Tag Archives: Robb Flynn

Review: Machine Head’s ‘Catharsis’ is what you might have expected

Posted by on January 26, 2018

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that I’m not a fan of Robb Flynn’s politics but there are few artists who share the same politics that I do and if I based whether or not I liked a record because of politics I’d be listening to nearly nothing in any genre. Moreover, it’s not necessarily fair to […]

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Machine Head reveal new track and video for “Kaleidoscope”

Posted by on January 19, 2018

Machine Head have amped up their promotion game and released yet another music video before Catharsis hits stores on January 26th. The latest track, “Kaleidoscope” is on the same page as “Bastards” and “Beyond the Pale” lyrically and musically. The band hired director Mike Sloat to take the reins for this interesting video. Watch and enjoy: Frontman, […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn talks about the importance of physical CDs

Posted by on January 11, 2018

Machine Head is dropping their new album, Catharsis on January 26th which has frontman, Robb Flynn working the press circuit. This week, the band has posted a three minute clip of Flynn talking about the importance of craftsmanship when creating a physical music product. One of the highlights of the video is when the vocalist […]

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Machine Head slams Decibel reviewer after negative review of ‘Catharsis’

Posted by on January 4, 2018

There are countless of bands who have changed their style over the years, and a few who at some point, returned to their roots. We’ve heard these alterations with bands such as Opeth, Enslaved, Anathema, Kreator, Metallica, Linkin Park, Suicide Silence, and… well, you get the point. Fans and critics do have the opportunity to […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn expresses his distaste for playing festivals; only wants to play solo shows

Posted by on December 18, 2017

In the past couple years, Machine Head has been going out on the road by themselves with no openers, no local acts, no one. Fortunately for the band, the tours have been successful and decided to do it again for the Catharsis tour cycle. In a recent chat with Jamey Jasta on The Jasta Show, […]

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Robb Flynn on new Machine Head: “This isn’t us at our heaviest”

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn recently spoke with Jason Ellis of SiriusXM about their new album Catharsis, which is scheduled to be released January 26th through Nuclear Blast. The frontman spoke about the writing process and how the album is more melodic and groovy, rather than heavy. “I’ve been telling everybody, ‘Keep your expectations low for […]

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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’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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