Tag Archives: Robb Flynn

Criminally Slept-On: Machine Head

Posted by on November 19, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. You probably love Machine Head. Wait… you probably hate Machine Head. But… wait… odds are, if you love or hate them now, you’ve probably felt the exact opposite about them at some point […]

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn has a seizure in tour doc

Posted by on September 23, 2015

Some of the most compelling artists are those that show the craft behind what they do. Not necessarily how they write songs, but what goes into being a touring artist and bandleader. Some artists do it on Instagram, like Randy Blythe and Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach. On Facebook, Machine Head leader Robb Flynn has done […]

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Machine Head’s frontman launches clothing line

Posted by on July 30, 2015

Metal is a tough business and very few bands make enough out of it to completely make a living without having a day job or other kind of job to pay the bills. While some highly successful bands make enough money to even have their own private jet, others try other endeavors like, let’s say, […]

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How is Robb Flynn of Machine Head doing on tour? Depends

Posted by on June 1, 2015

It can’t be said that Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn isn’t loyal to his fans. We already knew that the band’s South American tour was somewhat in jeopardy after he needed to get gallbladder surgery just two weeks prior. He seemed determined to soldier on, and indeed, the tour has gone on without a hitch. Unfortunately, […]

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Robb Flynn: Phil Labonte has “ignorant ass world views”

Posted by on January 22, 2015

Robb Flynn of Machine Head has written a new “Generals Journal” on the band’s Facebook page, this time focusing on the movie Selma, racism, and hot-button topics like police brutality and war. And then comes a Phil Labonte call-out, with Flynn having some harsh words for the All That Remains vocalist. Wrote Flynn: “And then as I was writing this, […]

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Robb Flynn shares Dimebag memories as 10th anniversary of his death approaches

Posted by on December 4, 2014

On December 8th, 2004, Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was assassinated onstage while he played with his brother in post-Pantera band Damageplan. It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a decade since then, since Dime’s presence has loomed large over metal nearly as much since his passing than when he was alive. Machine Head frontman […]

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Headbangers Brawl: In which we discuss Machine Head’s touring plans

Posted by on November 14, 2014

Earlier this week, Machine Head announced that they would be touring. Of course, they announced that a few months ago, only to pull out of that tour to finish working on Bloodstone & Diamonds. This time, they’re playing with no opening acts, because Robb Flynn only wants die-hards there. That combined with the fact that […]

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And now we watch Now We Die, the new Machine Head video

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Machine Head’s Bloodstone & Diamonds is in stores today, and along with the new album comes their first music video from the album. “Now We Die,” which leads off the album. As is befitting to such an epic album opener, the video is larger than life too. There’s Robb Flynn looking angry, a bunch of violinists, some […]

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Machine Head to tour, probably without cancelling

Posted by on November 10, 2014

With Bloodstone & Diamonds out now, Machine Head is going to be going on tour next year. And unlike their previously announced, but then cancelled tour with Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecreoss, none of the opening acts will be able to bitch about it if they postpone the tour. That’s because there won’t be any opening acts. It’ll […]

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Machine Head want you to have a Night of Long Knives

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Machine Head make it three for three! Earlier today, the  band released an “official visualizer” of the track “Night of Long Knives.” Starting out slow and heavy, it almost explodes into a blast beat before circling back to a catchy chorus. The seven minute long song seems to be about the Manson family judging from […]

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