Looking forward to seeing Machine Head on the road with Children Of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross this fall? Well then we got some bad news for you… as the tour has been postponed.
Machine Head has announced that they’ve decided to postpone the previously announced fall tour in order to finish work on their new album, Bloodstone & Diamonds. The band issued the following statement:
“It is with great disappointment that Machine Head must announce the postponement of our North American tour this fall. Our new album Bloodstone & Diamonds has taken longer to complete than expected and we had to make the difficult choice to either delay the album, let it go out as incomplete, or cancel the tour in order to properly finish and promote the album in the caliber it needs to be done. We decided postponing the tour was the best decision for the record.
We feel this record is a milestone, we feel we have something truly special here, but getting there has been a challenge. Our vocalist / guitarist Robb Flynn just returned from a press tour where he was playing rough mixes and incomplete versions of songs for the press just to try and keep everything on time for our November release date.
Refunds will be available for tickets at point of purchase.
Look out for rescheduled American tour dates for the beginning of the year.
All scheduled European tour dates will remain as scheduled.
Machine Head release their 8th album Bloodstone & Diamonds (and their first for Nuclear Blast Entertainment) on Nov 7th – EU, and Nov 10th in the U.S. and U.K.”
It’s a shame that the tour likely won’t happen till the beginning of next year (especially since the tour had been teased for so long). On the plus side, at least we can still expect to hear Machine Head’s long awaited new album on November 10.