Machine Head Shares Official Video for Unplugged Version of “Circle The Drain” 

 

Machine Head has released the official music video for its acoustic version of the song “Circle The Drain”. The video just features Robb Flynn of the band. The track is one of a series of standalone singles the band has released, along with “Do or Die” in 2019, and two singles this year: ‘Circle The Drain” and “Stop The Bleeding”, the latter featuring vocalist Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage. We are still waiting to hear the new songs frontman Robb Flynn wrote with Logan Mader, when he rejoined the band for the massively successful and mostly sold-out “Burn My Eyes 25” world tour. Watch the video now. Continue reading

Machine Head Teases New Song and Video

Machine Head has teased a cryptic new teaser on their YouTube account which looks like it might be a new single and video. Maybe they are going to do a livestream concert, which fans have been clamoring for online? The band has pivoted to a series of singles recorded over the last few years, rather than a new album release. The band has released two singles this year: ‘Circle The Drain” and “Stop The Bleeding”, the latter featuring vocalist Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage. We are still waiting to hear the new songs frontman Robb Flynn wrote with Logan Mader, when he rejoined the band for the massively successful and mostly sold-out “Burn My Eyes 25” world tour. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Nocturnal Affair – “Beyond The Wall Of Sleep” Lyric Video

Just in time for the season of all things spooky, we bring you melancholic Gothic Metallers The Nocturnal Affair and their creepy new music video for “Beyond The Wall Of Sleep”! The band is led by singer/songwriter Brendan Shane, with his smooth and dusky voice and deft melodic sense, he creates a stark contrast to the heavy and gloomy instrumentation. Riffs, double-bass beats, and haunting synths will catch you in the feels and bring you closer. The Haunted House vibe of the lyric video is the perfect Autumn bring me down, to the grave! The track is the first taste of their debut album (Meta)morphosis, due out in early 2021 and it was produced by John Moyer (Disturbed), with mixing and mastering by Logan Mader (Machine Head, Once Human). Logan also contributed to some of the songwriting and production. Check out the video now! 

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Machine Head Books “Burn My Eyes 25” Australian and New Zealand Tour Dates

Machine Head has announced Australia and New Zealand tour dates for their smashing Burn My Eyes 25 World Tour. The dates take place in September 2020 and can be seen and purchased below. The band is also holding a contest to win tickets, with details below. Following the “An evening with…” format with no openers, the shows consist of two headline sets with the six members of Machine Head, including three original members (Robb Flynn, Logan Mader, Chris Kontos) performing all of their 1994 classic debut, Burn My Eyes (Roadrunner Records). The band just wrapped up their North American tour with many sold-out ragers and are kicking off a new leg of European dates next month. Watch the teaser announcement for the tour now!

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Machine Head Shares Video for “I’m Your God Now” – Live in The Studio

Machine Head has shared another live in the studio performance video of the band running through a Burn My Eyes (Roadrunner Records) classic cut. The bad is set to kick off more Burn My Eyes 25 Tour Dates soon. We will also potentially hear another new Machine Head song soon, the next in a series of forthcoming singles, including one written by Robb Flynn and Logan Mader. Once released, it will be their first track written together since 1997’s The More Things Change album. Check out the deep cut ‘I’m Your God Now’! Continue reading

Robb Flynn Has Written Seven New Machine Head Songs, Including One with Logan Mader

In a new social media post listing off 2019’s “little accomplishments” for 2019 in a year-end social media post, Robb Flynn revealed that he has seven new songs written for a future series of standalone singles by Machine Head. In addition in a recent episode of Flynn’s “No Fuckign Regrets Podcast with Robb Flynn,” he revealed one of the new songs was written with Logan Mader, the first by the two since the sessions for The More Things Change (Roadrunner) in 1996. Mader and Flynn have reunited with Chris Kontos for the Burn My Eyes 25 World Tour. Flynn has also recorded a solo album of covers that will release under the moniker of Robb Flynn & Friends. Machine Head’s recent single ‘Do Or Die’ was a controversial diss track that has been interpreted as a dig at detractors from the bands’ last album Catharsis (Nuclear Blast). Continue reading

Ghost Cult’s Top 10 News Stories of 2019

As we barrel into the new year we want to take one last look at our most popular news stories (by topic) on our website in 2019. Thanks for being here with us and choosing us for your music news, interviews, reviews and other entertaining content we try to provide daily! Continue reading

Machine Head Shares A Message To Fans About New Members Vogg Kiełtyka and Matt Alston

In a message to fans, Machine Head has formally welcomed new members Vogg Kiełtyka and Matt Alston to the band, following their social media announcement this past weekend. Vogg of Decapitated takes over lead guitar and Matt (Devilment, Machine Head tech crew) is the new permanent drummer. Vogg will continue to work on a new Decapitated release and tour dates in 2020. He will operate in both bands. Machine Head will embark next year on the first European leg of the Burn My Eyes 25 Worldtour, featuring the band playing two sets each night. The new lineup will open, performing more recent MH tracks, while the closing set of Burn My Eyes in its entirety will be performed by the band of current members Robb Flynn, Jared McEachern and returning Logan Mader and Chris Kontos.

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Robb Flynn Says Reunion Tour Was Logan Mader’s Idea, Discusses New Machine Head Music in a New Interview

In a new interview out in Metal Hammer this Thursday, 5/23, Robb Flynn of Machine Head discusses new details about the forthcoming “Burn My Eyes 25” Tour featuring original members Logan Mader and Chris Kontos. In an excerpt of the wide-ranging interview that was released by Machine Head, Flynn actually gave credit to a text message from Mader, that was the impetus for reuniting this lineup up. Flynn also chatted about a brand new Machine Head track “Do or Die”, calling it “vicious” and a direct response to being “America’s punching bag” on the internet. Robb also claims to be “proud as fuck” of 2018’s Catharsis (Nuclear Blast). Read the excerpts below. Continue reading

Watch Logan Mader Discuss His Return To Machine Head in a New Interview

Machine Head is gearing up for its upcoming “Burn My Eyes 25” world tour, including a reunion with founding members Logan Mader and Chris Kontos. Watch Logan Mader discuss his return to the band, the making of Burn My Eyes, and his hopes for the tour in a new video interview with Dom Lawson.  Machine Head’s current lineup now includes founder Robb Flynn,  current bassist Jared MacEachern with two new musicians yet to be revealed.to perform all of Burn My Eyes in its entirety next fall. The shows will consist of the “An Evening With…” format with two sets, the BME album and more modern songs. Tickets are on sale now, with more tour dates pending.  Continue reading