Tag: Catharsis

Review: “Civil Unrest” by Machine Head

Oakland California Thrash Metallers Machine Head have been around the block and then some. Their 25th Anniversary tour trek celebrating their seminal debut album “Burn My Eyes” should be taking place as this twin track single “Civil Unrest” is released but instead the band are at home waiting out the storm of Corona Virus and

Bootleg: Machine Head in Oakland!

The ongoing Machine Head 25th Anniversary Tour for “Burn My Eyes” arrived in the bands home town of Oakland California at The Fox Theatre. Here’s the full Pro-Shot set directed by Another Planet Entertainment. Robb Flynn debuted his second new single since the bands last album “Catharsis” in the form of “Circle The Drain” last

NEWS: Machine Head finally “Circle The Drain”?

Following a pair of “making of” featurettes, Machine Head have finally debuted “Circle The Drain“. It’s the first new material since the critically hammered “Catharsis” and comes as the band continue their 25th Anniversary tour for “Burn My Eyes“. They’ll be at London’s iconic Brixton Academy on 5th June playing the album in full as

Under The Influence #29: Miscreant on “The Death Card” by Sworn In!

“The Death Card” is the debut album from Grayslake Illinois Metalcore act Sworn In. Having formed in 2011 they signed for Razor & Tie after the success of their debut EP “Catharsis” and the record’s release was preceded by a video for the first single “Snake Eyes“. Spawning five singles between 2012 and 2014, almost uniquely

Documentary: Machine Head Rank ‘Em All from Cover Killer Nation!

Having gone in deep on Killswitch Engage, Meshuggah and In Flames over the last couple of days, Cover Killer Nation has gone one step further with a Rank ‘Em All series entry for Oakland California’s Machine Head. Their entire 25 plus year career gets put under the spotlight and… All we really want to know

Documentary: The Making of “Do Or Die” by Machine Head!

Marius from Off To New Adventures got a last minute call to produce a performance video for the new Machine Head single “Do Or Die” as the Oakland California Thrashers arrived in Germany. So here’s a behind the scenes featurette on what he did and used to create a cool video! The song itself is

Review: “Above Empires” by Aktaion

Created with the help of Fredrik Nordström (I Killed The Prom Queen, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquility, Architects) handling mixing and mastering duties and Robert Kukla recording and producing the album with the band at Obisidan Recording Studios, “Above Empires” is the third studio album from Aktaion. Hailing from Halmstad, Sweden they released their debut album

Spotlight: New Machine Head Album?

Kerrang! Magazine are asking what 9 things we want from the upcoming new Slipknot album in a recently released article here which makes for interesting reading. Coupled with the news that Robb Flynn has announced Machine Head as being “working on new heaviness” this week, it kind of got us thinking… What would we hope

Bootleg: “Imperium” from Machine Head!

Continuing the final leg of the “Catharsis” US tour before saying farewell to guitarist Phil Demmel and drummer Dave McClain, here’s fan filmed footage of Machine Head performing favourite “Imperium” at Ace of Spades in Sacramento California on 4th October. It will be interesting to see if the eventually re-tooled line-up will see the band

NEWS: Machine Head release “Triple Beam” lyric video!

As they count down to the end the Dave McClain and Phil Demmel era of Machine Head, the band have released a lyric video for the controversial “Triple Beam”. The song is from recent release “Catharsis” and sees a return of the “The Burning Red” albums Nu-Metal leanings. Check out our review!