show...

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June 8, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain With An South American Update

This last week has been nothing but amazing! Buenos Aries took the South American tour to a new level with constant sing alongs! Montevideo almost didn't happen...
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May 24, 2015, posted by Crumbs

First show of the summer, Guadalajara (Video)

The boys leave out of San Francisco Airport and head down to Guadalajara to get ready for Mondays show. Phil talks about about how exciting it is to play Mexico for the first time...
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May 12, 2015, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Gettin' Old Strikes Again

First of all: Whoever put up the FB reply to yesterdays video with the quote Gallstones & Diamonds!!too soon? PURE COMEDY FUCKING GOLD!! I laughed my ass off...

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May 11, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn suffers stomach problems ahead of South American tour

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn is to have his gallbladder removed just weeks before the band head out on tour. He expects to go under the knife tomorrow...
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April 15, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head is bringing its "Evening With" tour to Eastern Europe

MACHINE HEAD ANNOUNCES EASTERN EUROPEAN TOUR.
Machine Head is bringing its "Evening With" tour to Europe this Fall! Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now!!
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April 3, 2015, posted by FotherMucker99

The General Journals: And as we wind on down the road...

Not since the heyday of the late 90s / early 2000s has a Machine Head tour been so...
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April 1, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce Headlining South American Tour

Machine Head in cooperation with Matrix Entertainment are proud to announce "An Evening With Machine Head". No support bands, no short festival slots, just Machine Head...
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March 24, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn recalls weed-induced terror at 13 when he first heard metal

Machine Head mainman Robb Flynn has recalled the "terrifying, dark and evil" introduction to Black Sabbath that led to his love of metal...
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February 24, 2015, posted by Crumbs

AllAxess.com: Machine Head Are the Band Others Need To Model Themselves After

Machine Heads Burn My Eyes is without question one of the most stellar debut metal records ever. Over 20 years have passed and it is still praised and revered by...
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February 23, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Joins "Rhoads Across America"

Brian Tichy and his partner Joe Sutton are proud to announce the first string of "Randy Rhoads Remembered: Rhoads Across America" 2015 tour dates...
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February 18, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour

The time has come! Machine Head is bringing the "An Evening With" tour down under in June!! This will be our first headline tour down under in 5 years...
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February 14, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to film "LIVE DVD" at upcoming LA and SF shows!

Machine Head to film "LIVE DVD" at upcoming LA and SF shows!! To commemorate the success of "Bloodstone & Diamonds" as well as the unquestionable success of...
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February 5, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Video From Robb Flynn At The Sirius/XM studios

On Friday, January 30th, 2015 Machine Head's Robb Flynn stopped by the Sirius/XM studios for an on-air with Jose Mangin for Octane & Liquid Metal...
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January 29, 2015, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn On Full Metal Jackie Show This Weekend!

This week Machine Head Frontman ROBB FLYNN is the guest on "Full Metal Jackie Show". They will also premiering new music from 36 CRAZYFISTS and have another...
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January 22, 2015, posted by FotherMucker99

The General Journals: Selma

Im scared.
Ive spent more than a few hours debating whether to...
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January 22, 2015, posted by FotherMucker99

The General Journals: The voice we trust

Happy New Year to you all.
2015
As we let that sink in for a minute. 2015, Twenty-Fifteen!...
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January 16, 2015, posted by Crumbs

"An Evening With Machine Head" Tour Kicks-Off Tonight

The first show of "An Evening With Machine Head" kicks off tonight in Mesa, AZ. No support bands. No locals. Just a crushing 2,5-hour set of pure fucking MACHINE HEAD...
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December 16, 2014, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com Exclusive Clip: "Sail Into The Black" During Soundcheck in Copenhagen

TakeMyScars.com had the opportunity to attend the soundcheck before the Machine Head show at Vega in Copenhagen, Denmark, Saturday Nov 29th...
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December 6, 2014, posted by FotherMucker99

The General Journals: Dime remembered pt. 1

2004/2014 Hard to believe its been 10 years Over the last month or so Ive gotten asked a lot to talk about Dimebag. It seems like the magazines all want...
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November 25, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of "Now We Die" Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Now We Die", the new video from Machine Head. The clip was filmed on Oct 3rd in Oakland, CA with director Mike Sloat...
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November 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's 'Bloodstone & Diamonds' Debut At #21 In North America

"Bloodstone & Diamonds" sold around 18,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 21 on The Billboard 200 chart...
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November 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Lyrics For Bloodstone & Diamonds Available

Lyrics for Machine Heads eight album, Bloodstone & Diamonds is now available here on TakeMyScars.com. Read them through and have a sing-a-long...
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November 16, 2014, posted by FotherMucker99

The General Journals: From the gutters to the mountains

Whew! The wait is over! Bloodstone & Diamonds is finally out worldwide! There were many times over the last few months that felt like this day would never come...
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November 14, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Some Bloodstone & Diamonds Reviews! *UPDATED*

Here's a collection of "Bloodstone & Diamonds" reviews from around the world. If you find a review that's not listed here, please drop a e-mail...
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November 11, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Premiere: First Video from Bloodstone & Diamonds: "Now We Die"

Official video for "Now We Die" from Machine Head's eighth full-length album, Bloodstone & Diamonds. The clip was filmed on Oct 3rd in Oakland, CA with director Mike Sloat...
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November 11, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce North American Tour

MACHINE HEAD will headline an exclusive tour starting this January, which will span all across North America! No support bands. Just a crushing two-hour set...
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November 10, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Week on SiriusXM Liquid Metal!

Every hour on SiriusXM Liquid Metal during MACHINE HEAD WEEK, youll hear NEW music from our eighth studio release, Bloodstone & Diamonds, out now...

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November 10, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Talks About 'Bloodstone & Diamonds' Songwriting Process (Video)

Video footage of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn talking to Metal Hammer magazine about the songwriting process for the band's new album...
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November 7, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: An Evening With...

Greetings and salutations from tour pre-production-ville in beautiful Vienna, Austria. Tomorrow we officially kick off the Bloodstones & Diamonds era and a lot of stuff is going on...
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November 5, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer track-by-track guide to Bloodstone & Diamonds

The long-awaited follow up to Machine Head's Unto The Locust is coming our way on Monday, so to get your ears all excited and giggling like schoolkids we thought...
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November 3, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Track Premiere! Night of Long Knives Visualizer Video

Machine Head have released a visualizer video for the song "Night of Long Knives" from the upcoming album Bloodstone & Diamonds released on Nov 7th in Europe...
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October 31, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Support Act Devil You Know is forced to cancel European tour with Machine Head

It is with much regret that we are forced to announce the cancellation of our upcoming U.K. and European dates supporting MACHINE HEAD due to business issues...
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October 31, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Bloodstone & Diamonds Trailer #2

Machine Head have released another teaser trailer for their upcoming new album Bloodstone & Diamonds. The metal icons release Bloodstone & Diamonds on November 10...
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October 30, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Bloodstone & Diamonds Trailer #1

Machine Head have released a trailer teasing their upcoming new album. The metal icons release Bloodstone & Diamonds on November 10 via Nuclear Blast. And in the trailer...

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October 27, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Link-Bait!!

The internet is ablaze... Holy guacamole!! Thank fuck for Aaron Lewis screwing up the National Anthem or itd still be going nuts on me! 12 hours after posting my last General...
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October 23, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Walk The Plank

I gotta say... Facebook is freakin weird... I once read that average life of a Tweet, is 4 minutes. Meaning, that in 4 minutes, what was said via Tweet, would evaporate...
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October 20, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Decibel Magazine's Staggering "Bloodstone & Diamonds" Review

More than 2011s otherwise strong "Unto The Locust, "Bloodstone & Diamonds" comes close to equaling the power and breadth of 2007s "The Blackening...
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October 17, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Gets Randy Rhoads Portrait Tattoed On His Thigh

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel got a portrait of late OZZY OSBOURNE axeman Randy Rhoads tattooed on his right thigh. Video footage of the session...
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October 14, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Backstage With Machine Head In Brighton, UK

When Machine Head travelled to the UK this summer, Metal Hammer took a day trip to Brighton to catch up with Robb Flynn and co. And while backstage we learned...
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October 10, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Gothenburg Gave Up The Pussy

This is a little late, but I was just talking to Jon Weiderhorn at Guitar World yesterday about a song we recorded in Gothenburg, and it triggered a ton of great memories...
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September 25, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Now We Die" Has Officially Leaked

And why am I telling you this information? Information that just a few years ago, labels and bands would have been trying their hardest to pull down from torrent sites...

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September 25, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Production Vlog #5 (Leads)

The fifth in a series of short segments regarding the production side of Machine Head's eighth full-length album, "Bloodstone & Diamonds". In this episode Phil Demmel...
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September 23, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer Interview: Robb Flynn on the state of Metal

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD recently spoke to UK's Metal Hammer magazine about the state of metal...
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September 21, 2014, posted by Crumbs

First Single From Bloodstone & Diamonds Revealed

Machine Head look to have chosen the track "Now We Die" to serve as the first single from their eight full-length album, Bloodstone & Diamonds. A music video...
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September 18, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Postpone North American Tour

It is with great disappointment that Machine Head must announce the postponement of our North American tour this fall. Our new album "Bloodstone & Diamonds"...
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September 9, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn in a new Metal Hammer Interview on the new album, Adam Duce and smoking weed

Last week on the Metal Hammer Radio Show we sat down with the Machine Head mastermind Robb Flynn to get the lowdown on the new album, the departure of Adam Duce...
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September 7, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn on Metal Hammer Radio Show Tonight

Tonight we're joined by a man you could easily describe as a metal legend Robb motherfucking Flynn from Machine Head who talks to us about the Head's latest album...
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August 31, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Bloodstone & Diamonds is 100% Complete, Gets a Release Date and Comes in Eight Different Versions.

Machine Heads upcoming studio album, Bloodstone & Diamonds is 100% finished, will be released on Nov 7th, and will have at least 8 different versions...
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August 25, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Pictures from Gothenburg is up!

A whole bunch of pictures is uploaded on the Gothenburg 22nd show page. Huge thanks to Robb, Dave, Phil, Jared and the Machine Head crew...
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August 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce Full European Tour in November & December

During the last few weeks Machine Head have announced a bunch of dates in the UK, Germany and France. Today they released all the European dates...
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August 18, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce German Tour Dates

Before Machine Head come to rage across the UK and Ireland, we'll be visiting Germany with Devil You Know and Darkest Hour supporting...
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August 14, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds

There you have it. The new album title in all its glory my friends. I cannot even begin to tell you how proud we are of this album. It's been a heck of a ride...
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August 13, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce UK & Ireland Tour

We're really excited to announce the UK dates for our first full headline tour since 2011. We can't fucking wait to play new music for all you HeadCases...
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August 10, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer UK Gets Up Close And Personal With Robb Flynn

At Machine Head's intimate show in Brighton on Monday August 4 at the Concorde 2, we sat down with Robb Flynn to talk about...
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July 30, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Killers & Kings Tour

Just wrapped a 3 week tour of the US. HO-LY-SH-IT!!! What an awesome run of shows. I can't even begin to tell you what an amazing experience it was...
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July 29, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce North American Fall Tour

Bay Area Metal Titans MACHINE HEAD continue their live domination of North America with the announcement of their 21-show U.S. and Canadian trek...

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July 22, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: And Then I Puked In Bunk Alley

Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes friends!! It was EPIC indeed!! Demmel and Jared got the Rock USA crowd to sing "happy birthday" to me...
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July 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Says New Album Is 'Heavy' And 'Dark' With 'More Of A Rock Vibe'

Robb Flynn spoke to Metal Hammer magazine about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's eighth studio album, due before the end of the year...
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July 18, 2014, posted by Crumbs

More Dates Leaked For The Revolution Society Tour With Machine Head And Children Of Bodom

According to Wolverinekills.com, more dates has been leaked for The Revolution Society Tour with Machine Head and Children Of Bodom this fall...
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July 16, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Fan Proposes To Girlfriend At Band's North Dakota Concert

Tony, a huge Machine Head fan from North Dakota, proposed to his girlfriend Ashley on stage during the band's sold-out concert last night in Monot, ND...
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July 12, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Bus Breakdown Forces Boise Cancellation

Machine Head are currently stuck on the side of the road a few hours outside of Salt Lake City after their bus broke down earlier this morning...
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July 9, 2014, posted by Crumbs

New Machine Head Website Launch and Production Vlog #4

After months of design and development, our new website is now unleashed upon the world and it looks KILLER!!!! Go check it out...
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July 4, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Settle Litigation Dispute With Adam Duce

A $1.8 million dollar litigation suit filed against heavy metal recording artist Machine Head, manager, record label and current-bassist by former bassist Adam Duce...
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July 3, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Hello!! Is it me youre lookin' for...

I just got back from two days of absolute bliss up on Lake Berryessa. Two days of swimming, wake-surfing hot weather, good friends, and A LOT of beer...

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May 22, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to headline the Revolution Society Tour this fall?

It looks like Machine Head will headline the Revolution Society Tour this fall in the US. During Slayers recent shows, street teamers have been...
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May 18, 2014, posted by FotherMucker99

Live debut performance of Killers & Kings

Machine Head's headline set at this year's Scion Rock Fest in Pomona...
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May 2, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "The Blackening" It Ain't

Greeting my friends from sunny Northern California where it's 91 degrees today (!!) and The Lawsuit Kings are hard at work completing what is going to be...
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April 30, 2014, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel joins Volbeat live on stage

Volbeat invited Phil Demmel to join them for their encore song...
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April 22, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Stream of New Songs "Killers & Kings" and "Our Darkest Days / Bleeding" Available

Listen to the demo version of "Killers & Kings" and the Ignite cover "Our Darkest Days / Bleeding" right now below. You can buy the 10" vinyl...
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April 20, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Ignite

Sometime in late 2006, during the recording of "The Blackening," I read a Revolver Magazine review of Ignite's Our Darkest Days album...
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April 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

It's Record Store Day! Grab Your Copy of Killers & Kings Today!

Machine Head will be releasing a 10 inch vinyl with the A-side containing the "demo" version of a new song, "Killers & Kings." The B-side will be a cover of...
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April 14, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Audio Snippet of "Killer & Kings" and Ignite Cover "Our Darkest Days / Bleeding" Available

Machine Head will be releasing a 10 inch vinyl with the A-side containing the "demo" version of a new song, "Killers & Kings." The B-side will be a cover of...
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April 9, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce "Killers & Kings" Euro Tour!

Machine Head are proud to announce the first round of tour dates in 2014 for the UK and Europe. The 15 date "Killers & Kings Tour" serve...
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April 7, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce "Killers & Kings" US Tour!

Machine Head are proud to announce the first round of tour dates in 2014 for North America. The 11 date "Killers & Kings Tour" will serve as an album primer...
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April 6, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Video from TakeMyScars.com in Jingle Town Studios

Here's a video clip from TakeMyScars.coms trip over to North America to visit Machine Head while recordning their 8th studio album in Jingle Town Studios...
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April 4, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Seeks To Dismiss Adam Duce's Lawsuit

MACHINE HEAD are seeking to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed against them by the band's former bassist, Adam Duce, claiming that that Duce has...
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March 26, 2014, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com with Machine Head in Jingle Town Studios

TakeMyScars.com was invited by Machine Head to visit them while recorning their 8th, yet untitled studio album in Jingle Town Studios...
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March 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: The Slumber

I'm in a shitty mood. Not for the story I'm about to tell, but because of my thoughts afterword. I went out to San Francisco for my buddy Joe's birthday...
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March 11, 2014, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head Album #8: Production Blog #1

The first in a series of short segments regarding the production side of making Machine Head's new album...
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March 8, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Slow And Steady Progress

As I step off the insane recording treadmill Ive been on for a few weeks, one thing is for certain, it's all about slow and steady progress...
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March 3, 2014, posted by Crumbs

First Clip From "Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) Tribute DVD" Feat. Robb Flynn & Randy Blythe *UPDATED*

Here's the first clip from the upcoming Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) tribute DVD with special guests Randy Blythe (Lamb of God) and Robb Flynn...
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February 27, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Day 17

Next week, we're going to upload the first of several "Production Blogs" to our YouTube page. They will focus heavily on the "production" side of the recording...
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February 26, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Killers & Kings 10 Inch Artwork #4 Reveled

The fourth and final Tarot Card of the upcoming single "Killers & Kings" has been revealed. The single will be released on Record Store Day, April 19th...
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February 21, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Finishes Drum Tracks For New Album

Machine Head have posted a new photo on their official Facebook page a few hours ago with a picture of Dave McClain...
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February 21, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Killers & Kings 10 Inch Artwork #3 Reveled

The third of four Tarot Cards of the upcoming single "Killers & Kings" has been revealed. The single will be released on Record Store Day, April 19th...
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February 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Sex To Music

The local college radio station out here in the Co Co County (KVHS) plays all kinds of cool stuff, everything from Amon Amarth and Machine Head to...
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February 16, 2014, posted by Crumbs

30 Photos From the Dirst Day in JingleTown Studios

Machine Head have posted a new photo album on their official Facebook page a few hours ago namned "FIRST DAY IN THE STUDIO". There are 30 pics...
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February 15, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Killers & Kings 10 Inch Artwork #2 Reveled

The second of four Tarot Cards of the upcoming single "Killers & Kings" has been revealed. The single will be released on Record Store Day, April 19th...
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February 11, 2014, posted by Crumbs

First Picture From the Studio

Machine Head bass player Jared MacEachern posted the first picture from the studio on his Instagram account a few hours ago...
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February 7, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Jingletown / RSD

We load into Green Day's place - JingleTown Studios to start recording our New Album on Sunday. As our guitar tech Rodrigo (aka: Shot Rod) would say, Stok-ED!!

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February 6, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Will Enter Jingletown Studios on Sunday, February 9th

Phil Demmel posted this on Twitter a few hours ago: Countdown: 4 days until load-in to record #8. Most excited I've been before an album session...
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February 5, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Killers & Kings 10 Inch Artwork #1 Reveled

Machine Head have posted a picture on the official Facebook page with the text, "The first of four Tarot Cards" of the upcoming single "Killers & Kings"...
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February 1, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Video: MACHINE HEAD Recording a Cover Of IGNITE's "Bleeding"

A short clip of Dave, Phil, and Jared laying down backing vocals for b-side to the "Killers & Kings" demo, a cover of the Ignite classic "Bleeding"...
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January 23, 2014, posted by Crumbs

New Machine Head Song Will Be Released On Record Store Day, Saturday April 19th, 2014

Machine Head will be releasing a 10 inch vinyl with the A-side containing the "demo" version of a new song, "Killers & Kings." The B-side will be a cover...
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January 23, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Robb Flynn & Friends Wrap Up

I've been sitting here at the computer off and on all day. Each time I sit down to begin this Journal, I walk away. Nothing it feels will ever truly describe...
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January 21, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Full Setlist From Robb Flynn and Friends Benefit Concert

Here is the full setlist of the "Robb Flynn & Friends" benefit concert this past Friday, January 17 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California...
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January 20, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Adam Duce Sues Machine Head and Manager in Federal Court

According to Courthousenews.com, Adam Duce sued Machine Head, its three current members and manager in Federal Court, alleging trademark infringement, breach of partnership agreement and defamation...
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January 19, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn and Friends Perform BLACK SABBATH Covers At Benefit Concert

Members of MACHINE HEAD, METALLICA, SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SUICIDE SILENCE and HIGH ON FIRE performed classic songs by BLACK SABBATH...
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January 16, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Meet Phil, Dave and Jared at NAMM 2014

Are you going to Namm this year? If so, you can meet Phil, Dave and Jared on Saturday the 25th of January. The NAMM Show is the worlds largest...
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January 16, 2014, posted by Crumbs

Beer Revolution To Donate Money For Nikki Davies Benefit Concert

Going to "Robb Flynn & Friends"? Head over to the Pre-Party at one of Machine Head's favorite watering holes, Beer Revolution...

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January 14, 2014, posted by Crumbs

More Bands Added to "ROBB FLYNN & FRIENDS" Benefit Concert

Current-Hatriot vocalist and former-Exodus frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza and his electrifying AC/DC tribute band ACDZ, as well as All-Girl KISS tribute band...
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January 9, 2014, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN: New Songs Are Definitely Moving Band's Sound Forward

Robb Flynn about the band's new material: "It sounds like MACHINE HEAD! It's definitely moving forward, which I feel like we're probably always gonna do...
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January 9, 2014, posted by Crumbs

"Robb Flynn & Friends" Benefit Concert Announced

Members of MACHINE HEAD, METALLICA, SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SUICIDE SILENCE and more will perform classic songs by BLACK SABBATH...
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January 2, 2014, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Star Wars Nerds Unite!!

I've officially been turned into Star Wars character, WOO-FUCKIN'-HOO!!! As many of you know I am a Star Wars NERD extraordinaire...
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December 19, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Confirmed For "Randy Rhoads Remembered"

"Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A Legend" is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA...
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December 17, 2013, posted by FotherMucker99

Secrets of my success: An interview with Robb Flynn

By anyone's standards, Machine Head are nothing short of a raging, runaway success...
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December 17, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 9 (Final - Final Chapter)

As promised, I dug up some rarities from The Flynn Vault. When we shot the Elegies DVD on December 5th, 2004, as was pretty standard...
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December 12, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Talks Next Album In 'The Vault' Interview

In The Vault With Shanda Golden" (web site) recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel...
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December 11, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 8 (Final Chapter)

After being on the road for 86 days straight, I got home and celebrated Xmas with my family. It felt like I blinked and next thing I knew it was Feb. 2005...
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December 10, 2013, posted by FotherMucker99

Gone but not forgotten: Chris Kontos

If you're a fan of the stomping, groove-laden, skin-pumeling machine-like precision that is featured...
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December 10, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 7

On June 21st, 2004 Genevra and I welcomed Zander Robert Flynn into the world. It was, without a doubt an amazing moment...
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December 6, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: December Update

I've been focused on writing lyrics and because of this The General Journals have taken a back seat, but I'm almost done with parts 7 and 8....
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December 4, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The Best Metal Albums of 2013, As Chosen by Machine Head's Robb Flynn

Every year, MetalSucks invites musicians from across the metalsphere to tell us what they thought were the best albums of the year, we now present...
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December 3, 2013, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head - The Ultraviolent Hometown Hoe-Down Kerrang August 1995

Gangs! Drugs! Guns! You name'em! You'll find'em all in Oakland, California, Machine Head's...
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December 1, 2013, posted by Crumbs

DITLO.com - A Day In The Life Of Machine Head

DITLO.com has uploaded a bunch of awesome pictures of Machine Head that was shot over the summer on the Mayhem Festival treck...
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November 29, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 6

In September of 2003 Dave McClain got married. At the wedding reception in Arizona, when festivities were over, my wife and I went back to our room...
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November 27, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: New Song Title Teasers

Been writing riffs not General Journals, and I finally broke my "riff-rut"!! Chewy, chunky, molten hot metal pouring out of these fingers lately...
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November 26, 2013, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn: "I don't wanna sound too cocky, but Machine Head has given the Bay Area scene a much needed kick in the ass!" Kerrang August 1994

In 1984, Metallica were the San Francisco Bay Area's new Metal gods. Ten years on, it's Machine Head who...
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November 8, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 5

In early August of 2003 I boarded a plane for London Heathrow to start the mixing our fifth album with Colin Richardson. Colin was already set up...
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November 7, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 4

In July of 2003 Machine Head entered Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA to record our fifth album. We had just signed a deal with Roadrunner Records International...
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November 6, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 3

Part 3 goes into the feud that happened between Kerry King and I back in 2002. For the record: I'm not re-telling this to start and/or dig up old shit...
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October 31, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 2

In May of 2002 not long after we finished the 'Supercharging America' tour our-then-guitarist Ahrue Luster quit the band. It seems weird...
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October 30, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: "Through the Ashes" Turns 10 - Part 1

Yesterday the guys and I were having a beer down the street from our jam room at a place called Beer Revolution. While I was sitting there...
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October 24, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: What do you want?

It's a question I often ask myself; what DO I want? And if I get what I want, will I be happy? Is it really what I "want"? There's the old saying "be careful what you...
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October 15, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Slow And Low That Is The Tempo

Well it wasn't quite the "ah-ha!" moment we were looking for, but it was slow and steady progress on a new song that our resident riff-miester Phil brought in...
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October 11, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Sometimes Writing Music Sucks

That's how yesterday felt, a frustrating day, where we bashed out new tunes, talked about things that weren't pleasant to talk about...
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October 9, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Most Of My Favorite Records Weren't #1

Because being #1 often means playing to the lowest common denominator. It means dumbing your music down to such a level that every soccer mom...
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October 2, 2013, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

After over a year of dialogues with various record labels, MACHINE HEAD have decided on a new home with the newly launched arm of Nuclear Blast Records...
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September 30, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Ties The Knot

Congratulations are in order for Dave McClain, who just married his Australian girlfriend Belle. The couple live in Alameda, California...
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September 20, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel: Each New Song Is A 'Monster' So Far

MACHINE HEAD are continuing work on the material for the follow-up to 2011's "Unto The Locust" for a 2014 release. Writing on his official Twitter...
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September 12, 2013, posted by Crumbs

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Responds To ROBB FLYNN's 'Covers Album' Critique

AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows claims that he isn't bothered by Robb Flynn's criticism of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's new album...
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September 9, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Avenged Sevenfold

Congratulations to Avenged Sevenfold on their latest "covers album" coming in at #1, who knew that re-recording Metallica, Guns N Roses, and Megadeth...
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September 3, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Lying about Syria, and the lying liars who lie about the lying

I don't watch the news. It's depressing, fear-mongering, and there just to keep people scared and down. I don't get a newspaper, I don't go to CNN...
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August 29, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Eternal Nightmare

The other night Phil Intragram-ed the album cover of Vio-Lence's Eternal Nightmare and the photo said "Happy 25th ya fucker!". Man, was I surprised...
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August 20, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: They made it roll, so we could rock

As I mentioned a few journals ago, I took up photography back in January of this year. Well not really "took it up" as I've always been interested in it...
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July 30, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Ultraman

Its 5 AM and were headed to Moody Deer Lake in Kentucky for a day off! Not just a boring sit-in-a-parking-lot day off, this one will be filled with...
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July 23, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Celebrates His 46th Birthday in Drag

Robb Flynn is one helluva guitarist, frontman and an all-around rad dude. But he sure is an ugly woman. The guitarist celebrated his 46th birthday...
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July 18, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: We Should All Be So Lucky

I'm going to be 46 this Friday. 46!!?? Born under a bad moon on July 19th, 1967. Where the hell does the time go!? I'll tell you where....
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July 10, 2013, posted by Crumbs

DOES MACHINE HEAD USE FAKE AMPS?

While it seems absurd that El Paso, Texas based radio station 95.5 FM, KLAQ Official would choose to go through the effort to post this on their website...
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July 5, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: The Heat Is On

I just looked at my last Journal entry, its been 3 weeks... 3 WEEKS!!!??? Where does the time go? All I do know is it has been the craziest, most hectic...
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June 29, 2013, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN: "I Definitely Consider Myself Lucky"

Earlier this week, Linda Leseman of LA Weekly conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD...
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June 24, 2013, posted by FotherMucker99

Jared MacEachern becomes new bassist in Machine Head

It is with great pride and excitement that Machine Head announce Jared MacEachern as their new bass player.
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May 24, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Attends at Slayers Jeff Hannemans Public Memorial Celebration

Robb Flynn, Kerry King, Dave Lombardo and Robert Trujillo are among the musicians who attended the public memorial celebration for SLAYER's late guitarist...
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May 16, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: THROWBACKTHURSDAY

I recently helped my mom move from San Leandro to Pleasant Hill, which is closer to me, warmer and nicer. During the move we found all kind of classic...
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May 13, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn and James Hetfield attended KVELERTAK's San Francisco Concert

Crown Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway and his wife, Princess Mette-Marit Tjessem Hiby, attended this past Tuesday's concert by Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK...
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May 8, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: THE JOURNAL "SACK"

Re: JEFF HANNEMAN - I was in Gulf Shores on a company trip with all the owners and top employees, when my best friend texted me the sad news about Jeff...
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May 4, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: JEFF HANNEMAN

Still can't believe the Jeff Hanneman from Slayer is dead, things like that just don't happen. Thrashers don't die??!! WTF!!?? I'm not going to sit here...
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May 2, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: JUST A VESSEL

Been writing a lot of lyrics lately, it's been going slow, still trying to find that "thing", that "subject", that "hook" for each of the 4 finished songs we have...
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April 27, 2013, posted by Crumbs

SUBMISSIONS UPDATE #2

Machine Head have decided on the bassist's they would like to rehearse with, and as of today everybody has been notified for the 2nd stage of tryout's...
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April 23, 2013, posted by Crumbs

MH1.com: THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUBMISSIONS

Auditions are officially over, and Machine Head would like to thank each and every person for their YouTube submissions as part of the bass / vocal auditioning...
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April 18, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: SLEEPLESS

Martinez, CA, 3:15 AM, been up for an hour, can't sleep, laying in bed, and thinking. Thinking, and thinking, and thinking. McClain says I think too much...
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April 17, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Clinic Tour in Gothenburg, Sweden

TakeMyScars.com had the opportunity to attend at one of Phil Demmel clinic tour stops in Gothenburg Sweden at 4Sounds music store. Phil was in a fantastic...
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April 16, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Featured In JACKSON Commercial

A one-minute promotional video for Jackson guitars starring MACHINE HEAD's Phil Demmel can be seen below...
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April 11, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DEMOS AND DESERT ROADS

McClain and I had a really good jam session on Monday. It was one of those jam-days where you feel a breakthrough happen, a day where for no apparent...
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April 10, 2013, posted by Crumbs

SUBMISSIONS UPDATE

Machine Head would like to thank all of the people who have submitted YouTube clips so far, we want you all to know that we've watched all of your videos...
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April 9, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Mayhem Memories: Dave McClain tries to remember 2011

As this summers Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival draws near, the Machine Head boys recount tales of mayhem and debauchery in a new blog series...
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April 9, 2013, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Rock This Year's Sturgis Buffalo Chip

MACHINE HEAD will perform at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Wednesday, August 7. They will take the Buffalo Chip's stage following MASTODON during the...
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April 5, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: ON VACATION

For 4 years in a row, the family and I have taken a trip down to Rancho Mirage in the Palm Springs area of Southern California for the kids Spring Break...
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April 1, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Former FEAR FACTORY Bassist Auditioning For MACHINE HEAD

Christian Olde Wolbers, former FEAR FACTORY, has posted a video clip of him "auditioning" for the vacant bassist slot in MACHINE HEAD...
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April 1, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Mayhem Memories: Phil Demmel tries to remember 2011

As this summers Mayhem Festival draws near, the Machine Head boys recount tales of mayhem and debauchery in a new blog series called...
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March 29, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 11

Man... I was in a pretty dark place last week, probably the darkest place I've been in a while, one of the most brutal depressions that I can remember...
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March 27, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to start bass auditions

Machine Head will begin the process of searching for a temporary bassist replacement for this summers Mayhem Festival in the U.S. Interested in trying out?
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March 27, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head confirmed for Canada's Heavy MTL Festival

According to Heavy MTL Festival's website, Machine Head are among the confirmed bands for this years Heavy MTL Festival, which takes place Aug 10-11 in Montreal...
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March 19, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 10

You ever feel let down? Like everyone you know is just a complete and utter fucking idiot? That the people in your life are all part of some gigantic plot...
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March 19, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed for Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2013

The lineup for the 2013 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour has been revealed and The Jagermeister Stage will boast crushing performances from Machine Head...
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March 12, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 9

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed the other day, and I stumbled onto Randy Blythes page. Itd been a while since I last visited his page so I checked it out...
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March 12, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 8

Why do we play? Why does anyone start a band? Back when I was a kid I just wanted to get out of Fremont. As far as dreams or goals I didn't care about being...
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March 5, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Schedules European Clinic Tour

Phil Demmel and Chris Cannella will embark on a European, Jackson-sponsored clinic tour through Europe in April...
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February 26, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn: 2-11-13. That is the date we fired Adam Duce

2-11-13. That is the date we fired Adam Duce. That is the day that I had to tell Adam that after 21 years of being in a band together, I just couldn't take it...
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February 22, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Adam Duce have parted ways with Machine Head

Machine Head and bassist Adam Duce have parted ways. The split is amicable, and Machine Head would like to wish Adam the best with his current and future...
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February 22, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 7

Had a lot going on this week, didn't have much time to write, I did catch the movie "Lincoln" (awesome flick, Daniel Day Lewis NAILS IT). Caught the Eagles...
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February 15, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Awesome interpretation of "Darkness Within"

Check this out! It's a interpretation of "Darkness Within" by Machine Head, which was featured on the Jason Ellis Show on Sirius/XM radio channel 41...
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February 14, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 6

Time has a way of erasing all the bad memories and scenarios and only leaving us with the "good ol' days." It's like when somebody dies and suddenly...
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February 7, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 5

I was lollygaggin' on the internet the other day and I stumbled across a website called the "Best Heavy Metal Albums of 1983" It's nothing really that special...
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February 3, 2013, posted by Crumbs

THE GENERAL JOURNALS: DIARY OF A FRONTMAN... AND OTHER RAMBLINGS - Part 4

Just rented the Pearl Jam 20 documentary on iTunes via Apple TV. Directed by Cameron Crowe it chronicles, first 20 years of the Pearl Jam story...
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January 23, 2013, posted by Crumbs

New Episode: "Phil Demmel's: Ask The Artist"

In the latest installment of Phil Demmel's "Ask the Artist", he asks some of the best guitarists out there who their favorite non-metal guitar heroes are...
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January 22, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Diary of a Frontman... and Other Ramblings - Part 3

I'm on day 8 of my fifth Master Cleanse, and just like when I started doing these Master Cleanses back in Jan. of 2010, I'm "back on The Wagon... again"...
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January 17, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head at NAMM and Robb Flynn Acoustic Performances

Machine Head will be appearing at NAMM this coming January 24th thru the 27th. Phil Demmel will be doing an autograph signing...
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January 17, 2013, posted by Crumbs

"Darkness Within" Voted "Metal Video Of The Year"

Machine Head's amazing, epic video for "Darkness Within," from their latest studio album, Unto the Locust, was voted Metal Video of the Year...
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January 16, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Diary of a Frontman... and Other Ramblings - Part 2

No immediate tour plans, but we will officially begin writing this week or next. No one has really sat down and discussed where we'd like to go in depth...
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January 8, 2013, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Performs At ARF Fundraiser

Robb Flynn has posted the following message on the official Machine Head web site. "-Life has a funny way of playing out, how seemingly innocuous encounters..."
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January 3, 2013, posted by Crumbs

The General Journals: Diary of a Frontman... and Other Ramblings

Over the last 2 years I have spoken with many people who have asked why I don't write my diaries as regularly as I used to. Truth be told, between touring and all...
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December 27, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Acoustic Performance of "Die Young"

Check out footage of Robb Flynn's acoustic performance of Black Sabbath's "Die Young" at the Mitch Lucker Memorial concert...
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December 13, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Talks Hernia Surgery, Possibility Of Releasing New Music In 2013

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD was interviewed on the Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show...
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December 8, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD In Talks With 'Three Or Four' Labels For Next Studio Album

On November 26, KSSU Loud Rock director Daniel Cordova conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel from MACHINE HEAD...
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December 6, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Pando vs. 72oz Steak

Long time Machine Head merchandiser Pando has a battle with a 72oz STEAK at a "The Big Texan" restaurant in Texas during the Dethklok tour...
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November 29, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Triumphant In Return To Stage

Hurricanes, hernias, chest infections, bus breakdowns and Disney bans aren't enough to stop MACHINE HEAD, whose raucous hometown set Monday night in front...
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November 22, 2012, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL Talks To Metal's Best Guitarists In "Ask The Artist" Segment

Phil Demmel of MACHINE HEAD is Jackson's man on the scene, hitting up metal shows around the world to talk with some of the best metal guitarists on the planet...
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November 21, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head To Rejoin Dethklok Tour In Portland

After being forced to miss a total of 9 dates due to frontman Robb Flynns emergency hernia surgery, Machine Head will be returning to the Dethklok tour...
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November 15, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Video: Robb Flynn Undergoes Successful Hernia Surgery

Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD underwent successful surgery earlier today (Wednesday, Nov 14) at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota...
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November 14, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn: "Top jokes so far" about the double inguinal hernia

Robb Flynn just made a post on the official Machine Head boards about his double inguinal hernia that has forced the cancellation of nine shows and it's pretty funny...
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November 14, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Forced To Miss Nine Dates On DETHKLOK Tour

MACHINE HEAD are being forced to exit their current North American tour with DETHKLOK so that the band's frontman, Robb Flynn, can undergo emergency surgery...
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November 9, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Disney Decision Sparks Outrage

Outrage from fans and the media has begun boiling over Disney's latest decision to ban Machine Head yet again from a House Of Blues venue on Disney property...
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November 6, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Disney Forces Another Machine Head Cancellation

For the third time in a row, the corporate powers behind Walt Disney Properties have once again pressured promoter Live Nation into canceling...
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October 29, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Download FREE Live Track "This Is The End" From The Upcoming Live Album "Machine Fucking Head Live"

To celebrate the arrival of the new Machine Head live album Machine Fucking Head Live, Metalhammer.co.uk is giving away a FREE track from the album...
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October 29, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Pre-Order Machine Fucking Head Live Deluxe Digital Album Includes 4 Previously Unreleased Bonus Tracks

Machine Head's new live album "Machine Fucking Head Live" will be released on Nov 13th, and right now you can pre-order the 2-CD release or the Digital Special...
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October 29, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Machine Head Interview From the Nikki Blakk Show

Phil Demmel and Adam Duce of Machine Head drop in to the Metal Zone with Nikki Blakk to talk about their upcoming tour with Dethklok, their new live album...
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October 22, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Video: Machine Head 'Imperium' Live In Manchester

From the upcoming double-disc live epic, "Machine Fucking Head Live" out Nov. 13. Here is the exclusive premiere of Imperium, recorded live in Manchester...
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October 18, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Pre-Order Machine Fucking Head Live Now *UPDATED*

Machine Head's new live album 'Machine Fucking Head Live' is now available to pre-order! Head over to Play.com to pick up your copy of this epic 2 disc release...
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October 1, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Machine Head Live Album: "Machine Fucking Head Live"

The best way to experience the almighty Machine Head is in the live setting. The Northern California band has established itself as one of the best live acts...
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September 26, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Interview With Adam och Phil From Knotfest

Phil Demmel and Adam Duce of MACHINE HEAD talk about Knotfest and blowing the generator during to solo of 'Halo'...
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September 19, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head VIP Packages For Select Dates On Dethklok Tour

Available for a limited time, and in extremely limited quantities, you can purchase a Machine Head VIP Package for select dates on the upcoming Dethklok...
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September 10, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head U.S. Tour With Dethklok, All That Remains and Black Dahlia Murder Announced

Machine Head will spend the next few months on the road doing what they do best, and that's lay waste to stages across the U.S., reducing them to rubble...
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September 4, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel To Guest On HATRIOT Debut Album "Heroes Of Origin"

HATRIOT, the new San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band led by former EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza, has completed recording its debut album...
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September 1, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Announces Love/Death Contest Winner!

Metal Hammer recently launched a competition that gave their readers the chance to create a custom design for Robb Flynn's Epiphone Love/Death...
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August 24, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEADs Dave McClain Animated Interview From Wacken Open Air

Dave McClain caught up with MK Ondergrond at Wacken Open Air festival on August 4th, 2012 and MK Ondergrond has animated the conversation...
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August 19, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for two Halloween shows in Florida

Machine Head are confirmed for two Halloween shows in Florida in late October. The lineup for both shows features Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, All That Remains...
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August 14, 2012, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN catches up with Metal Hammer at Bloodstock

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn caught up with Metal Hammer whilst at Bloodstock to talk about the band's first UK festival headline slot...
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August 14, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's entire August 11 performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held at...
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August 9, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head's show at Bloodstock Festival this Saturday will be streamed live online!

Dailymotion will be exclusively screening Bloodstock Open Air metal music festival live, globally, from 9th 12th August. MACHINE HEAD's set will be streamed live...
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July 31, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Premiere Killer New Video For DARKNESS WITHIN

There are no words for how awesome this new MACHINE HEAD video is. Instead of giving you a breakdown of what happens, we'd like to direct you to the video...
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July 30, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Added to Slipknots "Knotfest"

MACHINE HEAD has been tapped as one of the bands to replace the cancellation of Lamb of God and Dethklok. We are very excited that MACHINE HEAD...
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July 24, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: 'Inside The Machine' Book Cover Unveiled

"Inside The Machine", the first biography of MACHINE HEAD, is set for worldwide release on October 15 by Omnibus Press. The author, Joel McIver...
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July 10, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain interview from Rock Im Park

Warnermusic.de has posted a new interview with Machine Head drummer Dave McClain that was recorded during the Rock Im Park show on June 3rd in Germany...
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July 9, 2012, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Discusses Epiphone Love/Death Baritone Flying-V Signature Guitar

In early June, Gibson conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD at the Rock Am Ring...
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June 26, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN and PHIL DEMMEL From Graspop

Dries Van Damme of the Belgian national radio station Studio Brussel conducted an interview with Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel from Machine Head...
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June 22, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Interviewed at NovaRock

Dave McClain was interviewed backstage at the NovaRock Festival by Mulatschag. He talks about playing the Middle East and India and much more...
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June 18, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn joined BIOHAZARD at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards

Robb Flynn joined BIOHAZARD on stage at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards on June 11 at Indigo2 in London, England to perform the track "Punishment"...
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June 18, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel and Robb Flynn about how to balance family life and be in a rock band

In honor of Father's Day, Roadrunner Records decided to reach out to some of our artists who are themselves parents, and ask them how they balance family life...
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June 13, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head had 29 circle pits at the same time at Download Festival

Machine Head were amazing, they've broken the record for the number of circle pits at any one time. Apparently they had 29 circle pits going off at one time...
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June 12, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn & Phil Demmel Honored At Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

MACHINE HEAD, SAXON, ANTHRAX, FEAR FACTORY and MASTODON are among the artists who were honored at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards...
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June 8, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Wins Kerrang! Hall Of Fame-award

Rock stars galore, including BLACK SABBATH, Slash, and TENACIOUS D were out in force tonight as The Kerrang! Awards 2012 took place in London...
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June 6, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For Bloodstock 2012

It is with tremendous pride and excitement that BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR reveals its final headliner for 2012 to be Oakland metal titans MACHINE HEAD...
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May 29, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Rock am Ring 2012 webstream - UPDATED

Machine Head's entire set at this year's Rock am Ring festival will be streamed on the internet. The MH-set will start at 23:55 CET...
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May 23, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head will play a "secret" show under the name "Ten Ton Hammer" in London, UK on June 6th

Machine Head will play a "secret" show under the name "Ten Ton Hammer" in London, UK on June 6th. The tickets went on sale for "O2 priority customers"...
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May 19, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head to headline Greenfest in Bucharest

Machine Head will be playing in Romania for the first time ever on June 30th at Greenfest.
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May 2, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Joins The 2012 Mayhem Festival Cruise - Complete Details Revealed

The maiden voyage of the most crushing cruise on Earth sets sail on Friday, December 7, 2012 from the Port of Miami, FL and travels to the Bahamas...
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April 27, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Calling All Machine Head Fans in Prague!

Calling all Machine Head fans in Prague! Machine Head will be filming a video for the track "Darkness Within" in the Czech Republic, and we want you in it
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April 18, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD and LAMB OF GOD confirmed for MAYHEM FEST CRUISE

Machine Head axeman and vocalist Robb Flynn has revealed that the band will be hitting the high seas alongside Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence...
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April 8, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed to headline Fezen Festival 2012 in Hungary

Machine Head will be headlining Fezen Festival on August 2nd 2012 in the city of Szkesfehrvr (near Budapest), Hungary.
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April 8, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed to headline Earshakerday 2012 in Basel

Machine Head are returning to Switzerland on June 23rd 2012 for Earshakerday in Basel.
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April 4, 2012, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Biography Due In October

Omnibus Press has set an October 15 tentative release date for "Inside The Machine". The world's first MACHINE HEAD biography is being written...
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March 31, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Logan Mader and Robb Flynn interviewed by Red TV Australia

Here's some old interview footage from April 16th 1997 with Logan Mader and Robb Flynn doing some promo work for The More Things Change in Australia.
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March 16, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn, guitar / bass technician and tourmanager interviewed by Rock Hard Magazine

Robb Flynn, guitar/bass technician Babyface and tourmanager Craig "Bozz" Porter were interviewed by Rock Hard's Thomas Kupfer before Machine Head's...
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March 11, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel and Robb Flynn interviewed by Metal Hammer Germany

Jakob Kranz of Metal Hammer Germany flew out to interview Phil Demmel and Robb Flynn at Jingle Town Recording Studios in Oakland, California.
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March 11, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by Rock Hard Magazine

Robb Flynn was interviewed by Rock Hard's Thomas Kupfer before Machine Head's show on November 9th 2011 at Grosse Freiheit 36 in Hamburg, Germany.
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March 11, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by watchmojo.com

Phil Demmel was interviewed by Rebecca Brayton of watchmojo.com before Machine Head's show at Metropolis in Montreal on January 27th 2012.
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February 29, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Soundwave Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn during the 2012 Soundwave Festival...
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February 28, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With Phil Demmel

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel and Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD when the band...
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February 23, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview: Robb Flynn talks with Eric Blair

MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynnjust finished off their tour in the US and he found the time to chat to Eric Blair before the LA show on February 17th...
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February 19, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb and Adam visit Booker T Washington High School

Robb Flynn and Adam Duce visited Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Texas on February 13 and spent about an hour answering students questions...
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February 16, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Robb and Phil Nominated for "Best Guitarists" at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

America's only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show is back for 2012! The fourth annual Revolver Golden Gods award show presented by Epiphone...
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February 9, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed as direct support for Metallica in Prague

After opening up the Prague show for the four horsemen back in the summer of 2008 Machine Head is once again direct support for Metallica in 2012.
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February 9, 2012, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Answers MACHINE HEAD Fans Questions

When Machine Head came through New York on tour, Roadrunner Records got Robb Flynn to answer questions submitted by fans. Check out this exclusive interview...
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February 5, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Graspop 2012 *UPDATE*

Machine Head will be playing Graspop on Sunday, June 24th 2012!
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February 3, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL

Pamela Ashton of LoudGuitars.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD...
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February 1, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head headlining With Full Force Festival 2012

Earlier today Machine Head was confirmed as one of the headliners for With Full Force Festival 2012.
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February 1, 2012, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN

Rick Horton and Randy Smith of "The Metallic Onslaught" conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn before the band's concert in Buffalo, New York...

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January 31, 2012, posted by Crumbs

13 Year Old Kid Joins Machine Head On Stage In Buffalo, NY

Anthony, a 13 year old kid joined Machine Head on stage at their January 29 concert at Town Ballroom in Buffalo, NY to perform the song "Aesthetics Of Hate"...
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January 27, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Sonisphere Finland

Machine Head will play the Sonisphere Festival in Helsinki, Finland on June 4th 2012.
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January 20, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Woodstock Festival Poland

Machine Head return to Poland on August 2nd for Przystanek Woodstock.
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January 16, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For Download Festival 2012

The organisers of Britain's Download festival has announced a further fourteen more bands including Machine Head for this years edition of the event...
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January 14, 2012, posted by Crumbs

It's Time To Vote For Machine Head!

Machine Head take todays Cage Match by storm with their single Locust off of their latest album Unto the Locust. Will Anthrax stay alive...
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January 10, 2012, posted by Crumbs

The Eighth Plague U.S. Merch Revealed

The merchandise line for the upcoming U.S. leg of The Eighth Plague tour with Machine Head, Suicide Silence and Darkest Hour has been confirmed...
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January 8, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Rise to Remain Pulls Out of Machine Head US Tour

Rise to Remain have been forced to cancel their stint on Machine Heads upcoming tour due to the departure of bassist Joe Copcutt and drummer Pat Lundy...
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January 4, 2012, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel talks about upcoming DVD release *UPDATED*

Phil Demmel was interviewed at last year's Dimebash on December 14th 2011 by Artisan News Service.
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January 3, 2012, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Engaged To Bleeding Through Keyboardist Marta Peterson

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel revealed via his Facebook page that he is engaged to BLEEDING THROUGH keyboardist Marta Peterson...
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December 30, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel talks with Eric Blair at Dime Bash 2011

Phil Demmel is the lead guitarist for American heavy metal band Machine Head talks with Eric Blair at Dime Bash 2011. He's also a founding member of Vio-Lence...
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December 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head listed in the Guardians best Songs of 2011

UK newspaper "The Guardian" writers have put together their Best Songs of 2011 and the mighty MACHINE HEAD have made it onto the list...
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December 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The Faces of The Eighth Plague

During the intro and outro of "Who We Are" on the recently finished Eighth Plague tour, Machine Head displayed fan testimonials on their projection screens...
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December 21, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For Rock am Ring / Rock im Park 2012

According to Rock am Ring and Rock im Park official websites Machine Head are confirmed for both festivals next summer...
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December 21, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The End of the Year Polls Are In

The end of the year polls are in, and Machine Head's new album "Unto The Locust" has garnered Album Of The Year honors from Metal Hammer Germany...
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December 16, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New Dave McClain Yamaha Interview

We caught up with Dave on tour across Europe promoting the bands new album "Unto the Locust". Dave talks about his way to becoming a drummer...
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December 16, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Metalcamp 2012

Earlier this week Machine Head were confirmed to play at Metalcamp 2012.
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December 15, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Through The Ashes Of Empires" Goes Silver in the UK

Machine Head's 5th album "Through The Ashes Of Empires" was officially certified Silver in the United Kingdom on December 9th by the BPI...
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December 11, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Fans Sync Christmas Lights to Imperium

Do you ever wonder what happens to metalheads after they grow up? This metal Mum and Dad below - they synced their lights to various metal tracks...
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December 9, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Unto The Locust Released on Vinyl

Machine Head's new album "Unto The Locust" has just received a gorgeous 2LP 180gm vinyl release via Cargo Records in Germany...
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December 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

UNTO THE LOCUST Voted The Best Roadrunner Records Album of 2011

The time has come to reveal the top twenty in our Roadrunner Records Albums of 2011 poll, as voted for by you, the fans! You can see the results below...
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November 30, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Locust" is nominated for Metal Song of the Year and a brand new UK Tour Trailer

Machine Head's ‎"Locust" is nominated for Metal Song of the Year at Loudwire. Cast your vote! Also, a Machine Head UK 2011 Tour Trailer has been released...
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November 29, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel Shows Off Their Tattos

Robb Flynn was filmed by Metal Hammer Germany and Phil Demmel was interviewed by the CAMSTAS video channel recently showing off their tats...
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November 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Hellfest Open Air 2012

Earlier today Machine Head was announced to be playing at Hellfest Open Air 2012.
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November 25, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Nova Rock 2012

Machine Head were officially confirmed to be appearing at the 2012 edition of Nova Rock in Nickelsdorf, Austria earlier today.
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November 25, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Video Interview On Linea Rock

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed by Italian website Linea Rock recently and in the video below he talks about the bands latest album...
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November 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Interviewed By RIFF Magazine

Machine Head's guitarist Phil Demmel sat down with RIFF Magazine just before going on stage to their concert in Lisbon, Portugal...
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November 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head, Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour: North American Tour Dates Announced

The rumours were true, Machine Head will embark on a North American headlining tour with support from Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour and Rise to Remain...
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November 9, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The Blackening Voted Album of the Century by Roadrunner Records UK

Machine Head's sixth studio album The Blackening has been voted "Album of the Century" by Roadrunner Records UK. Unto the Locust ended up on #6 and...
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November 7, 2011, posted by Crumbs

First Dates of the Machine Head North American Winter Tour 2012 Revealed *UPDATED*

According to Ticketmaster.com, Machine Head will be touring the U.S. early next year with Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour and Rise to Remain...
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November 6, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Talks About The First Machine Head Shows Back In 1992

I recieved an e-mail from Robb Flynn where he shares some information about the first Machine Head shows back in 1992. -We actually did 5 shows, and the actual first public show for MH was not Mayday Malone's...
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November 4, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head pictures from Oslo and Stockholm is up!

We can now present high-quality photos from Oslo by Swedish photographer Vinjay Carlsson. We have also uploded some photos from Stockholm...
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November 3, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Second show of the Eighth Plague Tour tonight in Stockholm, Sweden

Tonight is the second show of the Eighth Plague Tour with Machine Head, Bring Me The Horizon, DevilDriver and Darkest Hour. TakeMyScars.com will be there...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 15

Cyanide blood burns down the skyline of Oslo...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 14

First song of the encore tonight...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 13

Oslo let me fucking hear you...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 12

Making Oslo rattle...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 11

My sons I love you evermore...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 10

Album #1, Track #2...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 9

For our brother Dimebag- Oslo...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 8

Another first ever performance of a song for Oslo tonight...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 7

They cause havoc and destruction...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 6

To all of the beer drinkers in Oslo tonight...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 5

Clap along...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 4

Sun will shine...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 3

This shall pass, ...
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 2

part 2 of the live coverage
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November 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

The Eighth Plague Tour Oslo style part 1

part 1 of the live coverage
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October 31, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The Eighth Plague Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow In Oslo, Norway

The Eighth Plague Tour with Machine Head, Bring Me The Horizon, DevilDriver and Darkest Hour kicks off tomorrow in Oslo, Norway. MH arrived in Oslo on Saturday...
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October 28, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head's Locust Video Released

MACHINE HEAD's video for the song "Locust" has been released. The video was directed by Mike Sloat, who previously helmed MACHINE HEAD's videos for Imperium, Season Wither, Aesthetics Of Hate, Halo...
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October 26, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Eighth Plague Tickets Going Fast

Machine Head's "The Eighth Plague" Tour kicks off November 1st in Oslo, and tickets are disappearing fast! With confirmed sellouts in...
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October 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by Midwest Nights TV

Phil Demmel was interviewed at the August 7th stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2011.
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October 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed on full metal Jackie's radio show

Robb Flynn talked about Unto The Locust on this past weekend's (October 21-23) edition of full metal Jackie's radio show.
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October 23, 2011, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com EXCLUSIVE: Mike Sloat Talks About The Locust Video Shoot

TakeMyScars.com had a little chat with Mike Sloat the director of MH's upcoming video "Locust". Mike Sloat has worked with MH before and is the man behind...
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October 23, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn talks about petition for Machine Head to headline Download 2012

In a October 7th interview with Phonic FM Robb was asked whether he knew about the facebook campaign for Machine Head to headline Download festival 2012.
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October 22, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by Big Troy

Big Troy of 98 Rock Augusta talked to Dave McClain at the Atlanta, GA stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on August 12th.
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October 16, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head interviewed on MTV2 Headbangers Ball

Jose Mangin talked to Adam Duce, Dave McClain & Robb Flynn on September 24th after the official Unto The Locust listening party at Last Rites Tattoo Theatre...
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October 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Kicks Off the "Unto The Locust" World Tour Tonight

Machine Head left US soil on Wednesday, one day late due to a cancelled flight but arrived in Brazil late that evening. They had a practice/soundcheck yesterday...
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October 13, 2011, posted by Crumbs

20 Years Ago Today, Machine Head Was Born

Robb Flynn has posted the following message on the official Machine Head web site: 20 Years Ago Today, At "Day On The Green" #19, featuring Metallica, Faith No More, Soundgarden, I started Machine Head...
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October 11, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Adam Duce interviewed by musikuniverse.net

Adam Duce was interviewed at Heavy MTL in Montreal, Canada on July 23rd.
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October 11, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by IndiePowerTV

Dave McClain talks about joining Machine Head and gives good advice for up and coming musicians.
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October 11, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by watchmojo.com

In this interview by Rebecca Brayton at the Heavy MTL in Montreal, Canada on July 23rd Dave McClain talks about how the band first got together, their rock idols and about their new album Unto the Locust.
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October 11, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed on Australia's Triple J radio show "The Racket"

Andrew Haug had Robb Flynn on the phone line during last week's edition of "The Racket" on Triple J radio.
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October 10, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Win a Signature PDX Demmelition King V

Machine Head Competition: Win a signature PDX Demmelition King V electric gutar and a tour of Phil Demmel's gear at one of the upcoming UK dates...
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October 10, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by localbozo.com

LocalBozo.com sat down for an interview with Robb Flynn on September 14th.
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October 10, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by zoiksonline.com

Bob Zerull of zoiksonline.com conducted an interview with Robb Flynn the day before the Big 4 Yankee Stadium show on September 14th.
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October 9, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Danish date of The Eighth Plague Tour moved to different venue

The Danish Eighth Plague Tour stop on November 8th has been moved to Amager Bio, because the previous venue KB Hallen burned down...
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October 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce Album Launch Club Nights in the UK

MACHINE HEAD have announced a series of launch parties in association with Scuzz TV, Attitude Clothing and Jackson Guitars with prizes being given...
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October 8, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed on 107.7 The Bone

On Sept 30th the Metal Zone host Nikki Blakk had an extensive chat with Robb Flynn about Unto The Locust and Machine Head's plans to do a headline tour of the US.
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October 7, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Listening Events Video & Photos!

Check out highlights from the four "Unto The Locust" listening events in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Oakland, hosted by Machine Head to celebrate...
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October 7, 2011, posted by Crumbs

More Chart Positions and Robb Celebrating

Machine Head's new album "Unto the Locust" cracked top 10 in Finland and top 20 in Sweden. Also check out the image of Robb Flynn celebrating...
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October 7, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head, System of a Down and Slipknot confirmed for Soundwave festival 2012

MACHINE HEAD, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLIPKNOT, MARILYN MANSON, and LAMB OF GOD are among the confirmed bands for Soundwave 2012 in Australia...
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October 6, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interview by metalinsider.net

Metalinsider.net's Bram Teitelman interviewed Robb Flynn on September 13th at a pre-party for the Big 4 show at Yankee Stadium in New York City.
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October 5, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Unto The Locust" Hits #22 In The U.S.

Amidst a slew of new releases this last week, Machine Head jumps 32 spots up the Billboard charts and into the top 25 for the first time in the 17 year history...
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October 5, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dutch date of The Eighth Plague Tour moved to different city

The Dutch Eighth Plague Tour stop on November 28th has been moved to 013 in Tilburg.
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October 4, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Swarms Charts All Over The Globe

The international numbers are starting to pour in today, and fans have officially vaulted "Unto The Locust" into the highest chart positions in MH's 17 year history...
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October 4, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Unto the Locust Reviews Are Dropping In **UPDATED**

Here's a collection of "Unto the Locust" reviews from around the world. If you find a review that's not listed here, please drop a e-mail...
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September 29, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Unto The Locust" Expected To Sell 18.000-21.000 First Week

"Unto The Locust", the new album from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, is likely to sell between 18,000 and 21,000 copies in the US...
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September 29, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by exclaim.ca

Greg Patt of exclaim.ca recently conducted an interview with Robb Flynn over the phone.
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September 28, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by roadrunnerrecords.com

Phil Demmel discusses songwriting, having Robb Flynn produce the bands albums, live performance and much more in this interview.
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September 27, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Unto The Locust lyrics online

The complete lyrics of Machine Head's new album Unto The Locust are available for your reading pleasure under the releases section of takemyscars.com.
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September 27, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Interviewed by "I Heart Guitar Blog"

Peter Hodgson of the I Heart Guitar Blog recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD...
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September 27, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Exclusive never-before-seen clips of the upcoming music video for "Locust"

Check out the new "Unto the Locust" commercial that includes exclusive never-before-seen clips of the upcoming music video for "Locust"...
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September 27, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Talks Gear and Technique

Having spent fifteen years behind the kit for Californian metal icons Machine Head, there are few better people out there to quiz on the ins-and-outs of metal...
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September 25, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head New York City Listening Party Wrap-Up

Machine Head is hosting a series of listening parties in support of their new album Unto The Locust. It was one of those once in a lifetime opportunities where you had the chance to mingle with one of your favorite...
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September 24, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head confirmed for Wacken Open Air 2012

Machine Head were officially confirmed to play Wacken Open Air in 2012 today.
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September 24, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Pictures of Unto The Locust listening party in Los Angeles

Dirt Junior has made some of his pictures from the Unto The Locust listening party on September 22nd 2011 available on his site.
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September 24, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Jo Schuftan of hornsuprocks.com talks to Robb Flynn

Jo recently interviewed Robb Flynn at the Roadrunner Records HQ in New York City.
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September 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Offers Video Tour Of GREEN DAY's Recording Studio

A four-minute video clip of guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD providing a visual tour of JingleTown Studios...
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September 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Eats Curry

Ever wondered what curry Robb Flynn from MACHINE HEAD loves to eat? Thought about what beer he may like to drink with his curry? Pondered on how he may fare taking a stroll down Brick Lane...
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September 21, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by metalinjection.net

Rob Pasbani of metalinjection.net took the time to talk to Robb Flynn about Machine Heads' long awaited new album Unto The Locust out September 27th.
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September 16, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head one step closer to headlining Download Festival 2012

You bet they are! Thanks to The Frontlines user Loosniffer who was kind enough to scan a short article from Metal Hammer...
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September 16, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New Robb Flynn Twitter Update With Picture of "Unto the Locust" Cover

Yesterday Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn updated his Twitter with a picture of the new "Unto the Locust" Special Edition CD Cover and the following text...
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September 15, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by rockitoutblog.com

Sami Jarroush of rockitoutblog.com sat down for an interview with Robb Flynn to talk about Machine Head's new album Unto The Locust available in stores September 27th.
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September 15, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Review: Even a 10 out of 10 is not a high enough rating for "Unto The Locust"

Metal Assault has reviewed Machine Head's "Unto the Locust": "Even a 10 out of 10 is not a high enough rating for this one. Album of the year, without a doubt."
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September 15, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by faceculture.nl

Martin Kuiper from faceculture.nl recently conducted an interview with Robb Flynn while he was on a press tour in Europe.
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September 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Embark On First U.S. Headlining Tour In Four Years

Lou Di Monaco of the NY Rock Music Examiner recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD...
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September 13, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn featured on Eric Braverman's The greatest music ever created and how it ruined our lives

Eric Braverman interviews Robb Flynn at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2011.
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September 12, 2011, posted by Crumbs

'Unto the Locust' Listening Parties & New Song Premiere!

In celebration of the much anticipated release of their new album "Unto The Locust" on September 27th, Machine Head will be attending four listening events...
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September 11, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Reveals Why 'Unto The Locust' Contains Only Seven Songs

Niclas Mller-Hansen of Sweden's Metalshrine recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD. A couple of excerpts...
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September 9, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Unto The Locust" Release Dates!

Machine Head's new album "Unto The Locust" will officially be unleashed upon the world starting with Japan on the 21st, Germany on the 23rd, Europe on the 26th, and...
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September 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer's Review of "Unto The Locust"

Metal Hammer are proud to bring you a world exclusive as we present the very first review of one of the most anticipated metal albums of the last ten years...
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September 6, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Do You Have a Question for Machine Head?

Is there a question you've been dying to ask Robb Flynn, Phil Demmel, Adam Duce or Dave McClain? With the new album "Unto The Locust" ready to hit stores...
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September 5, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by Slug Magazine

Megan Kennedy of Slug Magazine had the pleasure to sit down for an interview with Dave McClain during the 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
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September 5, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head featured on MTV's Headbangers Ball special of Mayhem Festival 2011

Jose Mangin interviewed Dave McClain and Robb Flynn before Machine Head's show in Bristow, VA on July 30th.
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September 5, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The Making of "Unto The Locust": Episode 3

Go behind-the-scenes with Machine Head as they record their new album "Unto The Locust" in this third part of the web series, featuring never-before-heard snippets...
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September 1, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Win Metal Hammer Fanpack signed by Robb Flynn

Metal Hammer is giving away five killer prize bundles each featuring a Machine Head t-shirt signed by Robb Flynn and a copy of the official "Unto The Locust" album Fanpack...
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August 27, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by Fret12.com

Phil Demmel answers fan submitted questions in this seven parts video interview by fret12.com.
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August 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by hecticcase.com

Robb Flynn was recently interviewed in Brussels, Belgium on his European Promo Tour for Machine Head's seventh full length Unto The Locust out September 27th...
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August 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed on Metal Messiah Radio

Phil Demmel was the featured guest of the Mayhem Fest Special of Ipek's Wytching Hour on August 25th 2011.
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August 25, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Album Version of "Locust" Available Online

You can now listen to the album version of "Locust" over at Soundcloud.com. It sounds much "thicker" and more dynamic then the advance mix released in June...
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August 25, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by Loud Reviews

Loud Reviews live reviewer Brutal Brandy interviews Dave McClain at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Dallas, TX on August 10th.
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August 25, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Interviewed On WODU's 'Flatliner'

Alex "G-Unit" McGinnis of the "Flatliner" show, which airs on the WODU station, conducted an interview with drummer Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD...
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August 22, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by away-team.com

Here's a nice written interview with Dave McClain from the Raleigh, NC stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest on August 3rd.
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August 18, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Exclusive Special Edition Pre-Order Bundle Of "Unto The Locust"

Pre-order Machine Head's upcoming album "Unto The Locust" in an exclusive Special Edition bundle that features the 2-disc CD/DVD Special Edition...
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August 18, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Interviewed By Bloody-disgusting.com

Today brings yet another exclusive video interview from the 2011 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival in Clarkston, MI: Robb Flynn...
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August 18, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Adam Duce interviewed by Toil Rock Radio

Adam Duce was interviewed by Toil Rock Radio at the First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA on July 29th.
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August 18, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by Reality Check TV

From the second date of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Mountain View, CA on July 10th.
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August 18, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn video lesson on how to play Locust

As part of the bonus content from the upcoming October issue of Guitar World three clips have been posted on the official Guitar World site featuring video lessons...
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August 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Metalhammer track-by-track breakdown of "Unto the Locust"

Have Machine Head topped The Blackening? Yup. They really have. Here is a track-by-track breakdown of the album by Metal Hammer scribe, Dom Lawson...
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August 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Accidently Breaks His Guitar in Tampa

During the performance on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Tampa, FL Robb Flynn accidently snaps off the head of his guitar...
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August 17, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Metal Mark of skullsnbones.com talks to Dave McClain

Dave McClain was interviewed by skullsnbones.com's Metal Mark at the Aaron's Amphitheater At Lakewood in Atlanta, GA stop of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival...
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August 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Adam Duce Discusses "Unto The Locust" And Life On The Mayhem Fest

We got the chance to catch up with Machine Head bassist/co-founder Adam Duce during the Mayhem Festivals stop in Camden...
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August 15, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Interviewed On FULL METAL JACKIE's Radio Show

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD was interviewed on a recent edition of Full Metal Jackie's radio show...
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August 13, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Artisan News Have Posted a New Video Interview With Robb Flynn

Artisan News have posted a new video clip with Robb Flynn where he talks about taking guitar lessons and vocal lessons to help them get to the next level...
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August 12, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

And the record... is... done...

Robb Flynn's official twitter profile has been updated with this line a few hours ago.
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August 11, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Pre-Order Official "Unto The Locust" Album Fanpack!

Metal Hammer are set to release an exclusive edition of Machine Head's next album "Unto The Locust" in the UK as a special edition album Fanpack...
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August 9, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Soundwave Revolution Festival Officially Canceled

Australia's Soundwave Revolution traveling festival has officially been canceled after the second-biggest headliner pulled out of the event. Soundwave was scheduled...
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August 9, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Cancelation of Soundwave Revolution in September/October *Updated*

According to Nova 969 News twitter page Soundwave Revolution 2011 has been canceled, because the second headline act pulled out at the last minute.
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August 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL

BareBonesMusic.com conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD on July 20, 2011...
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August 8, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel talks about "Boondock Saints" Demmelition Signature King V by Jackson Guitars

Full Metal Jackie caught up with Phil Demmel during soundcheck at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on August 6th.
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August 6, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by arthurkade.com

Dave McClain was nice enough to sit down for an interview with Arthur Kade at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ on July 31st.
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August 6, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by WODU Radio

Alex of WODU Radio had a chat with Dave McClain before the show in Bristow, VA on July 30th.
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August 5, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by metalassault.com

Andrew from metalassault.com talked to Phil Demmel after the second warm up show before the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
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August 5, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by localbozo.com

Interview conducted prior to the gig on July 31st at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ.
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August 3, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head's return to the main stage of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2011

Due to In Flames' sudden drop off the tour Machine Head will be playing the main stage until August 7th starting right now at the Time Warner Cable...
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August 2, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Full Metal Jackie Interviews Dave McClain in Camden, NJ

Full Metal Jackie meets up with Dave from Machine Head in Camden, NJ on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest and talks about their upcoming album...
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August 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

New show added to The Eighth Plague Tour: Luxembourg

Machine Head will be playing the Rockhal in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (20 minutes outside of Luxembourg City) on December 1st alongside...
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August 1, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by rockitoutblog.com

Sami Jarroush of rockitoutblog.com sat down for an interview with Dave McClain before he hit the stage at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on July 27th.
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July 31, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by capitalchaos.net

The Mighty Zorro of Capital Chaos interviews Dave McClain prior to the second show of the 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on July 9th...
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July 30, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by bravewords.com

Mitch Lafon of bravewords.com talked briefly about Machine Head's upcoming new Album Unto The Locust before their show on July 23rd...
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July 29, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by metalexiles.com

Jeffrey Easton of metalexiles.com interviewed Dave McClain at a recent stop of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
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July 28, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Unto The Locust cover art and track listing revealed

Unto The Locust which is the seventh full length studio album by Machine Head is set for a September 20th release via Roadrunner Records...
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July 27, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain and Phil Demmel interviewed by hornsuprocks.com

Interview conducted on July 24th at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT.
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July 26, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Tonight's Buffalo, NY show is canceled

Tonight's Machine Head show at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY has been canceled due to illness.
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July 24, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by thefirst3songs.com

Amy Harris of thefirst3songs.com conducted an interview with Robb Flynn on July 6th the day after their first show in 15 months at Club Vegas in Salt Lake City, UT.
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July 24, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Machine Head and crew interviewed on MTV Hungary's Headbangers Ball in 2009

I just found this by accident and thought I'd share it with all y'all- haven't seen it before and it was uploaded only a few weeks ago, although it's from 2009...
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July 23, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by groovey.tv

Phil Demmel sat down for an interview with Groovey before they hit the stage at Fiddler's Green Ampitheatre in Englewood, CO on July 17th.
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July 23, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain interviewed by stracos.com

Dave McClain talked to Brandon from stracos.com at the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ on July 15th.
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July 22, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by Revolver's Possum

Possum of Revolver had a quick chat at the opening night of Mayhem Festival about Machine Head's forthcoming new album titled "Unto The Locust" due September 20th on Roadrunner Records.
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July 21, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN On New CD: "I'm Really Proud Of What We Were Able To Accomplish"

I met with Rob Flynn on the first date of Mayhem in San Bernardino, California to talk about Unto the Locust, the forthcoming album, the Mayhem tour, and other...
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July 19, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by KISW 99.9 FM's Metal Shop

Kevin and Ian of the "Metal Shop" radio show conducted an interview with Robb Flynn at the third show of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on July 12 in Auburn, Washington.
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July 18, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by musiclegends.ca

Jason Saulnier of musiclegends.ca conducted a phone interview with Phil Demmel on July 6th before the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival kicked off.
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July 17, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by soundentertainmentnews.com

Litsa Olsson of Sound Entertainment News spoke to Phil Demmel prior to their show at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, WA as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
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July 15, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"Unto the Locust" Track-listing Revealed

In a recent interview with Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel revealed the track-listing of Machine Head's 7th full length "Unto The Locust" due September 20th through Roadrunner Records. It includes seven...
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July 14, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Robb Flynn interviewed by 107.7 The Bone

Nikki Blakk sat down for an interview with Robb Flynn before Machine Head took the stage at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA.
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July 14, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by metalholic.co & examiner.com

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic Magazine & examiner.com conducted an interview with Phil Demmel at the Nampa, ID stop of the Rockstart Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2011.
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July 14, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel provides track by track breakdown of Unto The Locust

Brandon Marshall of Sonic Excess recently conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD. A few excerpts from the chat follow below.
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July 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Goes Through His Current Gear Setup

Want to know what gear Phil is using onthe Mayhem tour? Greetings to all you MetalSuckahs from Reno, Nevada where Machine Head are doing a warm-up...
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July 13, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Another New Video Interview With Phil Demmel From Rockstar Mayhem Festival in Mountain View

Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel at the second show of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival on Sunday...
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July 12, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New Album "Unto the Locust" Will Include 7 Songs

In a new interview with Phil Demmel made in Mountain View, CA on July 10th, he reveals that the new album will include seven songs...
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July 8, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Meet and greet the band at Mayhem Festival 2011

Machine Head will be appearing on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour all summer long, and they'll be holding meet and greets with fans at the Rockstar...
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July 7, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel interviewed by skullsnbones.com

Metal Mark of skullsnbones.com conducted an interview with Phil Demmel.
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July 7, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Dave McClain audio interview by rocksource360.com

Valerie Bastien conducted an interview with Dave McClain prior this week, asking questions about the upcoming album "Unto The Locust" due September 2011 and the upcoming Rockstar Energy Festival...
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July 5, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD and SEPULTURA will tour South America in October

MACHINE HEAD and SEPULTURA will team up for a South American tour in October. Commented R.Flynn: "Going back to South America is going to be fucking rad...
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July 1, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Interviewed by San Francisco Chronicle

We caught up with Machine Head front man Robb Flynn last week at Green Day's Jingletown Studios, where he was putting the finishing touches on the...
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June 30, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Mayhem warm-up? You guessed it!

Machine Head just added another warm-up show on July 7th at Knitting Factory in Reno, NV with special guests Dimension 13 and openers Kryterium.
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June 29, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's 'Unto The Locust' To Be Released In U.K. With Special-Edition Fan Pack

Metal Hammer magazine will release MACHINE HEAD's next album, "Unto The Locust", in the U.K. with a special-edition fan pack. Complete with 132page special issue with exclusive behind-the-scenes...
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June 29, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Phil Demmel checks in from the studio

Phil Demmel talks about the work in progress for the new Machine Head album titled "Unto The Locust" due September 2011.
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June 25, 2011, posted by FotherMucker99

Oslo, Norway, The Eighth Plague Tour Date moved to November 1st 2011

The concert in Oslo, Norway has been moved from November 2nd to November 1st 2011.
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June 23, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: New Album Title Announced

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have set "Unto The Locust" as the title of their new album, due in late September via Roadrunner Records...
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June 22, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Tour Europe With Bring Me The Horizon, Devildriver, Darkest Hour

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will embark on a European headlining tour this fall titled "The Eighth Plague Tour". Some dates has been official..
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June 21, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head "Locust" Review 5 out of 5 stars

A review for Machine Head's new single "Locust" has been posted by ArtistDirect's Rick Florino, check it out! -Machine Head have released more than a couple...
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June 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head UK-Tour in December?

I've got a bunch of e-mails from people attending at this years Download Festival last weekend, saying that a Machine Head UK-tour was advervised. The tour will...
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June 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Buy Locust Today at iTunes or Amazon

The new Machine Head digital sampler from their yet untitled seventh studio album, Locust (Advance Mix) is now available on iTunes and Amazon.com...
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June 11, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD and SEPULTURA To Join Forces For South American Tour

MACHINE HEAD and SEPULTURA will team up for a South American tour in October. The trek will include stops in So Paulo, Brazil; Curitiba, Brazil; Porto Alegre, Brazil...
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June 10, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Locust (Advance Mix) Released in Germany Today

The new single from Machine Head, Locust (Advance Mix) is now available in Germany on Amazon.de...
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June 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Listen to 30 Second Audio Sample of the New Song "Locust" (Advance Mix)

Amazon have posted a 30 second audio sample of the new song "Locust" (Advance Mix) from the upcoming...
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June 8, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head To Release First Single June 14th

Machine Head will be releasing their highly anticipated follow up to The Blackening this September. An advance mix of "Locust" will be on sale at iTunes on June 14th...
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May 26, 2011, posted by Crumbs

More New Photos From The Studio

DirtJunior, a member from the "official Machine Head boards" visited Robb and the boys in the studio last weekend and he has now posted a bunch of really...
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May 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head - Making of the New Album: Part 2

Machine Head are currently in the process of recording their as-yet-untitled seventh album and we've got another brand new behind-the-scenes video clip...
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May 11, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Joins Australia's Soundwave Revolution 2011

Machine Head will be joining Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Bad Religion, Hole, Danzig and more at Australia's Soundwave Revolution 2011 as it tears its way through...
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May 4, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ANTHRAX Bassist Interviews Robb Flynn and Dave McClain at Golden Gods Awards

Zoom and Samson Technologies tapped ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello to conduct interviews with various musicians and other "celebrities" on the "black carpet" at the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards...
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May 3, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New Photos From The Studio

The official MH website has uploaded a bunch of pictures from the studio during the first two weeks of recording...
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April 29, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Talks About New Song 'Locust'

"Metal Zone" host Nikki Blakk conducted an interview with Robb Flynn and Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD at the third annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards...
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April 28, 2011, posted by Crumbs

New MACHINE HEAD Record Drops in September

Jo Schftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn and drummer Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD...
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April 28, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn and Dave McClain From the Black Carpet, Golden Gods Awards 2011

Here is the EXCLUSIVE interview with Robb Flynn and Dave McClain from Machine Head on the Black Carpet at the Golden Gods Awards 2011...
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April 14, 2011, posted by Crumbs

VIDEO: The Making of the New Album

Machine Head are currently wrapping up writing for their as-yet-untitled seventh album and will be entering Green Day's Jingletown Studios in Oakland, CA this Saturday, April 16th...
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March 15, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Celebrate Record Store Day

Mark your calendars! Record Store Day is April 16th and Machine Head are celebrating by releasing an exclusive piece, "The Black Procession - 10 vinyl"...
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March 13, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Nominated For Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

MACHINE HEAD, IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT, SLAYER and STONE SOUR are among the nominees at this year's edition of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards...
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February 28, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN: "Don't expect 'The Blackening 2'; we're moving forward."

In a recent issue of Metal Hammer magazine, Flynn stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions, "So far we have two songs done, 'This Is The End' and 'Who We Are'...
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February 28, 2011, posted by Crumbs

"The Burning Red" Certified Silver In The U.K.

"The Burning Red", the third album by MACHINE HEAD, was certified silver by the BPI on February 25, 2011 for sales in excess of 60,000 copies in the U.K...
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February 3, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Video: Dave McClain Talks About Joining the Rockstar Mayhem Festival Again

Machine Head drummer Dave McClain checks in and talks about how Machine HEad feels about joining the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour...
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February 1, 2011, posted by Crumbs

More Information About The Mayhem Festival 2011

Machine Head will be opening the Main Stage for the first 9 shows, including their hometown stop in the Bay Area, and then will be headlining the Extreme Stage...
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January 31, 2011, posted by Crumbs

The Rumour Was True: Machine Head @ Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2011

The rumour was true, Machine Head joins The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2011 this summer together with Godsmack, Disturbed, In Flames...
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January 26, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer Want Machine Head to Headline Download Festival

Metal Hammer-Writer "Beez" want Machine Head to headline this summer's Download Festival in the UK. Beez: -For me, theres only one band for the job...
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January 26, 2011, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Set For ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL This Summer?

DISTURBED and GODSMACK are rumored to join the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. Also scheduled to appear are MACHINE HEAD...
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January 25, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Joins CHANNEL ZERO In Brussels

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel joined reunited Belgian metallers CHANNEL ZERO on stage on January 14, 2011 at the Ancienne Belgique in Brussels...
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January 19, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn-Photo in London Pub Exhibithion

Filthy Macnasty's is a London pub with a rock'n'roll history. Sam Scott-Hunter have put up a selection of band and musician photographs for a few weeks...
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January 19, 2011, posted by Crumbs

VIDEO: Robb Flynn talks about the new Epiphone flying V guitar

Guitar World meets up with Rob Flynn from Machine Head to check out the new Epiphone Rob Flynn Love Death Baritone flying V guitar...
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January 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Pictures from Robb Flynn's signing session at NAMM 2011

Robb Flynn was at this year's NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Here's some pictures from Robb's signing session...
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January 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

NAMM 2011 VIDEO: Epiphone Robb Flynn Flying V signature guitar

One of TG's first stops at NAMM 2011 was the Epiphone stand. Check out this video of 'Doctor Epiphone' talking us through the new Machine Head frontman Robb...
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January 17, 2011, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Signature Series EPIPHONE Flying-V Guitar Coming Soon

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD recently signed a multi-year deal with Gibson/Epiphone that will see Epiphone...
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January 12, 2011, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn and Dave McClain at NAMM

Robb Flynn and Dave McClain will both be appearing at this year's NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA! You'll find Dave signing at...
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December 22, 2010, posted by Crumbs

30 years of Roadrunner: Phil Demmel

2010 marks the 30th anniversary of Roadrunner Records, and as we close out the year in celebration, we're looking back on the last three decades...
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December 16, 2010, posted by

Robb Flynn's Top 10 Albums of 2010 at Roadrunner Records

It's been another banner year for music and our staff and bands took a long, hard look at the last 52 weeks of releases to bring you their personal Top 10's...
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December 16, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD and SLIPKNOT Members Featured In 'Dimebash 2010' Rehearsal Clip

Video footage of MACHINE HEAD members Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel, along with SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Tony Campos, rehearsing...
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December 1, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Twitter-Update: New material on the way!

MACHINE HEAD have begun writing and demoing material for their new studio album, which they hope to officially start recording by next April...
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November 8, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, MARILYN MANSON, PUDDLE OF MUDD Members Interviewed At "Dimebash 2010"

A four-minute Artisan News Service report on last week's Dimebash 2010 event which was held on October 29 in honor of the late, great "Dimebag"...
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November 4, 2010, posted by Crumbs

"Dimebash 2010" Raises $10,000 For RONNIE JAMES DIO Cancer Fund

On Friday, November 5, Rita Haney will present a donation of over ten thousand dollars raised from...
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November 1, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn & Phil Demmel at Dimebash 2010

Friday night's sold-out Dimebash 2010 at the Key Club in L.A. - held in honor of the late, great "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott - was a huge success, with all proceeds...
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October 26, 2010, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN thanks Frontliners for "mini Flying V"-guitar

On September 7th, Robb Flynn's house was broken into and among a lot of stuff that were stolen was his son Zander's mini Flying V that he got him for Christmas...
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October 21, 2010, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN and PHIL DEMMEL To Perform At "Dimebash 2010"

How do you continue to celebrate the life of one of heavy metals true legends? You call on those who had the most admiration and respect to gather in one...
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October 12, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Total Guitar Readers Honor "Halo"!

Total Guitar magazine recently asked their readers to vote for the greatest guitar riffs of the last 10 years, celebrating the resulting Top 50 list in a special...
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September 15, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Still no sign of Robb Flynn's stolen guitars

The strangest part, said Flynn, was that his wifes Facebook account was accessed via one of the stolen laptops on Sunday morning. Someone began...
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September 12, 2010, posted by Crumbs

DAVE MCCLAIN At Spain's LA RIOJA DRUMMING FESTIVAL

Drummer Dave McClain of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD took part in this year's La Rioja Drumming Festival, which was held...
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September 9, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn: Thieves "Knew Where To Look"

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn spoke to the Contra Costa Times about the burglary of his home during which several of his guitars were stolen...
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September 8, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Offers Reward For Stolen Items

Today, Sept 7th, between the hours of 1:15 PM and 3:15 PM while I was picking my son up from school, my house was broken into and many priceless items were stolen. Items include my wife's jewelry, laptops...
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September 6, 2010, posted by Crumbs

METALLICA & MACHINE HEAD Members Celebrate Life Of DEBBIE ABONO

Members of METALLICA, MACHINE HEAD, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, SKINLAB and D.R.I., as well as former members of EXODUS, OVERKILL, S.O.D., POSSESSED...
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August 18, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Performs With SHINEDOWN In Chicago

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel joined SHINEDOWN on stage at Charter One Pavillion in Chicago, Illinois to perform the songs...
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July 23, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Shoes Donated to Charity Auction

Drawing attention to the part of the body most vulnerable to landmines, Give Landmines The Boot is a campaign from the Mines Advisory Group (MAG)...
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July 16, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Interviewed On Australia's "1700"

Tegan Butler of Melbourne, Australia's "1700" conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel and drummer Dave McClain of MACHINE HEAD...
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July 15, 2010, posted by Crumbs

The Flynn Vault of Doom!

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Like any normal person does after touring the world...
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June 30, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Jams With SLAYER Tribute Band At DUFF'S BROOKLYN

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn jammed with the SLAYER tribute act SILENT SCREAM on Friday, June 25 at Duff's Brooklyn in Williamsburg, New York. Also joining...
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June 27, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Releases Debbie Abono Tribute

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has recorded audio and video of an acoustic cover of BLACK SABBATH's "Die Young" song from the classic "Heaven and Hell"...
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June 15, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Win "Best Live Band" Award!!

Machine Head have once again walked away from the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards with the "Best Live Band" award...
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May 26, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD regarding the passing of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have released the following statement regarding the passing of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray. -We are extremely...
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May 18, 2010, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Remembers DEBBIE ABONO

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD has released the following message regarding the passing of Debbie Abono...
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May 17, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Remembers RONNIE JAMES DIO

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD has posted the following message regarding the passing of legendary heavy...
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April 23, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Twitter Update From Robb Flynn!

It's pretty calm with Machine Head news right now but yesterday Robb Flynn updated his Twitter page with the following message...
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March 25, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Cast Your 2010 Golden Gods Votes For Machine Head!

Machine Head have been nominated for two awards at the 2010 Metal Hammer Golden Gods: "Best Live Band", and Dave McClain for "Best Drummer"...
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March 18, 2010, posted by Crumbs

"The Blackening" Is One Of "Ten Greatest Album Covers in Roadrunner History"

Holding the title of Metal Hammer's "Album of the Decade," this 2007 crusher from Bay Area heavyweights MACHINE HEAD received a bevy of critical acclaim for balancing memorable, thrashing riffage with angry...
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March 9, 2010, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL Available

Guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD was interviewed by Peter Bailey of the "Metalheadz" radio show...
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February 26, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Why MACHINE HEAD 'Fired' City Of San Diego

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has revealed that his band has "fired" the city of San Diego, and will never play there again. He tells Rock Radio DJ...
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February 23, 2010, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ADAM DUCE Available

Italian web site SpazioRock.it conducted an interview with bassist Adam Duce of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD before the band's February 9, 2010 concert in Milan, Italy...
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February 16, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn about "All Shall Perish"-cancellation and bringing a fan on stage in Vienna!

TakeMyScars.com have got an exclusive e-mail interview with Machine Head main man Robb Flynn were he talks about the "All Shall Perish" cancellation the tour so far, mixing up the setlists and the "incident" in Vienna...
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February 13, 2010, posted by Crumbs

New Interview with Phil Demmel posted online!

Austria's Stormbringer.at webzine conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD on February 10...
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February 13, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain: 'I Love Country Music'

In a recent interview with WalesOnline, MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain stated about the band's headlining "The Black Procession Tour" with hand-picked support from HATEBREED and BLEEDING THROUGH...
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February 12, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Fan Performs With Band In Vienna - Video Available!

A MACHINE HEAD fan joined the San Francisco Bay Area metallers on stage at their February 10 concert at Gasometer in Vienna, Austria to perform...
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February 8, 2010, posted by Crumbs

"The Blackening" Named Album of the Decade!

MACHINE HEAD's Grammy-nominated LP "The Blackening" which has garnered numerous awards and enjoyed praise from both critics and fans...
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February 5, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER & HELLYEAH Members Perform JUDAS PRIEST Classic At NAMM

Video footage of members of MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER, HAIL! and HELLYEAH performing a cover version of JUDAS PRIEST's classic "Breaking The Law"...
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February 1, 2010, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Posted Online!

Alsace 20 conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD on January 21, 2010 in Strasbourg...
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January 26, 2010, posted by Crumbs

All Shall Perish Replaced by Man Must Die!

The Bay Area deatcore gang All Shall Perish will no longer be part of the upcoming The Black Procession dates. Hatebreed and Bleeding through will still...
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January 25, 2010, posted by Crumbs

David Ellefson Interviews Robb and Phil At NAMM

Former MEGADETH and current F5 bassist David Ellefson has posted the latest episode in "David Ellefson's Rock Shop", an ongoing YouTube video series hosted by the bassist himself...
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January 25, 2010, posted by Crumbs

ALL SHALL PERISH Pulls Out Of 'The Black Procession' Tour

Oakland, California extreme metallers ALL SHALL PERISH have cancelled their participation in "The Black Procession" European tour alongside MACHINE HEAD...
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January 21, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Follow Machine Head during the Black Procession tour on Twitter!

Today marks the start of the Black Procession European Tour feat. Machine Head, Hatebreed...
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January 19, 2010, posted by Crumbs

HATEBREED Forced To Miss First Three Shows Of MACHINE HEAD Tour

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED are forced to miss the first three shows of "The Black Procession" tour with MACHINE HEAD...
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January 19, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER & SLIPKNOT Members Perform KISS Classic At "NAMM Jam"

Video footage of members of SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD and HELLYEAH performing a cover version of KISS's classic "Deuce"...
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January 18, 2010, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD & SLIPKNOT Members Perform PANTERA Classic At "NAMM Jam"

Video footage of members of SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, HELLYEAH and WALLS OF JERICHO performing a cover version of PANTERA's classic Walk...
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January 18, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Use Metallica As Inspiration On "The Black Procession" Tour!

Metal Hammer have posted a new interview with Machine Head drummer Dave McClain and he says...
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January 12, 2010, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Adds Japanese & Australian Dates!

After storming across Europe and the U.K., Machine Head's "The Black Procession" Tour will hit the shores of Japan and Australia culminating 3 incredible years...
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January 6, 2010, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL To Take Part In All-Star Jam For DEFTONES Bassist

Members of KORN, DEFTONES, P.O.D., SUICIDE SILENCE, MACHINE HEAD and SKID ROW will take part...
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December 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL: The Next Record Is Gonna Be Our Best Record!

Robert Gray of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel...
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December 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head will tour Japan and Australia in the spring of 2010!

A new interview made by FULL METAL ROCK with Phil Demmel has been posted online. The interview was...
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December 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Autographed Jackson KV2 Auction!

Up for auction on eBay UK is Phil Demmel's Jackson KV2, signed by Machine Head and donated to raise money for the family of the late Mike Alexander of Evile...
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December 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn On FULL METAL JACKIE's Radio Show!

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist Micheal Poulsen will guest on this weekend's edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally...
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December 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

DIMEBAG Tribute Album: Reduced-Quality Audio Stream Available

The "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott tribute album will be released on the cover of the 200th issue of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine. The CD and the magazine...
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December 12, 2009, posted by Crumbs

DIMEBAG Tribute Album: Select Tracks To Debut This Weekend

XFM's "Rock Show", BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show" and Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas's "Metal Hammer Magazine" show on Rock Radio will premiere tracks...
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December 9, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Another New Interview With Robb Flynn Posted Online!

We got to tour with a lot of our idols. We did Slayer and Megadeth, we did six months with Metallica. We headlined Wacken, we headlined the side stage...
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December 8, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn On Touring With MEGADETH: 'We Haven't Seen DAVE MUSTAINE At All'

Vince Neilstein of Metal Sucks recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn...
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December 5, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head plays Pantera's "Fucking Hostile" live for the first time!

On wednesday, December 2nd Machine Head played Pantera's "Fuckin Hostile" live for the first time. The song is from the forthcoming "Dimebag" tribute album...
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December 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Complete Track Listing Revealed On Dimebag Tribute Album!

The complete track listing has been revealed for the forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA) tribute album released by Metal Hammer Magazine...
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November 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New interview with Phil Demmel posted online!

The Metal Dens Randy Rocket Cody recently conducted an interview with Phil Demmel Of MACHINE HEAD for his loyal army of Den Headz worldwide...
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November 24, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Announces more Irish & U.K. Dates

Due to overwhelming demand, the following five dates have been added to MACHINE HEAD's "The Black Procession" tour, also featuring...
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November 17, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: Photo Gallery, Review From Grand Rapids Tour Opener Available

More than 40 photos of MEGADETH and MACHINE HEAD from the opening night of their joint U.S. tour at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids...
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November 17, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New video interview with Phil posted online

Metallic Doormat conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD at this year's Hellfest...
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November 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's New York Show Rescheduled

As a result of Slayer's announcement regarding the postponement of upcoming Canadian Carnage dates, Machine Head have been forced to reschedule their only United States headlining show...
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November 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Entire 'Canadian Carnage' Tour Postponed

Canadian concert promoters Gillett Entertainment Group has announced the postponement of the "Canadian Carnage" tour featuring SLAYER, MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD and SUICIDE SILENCE...
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October 14, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn of Machine Head Comments the Remixing of Rammstein Track "Rammelid".

The Gauntlet caught up with Robb Flynn of Machine Head and asked him to comment on his involvement with remixing the Rammstein track "Rammlied"...
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October 7, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

Just wanted to give everyone a quick update. After 2 1/2 years of touring we're (finally) 2 months into a 3 month break, and let me tell you, it's been awesome...
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October 6, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce Only U.S. Headline Show in 2009

MACHINE HEAD will play their sole U.S. headline show on Friday, November 6th at Club Loaded At The Crazy Donkey in New York. Support comes from...
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September 25, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn-Remix on Rammsteins New Album!

As the release of RAMMSTEIN's first studio album in over four years nears, plans for deluxe physical and digital versions of "Liebe Ist Fr Alle Da"...
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September 18, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Goes Twitter!

You can now follow Machine Head on the official Machine Head Twitter page for the most up-to-the-minute breaking MH news! Robb Flynn also has his own...
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September 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Leipzig Show Moved to Dresden?

TakeMyScars.com have got a few mail about the Machine Head Leipzig show during The Black Procession Tour on February 13. The tickets is not yet on sale and that it looks like the show is gonna be moved...
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September 15, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, SUICIDE SILENCE: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

MEGADETH will embark on the "Endgame" U.S. tour in November with support from MACHINE HEAD, SUICIDE SILENCE and ARCANIUM. The dates are as follows...

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September 14, 2009, posted by Crumbs

More Megadeth / Machine Head US Tour Dates Has Been Leaked!

More dates are beginning to leak out for MEGADETH's forthcoming U.S. tour with MACHINE HEAD and SUICIDE SILENCE. In addition to the previously announced...
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September 14, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MH to Support SLAYER and MEGADETH on 'Canadian Carnage East' Tour!

Get ready for one of the most combustible tours of the fall with co-headliners SLAYER and MEGADETH, and MACHINE HEAD and SUICIDE SILENCE as support...
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September 14, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Pro-Shot Footage From Sonisphere Knebworth!

The two Machine Head performances from Sonisphere Knebworth that were featured last weekend on Palladia in the U.S. can be found on YouTube in pro-shot...
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September 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to Support Megadeth in the US?

According to the radio station WZOR Razor 94.7, MEGADETH and MACHINE HEAD will perform at The Rave in Milwaukee on Wednesday, November 11 as...
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September 6, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD in 'Greatest Metal Albums Of All Time' List

The readers of the Greek edition of Metal Hammer magazine were recently invited to vote for the "100 Greatest Metal Albums Of All Time." The resulting...
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September 4, 2009, posted by Crumbs

The Black Procession Tickets On Sale Today!

Tickets for The Black Procession are officially on sale today! Starting January 23rd, 2010, "The Black Procession" will tear through Europe...
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September 4, 2009, posted by Crumbs

RIDE FOR DIME: Quality Footage With Phil Demmel Posted Online

PITpov.com has posted quality video footage of the all-star jam that took place on August 16, 2009 at the fifth annual Ride For Dime, an annual charity...
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September 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Sonisphere Performances On VH1!

Two of Machine Head's performances at this year's Sonisphere festival will be featured in part 2 of a 2-part Sonisphere special airing on VH1 in the U.S...
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September 1, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel On Why No US Headline Tour!

Some of MACHINE HEAD's U.S.-based fans have been wondering why the San Francisco Bay Area metal band has not yet announced a U.S. headlining tour...
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August 31, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Announce "The Black Procession"-headline tour!

Starting January 23rd, 2010, "The Black Procession" will tear through Europe, alongside brethren in heaviness Hatebreed, Bleeding Through, and All Shall Perish...
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August 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Tour Dates & Tickets Announced

According to Stereoboard.com, Machine Head will return to the UK next spring for a series of tour dates. MH have so far revealed four UK shows for February 2010...
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August 20, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New interview with Dave, Adam and Robb!

Olivertanson.com conducted an interview with Dave, Adam and Rob from MACHINE HEAD in june just before the summer festivals kicked off. Hear them talk about about what happened around 9/11...
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August 15, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Headline Tour In The Pipe?

There has been a lot of rumours about a Machine Head headline tour and a few fans who have met Machine Head backstage this summer have sent e-mails and told TMS.com that the boys will probably do a US tour...
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August 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Performing @ Ride For Dime!

Phil Demmel will be performing at a very special once-in-a-lifetime show next Sunday, August 16th, in Dallas, TX in support of Ride For Dime. Come join us, make...
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August 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Sonisphere reviews: Machine Head & Limp Bizkit

OK, so it might have been as much of a secret as the fact that Santa doesnt exist but the bottom line is that Machine Head did take to the stage at Knebworth and, with the fire in his eyes burning...
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August 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Says LIMP BIZKIT's DJ LETHAL Is Acting Like 'An Internet Tough Guy'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has issued the following update on the official MH boards: "-Just played Sonisphere Knebworth, HOLY SHIT...
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August 2, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Crushed Sonisphere UK!

Its the band we dare not speak the name of. You knew it. We knew it. Machine Head definitely knew it. Team Sonisphere is never afraid of a clich...
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August 2, 2009, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Vows To 'Crush' LIMP BIZKIT At U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival!

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has vowed to "crush" LIMP BIZKIT when the two bands share the stage tomorrow at the Sonisphere festival...
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July 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: Back On U.K. SONISPHERE Bill?

A very reliable source has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will return to the billing of this weekend's Sonisphere festival at the legendary Knebworth Park, UK...
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July 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Okay After Collapse In Finland

After collapsing again onstage during Saturday's Sonisphere in Pori, Finland, Phil Demmel is currently doing fine and has issued the following statement...
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July 28, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For Metallica Home Show!

Machine Head have been confirmed as main support for the last leg of Metallica's World Magnetic Tour, which includes Vegas, Boise, Sacramento, Anaheim...
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July 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL Collapses On Stage In Finland!

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel is fine after dramatically collapsing on stage Saturday, July 25 during the Sonisphere festival in Pori, Finland...
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July 8, 2009, posted by Crumbs

SONISPHERE Organizers: We Offered MACHINE HEAD More Money To Stay On Festival Bill

The organizers of Sonisphere festival have issued the following statement regarding MACHINE HEAD's decision to cancel their appearance at the event...
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July 8, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MH Pulls Out Of U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival!

MACHINE HEAD have released the following statement: It is with the utmost disappointment that we must announce that Machine Head will not be playing the Sonisphere date at Knebworth in the U.K...
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June 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn / James Hetfield Feature from Rock Hard!

A recent issue of Rock Hard magazine in Germany included the following feature with Robb Flynn and James Hetfield while both bands were on tour...
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June 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Performs With SACRED REICH At France's HELLFEST!

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain rejoined his former SACRED REICH bandmates on stage at the Hellfest in Clisson, France on Saturday, June 22...
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June 11, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain in benefit to Deftones bassist!

On june 8th, MACHINE HEAD was the main support act to Korn at the Zitadelle in Berlin, Germany. MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain put down drums live...
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June 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Checks In From Luxembourg!

Machine Head is preparing for the summer tour kick-off at Rockhal in Alzette, Luxembourg tomorrow. They arrived yesterday and will have a rehearsal tonight...
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May 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Jamming With HETFIELD Was 'One Of The Highlights Of Our Musical Lives'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn has spoken exclusively with BLABBERMOUTH.NET about having one of his musical idols - METALLICA frontman...
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May 19, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Interviewed In Vienna!

Austrian heavy 'zine Stormbringer.at conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD prior to the band's May 14 concert in Vienna...
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May 17, 2009, posted by Crumbs

METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Performs With MACHINE HEAD In Oberhausen, Germany!

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield joined MACHINE HEAD on stage last night at Knig-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany to perform Aesthetics...
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May 11, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Chance to win tickets to MH Luxembourg Show!

From MachineHead.fr: "If you wanna see Machine Head in concert in the Luxembourg and win 3 tickets for 2 persons, answer the following question"...
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May 5, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD With THE HAUNTED's PATRIK JENSEN; First Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD performing a cover version of IRON MAIDEN's "Hallowed Be Thy Name" during last night's...
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May 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Adam Duce to Miss Stockholm Show!

Adam Duce is currently recovering from an emergency root canal to address a massive infection in his jaw, and as a result will miss Monday's show in Stockholm...
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April 28, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to Support Megadeth & Slayer Co-Headline Tour!

Slayer and Megadeth will perform together when they co-headline four shows in Canada in late June. The tour, dubbed "Canadian Carnage," will also feature Machine Head and Suicide Silence...
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April 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New Interview with Phil Demmel Posted Online!

Rockpages.gr did an exclusive face to face interview in Birmingham with MACHINE HEAD'S guitarist Phil Demmel. Heere's an excerpt of this interview...
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April 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview with Robb Flynn Posted Online!

FaceCulture.com spoke to Rob Flynn from Machine Head about touring with Metallica, Metallica albums, influences on Machine Head, three genres, grunge, Alice In Chains and other bands...
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April 23, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview with Rob Flynn!

BUNCH.TV met Robb Flynn during the Slipknot Tour in Dsseldorf, Germany on November 24, 2008. The clip also include live footage from "Clenching the Fists...

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April 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Discusses 'Halo' Song; Video Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently spoke to guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD about the song "Halo" from the band's latest album...
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April 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Kerrang! Feature: "The Last Resort"

Kerrang! magazine recently published a 5-page cover story on Machine Head in their April 4th issue, exploring the conflict between Robb and Adam that was revealed in Robb's latest Diary...
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April 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Another MH EPIPHONE REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS Interview!

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD were interviewed by Altitude on the "black carpet" of last week's Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards...
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April 15, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Interviewed At EPIPHONE REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS

MACHINE HEAD was interviewed by Metal Injection on the "black carpet" of last week's (April 7) Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards at Club Nokia...
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April 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

SLAYER & MACHINE HEAD Members Interviewed At EPIPHONE REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS

Metal Injection was on hand at the first-ever Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards this past Tuesday night (April 7) at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles...
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April 7, 2009, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Plays JIMI HENDRIX At MUSIKMESSE

Video footage of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn jamming out some classic Jimi Hendrix during the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2009 fair...

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April 3, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head in Kerrang! Magazine - Feuds, friendship and the future!

In this week's Kerrang! magazine we go inside the mind of metal legends Machine Head as they reveal how therapy prevented their band from falling apart...
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March 26, 2009, posted by Crumbs

More Machine Head Festival Dates Announced!

Summer festival season is right around the corner, and Machine Head have been confirmed for numerous shows across Europe, including headlining Wacken...
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March 25, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed To Play In Luxembourg In June!

They were not able to open for Slipknot last December, but never mind because Machine Head will be here, this time topping the bill, at the Rockhal on 4 June next...
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March 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Cancelled Stockholm Show Rescheduled!

METALLICA / MACHINE HEAD March 8, 2009 concert at Globen in Stockholm, Sweden which was cancelled after the METALLICA's frontman James Hetfield came down with a suspected case of food poisoning...
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March 12, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed as Support to Korn in Berlin on June 8th!

Another Machine Head summer date has been confirmed. On June 8th, 2009 at the Zitadelle in Berlin, Germany. Machine Head will support Korn...
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March 10, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For More Summer Dates!

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have been confirmed for Germanys Rock Am Ring on June 5-7 and the Optimus Alive! 09 festival in Portugal...
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March 9, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Forced to Cancel 2nd Stockholm Show!

METALLICA was forced to cancel their second of two concerts in Stockholm, Sweden this weekend after frontman James Hetfield was struck by illness...
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March 6, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For France's HELLFEST!

According to the official website, Machine Head and Marilyn Manson are confirmed to co-headline the main stage of Hellfest Festival in France on June 20...
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March 2, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Former MH guitarist Ahrue Luster remember his first tour!

I remember how I felt weeks before my very first professional tour with Machine Head, which was near the summer of 1999. I was very nervous...
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March 2, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Official Update On Machine Head Summer Festival Appearances!

The official Machine Head site has been updated with some European Summer Festival dates. The rumored date in Spain is now confirmed and a new...
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March 1, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Backstage Footage from Super Bowl Sunday in Newark NJ!

Backstage and live footage from Metallica and Machine Head on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, in Newark NJ. Hanging out was also Alex from Testament and...
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March 1, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed for Sonisphere!

Machine Head are confirmed for two Sonisphere Festivals, the first in Kirjurinluoto, Finland on July 25th, and the second in Knebworth, England on August 2...
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February 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD and GUNS N' ROSES Confirmed For Spain's KOBETASONIK Festival!

According to MTV Spain, MACHINE HEAD and GUNS N' ROSES are confirmed for the Kobetasonik festival, set to take place June 19-20 in Bilbao, Spain...
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February 27, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Takes The "Thrash Metal Quiz"

The members of MACHINE HEAD recently took part in a thrash metal quiz. The two-minute video clip can be viewed at the web site of the U.K. branch of RR...
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February 24, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head To Play Spain In June?

El Correo, the leading daily newspaper in Bilbao and the Basque Country of northern Spain, reports that Guns n' Roses, Machine Head and Buckcherry will play...
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February 23, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For Sonisphere Festival in the UK!

Five more huge bands are announced today for the very first SONISPHERE FESTIVAL, with more momentous news to come. Machine Head, Alice In Chains...
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February 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Reveals Obstacles and Battles Between Killer Tours

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn recently spoke to MTV's HeadbangersBlog.com about how he and the band's bassist Adam Duce have begun therapy...
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February 10, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

Drank my first sip of the Sizzurp the other night, I gotta say man, I was lovin' the Sizzurp. If you're not a wigger like me, and don't know what Sizzurp is, Wiki that shit...
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February 9, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to join Metallica on Sonisphere Festival this summer?

METALLICA will headline a series of European festivals throughout June and July dubbed "Sonisphere." According to veteran festival promoter...
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February 2, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With ADAM DUCE Available

Bassist Adam Duce of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD was interviewed by France's NRV-TV during the band's recent European tour...
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January 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer Slipknot / Machine Head 5-part web feature from Tampere, Finland!

SLIPKNOT are the ultimate metal hate machine. Machine Head are the ultimate party metallers. Together they destroyed Europe on the most brutal tour of 2008...
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January 29, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Banner Contest!

Back once again is the official Machine Head Banner Contest! Debuting a couple years ago during the Heaven & Hell tour, the Banner Contest is simple...
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January 24, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Complete Track Listing Revealed For 'Guitar Hero: Metallica'!

METALLICA has revealed the complete track listing for the upcoming Guitar Hero: Metallica game, which is due out in North America on March 29...
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January 22, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New Features on TakeMyScars.com!

A lot of stuff has happend on TakeMyScars.com during the last few months. I've been working with some new functions and thought that it would be time to sum...
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January 21, 2009, posted by Crumbs

'Guitar Hero: Metallica' Pre-Orders From GameStop To Include Free Extra Foot Pedal!

If you pre-order the Guitar Hero: Metallica game from GameStop, you will receive a free extra foot pedal for your drums as well as splitter to use both pedals...
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January 16, 2009, posted by Crumbs

'Guitar Hero: Metallica' Release Date Confirmed!

According to a posting on METALLICA's official web site, the Guitar Hero: Metallica game will be released in North America on March 29 for Xbox 360 and Sony Playstation 3. Europeans will get the game in early May...
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January 14, 2009, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Answers Fan-Submitted Questions; Video Available

Drummer Dave McClain and guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD were recently interviewed by Scuzz...
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January 13, 2009, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available

Sweden's Metal-TV.com conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD in November 2008...
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January 6, 2009, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn List Favorite Albums, Films, Books and TV-Series Of 2008

The official Roadrunner Records web site has been updated with top-album picks for 2008 from a number of artists that are signed to the label...
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December 23, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Happy Holidays From TakeMyScars.com!

TakeMyScars.com wishes you all a merry christmas and a very happy New Year's! We'll be back stronger than ever next year! Remember, it is YOU, the fans who...
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December 23, 2008, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show!

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor and MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn were IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests during...
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December 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Interviewed In Glasgow; Video Available

STV's John Kilbride conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD members Dave McClain (drums) and Robb Flynn (guitar, vocals) prior to the band's...
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December 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn: How I Nearly Shit My Pants At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival!

MACHINE HEAD guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn recently spoke to Rock Sound TV about his worst-ever onstage moment. Watch the three-and-a-half-minute clip...
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December 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Audio Interview With DAVE MCCLAIN Available

Italian journalist Arianna Ascione recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain. Dave talks about politics, health issues in the band...
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December 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head In "Gutar Hero: Metallica"!

There will indeed be an all-Metallica Guitar Hero game released in the first half of 2009. Included are 28 Metallica songs along with a few from some of our buddies like Machine Head, Foo Fighters and Slayer...
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December 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Cancels Last Two Shows Of SLIPKNOT Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have been forced to cancel their remaining two performances on the SLIPKNOT tour in Antwerp and Luxembourg...
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December 13, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Collapses Onstage In Sheffield

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel collapsed onstage friday night (December 12) during the second-to-last song of the band's performance in Sheffield, England.
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December 10, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Report from Slipknot & Machine Head @ Hammersmith, Dec 3!

When Slipknot brought the All Hope Is Gone tour to London, they didnt bloody well do just one night, but three. We sent Hugh Platt down to the final show...
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December 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 6: What happens in 2009!

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the sixth and final clip in the six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled "Robb Flynn's Rants." In this sixth part...
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December 1, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 5: What I think of Australia!

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted a fifth clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled...
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November 30, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Interview With Robb Flynn Posted Online!

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn is on top of the world right now. Fifteen years and numerous lineup changes since his band first emerged from...
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November 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN To Discuss 'Roadrunner United' DVD On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show!

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor and MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests...
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November 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Newcastle In Store Signing!

Jackson Guitars and guitarguitar are proud to announce that Phil Demmel, guitar player from the mighty Machine Head, will be holding an instore...
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November 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Interview With Dave McClain Posted Online!

Last week the french Machine Head fan site Machinehead.fr got the chance to meet the Machine Head drummer Dave McClain and ask him a couple...
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November 26, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 4: What This Week!

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted a fourth clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled "Robb Flynn's Rants."...
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November 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available!

FaceCulture spoke to Robb Flynn from Machine Head about his whole career and every album, demo's,first contract, personal arcchive, Burn My Eyes, his 3 goals, impact of succes, looking back...
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November 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL Schedules Newcastle In-Store Apperance!

Jackson Guitars has announced an in-store signing with MACHINE HEAD guitarist and Jackson Signature Artist Phil Demmel at Guitar Guitar in Newcastle, England on December 11...
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November 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 3: The Best Movie Ever!

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the third clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled...
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November 24, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 2: "Worst movie ever!"

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the second clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled...
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November 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Rants, Part 1: "What Kicks Ass"! Video Available

The Australian branch of Roadrunner Records has posted the first clip in a six-part series featuring MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, aptly titled...
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November 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Says BARACK OBAMA's Victory Is 'Historic Beyond Words'

Finland's HardcoreSounds.Net conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD prior to the...
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November 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Copenhagen Show Cancelled!

Tonight's (Thursday, November 13) MACHINE HEAD concert in Copenhagen, Denmark has been cancelled as vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn deals with a severe...
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November 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL On 'Chinese Democracy', 'Death Magnetic' And Loss Of His Father

Mia Timpano, a metal writer and broadcaster from Melbourne, Australia, recently conducted a backstage interview with Phil Demmel. The 18-minute chat...
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November 3, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Specal Edition Of 'The Blackening' Lands On Australia's JB Hi-Fi Chart!

The special edition of "The Blackening", MACHINE HEAD's Grammy-nominated masterwork, has landed on the chart of the Australian electronics and music...
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October 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

A New Roadrunner United Concert clip posted!

Yet another memorable moment from the Roadrunner United Concert was Brian Fair blasted. In the clip below, we have some commentary from Robb Flynn...
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October 27, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "Hallowed Be Thy Name" Video Posted Online!

Check out the brand new video for Machine Head's cover of Iron Maiden's "Hallowed Be Thy Name"...
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October 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Third Preview Clip from "The Blackening SE": Davidan Live in Rock in Rio Lisbon 2008!

Heres a live clip for "Davidian", our second video premiere from Machine Heads bonus DVD, that comes with from the upcoming deluxe reissue...
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October 24, 2008, posted by Crumbs

'Roadrunner United' DVD: Third Preview Clip Posted Online!

Not only is "The Dagger" a fan favorite, but it's several artists' favorite from the whole project. Here Howard Jones discusses it, while Adam Duce, Robb Flynn...
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October 22, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More Footage From 'The Blackening' Special Edition Posted Online!

Get your second sneak peek at a clip from the DVD included with the upcoming "The Blackening" Special Edition, featuring Machine Head's performance...
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October 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

German "Metallica-Support" Dates Announced!

Metal-hammer.de announced earlier today 7 new German dates on Metallica's "World Magnetic Tour -09"! Support will be from Machine Head and The Sword...
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October 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Metallica / Machine Head Stockholm Shows Sell Out In Less Than 30 Minutes!

Tickets to the METALLICA / MACHINE HEAD / THE SWORD March 7 and March 8, 2009 concerts at Globen in Stockholm were sold out within 30 minutes...
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October 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

9 More "Metallica-Support" Dates Announced!

As promised, we're back late on a Sunday in California to bring you not one, not two, but eight additions to the European indoor arena tour! We'll be starting off...
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October 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Pictures From Loud Park '08 Posted Online!

Machine Head performed live in Tokyo, Japan Sunday night at the Saitama Super Arena were "Loud Park '08" took place. Among the bands were Mtley Cre...
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October 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

First Footage from 'Roadrunner United The Concert' DVD!

A clip of Robb Flynn, Joey Jordison, Corey Taylor, Dino Cazares and Roy Mayorga discussing playing the SLIPKNOT song "Surfacing"...
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October 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More "Metallica-Support" Dates! * Updated *

Yesteday, Metallica.com reported that Machine Head was the main support act to Metallicas Antwerp, Belgium show on March 5, 2009. Today 5 new dates...
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October 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Continues Metallica-Support during 2009!

It looks like Machine Head will continue to support Metallica in Europe during 2009. From Metallica.com: Back to Belgium... we're looking forward to seeing...
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October 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Pre-Order Machine Head's "The Blackening Special Edition" From Amazon Today!

Do you want to be sure to get your hands on "The Blackening" CD & DVD Specia Edition? It includes bonus tracks and a DVD with live performances from...
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October 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

The Blackening SE: "Blood 4 Blood" Goes Live!

More live footage from The Blackening Special Edition is here. It's the song "Blood For Blood" recorded live in Philadelphia, PA on August 8, 2004...
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October 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

PHIL DEMMEL and DAVE McCLAIN will make a instore appearance in Australia!

MACHINE HEAD guitarist PHIL DEMMEL and drummer DAVE McCLAIN will be appearing instore in Sydney, Australia at Billy Hydes Music Camperdown on...
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October 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Audio Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available!

Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD was recently interviewed by Andrew Haug of Triple J's "Full Metal Racket"...
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October 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

The Blackening Special Edition Trailer Goes Live!

Machine Head are proud to announce the release of the Special Edition version of their Grammy-nominated album "The Blackening"! Hailed unanimously around the world as the best metal album of 2007 by journalists, metal radio stations and fans alike...
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October 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL Available

Metal Injection conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD...
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October 10, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Pictures Of Robb Flynn's New Guitar!

Robb Flynn have posted the following on the Official MH Boards: 24 frets, 27 inch baritone scale neck, Chrome inlays, Volume knob routed from back...
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October 10, 2008, posted by Crumbs

'Roadrunner United The Concert' Double DVD Due In December!

What was Roadrunner Records supposed to do after the label corralled 56 musicians from 44 different bands spanning the label's entire 25-year history...
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October 7, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Teacher Allegedly Forces Student To Remove Inflammatory MACHINE HEAD T-Shirt

A New Orleans, Louisiana high school teacher allegedly forced a student to remove her MACHINE HEAD t-shirt during class because the teacher objected to the anti-war message that was printed...
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October 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Replaces LAMB OF GOD At METALLICA's Los Angeles Shows

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will serve as main support for METALLICA at both Los Angeles shows on December 17 and December 18 at The Forum. They will replace LAMB OF GOD...
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September 30, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available!

Guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD was interviewed by the "Rock Circus" video show on August 2, 2008 at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
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September 30, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Performs With BLEEDING THROUGH; Video Available

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn joined BLEEDING THROUGH on stage at The Warfield in San Francisco on Thursday, September 25...
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September 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Confirmed For Wacken Open Air!

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD are the first confirmed band for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival...
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September 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More Artwork From Machine Head's "The Blackening Special Edition"!

The designer Don Clark, also the guitarist of the Seattle band Demon Hunter talks about the artwork of Machine Head's "The Blackening Special Edition"...
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September 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN Hits The Stage With FORBIDDEN In San Francisco!

Even Robb Flynn, the original counterpart guitarist to myself, got up and sang 'Chalice of Blood' with Russ and Mark! That was great...
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September 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More Machine Head Dates With Slipknot Added!

Slipknot, Machine Head and Children Of Bodom will hit Europe this fall for what promises to be the metal tour of the year. The tour will kick off in Helsinki Finland on November 7 and run for over a month...
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September 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

U.S. Version Of "The Blackening Special Edition"!

Roadrunner Records has revealed the details of the U.S. version of the special edition of "The Blackening", MACHINE HEAD's Grammy-nominated masterwork...
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September 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

"The Blackening" 2CD & DVD 2008 SE Details

The UK branch of Roadrunner Records has set an October 27 release date for MACHINE HEAD's "The Blackening" (2CD & DVD 2008 Special Edition)...
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September 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

JAMES HETFIELD Calls "The Blackening" Album "Unbelievable"

Revolver executive editor Brandon Geist has posted Part 4 in "The Best of the Rest" of his recent METALLICA interviews for the current highly anticipated new album...
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September 4, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Lars Ulrich: MACHINE HEAD are the coolest of the cool!

Revolver executive editor Brandon Geist has posted Part 3 in "The Best of the Rest" of his recent METALLICA interviews for the highly anticipated new album...
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September 4, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Interviewed At KERRANG! AWARDS

Katie Parsons of Kerrang! magazine conducted an interview with MACHIHE HEAD's Robb and Dave...
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August 31, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Interviewed by SCUZZ TV; Video Available

Scuzz TV conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD during the recently completed Rockstar Energy...
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August 30, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel: No New Album Until 2011!

MetalSucks recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel at the Long Island, New York stop of the Rockstar...
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August 28, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More Dates Added to Slipknot & Metallica Tours

Slipknot, Machine Head and Children Of Bodom will hit the Germany in the second half of November for what promises to be the metal tour of the year...
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August 27, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With DAVE MCCLAIN Available

Metal Til Death conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain on August 17 at the Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, Virginia...
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August 26, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

Kicking it here in The Bay once again after wrapping up the last day of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. I am downright shocked at how fast this tour went by...
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August 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD At KERRANG! AWARDS: More Interviews Posted Online!

Simon Young and Katie Parsons, Kerrang!'s very own dynamic duo, take you behind the scenes of the 2008 Kerrang! Awards...
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August 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

DAVE McCLAIN On Touring With METALLICA: 'We Couldn't Be More Honored'

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain recently spoke to the Artisan News Service about the band's upcoming U.S...
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August 23, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Wins Kerrang award!

Video footage has been posted online from last night's Kerrang! Awards, which was held in London, England. Hosted by ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian...
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August 21, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Diary Update About the Collaps!

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel collapsed on stage during Rockstar Mayhem Energy Festival tour). Demmel was severely dehydrated...
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August 20, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Slipknot / Machine Head UK Dates Announced!

Slipknot, Machine Head and Children Of Bodom will hit the UK in December for what promises to be the metal tour of the year. The tour will kick off...
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August 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Collapses On Stage In Virginia!

As has been reported in the media, Phil Demmel did indeed collapse onstage during Machine Head's second-to-last song Sunday night in Bristow, VA. Demmel was...
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August 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

DISTURBED Frontman: MACHINE HEAD guys are just killin' it!

James R. Chesna of Michigan's WJRT-TV recently conducted an interview with DISTURBED frontman David Draiman...
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August 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL Available!

Danny from Rock Scarz magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Phil Demmel of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD...
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August 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

High Quality Machine Head Photos From Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival!

We have added high quality photos from 3 recent Machine Head shows on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival...
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August 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn About Supporting Metallica!

We are so fuckin stoked beyond belief to be main support to Metallica in America, we're speechless!!! Dream come true type shit! Let's fuckin' tear America to pieces...
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August 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

15 Questions With Adam Duce

John Reese ask the Machine Head bass player Adam Duce 15 questions conducted during the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival that includes Slipknot, Disturbed...
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August 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to Support Metallica in January!

METALLICA has posted the following message: Now that 'Death Magnetic' is complete, we're ready to start a proper indoor arena tour of the States and Canada...
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August 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Interview Available With Robb and Dave!

Project Placebo sat down with frontman Robb Flynn and drummer Dave McClain from San Francisco metallers MACHINE HEAD prior to the band's July 12, 2008 concert...
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August 10, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head's "Aesthetics Of Hate" for Rock Band!

According to a post on the official Rockband forum, a "Roadrunner 6 Pack" will be released on Tuesday on Xbox Marketplace and Thursday on the Playstation Store....
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August 7, 2008, posted by Crumbs

A New Dave McClain Interview Posted Online!

A member of the MachineHead1.com official forums "The Frontlines" has posted a interview with Machine Head drummer Dave McClain...
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August 5, 2008, posted by Crumbs

First Installment of 'Mayhem Tour Diary' Available

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have posted the first installment of their "Mayhem Tour Diary" featuring footage...
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August 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

DAVE McCLAIN Featured On Early DTENTE/ CATALEPSY Recordings

Cognitive Records/MVD Entertainment Group has set a September 30 release date for the "History I" CD containing the original four-song demo...
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August 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

SLIPKNOT To Tour Japan With MACHINE HEAD

SLIPKNOT will undertake a tour of Japan in October. Support at all shows will come from MACHINE HEAD...
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July 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

SLIPKNOT Announces New Zealand Show with Machine Head!

SLIPKNOT will play at The Trusts Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on October 22. Support at the show will...
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July 27, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Frontman Talks About Covering MAIDEN

Kerrang! editor Paul Brannigan caught up with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn in Denver, Colorado...

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July 27, 2008, posted by Crumbs

'Raw And Uncut' Video Interview With DAVE MCCLAIN Available

Altitude TV has posted a "raw and uncut" interview with MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain conducted backstage at the July 13, 2008 Rockstar Energy Mayhem concert...
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July 24, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to Support SlipKnoT in Australia this fall!

SLIPKNOT will undertake a tour of Australia in October the group's first trip Down Under since it stormed...
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July 23, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Among KERRANG! AWARDS Nominees

The Kerrang! Awards 2008 will take place at a top-secret location in London, England on August 21...
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July 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD On Touring With METALLICA And Upcoming Album

Nikki Blakk of San Francisco's 107.7 The Bone radio station conducted an interview with bassist Adam Duce and...
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July 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Cancel Las Vegas Performance

Machine Head are regrettably forced to cancel their off-date performance tonight in Las Vegas due to a severe throat infection on the part of vocalist Robb Flynn...
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July 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Video Report From Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest

Altitude TV has posted a four-minute video report on the July 13, 2008 Rockstar Energy Mayhem concert in Devore...
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July 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Multi-Camera Mountain View Footage Available

Bay Area Backstage has posted exclusive multi-camera video footage of MACHINE HEAD's July 12, 2008 performance...
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July 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Adam Duces Great Skydiving Adventure

Attention all Machine Head fans who are within driving distance of any of the Mayhem shows. Adam wants to go skydiving on off days, show days, in fact any day...
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July 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Sacramento Mayhem Show Rescheduled!

Due to Northern California Wildfires, JULY 11th (SACRAMENTO) Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Performance Rescheduled to Monday July 14th...
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July 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Covering IRON MAIDEN: Audio Samples Available

World-exclusive performances from METALLICA, MACHINE HEAD and TRIVIUM are among the tracks featured...
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July 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: Russian TV Report Available

A two-minute Russian TV report that aired on the A1 channel featuring footage from MACHINE HEAD's July 2, 2008 concert at the B1 Maximum Club...
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July 7, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head is on the road to Seattle, WA!

A few hours ago, Machine Head and crew left Oakland, CA for a 800 miles (1200 km) road trip for the "Rockstar Energy Tour" kick-off in Seattle, WA on Wednesday night...
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June 26, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD on Kerrang's "Maiden Heaven"!

Kerrang's latest collection "Maiden Heaven" features 15 bands covering tracks spanning Iron Maiden's legendary career, and will be given away free in Kerrang!, on sale July 16th...
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June 22, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Set Times for Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest!

According to a post on Machine Heads Official Message Boards The Frontlines, Machine Head will headline The Jgermeister Stage during the 30+ shows on the Rockstar Energy...
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June 21, 2008, posted by Crumbs

ICON IN ME To Support MACHINE HEAD In Moscow

ICON IN ME, the Moscow, Russia-based band will support MACHINE HEAD on July 2 at the B1 Maximum Club in Moscow...
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June 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD In This Month's Revolver Magazine!

Revolver's August issue features coverage of this summer's Mayhem Festival including an interview with Machine Head...
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June 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Win "Best Live Band" at Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards!

Last night's Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards ceremony at the O2 Arena in London, UK was reportedly "an overwhelming success," pulling in some of the biggest names...
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June 13, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD in ROCKBAND?!

An eagle-eyed poster captured some stills from a commercial airing on the network promoting today's newly released MTV2 track pack...
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June 13, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

First and foremost, the "Halo" video is officially out, on-the-air, on the web, etc. and getting a GREAT reaction...
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June 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More Electric Weekend Photos!

Machine Head's raging performance at Electric Weekend in Madrid on May 31st was captured in all of its glory...
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June 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Summer Off-Dates Announced!

In an effort to get out to a few areas that the Mayhem Festival won't be able to reach this summer, Mastodon, Machine Head and Black Tide will joining forces...
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June 9, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Covers "Hallowed Be Thy Name" on Iron Maiden Tribute CD

MACHINE HEAD recently recorded a studio version of "Hallowed Be Thy Name" for the upcoming "Maiden Heaven" tribute CD which will be given away...
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June 6, 2008, posted by Crumbs

SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, CHILDREN OF BODOM: More Tour Dates Announced

SLIPKNOT will headline throughout Europe, with MACHINE HEAD and CHILDREN OF BODOM in tow, making for a...
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June 6, 2008, posted by Crumbs

SLIPKNOT / MH Tour: Milan Date Announced

SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD and CHILDREN OF BODOM will team up for a European tour this fall. According to Italian...
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June 5, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Photos From ELECTRIC WEEKEND Available!

High-quality photos from this year's Electric Weekend Festival, which was held May 30-31 at John Lennon Auditorium...
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June 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Halo video now available to non-U.S. residents!

MTV2's Headbanger's Blog put the new Halo video online a few days ago but it was only available for US residents...
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June 1, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Explains Why Band Edited Four Minutes out of Halo

I write to you from the surprisingly frigid city of Madrid, Spain, where we are on tour as direct support to Metallica right now, and when we got the news about our video...
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May 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

"Halo" Video Posted Online

MTV2's Headbanger's Blog is hosting the premiere of MACHINE HEAD's new video, "Halo"...
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May 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

'Halo' Video To Premiere On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Saturday

Tune in to MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, May 31 at 11:00 p.m. PT/ET for the exclusive world premiere...
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May 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel To Appear At LONDON INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SHOW

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel will appear at the London International Music Show for Jackson guitars...
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May 21, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Slipknot Confirmes European Tour with MH!

The rumour was true! Slipknot's official website has been updated with information of a European tour this fall with Machine head and Children of Bodom...
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May 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Slipknot and Machine Head to tour Europe this fall?

Slipknot, Machine Head and Children of Bodom will hit the stage at Zenith de Paris, in Paris, France on November 21 according to the French website Infoconcert.com...
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May 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel To Judge Competition At UK's DOWNLOAD Festival

Jackson guitars will be back at this year's Download festival for another round of brutal guitar mayhem. It will be a haven for guitar fans who will get the chance to experience...
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May 4, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Demmelition King V Available Now!

Phil Demmel's Jackson Pro Series Signature guitar - the aptly-titled Demmelition King V - is now available from Jackson! Its through-body quartersawn maple neck features...
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April 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Among Top Albums Of Last 17 Years!

To celebrate its 100th issue, Sweden's longest-running music magazine Close-Up has published a list of the top 100 albums...
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April 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Metalhammer Golden Gods Award: Time to Vote!

As previousley reported, Metal Hammer has nominated Machine Head for the 2008 Golden Gods award for Best Live Band! Voting is open to the public...
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April 10, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Nominated for METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS 2008!

MACHINE HEAD, JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN and SLIPKNOT are among the nominated bands at this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards...
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April 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Halo Video Shoot Photos!

Fans from around the world answered the casting call to be a part of Machine Head's upcoming video for the song "Halo", and it was a raging success...
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April 2, 2008, posted by Crumbs

ROBB FLYNN: 'I Once Punched Some Kid In The Face For Saying That GARY HOLT Sucked'

Ben Richardson of the San Francisco Bay Guardian has penned an article focusing on the revival of the thrash metal genrre...
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April 1, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machined Head To Play UK's READING, LEEDS Festival?

According to a flyer that's been circulating for a while, MACHINE HEAD, METALLICA, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SLIPKNOT were among the confirmed bands...
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March 31, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New MH Video Interview Posted Online

Metal juggernauts MACHINE HEAD were interviewed by Johnny Orlando, Jr. in Chicago during the band's recently completed More Balls, More Volume, More Strength tour...
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March 27, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Casting Call For "Halo" Video!

Attention all Bay Area Machine Head fans! The band will be shooting a video for the song "Halo" next Thursday...
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March 26, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With PHIL DEMMEL Available

Nikki Law of Bay Area Backstage interviewed MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel during this year's winter NAMM show...
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March 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available

Alon Miasnikov of Israel's Metalist magazine conducted an in-depth interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn...
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March 24, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

Just got back from Japan after our "around the world in 15 days tour". Really awesome experience over there in that part of the world, and for the first time, due to the more open schedule, we really got a chance to soak up the culture...
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March 18, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Pre Burn My Eyes Interview Has Been Posted Online

Tales From the Pit has posted an old Machine Head interview from sometime before Burn My Eyes (1994) was released...
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March 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Clips From Dubai, Tel-Aviv and Bangalore!

A few video clips from the 3 most recent Machine Head shows have surfaced on YouTube. The clips are from...
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March 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Confirmed Shows: Wacken Seaside, With Full Force & Moscow!

Three new dates have been confirmed for Moscow, Germany's With Full Force festival and Wacken Rocks Seaside Open Air...
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March 15, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Ultra-Rare "Fuck It All" Video Posted Online

MACHINE HEAD's ultra-rare video for the demo song "Fuck It All" (a.k.a. "Block") has been posted on YouTube...
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March 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Interview with "The Godfather of modern metal", Mr Robb Flynn!!!

The Godfather of modern metal, Rob Flynn, Talks to The Metal Ring, only a couple of hours before...
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March 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With ADAM DUCE Available

French webzine Spirit Of Metal conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD bassist Adam Duce last November...
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March 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

VF Magazine Interview with Phil Demmel has been posted online!

VF Magazine conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel last October in Denver, Colorado...
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March 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

KERRY KING From SLAYER Talks MACHINE HEAD

I essentially blackballed him [Robb Flynn] and his band for, like ten years. And one day it was like enough is enough you guys are making killer records...
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March 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Frontman Whacking Off In Dubai...

We're getting ready to play the Dubai Desert Rock festival again, which is gonna be awesome!!! We're the first band in the festival's history to play the festival twice...
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March 6, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head has arrived in Dubai!

According to a forum post made by Robb Flynn, Machine Head has just arrived in Dubai for the Dubai Desert Rock Fest on Friday...
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March 5, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Restorm.tv Video Interview with Robb Flynn!

German website Restorm.tv have posted a video interview with Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn. The interview was made during the Black Crusade Tour last fall...
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February 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Will Play In Portland

Machine Head are pleased to announce that they will indeed be playing in Portland tonight...
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February 24, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head Cancel Seattle Performance

Machine Head's Seattle performance had to be cancelled Saturday night after Robb Flynn came down with a severe bronchial infection...
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February 21, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For "Wacken Rocks Seaside"!

MACHINE HEAD, MOTRHEAD, SAXON and TORFROCK will team up for the "Wacken Rocks Seaside" Open Air concert...
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February 21, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Support METALLICA in Poland & Czech Republic!

MACHINE HEAD will Support Metallica for two headlining shows in Chorzow, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic on May 28th and June 3rd...
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February 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Thanks Fans For Their Support!

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain whose mother passed away last week has issued the following update...
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February 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Audio Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available!

Headbanger's Blog has posted a podcast interview with MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn, in which the frontman talks about losing this year's Grammy to SLAYER...
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February 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Robb Rivera, drummer of Nonpoint blogs about MH

As great as everything has been, a sad and tragic thing happened recently to our friend, Machine Head drummer, Dave McClain. Dave got unfortunate news that his mother...
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February 14, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Dave McClain Misses Wisconsin Shows

The Machine Head family wishes to extend our deepest condolences and sympathy to the McClain family for the tragic loss of Dave's mother...
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February 13, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confrmed for WITH FULL FORCE Festival!

Machine Head are now confirmed as a headlining act, according to With Full Force Festival's official website...
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February 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

Just getting nominated for a Grammy was an incredible highlight for the band, and the Grammys were pretty damn awesome. Tina Turner up there shaking her thing...
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February 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Set For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival?

According to Blabbermouth, MACHINE HEAD have been added to the lineup of performers at the With Full Force festival...
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February 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Take Part In a 'Blind Contest'

Brian Fair (SHADOWS FALL), Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM) and Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD) took part in a "Blind Test/Contest"...
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February 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head confirmed at O-East in Tokyo!

Machine Head have confirmed an upcoming headlining gig at O-East in Tokyo, Japan on March 18th, their first headlining, non-festival performance there since the year 2000...
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February 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

No Grammy For Machine Head!

SLAYER was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 50th annual Grammy Awards...
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February 9, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Grammy Award Presentations To Be Webcast

For the first time in Grammy Awards history, the pre-telecast awards presentation will be broadcast live online on Sunday...
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February 4, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here's a whole bunch of photos to tell the story of what was one of the most insane 30 days of our touring lives...
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February 1, 2008, posted by Crumbs

A New Interview with Robb Flynn Posted Online

We knew that we wanted to write a really epic record. We knew that it would probably have some longer material on it...
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January 31, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD joins Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival with SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED!

Multi-platinum rock acts SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED will lead the first-ever Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival, a riotous road show packed with some of hard music's...
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January 29, 2008, posted by Crumbs

A New Interview with Phil Demmel Posted Online

I sometimes have a hard time reading the reviews and taking them seriously, but of course it validates what you do...
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January 28, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD among the honorees at the "Swedish Metal Awards 2008"

MACHINE HEAD, NIGHTWISH, DARK TRANQUILLITY and SONIC SYNDICATE were among the honorees...
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January 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

"More Balls, More Volume, More Strength Tour" Kicks Off Tonight!

The "More Balls, More Volume, More Strength Tour" with Hellyeah & Machine Head kicks off tonight in Clifton Park, NY...
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January 25, 2008, posted by Crumbs

NAMM photos with Phil and Dave

A bunch of pictures have been posted over at DirtJunior.com from the NAMM show...
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January 19, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD, SHADOWS FALL Members Remember DIMEBAG

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and SHADOWS FALL singer Brian Fair talkes about their memories of late PANTERA guitarist...
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January 17, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Another Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Posted Online

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn prior to the band's September 29 show...
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January 16, 2008, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Posted Online

J. Koukonen from Finland's Get in the Pit TV conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn...
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January 12, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For Portugal's ROCK IN RIO LISBOA

MACHINE HEAD and METALLICA have been confirmed for the Rock In Rio Lisboa festival, in Lisbon, Portugal. Both bands will perform on June 5...
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January 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

End-of-Year Accolades Pour In

It was a busy 2007 for Machine Head and their new album "The Blackening"... from receiving glowing 5/5 and 10/10 reviews upon release...
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January 11, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Footage and Interviews To Air On Museflash TV's 'Rock Show'

Footage of The Black Crusade Tour, which featured SHADOWS FALL, DRAGONFORCE, ARCH ENEMY, TRIVIUM and the mighty MACHINE HEAD, will air on the Museflash TV...
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January 9, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Drummer Schedules NAMM Appearances

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain will attend this year's NAMM show in Anaheim, California on January 18-19...
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January 9, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Frontman Comments On GRAMMY Nod

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have garnered the first Grammy nomination of their career...
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January 8, 2008, posted by Crumbs

Official Word on Upcoming Shows!

Fresh off the heels of their overwhelmingly successful Black Crusade run through Australia and Europe, Machine Head return to the States for a run of dates with HellYeah...
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January 7, 2008, posted by Crumbs

More "Balls, Volume, Strength" Tour Dates Added!

Three new dates has been added to the "Balls, Volume, Strength" Tour with Hellyeah, Machine Head, Nonpoint and Ankla...
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January 5, 2008, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Featured On 'Rebel Access' TV

MACHINE HEAD will be the featured band on this Sunday's "Rebel Access" TV, which airs at 10:00 p.m. on Channel 19 all over the Chicagoland area...
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December 31, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Leave Messages For Adam Duce Of MACHINE HEAD!

MACHINE HEAD's Adam Duce, DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy, MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine and LAMB OF GOD's Chris Adler have Live Line phone numbers...
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December 24, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Official Name for Hellyeah / Machine Head Tour

According to the Official Hellyeah website, the name for the Hellyeah / Machine Head / Nonpoint / Ankla tour is "Balls, Volume, Strength Tour"...
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December 17, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Official "Black Crusade" sum-up!

Machine Head wish to sincerely thank the nearly 70,000 fans who came out to make The Black Crusade such a huge success...
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December 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head and Hellyeah will team up for a 2008 Tour!

The rumour was true! Machine Head and Hellyeah will team up for a tour in early 2008. The first date has been leaked...
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December 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head to play "Rock in India" festival in March?

According to Yahoo! News, Machine Head and Megadeth will headline the "Rock in India" festival on March 14th, in Bangalore, India.
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December 15, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Rejoins Bandmates For Final Show!

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel rejoined his bandmates for the final show of "The Black Crusade" trek last night...
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December 12, 2007, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com @ the Machine Head Show in Stockholm!

TakeMyScars.com had the opportunity to see and meet the guys in Machine Head yesterday in Stockholm...
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December 12, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available

Rockster.tv conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn prior to the band's December 1, 2007 show in Cologne, Germany...
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December 12, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Phil Demmel Thanks Fans For Their Support

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has released the following statement about the events that occured last week...
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December 10, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For DUBAI DESERT ROCK FEST, March 7-8, 2008!

MACHINE HEAD has been confirmed for next year's Dubai Desert Rock Fest to take place March 7-8, 2008...
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December 10, 2007, posted by Crumbs

A Interview with Robb Flynn from October!

The Gauntlet spoke with Robb Flynn of Machine Head via phone, he gave them the inside scoop...
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December 9, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Offical Statement: At Phil Demmel's Request, Tour Continues!

All of us here in Machine Head wish to extend our deepest condolences and sympathy to the Demmel family for their tragic loss of Harry W. Demmel. Flying home today to grieve...
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December 8, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Plays Zurich Concert Despite Family Loss

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel's father passed away a few hours before the group's concert in Zurich...
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December 8, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Video Clips of the incident in Italy

2 clips have surfaced on YouTube from the Machine Head show in Milan, Italy on December 6th...
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December 7, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Forced To Cut Milan Concert Short

During last night's MACHINE HEAD show in Milan, Italy, the group was forced to cut its performance short...
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December 7, 2007, posted by Crumbs

12 New Video Clips with Robb Flynn!

FaceCulture spoke to Robb Flynn about Adam Duce's broken leg, teaching his won songs to the replacement, doing covers, Metallica, Master of Puppets, Battery...
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December 7, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD are Among the GRAMMY Nominees!

MACHINE HEAD are among the nominees for the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held at Los Angeles' Staples Center on February 10...
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December 5, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Vote for "Album of the Year" at SMN News!

Vote for your Top Metal Album of 2007 and see who comes out on top in SMNnews year end poll.
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December 4, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Total Guitar: Machine Head win "Band Of The Year" and "Best Album"!

Machine Head have been voted "Band Of the Year" and their new album "The Blackening" has been voted "Best Album"...
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November 24, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Accepts "Danish Metal Award" For "The Blackening"

MACHINE HEAD's "The Blackening" was named the "International Album of the Year" at the Danish Metal Awards. Check out pictures...
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November 21, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With Robb Flynn and Dave McClain!

MACHINE HEAD members Robb Flynn and Dave McClain were interviewed by Metal Sanaz on October 13, 2007...
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November 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New video clip of Machine Head performing the song "A Farewell to Arms"!

TakeMyScars.com can proudly present a video clip of Machine Head performing the song "A Farewell to Arms" live...
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November 18, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head won "Album of the Year" @ Danish Metal Awards!

MACHINE HEAD are among the bands that were honored at the Danish Metal Awards 2007...
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November 15, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Posted Online

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed by Australia's Beat TV during the band's recent tour of the country...
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November 14, 2007, posted by Crumbs

The story behind "Rufus"

After recieving a few mail asking "Who the hell is Rufus?" we thought it could be a good idea to give you the real story...
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November 13, 2007, posted by Crumbs

A video interview with Robb Flynn Posted Online

A video interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn conducted in June 2007 by the Roadrunner Italia Team...
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November 11, 2007, posted by Crumbs

"Rufus x 2" in Melbourne, picture available!

During the Halloween show in Melbourne last week, Robb Flynn dressed up as "Rufus". So did Mick and was brought up on stage during the last song...
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November 7, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Black Crusade Tickets Flying Fast!

Following hot on the heels of the completely sold out Black Crusade Tour of Australia, tickets to this Fall's massive Black Crusade Tour through Europe are disappearing quickly...
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November 5, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Video clips from the Australian Black Crusade Tour is available!

A bunch of video clips, setlists and reviews are added to the Australian dates of tha Black Crusade Tour that ended in Brisbane on November 3rd.
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October 31, 2007, posted by Crumbs

McClain Comments On DISNEY's Metal Concert 'Ban'

MACHINE HEAD, who were in Canada last month as part of The Black Tyranny Tour, received a lot of attention...
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October 31, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Perth report: "-My Weekend With MH"

From the nick "SEASONS iN THE ABYSS 007 " @ the offical boards: I get a PM from Robb asking if there's anywhere they can practise while they're in Perth...
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October 27, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Support bands for the warm-up shows are official!

The support bands for the two Black Crusade warm-up shows have been announced, with Zuul FX opening in Lille, FRA and up-and-coming thrashers...
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October 24, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New audio interview with Robb Flynn!

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was recently interviewed by Andrew Haug of Triple J's "Full Metal Racket"...
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October 24, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New "diary entry" by Robb Flynn!

AwwwwwwwwwwwwwWWWW yeah! Well, well, well, my beer breathed brethren, as Aaron Lewis would sing, "itsbeenawhi-ile". It has been waaaaaay too long since we had a diary. Kinda needed a break from it all...
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October 22, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Pictures from Loudpark Festival

HEAVEN AND HELL, MACHINE HEAD, LACUNA COIL and HANOI ROCKS are among the bands that performed at the Loudpark 07 festival...
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October 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

A Statement From The REAL New Zealand Promoter!

This was just issued by the actual promoter of MH in New Zealand and the show(s) in question...
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October 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Discuss DISNEY's "Metal 'Ban"

"Hello 1950s," says Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD. Opening night of the band's tour in Anaheim was canceled with two days' notice...
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October 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD To Guest On "The Governor's Ball"

Members of MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY and SANCTITY will be the featured guests on "The Governor's Ball" this Saturday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m. EST...
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October 18, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Zealand Promoter About MH Cancellation

The band's website states that issuance of Visas for New Zealand was a problem, when in fact NZ visas had been organised and ready for Machine Head to collect...
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October 18, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Black Tyranny Tour Ends With a Bang

The reign of Black Tyranny has come to an end. Machine Head and Arch Enemy have wrapped up their co-headlining tour with special guests Throwdown and Sanctity...
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October 17, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Korea and New Zealand Shows Cancelled

Due to circumstances beyond anyone's control, Machine Head sincerely regret that they will be unable to play their upcoming shows in Korea and New Zealand...
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October 14, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn Talks About His Days On Speed

UK's Rock Sound recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn for the cover of the magazine's 102nd issue...
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October 12, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Robb Flynn's Headbanger's Ball Blog

Robb Flynn recently contributed a guest blog for the "Headbanger's Blog" over at MTV's Headbanger's Ball web site. With all the news surrounding the Machine Head...
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October 9, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's Korean Show Moved Forward

MACHINE HEAD's previously announced show at Melon AX in Seoul, Korea has been moved forward to October 23 from the previously announced October 24...
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October 8, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Audio Interview With PHIL DEMMEL

"Metallicity Radio Hour" recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD's lead guitarist Phil Demmel. The chat took place shortly before the cancellation of the Buffalo show...
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October 5, 2007, posted by Crumbs

"Now I Lay Thee Down" Video Posted Online!

MACHINE HEAD's video for the song "Now I Lay Thee Down" has been posted online. The clip was shot in February and additional footage was filmed in August...
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September 28, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Metal Hammer: A new interview with Phil Demmel

A new interview with Machine Head's Phil Demmel can be found in the latest issue of Metal Hammer Magazine...
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September 28, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Buffalo Show a No-Go

Tonight's show in Buffalo, New York at the Showplace Theatre has been cancelled "due to serious illness"...
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September 27, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New York City Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed footage of MACHINE HEAD performing the song "Clenching the Fists of Dissent" this past Saturday at the Nokia Theater in New York City...
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September 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD's Music Rattles DISNEY

Scott McLennan of Worcester Telegram & Gazette recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn...
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September 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Video Of ROBB's Anti-DISNEY Speech Available

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's anti-Disney speech during the introduction to the song "Aesthetics of Hate"...
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September 17, 2007, posted by Crumbs

A Video Interview with Robb has been posted!

A 10-minute video interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn conducted by VidDREAM during the band's spring 2007 tour...
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September 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Osaka Date Cancelled, Korean Show Confirmed!

MACHINE HEAD has cancelled its previously announced October 24 concert at Club Quattro in Osaka, Japan. In its place, the band has scheduled a new show on October 24...
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September 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Black Tyranny Tour E-Card Available!

Machine Head are out on the road for the Black Tyranny tour with labelmates Sanctity as well as Arch Enemy and Throwdown...
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September 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

ARCH ENEMY Checks In From MACHINE HEAD Tour

ARCH ENEMY vocalist Angela Gossow has issued the following update from the Black Tyranny Tour...
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September 15, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Pictures available fron Pomona and Vegas shows!

DirtJunior.com has been updated with photos of MACHINE HEAD from the first two shows on the Black Tyranny Tour...
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September 11, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Disney Retaliates, Forces Another MH Cancellation!

The Walt Disney Company have once again pressured promoter Live Nation into canceling Machine Head's performance at a House of Blues venue...
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September 7, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Disney Forces Venue Switch In Anaheim on September 7th!

Walt Disney Properties have pressured promoter Live Nation into canceling Machine Head's performance tomorrow night...
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September 5, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Machine Head kicks of The Black Tyranny Tour tonight!

The first show out of totally 56 dates kicks off tonight in Santa Cruz, CA. The Black Tyranny Tour includes around 30 dates...
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September 4, 2007, posted by Crumbs

It's Official: Brandon Sigmund and Jared MacEachern joins MH in the US!

Jared MacEachern of SANCTITY will also be joining MACHINE HEAD onstage to reproduce Adam's backing vocals...
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September 3, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Brandon Sigmund From HOSTILITY Will Replace Adam Duce!

MACHINE HEAD has recruited Brandon Sigmund from fellow San Francisco Bay Area metal band HOSTILITY...
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August 30, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Audio Clips with Machine Head at the Kerrang! Awards.

MACHINE HEAD were among the musicians who were interviewed at the Kerrang! Awards in London...
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August 29, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New MACHINE HEAD Interviews To Air Tonight

MACHINE HEAD are among the musicians who were interviewed at the Kerrang! Awards in London for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight...
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August 29, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Emo Outrage Over Machine Head's Award Win

Machine Head's "Best Album" win at last Thursday's Kerrang! Awards over pop-rock powerhouses My Chemical Romance and Fall Out Boy has apparently cut deep with fans of both bands...
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August 24, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Win Big At Kerrang! Awards!

According to Billboard.biz, with two trophies, MACHINE HEAD were the big winners last night at the Kerrang! Awards...
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August 22, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Bassist Adam Duce will miss this fall's US Tour due to a broken leg!

In an unfortunate turn of events, Machine Head bassist Adam Duce will miss this Fall's highly-anticipated Black Tyranny Tour in the U.S. due to a broken leg suffered while dirt biking...
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August 20, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Interview With DAVE McCLAIN @ Drummersdigest!

Drummersdigest.com met up with Dave McClain before the Swedish gig at Metaltown, Gothenburg...
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August 17, 2007, posted by Crumbs

TakeMyScars.com Goes Live!

A new Machine Head Community opens today. Browse through hundreds of shows, look for setlists, pictures. and video clips. There are shows added as we speak...
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August 13, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Vote for MH at the Kerrang! Awards!

Machine Head has been nominated for two "Kerrang! Awards" for Best Album and Best International Band! It's time to vote...
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August 8, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD: The Black Tyranny Tour

The onslaught that is "The Black Tyranny Tour" begins Friday, September 7th and will rip a swath across North America well into October! With Machine Head and Arch Enemy...
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August 2, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Robb Is Proud Of How Well The Blackening Has Been Received!

Justin Donnelly of Australia's The Metal Forge recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn. A few excerpts...
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July 16, 2007, posted by Crumbs

The Black Tyranny Tour: More Dates Announced!

MACHINE HEAD and ARCH ENEMY will team up for "The Black Tyranny Tour" beginning in early September. Support on the trek...
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July 12, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD And ARCH ENEMY To Team Up For U.S. Tour

MACHINE HEAD and ARCH ENEMY will team up for a North American tour beginning in early September. Also scheduled to appear on the bill...
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July 10, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Audio Interview With PHIL DEMMEL Posted Online

France's Radio Metal has posted an audio interview with MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel, conducted at this year's Hellfest...
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July 8, 2007, posted by Crumbs

New Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn about the group's new album...
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July 6, 2007, posted by Crumbs

Video Interview With ROBB FLYNN, DAVE MCCLAIN Available!

A video interview with MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn and Dave McClain, conducted by Jasmin St. Claire for The Metal Scene TV episode #41...
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July 1, 2007, posted by Crumbs

MACHINE HEAD Photos From METALTOWN Festival Available!

SLAYER, MACHINE HEAD, MASTODON, CANDLEMASS, ENTOMBED and CULT OF LUNA are among the bands that performed at the Metaltown festival...
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May 17, 2007, posted by Crumbs

A New Video Interview with Adam!

Heavymetalsource.com have put up a new video interview with the Machine Head drummer, Adam Duce.
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