Tag: Catharsis

Throwback: “Catharsis” from Machine Head!

It doesn’t seem possible but as Machine Head once again bask in the glory of a very well received album in “Of Kingdom And Crown” it’s predecessor “Catharsis” has reached its fifth anniversary. An album hated by many which brought about the departure of guitarist Phil Demmel and drummer Dave McClain from the band it,

Review: “Of Kingdom And Crown” by Machine Head

A lot has happened in the World of Oakland Californians Machine Head in the four years since 2018’s “Catharsis“, the final studio album to feature drummer Dave McClain and guitarist Phil Demmel, one that drew mixed and negative reviews that with both men stating that the group had become a Robb Flynn solo project towards

NEWS: Machine Head declare “No Gods, No Masters”!

As the countdown to their European co-headlining tour with Amon Amarth and The Halo Effect continues, the long awaited concept album “Of Kingdom And Crown” from Oakland Californians Machine Head has finally arrived with a music video for “No Gods, No Masters” marking the release date in style. Recorded with Zach Ohren, drummer Navene Koperweis

Documentary: Behind The Scenes of Bloodstock with Machine Head!

A week before their new album “Of Kingdom And Crown” drops via Nuclear Blast, Machine Head have shared a featurette that documents their preparation for their set at the Sophie Lancaster Tent of Bloodstock Open Air Festival last weekend. Robb Flynn, Matt Alston and Jared MacEachern performed as a trio due to guitarist Wacław “Vogg”

NEWS: Machine Head premier “Unhallowed”!

Using their long running “Electric Happy Hour” live stream series to their advantage, Bay Area Californians Machine Head have premiered another new cut from their upcoming end of summer releasing new album “Of Kingdom And Crown“. That one will drop on 26th August via Nuclear Blast with this live rendition of “Unhallowed” serving to whet

Documentary: Making The Album #1 with Machine Head!

The first part of a journey that sees Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern enter the studio in June 2021 to demo some ideas for a new as yet untitled 10th album has surfaced. The new axis of Evil writing partnership for Machine Head had previously worked with producer Zach Ohren and drummer Navene Koperweiss (Entheos,

Bootleg: “Dream of Ascension” from Tooth And Claw!

Believe it or not but 25th July marker the first practice session for Supergroup Tooth And Claw as a full band, despite their debut album dropping on 21st May. The group, who feature in their ranks members of Earth Crisis, Sect, Die Young, Undying, Catharsis and Magnitude have shared the album title track of that

Review: “Human Failures” by Catharsis

When it comes to unique offerings, this sophomore album from Polish Death Metallers Catharsis has to be right up there. It’s been seven years since their last album in 2014’s “Rhyming Life and Death” and prior to that they had only released a pair of demos since starting out in 1992, which doesn’t seem much