Machine Head to Celebrate “The Burning Red” with a Full Album Playthrough


Machine Head has announced a full album playthrough of their 1997 album The Burning Red (Roadrunner Records), to celebrate 22 years of that albums’ release. The performance will take place this Friday July 30th, 2021, on the band’ weekly livestream known as “The Electric Happy Hour.” Watch it at the links below!

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Machine Head Shares New Video, Drops New 3-Song single “Arrows In Words From The Sky”


As they have been teasing, Machine Head dropped a new three-song single, Arrows In Words From The Sky! The three songs are very unique sounding and along with the recent singles from the band signal a bold new direction. “Become The Firestorm” is a blackened thrash metal song that features drums from Navene Koperweis (ENTHEOS). “Rotten” is classic MH angry power groove, and the epic title track is sad, but fantastic. You can purchase and stream the tracks now and watch the video for “Arrows In Words From The Sky” right now!

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Watch Machine Head Play Rare Track “Heavy Lies The Crown” and Black Sabbath and Green Day Covers


Machine Head performed another of their lockdown-era “Electric Happy Hour” sessions where Robb Flynn is often joined by bassist Jared MacEachern. They perform a new set every Friday. This week featured “Locust”, Block”, “The Burning Red”, and the deep cut “Heavy Lies The Crown”, plus covers of Black Sabbath – “Children Of The Grave”, and Green Day – “Welcome To Paradise”, plus Robb proposes a challenge/ experiment for the ladies, and gave a shoutout to Ghost Cult!

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Watch Machine Head Play Rare Track “My Misery” and cover Pearl Jam, White Zombie, and Slayer


Machine Head performed another of their lockdown-era “Electric Happy Hour” sessions where Robb Flynn is often joined by bassist Jared MacEachern. They perform a set every Friday and this week they deep cuts like ” fan favorite “My Misery” from the Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight Soundtrack, hits, and covers of Pearl Jam, White Zombie, and Slayer. You can watch every Friday live on that bands’ YouTube or Robb Flynn’s Twitch channel.

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Watch Machine Head Cover Dio, Metallica, and Tool on their Weekly Livestream


Machine Head performed another of their quarantine era “Electric Happy Hour” sessions where Robb Flynn is often joined by bassist Jared MacEachern. They perform a set every Friday and this week they deep cuts like “Spine”, hits like “From This Day”, as well as covers of Dio-era Black Sabbath – “Die Young,” Tool – “Sober” and Metallica – “The Memory Remains”. Watch now!

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Robb Flynn of Machine Head Details Death Threats Against his Family, and Other Harassment


 

Robb Flynn posts often to his newsletter “The General’s Journals” and they are personal notes from his life in Machine Head, politics, and other things. No stranger to wading into political waters, Flynn has been posting lately during the turmoil in the nation. Apparently, he has been getting death threats towards himself and his family, and other online harassment over email and his DM’s on social. He detailed this extensively in a new note to fans, with especially virulent comments about harming his wife and kids. Robb is one of the best, and smartest leaders in the metal world and this kind of harassment is unacceptable in our scene, and this shit needs to stop right now.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Ellefson – No Cover


Cover songs can be tricky. A balancing act that often results in calamity. Lean too far one way and be accused of musical blasphemy; keep things too safe and be reliably informed you shouldn’t have bothered in the first place. So with that in mind, surely an album consisting entirely of cover versions is just asking for trouble, isn’t it?Continue reading


Watch Machine Head Perform Deep Cuts on the Anniversary Livestream for their “Bloodstone and Diamonds” Album


Machine Head members Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern performed on a live stream yesterday, running through some deep cuts off of Machine Head’s eighth album Bloodstone & Diamonds (Nuclear Blast) on its 6th anniversary. Songs included “Take Me Through The Fire, “Eyes Of The Dead”, and “Now We Die”. Watch it now!

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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