Robb Flynn of Machine Head is hosting another one of “happy hour” unplugged shows live-streamed on YouTube. Robb plays a bunch of covers and originals by fan request, including Muse – ‘Time Is Running Out’, Tool – ‘Sober’, Lynyrd Skynyrd– ‘Simple Man’, and Machine Head’s – ‘The Burning Red’. Check it out!
Robb Flynn of Machine Head performed a livestreamed concert yesterday from his house, via his bands’ streaming partner, Nugs.net. Joining Robb for the show his is son Wyatt Flynn on cello. Watch the first two songs, the newer track ‘Circle The Drain’ and ‘Deafening Silence’ from 2001’s Supercharger below! Continue reading
Robb Flynn of Machne Head will go live on NUGSTV today for an acoustic livestream concert. The show takes place today at 1pm California time (9PM Great Britain, 10PM Europe, 7AM Australia) after his Facebook Live at noon, Robb will perform an acoustic set alongside his son, Wyatt on cello for a few songs! Machine Head has postponed their current European leg of the Burn My Eyes 25 Tour, as well as Flynn’s solo acoustic tour. Continue reading
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!
So, Cycle of Suffering (Nuclear Blast) is Sylosis‘ post-hiatus album? Considering how tight the musicianship is and the sense of urgency you could’ve told me that this was released six months after Dormant Heart, and I would’ve bought the lie hook, line, and sinker. For a band that just reformed last year and have worked their way through various personnel changes, this is some remarkable shit. Continue reading
Machine Head have released the brand new track they have been teasing, ‘Circle the Drain’, out now via the bands’ imprint through Nuclear Blast, Imperium Records. Described as an anti-Valentine’s Day song, inspired by true events, the melodic metal track is another new step for Machine Head in this new ear of the band. Purchase and listen to the track now and also watch the visualizer too! Continue reading
Machine Head has shared a behind the scenes video for their presumed next single, “Circle the Drain”. The video goes through the genesis of the track started in 2018, from Robb Flynn singing demos into his phone’s voice records, to tracking the song at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland with Zack Ohren, to the moment when former members Phil Demmel and Dave McClain quit the band and more. Also revealed in the video, Naveen Koperweis (Entheos, ex Animosity, ex Animals As Leaders) recorded drums on the track, which Robb originally intended to be a duet with a female singer, such as Floor Jansen of Nightwish, and has a very melodic chorus. Continue reading
We are still reeling from the devastating news we brought you last night of the devasting loss of Punk and Metal legend and drummer Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity. While we gather our thoughts to prepare a proper tribute, the entire music world seems to have mobilized an outpouring of love for Reed and support for the C.O.C. family at this time. Here are some remembrances from across the music world right now of the life and times and of Reed. Continue reading
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
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