Tag: The Blackening

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

Riff Police! Pull Over! #92: Forbidden Vs Machine Head!

Formed in 1985 as Forbidden Evil and laterly renamed Forbidden, a San Francisco Bay area Thrash Metal act was founded by Jim Pittman and guitarist Robb Flynn, who went on to join Vio-Lence and then Machine Head. They had numerous line up changes over the years they were active and have had both Slayer drummer Paul

Vs Tuesday: One Song! Two Bands! Who Wins? FIGHT! Iron Maiden

Written by guitarist Steve Harris for their 1982 album “The Number Of The Beast” and considered to be a signature song in the catalog of Iron Maiden, “Hallowed Be Thy Name” and the album was the first to feature then new vocalist Bruce Dickinson and the last to feature drummer Clive Burr. Less so now,

NEWS: Machine Head “Do or Die” new single!

Surprise! (Jazz hands!) Oakland Thrashers Machine Head have stolen the police car to jail break the criminal with a brand new single entitled “Do Or Die”! It was recorded at Sharkbite Studios as you might expect, Mastered by Gene Grimaldi who handled “The Blackening”, mixed by Russ Russell (SiKth, Napalm Death) and produced by Zack

Listmania: 20 Years of “The Burning Red” from Machine Head!

As the bickering continues in the background with their now former Guitarist and Vio-lence man Phil Demmel talking to anyone who’s interested about the “Catharsis” album and why he and Dave McClain (now back in Sacred Reich) exited stage left, including this new article here, it’s time we did some celebrating. While the “Burn My

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

Interview: Robb Flynn talks Machine Head departures?!

In this surprise video, Machine Head main man Robb Flynn announces that guitarist Phil Demmel and drummer Dave McClain will be exiting the group and that bassist Jared MacEachern may also be joining them. Flynn confirms that the next leg of the “Catharsis Evening with Machine Head” tour will go ahead as a farewell and