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Tag Archives: Machine Head

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn on Vegas massacre: “I don’t ever want to play ‘Davidian’ again”

Posted by on October 5, 2017

We’re about  four days removed from the horrific Las Vegas massacre carried out by a lone gunman, Stephen Paddock at a music festival. And as details come to light, it’s terrifying to know that the gunman scouted other festival locations, including the prior week’s Life Is Beautiful fest, as well as Lollapalooza. Knowing that he […]

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Corey Taylor and Machine Head react to Vegas shooting

Posted by on October 2, 2017

We are speechless to report on a horrific tragedy that once again has shaken the music world. Last night (1), at least fifty people were killed in a mass shooting, making it the deadliest in modern US history at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas. It’s being reported the shooting began […]

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Machine Head to release ‘Catharsis’ in January; North American tour announced

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Machine Head recently wrapped up recording their ninth full-length album with Zack Ohren (Fallujah, All Shall Perish) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland CA. Catharsis, the follow-up to 2014’s Bloodstone & Diamonds will be released sometime in January 2018. To celebrate its arrival, the group announced a North American tour. The journey begins on January 25th […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn weighs in on Charlottesville

Posted by on August 18, 2017

As this past weekend’s events proved, there’s still quite a bit of racism in America. However, it’s not just Charlottesville that proved this. White supremacist Dylan Roof walked into an African American church in 2015 and killed nine churchgoers in Charlotte, and in the wake of that, there was a movement to have the Confederate […]

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Machine Head working on new music, maybe with Kurt Ballou

Posted by on June 6, 2017

Machine Head’s kind of kept a semi-low profile lately. Last year, they released a standalone single, “Is There Anybody Out There,” that seemed like a concerted effort to get active rock radio airplay, or at least a lot of satellite radio airplay on SiriusXM. It’s  been three years since their last album, the double-length Bloodstone and […]

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Happy 10th anniversary to Machine Head’s ‘The Blackening’

Posted by on March 27, 2017

It wasn’t like Machine Head was in a bad place in 2007, it’s just that they’d lost some momentum some 13 years into their career. Their third album, 1999’s The Burning Red, found the band flirting with rap-metal and lost them some audience, kind of similar to what happened with Suicide Silence earlier this year (come to […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn writes protest song about Trump

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn is a pretty fascinating individual. His “The General’s Journals” entries on the band’s Facebook page are kind of like a diary, an unfiltered look that’s likely done without consulting any publicists. And if you didn’t know what side of the election he came down on, his latest entry isn’t a rambling indictment […]

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Headbangers Brawl: How much should metal embrace streaming?

Posted by on July 12, 2016

If you’re a regular reader of Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn’s “The General’s Journals,” you know pretty much all of his thoughts, since it’s pretty much unfiltered musings from one of the more outspoken vocalists in metal. For his most recent one, last Tuesday, he wrote about streaming and suggested that metal “stop demonizing streaming, […]

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Six years later, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn gets stolen guitars back

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Whenever you hear about gear getting stolen from a band or artist, there’s usually a bad ending. Or actually no ending at all, as the majority of gear isn’t recovered. That’s probably what Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn assumed when his house in Martinez, CA was robbed back in 2010.  Four guitars were taken, including a […]

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Watch Machine Head make a new song in video

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Machine Head are pretty much an all-in band. If you’re at all interested in the band, you probably know quite a bit about what frontman and guitarist Robb Flynn thinks – about his health, about lineup replacements, about touring, and pretty much anything else. Thanks to his “General’s Journals,” you pretty much have an unfiltered […]

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