Tag: Machine Head

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,

Review: “The Showdown” by Browbeat

After a decade of abstinence, the return of Browbeat in 2019 with “Remove The Control” was very much the rising of the phoenix from the ashes that the Modena Italians had started the band with in early 1998. The intention remained very much the same with that album has it had with the bands previous

NEWS: Once Human get Erased?!

As impending doom approaches in the form of “Scar Weaver” from Once Human, they have premiered a new cut in “Erasure“, taking the total number of pre-release cuts to four, a 17 minute EPs worth of Death Metal, from the 11th February drop via Ear Music. Put together over the past two years and held

NEWS: Vio-Lence cleave flesh from bone!

The highly anticipated new EP “Let The World Burn” from Bay Area Thrash legends Vio-Lence drop via Metal Blade Records on 4th March and with first single “Flesh From Bone” landing today and igniting the blue touch paper, it can’t arrive soon enough. For those not in the know, the band released a trio of

Bootleg: “City Of The Dead” from Catalysis!

One of the highlights of the summer of 2020 was “Lost Connection” from Scottish Groove Metallers Catalysis who managed to pull of something of a coup by getting former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel and Sacred Reich guitarist Joey Radziwill to drop guest solos pair of cuts. Here is “City Of The Dead” from that record,

NEWS: Machine Head announce 2022 European tour with Amon Amarth!

It seems that the “evening with” era of Machine Head live shows may have come to an end after a decade with the Bay Area Metallers announcing a co-headlining European tour run with Amon Amarth and The Halo Effect, titled ‘Vikings & Lionhearts‘. The UK shows will be closed by Machine Head and take place

Bootleg: “Davidian” from Once Human!

Also at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco California on 26th October, Once Human performed their cover of “Davidian” by Machine Head with Robb Flynn joining them on stage. The American Melodic Death Metal act fronted by Lauren Hart have announced their next record “Scar Weaver” for 11th February 2022, some five years after their

NEWS: Sworn Enemy bring “Gamechanger” to April!

After five years in the wilderness, 2019 saw Queens New York Metallic Hardcore crew Sworn Enemy return with “Gamechanger“, an album produced by Machine Head mastermind Robb Flynn and engineered, mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Fallujah,  Warbringer) that fuses together the World’s of Metal, Thrash and New York Hardcore into one indestructible giant.

NEWS: Once Human prey for death?

It seems strange that it will have been five years since the American Melodic Death Metal act Once Human released “Evolution” before their next burnt offering appears. In that time the band have of course released a live album in “Stage of Evolution” while guitarist Logan Mader patched up with Robb Flynn and toured the

Exclusive Interview: Catalysis talk “Relicta”!

It’s often said that idle hands are the Devil’s workshop and so while others but their musical endeavours on hold until they can play shows to packed venues once again, Dundee Scotland Groove Metallers Catalysis have instead gone against the grain, defied the naysayers and dropped an EP in “Relicta” less than a year after